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Teens charged as adults in Craigslist slaying

Teens charged as adults in Craigslist slaying

April 24th, 2014 1:54 pm by Associated Press

Two 17-year-old boys accused of murder in the fatal shooting of a Memphis man trying to sell his car on Craigslist will be tried as adults.

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US proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards

US proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards

April 24th, 2014 1:50 pm by RYAN NAKASHIMA, AP Business Writer

The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes.

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Suspect in shootings at Jewish centers shows that hate is hard to handle

Suspect in shootings at Jewish centers shows that hate is hard to handle

April 24th, 2014 10:58 am by By Judy L. Thomas and Laura Bauer, The Kansas City Star (MCT)

Authorities and many who monitor hate groups didn't foresee that Frazier Glenn Miller Jr. would erupt, as prosecutors say he did this month, killing three people outside local Jewish centers.

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Haslam: Prayer to help guide execution decisions

Haslam: Prayer to help guide execution decisions

April 24th, 2014 7:15 am by Associated Press

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says he will rely on prayer and advice from experts when he is faced with last-minute appeals from death row inmates facing execution.

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Early voting to begin in Kingsport,  Bristol

Early voting to begin in Kingsport, Bristol

April 24th, 2014 12:05 am by J. H. Osborne

Early voting began at the Sulllivan County Election Office in Blountville on April 16, and as of close of business Wednesday had drawn a much higher turnout than during the same period four years ago.

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Area law enforcement agencies participating in Drug Take-Back Day

Area law enforcement agencies participating in Drug Take-Back Day

April 23rd, 2014 11:09 pm by Nick Shepherd

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is held around the nation twice a year to raise awareness of permanent prescription drug disposal boxes available to the public.

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Parents of Innovation Academy students launch petition to keep Bloomingdale site

Parents of Innovation Academy students launch petition to keep Bloomingdale site

April 23rd, 2014 10:51 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie said the school board is keeping the STEM program alive and well by voting 5-0 with one absent and one abstaining for his recommendation to move it to a school within a school at Holston Middle.

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Sherpas leave Everest in wake of deadly avalanche

Sherpas leave Everest in wake of deadly avalanche

April 23rd, 2014 7:05 pm by Associated Press

With the entire climbing season increasingly thrown into doubt, the government quickly announced that top tourism officials would fly to base camp Thursday to negotiate with the Sherpas and encourage them to return to work.

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Global warming likely to make Everest even riskier

Global warming likely to make Everest even riskier

April 23rd, 2014 6:59 pm by KATY DAIGLE, Associated Press

Climbing to the roof of the world is becoming less predictable and possibly more dangerous, scientists say, as climate change brings warmer temperatures that may eat through the ice and snow on Mount Everest.

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Spy plane outlasts Cold War, but not defense cuts

Spy plane outlasts Cold War, but not defense cuts

April 23rd, 2014 6:30 pm by Associated Press

The Air Force wants to gradually retire the fleet of 32 "Dragon Lady" planes, which can soar to an altitude of 70,000 feet, collect intelligence on North Korea and Russia and rapidly send the data to U.S. commanders.

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