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Crimea sets up central bank, to get Russian money

Crimea sets up central bank, to get Russian money

March 17th, 2014 9:47 am by LAUREN WALCK, The Sun Herald

Crimea's deputy prime minister says the region has set up a new central bank and is expecting to get $30 million in support from Russia.

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Winter not yet done, more snow for parts of US

Winter not yet done, more snow for parts of US

March 17th, 2014 9:41 am by PAM RAMSEY, Associated Press

Winter-weary motorists faced another treacherous commute Monday in parts of the Mid-Atlantic as snow and frigid weather blew in just days before the start of spring.

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Jack Daniel's opposes changing Tenn. whiskey law

Jack Daniel's opposes changing Tenn. whiskey law

March 17th, 2014 9:38 am by BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press; ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The principal change would be to allow Tennessee whiskey makers to reuse barrels, which he said would present considerable savings over new ones that can cost $600 each.

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Plane search expands from Australia to Kazakhstan

Plane search expands from Australia to Kazakhstan

March 17th, 2014 9:36 am by IAN MADER, Associated Press

The search for the missing Malaysian jet pushed deep into the northern and southern hemispheres Monday as Australia scoured the southern Indian Ocean and Kazakhstan

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Kingsport pursuit leads to drugs, 14 arrests

Kingsport pursuit leads to drugs, 14 arrests

March 17th, 2014 9:19 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police say they have apprehended a man who led them on a vehicle pursuit Wednesday afternoon, while execution of a warrant for his arrest prompted drug charges against 13 additional individuals on Sunday.

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Final words from missing jet came after systems shutdown

Final words from missing jet came after systems shutdown

March 16th, 2014 6:08 pm by CHRIS BRUMMITT, Associated Press

Even before someone at the controls calmly said the last words heard from the missing Malaysian jetliner, one of the Boeing 777's communications systems had already been disabled, authorities said Sunday.

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Scent of success: Bailey a 'hero dog' hopeful

Scent of success: Bailey a 'hero dog' hopeful

March 16th, 2014 5:34 pm by HAYES HICKMAN, Knoxville News Sentinel

KNOXVILLE — Like most smiling, slobbering Labradors, Bailey loves to run, and she loves to play catch. So much so that it's easy for the Kincaids to forget sometimes that she's more than just the loyal family dog.

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U.S. rejects Crimea vote, cites Russian intimidation

U.S. rejects Crimea vote, cites Russian intimidation

March 16th, 2014 3:50 pm by MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic Writer

The United States rejected the Crimea secession referendum Sunday as illegal and readied retaliatory penalties against Russia, while shifting sights to deterring possible military advances elsewhere in Ukraine that could inflame the crisis.

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Syrian army ousts rebels from border stronghold

Syrian army ousts rebels from border stronghold

March 16th, 2014 3:37 pm by BARBARA SURK and DIAA HADID, Associated Press

With rebels fleeing into neighboring Lebanon, Syrian government troops and Hezbollah fighters captured a strategic town near the frontier Sunday, ousting opposition fighters from their last stronghold in the vital border area.

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Newtown struggles to meet mental health demand

Newtown struggles to meet mental health demand

March 16th, 2014 12:38 pm by PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press

Some of the charities paying for mental health care for children and families affected by the Sandy Hook massacre are running short of money and officials don't know how much they'll need to repair the psychological scars from the mass shooting.

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