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Feds to advise on death penalty in marathon attack

Feds to advise on death penalty in marathon attack

November 12th, 2013 3:00 pm by Associated Press

Prosecutors plan to make their recommendation this week on whether they believe Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should face the death penalty if convicted in the deadly attack.

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Man arrested after arguing with cops over music

Man arrested after arguing with cops over music

November 12th, 2013 2:38 pm by Rain Smith

When told he'd have to keep his music down the man refused, telling police he was inside his home and, "This is America."

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1 World Trade Center named as tallest US building

1 World Trade Center named as tallest US building

November 12th, 2013 12:22 pm by DON BABWIN, Associated Press

The new World Trade Center tower in New York replaced Chicago's Willis Tower as the nation's tallest building when a panel of architects announced that the needle atop the skyscraper can be counted when measuring the structure's height.

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All day shopping frenzy on Thanksgiving?

All day shopping frenzy on Thanksgiving?

November 12th, 2013 12:20 pm by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

Now Thanksgiving is slowly becoming just another shopping day. Over the past few years, major retailers, including Target and Toys R Us, slowly have pushed opening times into Thanksgiving night to one-up each other and compete for holiday dollars.

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Police report gravel bust at Kingsport motel

Police report gravel bust at Kingsport motel

November 12th, 2013 11:28 am by Rain Smith

A short police pursuit and a woman found hiding in a basement led to the seizure of a large quantity of "gravel" at a Kingsport motel, according to police.

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Light snow expected to move across region

Light snow expected to move across region

November 12th, 2013 9:17 am by Staff Report

The National Weather Service is forecasting the first widespread, light snow of the season to hit the region on Tuesday.

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The secret, dirty cost of Obama's green power push

The secret, dirty cost of Obama's green power push

November 12th, 2013 8:20 am by DINA CAPPIELLO and MATT APUZZO, Associated Press

As farmers rushed to find new places to plant corn for ethanol era, they wiped out millions of acres of conservation land, destroyed habitat and polluted water supplies, an Associated Press investigation found.

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Speaker at Kingsport ceremony urges veterans to share their experiences

Speaker at Kingsport ceremony urges veterans to share their experiences

November 11th, 2013 9:10 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Capt. Jay Emberton, operations officer and military science instructor at East Tennessee State University, urged veterans on Monday to stop using “just” and “only” in describing their service to the country.

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Typhoon victims in Philippines plead for aid

Typhoon victims in Philippines plead for aid

November 11th, 2013 8:07 pm by JIM GOMEZ, Associated Press

TACLOBAN, Philippines — Bloated bodies lay uncounted in the streets and desperate survivors pleaded for food, water and medicine as rescue workers took on a daunting task Monday in the typhoon-battered islands of the Philippines.

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Kingsport woman killed in Hawkins County wreck

Kingsport woman killed in Hawkins County wreck

November 11th, 2013 7:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Kingsport woman was killed Monday morning in a single vehicle roll-over accident that occurred on Beech Creek Road south of Rogersville.

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