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First week of testimony in Martin case wraps up

First week of testimony in Martin case wraps up

June 29th, 2013 11:57 am by KYLE HIGHTOWER and MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — The first week of George Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial wrapped up with testimony from two neighbors and a police officer that seemed to bolster the defense's argument that he was pinned on his back by Trayvon Martin before sh

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Dish Network, Media General agree to 90-day extension in fee dispute

June 29th, 2013 11:05 am by Wes Bunch

Johnson City-based CBS affiliate WJHL announced Friday afternoon that it reached an agreement with Dish Network to extend its current transmission agreement for 90 days while both parties continue to negotiate terms.

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Sullivan corrections officer arrested in Scott

Sullivan corrections officer arrested in Scott

June 28th, 2013 8:17 pm by Staff report

GATE CITY — An off-duty Sullivan County corrections officer was charged with driving under the influence in Scott County Friday.

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Roe disappointed in gay marriage ruling; doesn't think immigration will pass the House

Roe disappointed in gay marriage ruling; doesn't think immigration will pass the House

June 28th, 2013 3:25 pm by Hank Hayes

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe says he was “disappointed” in the Supreme Court’s ruling against the Defense of Marriage Act, but acknowledged “it is the law of the land.”

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Feds: Internet influenced Boston bombing suspect

Feds: Internet influenced Boston bombing suspect

June 28th, 2013 9:35 am by DENISE LAVOIE and TOM HAYS, Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) — What Dzhokhar Tsarnaev needed to learn to make explosives with a pressure cooker was at his fingertips in jihadist files on the Internet, according to a federal indictment returned Thursday.

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Beneath NYC's ground zero, a museum takes shape

Beneath NYC's ground zero, a museum takes shape

June 28th, 2013 9:00 am by DAVID B. CARUSO,Associated Press

Gray dust blankets everything in the subterranean halls of the unfinished National September 11 Memorial & Museum. But while the powder may look ominously like the ash that covered lower Manhattan after the terrorist attacks, this time it is a product of

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Markets remain calm as half-year comes to an end

Markets remain calm as half-year comes to an end

June 28th, 2013 8:37 am by PAN PYLAS, AP Business Writer

LONDON (AP) — Markets were ending the half-year on a settled note Friday after a month of volatility that pushed many of the world's major stock indexes down from multi-year and record highs.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

June 28th, 2013 8:27 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, June 28.

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Man displays shotgun during road rage incident with firefighter

Man displays shotgun during road rage incident with firefighter

June 28th, 2013 7:25 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport firefighter told police he had been passed on the double yellow line, so he followed the other driver in case they were experiencing a medical emergency.

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Scott County teen, 15, leads police on chase in stolen truck

Scott County teen, 15, leads police on chase in stolen truck

June 28th, 2013 7:05 am by Wes Bunch

Scott County authorities arrested a 15-year-old boy earlier this week after he allegedly led police on a pursuit in a stolen farm truck.

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