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Bombings in Russia kill at least 31, raise concerns about security for Olympics

Bombings in Russia kill at least 31, raise concerns about security for Olympics

December 30th, 2013 5:31 pm by VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press

MOSCOW — Two suicide bombings in as many days have killed 31 people and raised concerns that Islamic militants have begun a terrorist campaign in Russia that could stretch into the Sochi Olympics in February.

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Kingsport man accused of savagely beating his grandmother

Kingsport man accused of savagely beating his grandmother

December 30th, 2013 4:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Kingsport man who allegedly punched his grandmother in the head about 30 times during a savage beating Friday evening remained held in the Hawkins County Jail Monday on $100,000 bond.

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Update: Church Hill woman killed in Sunday night wreck

Update: Church Hill woman killed in Sunday night wreck

December 30th, 2013 3:45 pm by Wes Bunch

The crash occurred around 10:15 p.m. Sunday in the 3400 block of Bristol Highway in Scott County and is being investigated by the Virginia State Police.

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Stocks are flat in quiet end-of-year trading

Stocks are flat in quiet end-of-year trading

December 30th, 2013 3:16 pm by KEN SWEET, AP Markets Writer

Stocks remained mostly flat in late-afternoon trading Monday as investors closed out their positions for what has been a year for the history books on Wall Street.

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Police seek assistance in identifying Sullivan burglary suspect

Police seek assistance in identifying Sullivan burglary suspect

December 30th, 2013 3:06 pm by Staff Report

A surveillance camera outside a Knob Park Road residence in Bristol, Tenn., captured images of the man.

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Amazon sales tax law among those taking effect in Tennessee

Amazon sales tax law among those taking effect in Tennessee

December 30th, 2013 2:07 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A law that could boost Tennessee's revenue is among those taking effect on Jan. 1, as are statutes that govern concussions in school-age athletes and workforce development.

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Home electricity use in US falling to 2001 levels

Home electricity use in US falling to 2001 levels

December 30th, 2013 2:04 pm by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

Because of more energy-efficient housing, appliances and gadgets, power usage is on track to decline in 2013 for the third year in a row, to its lowest point since 2001, even though our lives are more electrified.

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Man charged with child rape in Johnson City

Man charged with child rape in Johnson City

December 30th, 2013 1:49 pm by NET News Service

Court documents and a police report indicate the suspect fondled the 12-year-old girl, put his hands down her pants and touched her in a manner that constitutes rape.

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Big problems overshadow big numbers for online shopping

Big problems overshadow big numbers for online shopping

December 30th, 2013 1:36 pm by By Heather Somerville, San Jose Mercury News (MCT)

Presents delivered after Christmas left customers angry and revealed that the e-commerce industry may not be prepared for the demands of the growing number of savvy Internet shoppers.

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Best of the Blotter: Lewd and nude

Best of the Blotter: Lewd and nude

December 30th, 2013 12:51 pm by Rain Smith

This past year local police dealt with a naked lunch lady, exhibitionist neighbors, a Blountville porn shoot and indecent exposure at the mall.

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