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Spy plane outlasts Cold War, but not defense cuts

Spy plane outlasts Cold War, but not defense cuts

April 23rd, 2014 6:30 pm by Associated Press

The Air Force wants to gradually retire the fleet of 32 "Dragon Lady" planes, which can soar to an altitude of 70,000 feet, collect intelligence on North Korea and Russia and rapidly send the data to U.S. commanders.

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Kingsport  issues building permit for new Krispy Kreme

Kingsport issues building permit for new Krispy Kreme

April 23rd, 2014 3:55 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport has been without a Krispy Kreme for more than four years.

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Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate

Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate

April 23rd, 2014 3:34 pm by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press

The fight for the Senate majority boils down to boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian — if party operatives' spin is to be believed.

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Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

April 23rd, 2014 3:33 pm by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press

Thanks to a high-tech procedure that involved the surgical implantation of a "bionic eye," he has regained enough of his eyesight to catch small glimpses of his wife, grandson and cat.

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High court tosses $3.4M award to child porn victim

High court tosses $3.4M award to child porn victim

April 23rd, 2014 3:32 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment

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Photo Gallery: Gas Line Break on Greenway Street

April 23rd, 2014 2:41 pm by Ned Jilton

Workers installing a fence behind Hayworth Tire and Auto, 2101 W. Stone Drive, struck a gas line forcing closure of Greenway Street. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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At least 100 new jobs coming to Wise

At least 100 new jobs coming to Wise

April 23rd, 2014 1:40 pm by Stephen Igo

Sykes opened its Wise County center in 2000 and has maintained an employee base of 200 to 250 employees since. McReynolds said the facility will employ between 350 to 400 employees by early summer.

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Former Grainger jail employee pleads guilty to sexual conduct with inmate

Former Grainger jail employee pleads guilty to sexual conduct with inmate

April 23rd, 2014 12:34 pm by Associated Press

Jessie Cummings, 24, was one of five former jail employees indicted by a Grainger County grand jury on various charges stemming from an investigation after three inmates escaped from the facility.

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Washington County traffic stop nets 500 Xanax

Washington County traffic stop nets 500 Xanax

April 23rd, 2014 12:29 pm by NET News Service

A man suspected of driving under the influence is now facing even more trouble after a bottle containing nearly 500 Xanax pills allegedly fell out of his pants leg during a traffic stop.

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Advocates vow to revive Navajo junk-food tax

Advocates vow to revive Navajo junk-food tax

April 23rd, 2014 8:07 am by FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press

Officials across the U.S. have taken aim at sugary drinks with proposed bans and taxes. In Mexico, lawmakers approved a junk food tax and a tax on soft drinks last year as part of that government's campaign to fight obesity.

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