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UPDATE: Trucks hauling liquid nitrogen crash in Wise County, blocking Route 23

UPDATE: Trucks hauling liquid nitrogen crash in Wise County, blocking Route 23

April 7th, 2014 9:22 am by Stephen Igo

WISE — A tanker truck hauling liquid nitrogen overturned on U.S. Route 23 between Wise and Pound in Wise County early Monday, prompting a temporary shutdown of the four-lane highway for about two hours.

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Sick baby's parents defend sailing trip with kids

Sick baby's parents defend sailing trip with kids

April 7th, 2014 8:35 am by Associated Press

The California parents of a 1-year-old girl who fell ill on a sailing trip around the world thanked military crews who rescued them from their stalled vessel on Sunday and defended their decision to sail with young children.

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Possible signals from lost jet's black boxes heard

Possible signals from lost jet's black boxes heard

April 7th, 2014 8:25 am by NICK PERRY, Associated Press

Underwater sounds detected by a ship searching the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet are consistent with the pings from aircraft black boxes.

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Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

April 7th, 2014 1:53 am by ANTHONY McCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer

Mickey Rooney, the pint-size, precocious actor and all-around talent whose entertainment career spanned more than 80 years, died Sunday at age 93.

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Obama to sign executive orders on pay disparity

Obama to sign executive orders on pay disparity

April 6th, 2014 10:10 pm by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Lacking congressional support to raise wages or end gender pay disparities, President Barack Obama is again imposing his policies on federal contractors.

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Sullivan County mayoral rivals to take part in forum at BMS

Sullivan County mayoral rivals to take part in forum at BMS

April 6th, 2014 6:50 pm by J. H. Osborne

BRISTOL, Tenn. — The Bristol Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Sullivan County mayoral candidates forum next week, on the eve of early voting.

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Heroin addicts face barriers to treatment

Heroin addicts face barriers to treatment

April 6th, 2014 6:34 pm by MEGHAN BARR, Associated Press

As the ranks of heroin users rise, more addicts are looking for help but are failing to find it — because there are no beds in packed facilities, treatment is expensive and insurance companies won't pay for inpatient rehab.

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Navy rescues family with sick baby from sailboat

Navy rescues family with sick baby from sailboat

April 6th, 2014 5:27 pm by Associated Press

SAN DIEGO — U.S. sailors rescued an American family with an ill 1-year-old from a sailboat that broke down hundreds of miles off the Mexican coast.

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Duo from Dobyns-Bennett tackles Disney challenges

Duo from Dobyns-Bennett tackles Disney challenges

April 6th, 2014 2:00 pm by Pat Kenney

Dobyns-Bennett Assistant Principal Brian Tate and Indians swim coach Nathan Love were having lunch with one of their colleagues when she showed them a medal she'd gotten for running in the Disneyland Marathon.

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Lee County woman pleads guilty to over $48,000 in welfare fraud

Lee County woman pleads guilty to over $48,000 in welfare fraud

April 6th, 2014 1:52 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia woman who fraudulently collected nearly $50,000 in welfare money over a four-year period pleaded guilty to 10 felony counts this week in Lee County Circuit Court.

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