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US survey: More than 1 in 10 kids has ADHD

US survey: More than 1 in 10 kids has ADHD

November 22nd, 2013 12:49 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

Health officials say the number of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder continues to rise

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KPD: Ball-peen hammer attack spurs attempted murder charge

KPD: Ball-peen hammer attack spurs attempted murder charge

November 22nd, 2013 10:39 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — An ongoing dispute between a pair of Kingsport men allegedly turned bloody on Thursday, when one of the men met with the other under the pretense of burying the hatchet, but instead attacked him with a ball-peen hammer.

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Reverent memorials mark JFK 50th anniversary

Reverent memorials mark JFK 50th anniversary

November 22nd, 2013 9:11 am by JAMIE STENGLE and NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press

Dallas will mark the day with a solemn ceremony in Dealey Plaza, through which the president's motorcade passed when shots rang out on Nov. 22, 1963.

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Doe breaks into Elizabethton business

Doe breaks into Elizabethton business

November 22nd, 2013 8:20 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

Owner Ed Odom got a surprise when he came to work at his business, Odom Auto Sales, on Thursday morning.

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37 dead in supermarket roof collapse

37 dead in supermarket roof collapse

November 22nd, 2013 8:14 am by GARY PEACH, Associated Press

Latvian officials say that at least 37 people have died, including three firefighters, after an enormous section of a roof collapsed at a supermarket in the country's capital.

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Police: Three women held captive for 30 years in London home

Police: Three women held captive for 30 years in London home

November 22nd, 2013 12:10 am by CASSANDRA VINOGRAD, Associated Press

Three women have been freed after spending 30 years held captive in a south London home, including one woman believed to have spent her entire life in domestic slavery, police said Thursday.

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Democrats vote to curb filibusters on appointees

Democrats vote to curb filibusters on appointees

November 21st, 2013 11:40 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

Democrats took a chunk out of the Senate’s hallowed filibuster tradition on Thursday and cleared the way for speedy confirmation of controversial appointments made by President Barack Obama and chief executives in the future.

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Sullivan commission OKs $100K-plus settlement in home-burning lawsuit

Sullivan commission OKs $100K-plus settlement in home-burning lawsuit

November 21st, 2013 9:48 pm by J. H. Osborne

Sullivan County taxpayers will pay two women $100,000 — and the county’s insurance company will contribute about $20,000 more — to end a lawsuit stemming from the burning of a home during a police standoff, according to a settlement agreement.

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FCC weighs permitting cellphone use on planes

FCC weighs permitting cellphone use on planes

November 21st, 2013 7:28 pm by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

Rules against making cellphone calls during airline flights are “outdated,” and it’s time to change them, federal regulators said Thursday, drawing immediate howls of protest from flight attendants, airline officials and others.

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Fla. congressman enters rehab after cocaine charge

Fla. congressman enters rehab after cocaine charge

November 21st, 2013 6:49 pm by MICHAEL J. MISHAK, Associated Press

Florida Republican Rep. Henry “Trey” Radel, who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession and received a year’s probation, said Thursday he has checked himself into a rehabilitation center.

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