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Plane search expands from Australia to Kazakhstan

Plane search expands from Australia to Kazakhstan

March 17th, 2014 9:36 am by IAN MADER, Associated Press

The search for the missing Malaysian jet pushed deep into the northern and southern hemispheres Monday as Australia scoured the southern Indian Ocean and Kazakhstan

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Kingsport pursuit leads to drugs, 14 arrests

Kingsport pursuit leads to drugs, 14 arrests

March 17th, 2014 9:19 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police say they have apprehended a man who led them on a vehicle pursuit Wednesday afternoon, while execution of a warrant for his arrest prompted drug charges against 13 additional individuals on Sunday.

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Final words from missing jet came after systems shutdown

Final words from missing jet came after systems shutdown

March 16th, 2014 6:08 pm by CHRIS BRUMMITT, Associated Press

Even before someone at the controls calmly said the last words heard from the missing Malaysian jetliner, one of the Boeing 777's communications systems had already been disabled, authorities said Sunday.

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Scent of success: Bailey a 'hero dog' hopeful

Scent of success: Bailey a 'hero dog' hopeful

March 16th, 2014 5:34 pm by HAYES HICKMAN, Knoxville News Sentinel

KNOXVILLE — Like most smiling, slobbering Labradors, Bailey loves to run, and she loves to play catch. So much so that it's easy for the Kincaids to forget sometimes that she's more than just the loyal family dog.

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U.S. rejects Crimea vote, cites Russian intimidation

U.S. rejects Crimea vote, cites Russian intimidation

March 16th, 2014 3:50 pm by MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic Writer

The United States rejected the Crimea secession referendum Sunday as illegal and readied retaliatory penalties against Russia, while shifting sights to deterring possible military advances elsewhere in Ukraine that could inflame the crisis.

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Syrian army ousts rebels from border stronghold

Syrian army ousts rebels from border stronghold

March 16th, 2014 3:37 pm by BARBARA SURK and DIAA HADID, Associated Press

With rebels fleeing into neighboring Lebanon, Syrian government troops and Hezbollah fighters captured a strategic town near the frontier Sunday, ousting opposition fighters from their last stronghold in the vital border area.

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Newtown struggles to meet mental health demand

Newtown struggles to meet mental health demand

March 16th, 2014 12:38 pm by PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press

Some of the charities paying for mental health care for children and families affected by the Sandy Hook massacre are running short of money and officials don't know how much they'll need to repair the psychological scars from the mass shooting.

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Pal's big fan, local wrestler's "dream job," Kingsport looks at Fort Henry Drive improvements and more stories you may have missed

Pal's big fan, local wrestler's "dream job," Kingsport looks at Fort Henry Drive improvements and more stories you may have missed

March 16th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

A sampling of some of the interesting and important stories appearing this past week on TimesNews.net.

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Officers' body cameras raise privacy concerns

Officers' body cameras raise privacy concerns

March 15th, 2014 10:46 pm by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

Officers at thousands of law enforcement agencies are wearing tiny cameras to record their interactions with the public, but in many cases the devices are being rolled out faster than departments are able to create policies to govern their use.

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Workers sift through rubble for clues to NYC blast

Workers sift through rubble for clues to NYC blast

March 15th, 2014 3:46 pm by JIM FITZGERALD, Associated Press

Emergency workers sifted through debris Saturday from the site of a deadly explosion at two New York City apartment buildings, clearing the way for investigators to search for clues that might reveal what caused the blast.

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