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Keystone XL oil pipeline clears significant hurdle

Keystone XL oil pipeline clears significant hurdle

January 31st, 2014 3:31 pm by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

The long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada moved a significant step toward completion Friday as the State Department raised no major environmental objections to its construction.

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Protests over Russian anti-gay law focus on Sochi

Protests over Russian anti-gay law focus on Sochi

January 31st, 2014 3:30 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

Despite seven months of international outcry, Russia's law restricting gay-rights activity remains in place. Yet the eclectic protest campaign has heartened activists in Russia and caught the attention of its targets

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CDC: Norovirus caused cruise ship outbreak

CDC: Norovirus caused cruise ship outbreak

January 31st, 2014 3:27 pm by Associated Press

Federal health investigators say lab tests have confirmed that norovirus was to blame for an outbreak on a cruise ship that sickened nearly 700.

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Update: FBI says powder near Super Bowl appears harmless

Update: FBI says powder near Super Bowl appears harmless

January 31st, 2014 1:54 pm by Associated Press

A suspicious powder mailed to several locations in New York and New Jersey, including at least five hotels near the site of Sunday's Super Bowl, appeared not to be dangerous, the FBI said Friday.

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Power restored for Kingsport area customers

Power restored for Kingsport area customers

January 31st, 2014 12:59 pm by Hank Hayes

Electricity has been restored to Kingsport area Appalachian Power (AP) customers, according to the company's Web site.

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NFL player arrested in Kingsport last weekend

NFL player arrested in Kingsport last weekend

January 31st, 2014 10:32 am by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Daniel Kilgore, 26, 241 Bent St., Kingsport, was arrested and charged with public intoxication. Kilgore is an offensive lineman for the San Francisco 49ers.

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NYC man who escaped a psychiatric hospital nabbed in Tenn.

NYC man who escaped a psychiatric hospital nabbed in Tenn.

January 31st, 2014 9:31 am by Associated Press

Police say a man convicted of manslaughter has been arrested in Tennessee after trading clothes with a friend and slipping out of a New York City psychiatric facility.

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Police: Nine family members killed in Ky. house fire

Police: Nine family members killed in Ky. house fire

January 30th, 2014 11:17 pm by Associated Press

GREENVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The bodies of eight children and their mother were found huddled together in or near a master bedroom, victims of an early-morning fire Thursday from which only the father and an 11-year-old daughter escaped.

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Prosecutors seek execution of Boston Marathon bombing suspect

Prosecutors seek execution of Boston Marathon bombing suspect

January 30th, 2014 3:01 pm by Staff Report

BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced they will seek the death penalty against 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing.

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Man seeks work excuse from dispatchers: Can you call my boss?

Man seeks work excuse from dispatchers: Can you call my boss?

January 30th, 2014 2:21 pm by Rain Smith

A man in Pound asked dispatchers about road conditions, wondering if they were suitable for travel. He then wanted police to call his boss.

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