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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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Motorcyclist killed in Washington County, Va., collision

Motorcyclist killed in Washington County, Va., collision

March 11th, 2014 10:54 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia man was killed Tuesday after losing control of his motorcycle, which collided with a Washington County, Va., Sheriff's Office SUV.

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After 50 years, murder of Kitty Genovese still fascinates

After 50 years, murder of Kitty Genovese still fascinates

March 11th, 2014 9:07 pm by Associated Press

Genovese's random stabbing by Winston Moseley became a sensation when The New York Times reported that "38 respectable, law-abiding citizens" in Queens watched the attack over more than half an hour and didn't call police until it was too late.

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Attitudes and laws about pit bulls soften

Attitudes and laws about pit bulls soften

March 11th, 2014 7:15 pm by Associated Press

For much of the past three decades, pit bulls have been widely regarded as America's most dangerous dog: the favorite breed of thugs, drug dealers and dog-fighting rings, with a fearsome reputation for unprovoked, sometimes deadly attacks.

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British shoe-bomb plotter says he flew with explosives

British shoe-bomb plotter says he flew with explosives

March 11th, 2014 7:01 pm by Associated Press

Saajid Badat revealed details of the plot as he testified for a second day at the New York City trial of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, bin Laden's son-in-law and al-Qaida's spokesman after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

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Ancient masks go on display in Jerusalem

Ancient masks go on display in Jerusalem

March 11th, 2014 5:02 pm by Associated Press

The 11 stone masks, said to have been discovered in the Judean desert and hills near Jerusalem, date back 9,000 years and offer a rare glimpse at some of civilization's first communal rituals.

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Kingsport man reported missing

Kingsport man reported missing

March 11th, 2014 3:07 pm by Staff Report

Police are asking for help in locating a missing and possibly endangered Kingsport man.

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UN: 5.5 million Syrian children affected by war

UN: 5.5 million Syrian children affected by war

March 11th, 2014 2:32 pm by RYAN LUCAS, Associated Press

The conflict, which enters its fourth year this month, has unleashed massive suffering across all segments of Syrian society, but the impact on children has been especially acute, according to a new report by UNICEF

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Seattle man visits all 26 Pal's in 13-hour, 400-mile binge

Seattle man visits all 26 Pal's in 13-hour, 400-mile binge

March 11th, 2014 2:25 pm by Matthew Lane

Joshua Baxter, a 30-year-old technical writer at Microsoft, said the story behind his Pal's adventure began a couple of years ago when he visited family in Kingsport.

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