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Three confirmed dead after gas blast destroys two NY buildings

Three confirmed dead after gas blast destroys two NY buildings

March 12th, 2014 10:40 pm by JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press

A gas leak triggered an earthshaking explosion that flattened two apartment buildings Wednesday, killing at least three people, injuring more than 60 and leaving nine missing. A tenant said residents had complained repeatedly about "unbearable" gas smell.

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Manson family killer Davis gets parole grant, not free yet

Manson family killer Davis gets parole grant, not free yet

March 12th, 2014 9:45 pm by Los Angeles Times (MCT)

A California parole board has once again issued a grant of parole for convicted Manson family killer Bruce Davis. Gov. Jerry Brown now has 30 days to decide whether Davis, 71, should go free.

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Extensive history of domestic violence preceded Hawkins murder-suicide

Extensive history of domestic violence preceded Hawkins murder-suicide

March 12th, 2014 8:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

Investigators still don't know the motive for the murder-suicide near Church Hill in which a man shot his live-in girlfriend and himself, although court records indicate the couple shared an extensive history of domestic violence and drug abuse.

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Report: Chinese site may show plane debris images

Report: Chinese site may show plane debris images

March 12th, 2014 8:00 pm by CHRIS BRUMMITT, Associated Press

Satellite images on a Chinese government website show suspected debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner floating off the southern tip of Vietnam, near the plane's original flight path, China's Xinhua News Agency reported Wednesday.

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KPD searching for suspect who fled from traffic stop

KPD searching for suspect who fled from traffic stop

March 12th, 2014 5:49 pm by Wes Bunch

Police are seeking the public's help in locating a suspect who fled from a traffic stop in Kingsport on Wednesday afternoon.

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Four arrested in Kingsport meth bust

Four arrested in Kingsport meth bust

March 12th, 2014 1:39 pm by Rain Smith

A welfare check on children at a Kingsport residence has led to four arrests and the discovery of "several" one pot meth devices.

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Haslam's anti-meth bill advancing in Senate

Haslam's anti-meth bill advancing in Senate

March 12th, 2014 1:00 pm by Associated Press

Haslam's measure would cap the annual amount of products containing pseudoephedrine that can be purchased at a 2 month supply, while the House bill would set that limit at an eight-month supply.

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Update: 2 NYC buildings collapse in explosion, 2 dead

Update: 2 NYC buildings collapse in explosion, 2 dead

March 12th, 2014 10:40 am by Associated Press

A thunderous explosion that may have been caused by a gas leak flattened two East Harlem apartment buildings Wednesday, killing at least two people, injuring 18 and leaving an undisclosed number missing.

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The last laps? Lingering effects of 2012 Talladega crash may prompt local driver to retire at end of season

The last laps? Lingering effects of 2012 Talladega crash may prompt local driver to retire at end of season

March 12th, 2014 9:32 am by Jeff Bobo

Eric McClure won't end his racing career with the championships, race wins and other accolades that racecar drivers dream of, but he has done one thing better than any other driver in his era.

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Senate bill proposes tough sanctions on Russia

Senate bill proposes tough sanctions on Russia

March 12th, 2014 7:56 am by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

Congress will weigh some of the most significant U.S. sanctions on Russia since the end of the Cold War, including economic penalties on Russian officials complicit in Ukrainian corruption or anyone responsible for Moscow's military takeover of Ukraine.

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