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Storms flood Plains, Midwest, killing 3 and forcing evacuations

Storms flood Plains, Midwest, killing 3 and forcing evacuations

May 25th, 2015 1:10 am by SETH ROBBINS, Associated Press

Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of the Plains and Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people in Texas from their homes.

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Police: Bomb squad destroys pressure cooker from suspicious D.C. vehicle

Police: Bomb squad destroys pressure cooker from suspicious D.C. vehicle

May 25th, 2015 12:59 am by Associated Press

A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in a "suspicious" vehicle left unattended Sunday on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol building and the vehicle's owner was located and arrested, a police spokeswoman said.

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Diaper duty triggers assault arrest

Diaper duty triggers assault arrest

May 24th, 2015 10:00 pm by Rain Smith

An altercation ignited when a woman observed her husband asleep with their infant, who had fecal matter coming out of her diaper. In the ensuing scuffle, both baby wipes and a bed post were wielded as weapons.

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Anniversary bash set for Guest River Gorge

Anniversary bash set for Guest River Gorge

May 24th, 2015 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

"We are going to have a 25th anniversary celebration on June 25, and that will include a one mile run for kids under 12 and for everybody over 12, a 10K run," said one of the celebration's chief organizers, Wise County Clerk of Courts J. Jack Kennedy.

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'Keep on the Sunnyside' returns to where it all began

'Keep on the Sunnyside' returns to where it all began

May 24th, 2015 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

The lives of A.P., Maybelle and Sara Carter, their music and the historic Bristol Sessions are brought to life in "Keep on the Sunny Side," which premiered in 2002 at the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Va.

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Natural gas fee in the pipeline for Kingsport residents

Natural gas fee in the pipeline for Kingsport residents

May 24th, 2015 4:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Kingsport imposing a gas franchise fee was mentioned last year during budget discussions by then-City Manager John Campbell. The fee was offered as a way the city could generate revenue in an attempt to close the shortfall in last year's budget.

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Inspiration behind 'A Beautiful Mind' dies in car crash

Inspiration behind 'A Beautiful Mind' dies in car crash

May 24th, 2015 2:40 pm by BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI, Associated Press

John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," and his wife were killed in a car crash Saturday on the New Jersey Turnpike.

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Remembering Nolan: Grandparents remember toddler who tragically drowned in pool

Remembering Nolan: Grandparents remember toddler who tragically drowned in pool

May 24th, 2015 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

"This has just been a nightmare," said Chris. "We are all just devastated. Life will never be back to normal."

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

May 24th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

Stories this week include a community's reaction to the murder of a beloved teacher, Racks by the Tracks photos, a new Kingsport mayor, new wolf pups and a car show on Memory Lane

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Ireland gives resounding 62.1 percent 'yes' to gay marriage

Ireland gives resounding 62.1 percent 'yes' to gay marriage

May 24th, 2015 1:37 am by Associated Press

"We're the first country in the world to enshrine marriage equality in our constitution and do so by popular mandate," said Leo Varadkar, a Cabinet minister who came out as gay at the start of a government-led effort to amend Ireland's constitution.

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