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Police cases stir national protests, debate

Police cases stir national protests, debate

December 5th, 2014 8:50 am by DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press

Thousands and thousands of diverse people united by anger took to the streets from New York City to San Francisco for a second straight night to protest a grand jury clearing a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man.

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US adds 321,000 jobs, jobless rate stays 5.8 pct.

US adds 321,000 jobs, jobless rate stays 5.8 pct.

December 5th, 2014 8:45 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

But the large job gains are not yet lifting most Americans' paychecks.

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Oldest profession finds newest marketplace

Oldest profession finds newest marketplace

December 5th, 2014 12:25 am by Nick Shepherd

Ordering a prostitute online is as easy as ordering pizza. And chances are law enforcement will not bother you for either one.

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'Special nephew' allegedly steals $290,000 from Kingsport estate

'Special nephew' allegedly steals $290,000 from Kingsport estate

December 4th, 2014 6:06 pm by Rain Smith

Civil proceedings and a subsequent three-year criminal investigation have resulted in a man being charged with stealing nearly $300,000 from his deceased aunt's Sullivan County estate.

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Hawkins man, step-son face assault charges for shotgun, liquor bottle attacks

Hawkins man, step-son face assault charges for shotgun, liquor bottle attacks

December 4th, 2014 4:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man and his step son are both facing felony aggravated assault charges following an altercation Friday night involving a shotgun and a whiskey bottle.

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Convict charged in electric shopping cart theft

Convict charged in electric shopping cart theft

December 4th, 2014 3:18 pm by Rain Smith

Cameras reportedly videoed a resident of a local treatment facility — aimed to help criminal offenders re-enter society as productive citizens — as he hopped on an electric shopping cart in Food City.

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UPDATE: Police say badge was assigned to 'special deputies'

UPDATE: Police say badge was assigned to 'special deputies'

December 4th, 2014 1:11 pm by Rain Smith

An alleged Kingsport speeder who attempted to elude a traffic stop is now under scrutiny for more serious offenses, after his crash into a utility pole revealed drugs and a department issued police badge.

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Government terrorism insurance program faces lapse

Government terrorism insurance program faces lapse

December 4th, 2014 12:56 pm by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

The market for insurance covering terrorist attacks — which is crucial for economic sectors such as real estate, hospitality and major sports leagues — dried up after the 2001 attacks.

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House nears passage of $585B defense bill

House nears passage of $585B defense bill

December 4th, 2014 12:09 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

The sweeping legislation authorizes spending for the nation's defense, from construction of ships, planes and war-fighting equipment to a 1 percent pay raise for the troops, while maintaining the prohibition on transferring terror suspects from the federa

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Arrests underway in SW Va. drug cases

Arrests underway in SW Va. drug cases

December 4th, 2014 11:09 am by Stephen Igo

Police continued a search on Thursday for 14 of 30 individuals wanted on drug charges in the City of Norton and surrounding areas. As of Thursday morning, 16 people had been taken into custody.

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