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Airline: Asiana pilot had little experience flying 777s

Airline: Asiana pilot had little experience flying 777s

July 7th, 2013 11:50 pm by JASON DEAREN, Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO — Pilots of Asiana Flight 214 were flying too slowly as they approached San Francisco airport, triggering a warning that the jetliner could stall, and they tried to abort the landing.

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NTSB: 10 killed in Alaska plane crash

NTSB: 10 killed in Alaska plane crash

July 7th, 2013 11:05 pm by MARK THIESSEN, Associated Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An air taxi crashed Sunday at an Alaska airport, killing all 10 people aboard, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator said.

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Broughton seeks Board of Education vote to remove Yennie

Broughton seeks Board of Education vote to remove Yennie

July 7th, 2013 7:30 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Board of Education member Todd Broughton has requested a BOE vote on terminating Director of Schools Jubal Yennie’s employment if he declines to resign.

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Shull takes call for countywide school facilities study panel before Sullivan BOE

Shull takes call for countywide school facilities study panel before Sullivan BOE

July 7th, 2013 7:23 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Commissioner Pat Shull has brought his call for a committee to look at the best use of school facilities and assets across the county and its cities before the county school board.

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Final phase of path to aquatic center to begin after Labor Day

Final phase of path to aquatic center to begin after Labor Day

July 7th, 2013 7:09 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The city of Kingsport plans to keep its promise to build a mobility path from the Riverview community to the aquatic center, though work on the final phase of the project will likely not begin until after the end of the summer swimming season.

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Procession brings home fallen Arizona firefighters

Procession brings home fallen Arizona firefighters

July 7th, 2013 6:33 pm by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press

PRESCOTT, Ariz. — Firefighters on Sunday began a 125-mile procession to bring the bodies of 19 colleagues who died in a wildfire a week ago from Phoenix to the mountain community where they lived.

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Quebec police: Five  dead in oil train derailment

Quebec police: Five dead in oil train derailment

July 7th, 2013 6:17 pm by Associated Press

LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec — As firefighters doused still burning oil tanker cars, more bodies were recovered Sunday in this devastated town in eastern Quebec, raising the death toll to five.

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Official: Asiana flight tried to abort landing

Official: Asiana flight tried to abort landing

July 7th, 2013 5:35 pm by JASON DEAREN, Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal safety official said the cockpit voice recorder from Asiana Airlines Flight 214 showed the jetliner tried to abort its landing and come around for another try 1.5 seconds before it crashed in San Francisco.

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Gov. Haslam struggles to meet Pilot recusal pledge

Gov. Haslam struggles to meet Pilot recusal pledge

July 7th, 2013 5:17 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has struggled almost from the start of his administration to fulfill a campaign pledge to avoid handling matters relating to Pilot Flying J, the family-owned truck stop chain run by his brother.

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One killed, nine injured in four-vehicle accident involving ambulance

One killed, nine injured in four-vehicle accident involving ambulance

July 7th, 2013 2:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

One person was killed and nine people were injured Saturday night after an ambulance carrying a burn patient from Mooresburg to the Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport struck a vehicle at a Church Hill intersection.

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