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Ancient Stonehenge gets modern-day revamp

Ancient Stonehenge gets modern-day revamp

December 17th, 2013 8:54 pm by Associated Press

STONEHENGE, England (AP) — After thousands of years, Stonehenge has had a makeover. But visitors may initially feel something is missing: the prehistoric monument itself.

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Kingsport city manager stepping down next July

Kingsport city manager stepping down next July

December 17th, 2013 8:24 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — John Campbell made the announcement at the end of Tuesday's regular Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting.

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Support mounts for Jewish prayer at key holy site

Support mounts for Jewish prayer at key holy site

December 17th, 2013 6:05 pm by Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) — For decades, the religious Jews who bucked a rabbinic ban and visited a Muslim holy site in Jerusalem where the ancient Jewish temple once stood were seen by many as a fanatical fringe.

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NASA orders urgent spacewalk repairs at International Space Station

NASA orders urgent spacewalk repairs at International Space Station

December 17th, 2013 5:59 pm by Associated Press

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Station managers decided Tuesday to send two American astronauts out as soon as possible to replace a pump with a bad valve. It’s a major job that will require three spacewalks: Saturday, Monday and next Wednesday.

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Why do lottery players think they can defy odds?

Why do lottery players think they can defy odds?

December 17th, 2013 3:23 pm by SHARON COHEN, AP National Writer

Optimists and dreamers across the country are lined up at gas stations, mini-marts and drug stores for the last-minute buying frenzy in the Mega Millions jackpot.

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As food labels get closer look, ingredients vanish

As food labels get closer look, ingredients vanish

December 17th, 2013 2:37 pm by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

As Americans pay closer attention to what they eat, food and beverage companies are learning that funny sounding ingredients can invite criticism from online petitions and bloggers.

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Judge opts against testimony in Penn State case

Judge opts against testimony in Penn State case

December 17th, 2013 2:34 pm by MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press

A judge is weighing claims that the defendants' legal rights were so badly violated that charges they covered up child sex-abuse allegations should be thrown out.

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2,500 oxycodone stolen from Carter County pharmacy

2,500 oxycodone stolen from Carter County pharmacy

December 17th, 2013 2:26 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

HAMPTON — The robber told employees that he wanted oxycodone, threatening that if they called police he would come back and shoot them.

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Hawkins man allegedly steals $75,000 worth of jewelry

Hawkins man allegedly steals $75,000 worth of jewelry

December 17th, 2013 2:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County man reportedly spotted his nephew leaving another family member’s home with a large “bulge” in his pants in April, which was later allegedly revealed to be thousands of dollars worth of stolen jewelry.

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Jury weighs ex-BP engineer's case for 2nd day

Jury weighs ex-BP engineer's case for 2nd day

December 17th, 2013 1:28 pm by Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS (AP) —Prosecutors say Kurt Mix was trying to destroy evidence in the 2010 oil spill when he deleted hundreds of text messages to and from a supervisor and a BP contractor.

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