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Gold bars worth $1M found in plane lavatory

Gold bars worth $1M found in plane lavatory

November 20th, 2013 8:17 am by Associated Press

Cleaners found a stash of 24 gold bars worth more than $1.1 million hidden in an airplane lavatory after a flight from Bangkok arrived in eastern India, officials said Wednesday.

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Cheney spat highlights GOP dilemma on gay marriage

Cheney spat highlights GOP dilemma on gay marriage

November 19th, 2013 8:41 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The two Cheney sisters began a highly public quarrel when Liz Cheney told Fox News Sunday she opposes legalized gay marriage, but the issue should be left to the states. Mary Cheney, who is married to a woman, replied on Facebook.

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UT-Chattanooga students petition to get preacher off campus

UT-Chattanooga students petition to get preacher off campus

November 19th, 2013 5:28 pm by Associated Press

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Hundreds of people congregated in the campus’ free speech zone on Monday in an attempt to keep preacher Angela Cummings out of the space.

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Study: Kids are less fit than their parents were

Study: Kids are less fit than their parents were

November 19th, 2013 5:20 pm by Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) — On average, it takes children 90 seconds longer to run a mile than their counterparts did 30 years ago. Heart-related fitness has declined 5 percent per decade since 1975 for children ages 9 to 17.

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Police say former Surgoinsville vice mayor motivated by ‘greed and revenge’ in insurance scam

Police say former Surgoinsville vice mayor motivated by ‘greed and revenge’ in insurance scam

November 19th, 2013 4:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police believe “greed and revenge” were the motives of former Surgoinsville vice mayor Charles “Otis” Lawson last month when he crashed his truck into a vehicle parked on Main Street during one of the current mayor’s monthly concerts.

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Photo Gallery: Three Vehicle Accident Sends Two to Hospital

November 19th, 2013 4:43 pm by Ned Jilton

Two people were transported to area hospital after afternoon traffic accident at the intersection of W. Stone and Union Street. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Stocks edge lower after earnings from retailers

Stocks edge lower after earnings from retailers

November 19th, 2013 2:24 pm by KEN SWEET, AP Markets Writer

Stocks were slightly lower on Wall Street Tuesday as investors picked over another round of corporate earnings, this time from retailers including Best Buy, Home Depot and the parent company of T.J. Maxx.

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SCSO: Senior citizen attacked for his Rx meds

SCSO: Senior citizen attacked for his Rx meds

November 19th, 2013 2:07 pm by Rain Smith

Police are investigating an early Sunday morning assault at a Kingsport home that left the resident, 65, "covered in blood" and requiring hospitalization.

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Update: Va. senator hospitalized after stabbing, son found dead

Update: Va. senator hospitalized after stabbing, son found dead

November 19th, 2013 11:29 am by By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Police say a state senator and former gubernatorial candidate is in the hospital after being assaulted at his home in Virginia, while his son was found in the house dead from a gunshot wound.

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Attempted murder suspect arrested in Kingsport

Attempted murder suspect arrested in Kingsport

November 19th, 2013 9:47 am by Rain Smith

Police have arrested a Rutledge, Tenn., man wanted since August when he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend's brother in the stomach outside a Kingsport home.

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