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Lou Reed, iconic punk poet, dead at 71

Lou Reed, iconic punk poet, dead at 71

October 27th, 2013 3:56 pm by HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer

Lou Reed, the great punk poet of rock 'n' roll who profoundly influenced generations of musicians as leader of the Velvet Underground and remained a vital solo performer for decades after, died Sunday. He was 71.

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Watchdog: Syria files chemical weapon details

Watchdog: Syria files chemical weapon details

October 27th, 2013 2:50 pm by Associated Press

Syria has filed details of its poison gas and nerve agent program and an initial plan to destroy it to the world's chemical weapons watchdog, the organization said Sunday. Syria is believed to possess around 1,000 metric tons of chemical weapons.

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Meteorologists spy clue to heat waves weeks away

Meteorologists spy clue to heat waves weeks away

October 27th, 2013 2:20 pm by SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer

Meteorologists may have found a way to predict some killer heat waves up to three weeks in advance, the type of early warning that would help cities prepare for the heat wave, arrange to open up cooling centers and check on the elderly.

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Update: NYPD says cousin admitted fatally stabbing mom, 4 kids

Update: NYPD says cousin admitted fatally stabbing mom, 4 kids

October 27th, 2013 7:47 am by VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

A Chinese immigrant was arrested Sunday on five counts of murder in the deaths of his cousin's wife and her four children in a stabbing rampage in their Brooklyn home.

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Three dead in two house fires in Hamblen County

Three dead in two house fires in Hamblen County

October 26th, 2013 10:00 pm by Associated Press

MORRISTOWN — Officials say three people have died in two early morning house fires in Hamblen County.

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JCPD chief says using force ‘traumatic’ for officers

JCPD chief says using force ‘traumatic’ for officers

October 26th, 2013 9:14 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — When Johnson City police officers responded to a domestic call at a local motel, they didn’t know what they’d find.

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Handful of claims remain in lawsuit against Sullivan County, sheriff

Handful of claims remain in lawsuit against Sullivan County, sheriff

October 26th, 2013 8:01 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A federal judge has dismissed a majority of the claims made in a lawsuit filed by two Sullivan County women whose trailer was destroyed following a standoff with law enforcement officials in April 2011.

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Police: Tennessee man had loaded rifles in bag at JFK

Police: Tennessee man had loaded rifles in bag at JFK

October 26th, 2013 2:18 pm by Associated Press

A Tennessee man checked luggage containing loaded, defaced rifles at New York's Kennedy International Airport, police said Saturday.

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Daughter's blindness leads Kingsport woman to urge blindness awareness

Daughter's blindness leads Kingsport woman to urge blindness awareness

October 26th, 2013 2:00 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

It took Tiffany Brickey a few months to realize that her newborn daughter Leah Renee Grace wasn’t paying attention to the television, focusing on objects or reaching to pick up items.

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South Side assistant credited with saving woman from moving car

South Side assistant credited with saving woman from moving car

October 26th, 2013 12:13 pm by Jennifer Sprouse, NET News Service

On Oct. 17, Sherry Scott was able to put her helper mentality into action, as she saved a school volunteer from being run over by her own vehicle.

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