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Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

April 18th, 2014 6:12 pm by BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, Associated Press

An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.

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MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

April 18th, 2014 4:02 pm by STEVE LeBLANC, Associated Press

Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life — and then died doing it, becoming a central character in the gripping hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

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61 arrested in West Tenn. gang sweep

61 arrested in West Tenn. gang sweep

April 18th, 2014 4:01 pm by Associated Press

Authorities in six West Tennessee counties are reporting the arrest of 61 people on various charges during a gang sweep.

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NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned

NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned

April 18th, 2014 4:00 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

Flight controllers confirmed that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon Friday as planned, avoiding the precious historic artifacts left behind by moonwalkers.

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Sullivan inmates' families can now visit them from home

Sullivan inmates' families can now visit them from home

April 18th, 2014 2:55 pm by Rain Smith

On-site, face-to-face visitation between Sullivan County inmates and their family members is a thing of the past, with video visitation via the Internet offered as the alternative.

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Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

April 18th, 2014 12:38 pm by JOSE ANTONIO RIVERA, Associated Press

The quake struck 170 miles (273 kilometers) southwest of Mexico City, where people fled high rises and took to the streets, many in still in their bathrobes and pajamas on their day off.

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Duffield man faces 6 felonies for alleged sex with juvenile

Duffield man faces 6 felonies for alleged sex with juvenile

April 18th, 2014 12:25 pm by Wes Bunch

The suspect is charged in Scott County with a single count of sexual assault of a child age 13 or 14, two counts of carnal knowledge of a 13 or 14 year old without force and three counts of indecent liberties with a child under the age of 15.

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Vandal defaces victim's vehicle with parenting advice

Vandal defaces victim's vehicle with parenting advice

April 18th, 2014 11:42 am by Rain Smith

A Big Stone Gap man told police that he drove from his home — "for all the world to see"— while unaware that graffiti was scrawled down the side of his van.

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Man's body found under deck in Knoxville

Man's body found under deck in Knoxville

April 18th, 2014 11:36 am by Associated Press

Police say an autopsy has found no evidence of foul play in the death of a man whose body was found underneath a deck behind a Knoxville home.

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Winners and losers in Tenn. legislative session

Winners and losers in Tenn. legislative session

April 18th, 2014 7:12 am by Associated Press

Drones, hemp production, healthcare and handguns were all on tap. Here is a list of some of the winners and losers of the legislative session that concluded on Thursday.

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