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Misbehaving sun delays space station supply flight

Misbehaving sun delays space station supply flight

January 8th, 2014 8:53 pm by Associated Press

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A strong solar storm is interfering with the latest grocery run to the International Space Station. On the bright side, the orbiting lab has won a four-year extension, pushing its projected end-of-lifetime to at least 2024.

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National Guardsman arrested with 48 bombs in car

National Guardsman arrested with 48 bombs in car

January 8th, 2014 3:57 pm by DAN SEWELL, Associated press

A man is being held on $1 million bond in central Ohio after police say they found 48 bombs, four guns and a remote detonating device in his vehicle.

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Woman pleads to perjury for false kidnapping report

Woman pleads to perjury for false kidnapping report

January 8th, 2014 2:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Hawkins County woman who falsely accused her former brother-in-law of kidnapping her at knifepoint shortly after a relationship between the two of them ended accepted a plea bargain Tuesday to a reduced perjury charge.

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Thieves steal 200 pounds of copper from Food City refrigeration units

Thieves steal 200 pounds of copper from Food City refrigeration units

January 8th, 2014 2:11 pm by Rain Smith

Police are investigating the theft of copper out of Food City refrigeration units, left stored inside trailers behind a local store.

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Survey: US companies add 238K jobs, most in year

Survey: US companies add 238K jobs, most in year

January 8th, 2014 1:37 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

A private survey shows U.S. businesses added the most jobs in a year in December, powered by a big gain in construction. The figures are the latest evidence that the economy gained momentum at the end of 2013.

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At least 11 flu deaths reported in Tenn.

At least 11 flu deaths reported in Tenn.

January 8th, 2014 1:15 pm by Associated Press

Health officials in Tennessee are urging more people to get vaccinations for the flu after at least 11 people have died from complications of the virus so far this season.

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Wise County officials cut ribbon on new Union High School

Wise County officials cut ribbon on new Union High School

January 8th, 2014 8:34 am by Stephen Igo

Packed with the latest high tech everything, from the state of the art performing stage to labs to climate control and all else, Union High School is everything the county’s old high schools weren’t and could never be.

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More police now sporting cameras on their bodies

More police now sporting cameras on their bodies

January 8th, 2014 8:09 am by By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun (MCT)

Even the most mundane traffic stop can devolve into a dispute, and supporters say a recording can guard all sides from unfounded allegations. But the new technology has also proved difficult to reconcile with concerns about privacy and consent.

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Arctic air eases its grip on much of the US

Arctic air eases its grip on much of the US

January 8th, 2014 8:02 am by RAY HENRY, Associated Press

An arctic blast eased its grip on much of the U.S. on Wednesday, with winds calming and the weather warming slightly a day after temperature records — some more than a century-old — shattered up and down the Eastern Seaboard.

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Man claiming to have gun robs Blountville pharmacy

Man claiming to have gun robs Blountville pharmacy

January 7th, 2014 5:42 pm by Staff Report

BLOUNTVILLE — Police are searching for a man who allegedly claimed he was armed with a gun and threatened to kill employees of a Blountville drug store if the pharmacist would not give him drugs.

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