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Thieves steal truck loaded with $120,000 worth of Hershey’s chocolate

Thieves steal truck loaded with $120,000 worth of Hershey’s chocolate

December 11th, 2013 7:01 am by By Amy Pavuk, Orlando Sentinel (MCT)

ORLANDO, Fla. — Missing: a white tractor-trailer filled with $120,000 worth of Hershey’s chocolate.

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Backcountry skier survives avalanche in Utah gully

Backcountry skier survives avalanche in Utah gully

December 10th, 2013 11:47 pm by Associated Press

An avalanche that was caught on video dragged a backcountry skier into a Utah ravine and buried her in snow, but the woman survived because she deployed a special air bag and other skiers were able to quickly dig her out.

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Newtown's year: Horror, grief and tough choices

Newtown's year: Horror, grief and tough choices

December 10th, 2013 3:34 pm by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press

A year later, inside the big house on Berkshire Road, dolls fill the shelves of a living room and flowers and rainbows decorate a kitchen window, next to a little girl's name: Avielle.

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Update: Bipartisan negotiators reach modest budget pact

Update: Bipartisan negotiators reach modest budget pact

December 10th, 2013 3:30 pm by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press; DAVID ESPO, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Key members of Congress reached a budget deal Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown.

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St. Jude donations stolen from Kingsport drive-through

St. Jude donations stolen from Kingsport drive-through

December 10th, 2013 1:18 pm by Rain Smith

Money intended for children with catastrophic diseases has been stolen from a downtown Kingsport business, where someone allegedly reached through a window to swipe a donation jar.

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Video: Couple steals video game systems from Kingsport Walmart

Video: Couple steals video game systems from Kingsport Walmart

December 10th, 2013 12:44 pm by Rain Smith

Police are attempting to identify a pair of individuals who stole seven video game systems from a Kingsport Walmart.

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Wintry mix over Southwest Virginia

Wintry mix over Southwest Virginia

December 10th, 2013 10:17 am by Stephen Igo

A wintry mix of precipitation spread across Southwest Virginia on Tuesday, the final punch of a storm system expected to leave its greatest impacts on West Virginia, northern and central Virginia, and most parts of the northeast U.S.

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KOSBE holds awards gala

KOSBE holds awards gala

December 10th, 2013 9:56 am by Hank Hayes

The Kingsport Office of Small Business Development and Entrepreneurship (KOSBE) celebrated 16 winners during the 19th annual KOSBE Awards held at a Ridgefields Country Club gala on Thursday night.

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18 LA sheriff's deputies face federal charges

18 LA sheriff's deputies face federal charges

December 10th, 2013 9:36 am by GREG RISLING and TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

Current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies allegedly saw themselves as being "above the law" when they beat inmates and jail visitors, falsified reports and tried to obstruct an FBI probe of the nation's largest jail system.

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TVA says wet summer means lower electric bills

TVA says wet summer means lower electric bills

December 10th, 2013 9:29 am by Associated Press

John McCormick, TVA's vice president for river operations, said in a statement that the rain kept the utility's hydroelectric dams, which provide the cheapest source of energy, working overdrive.

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