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Poll: Americans find little to like in Washington

Poll: Americans find little to like in Washington

October 11th, 2013 6:57 am by JENNIFER AGIESTA and NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

Americans are finding little they like about President Barack Obama or either political party, according to a new poll that suggests the possibility of a "throw the bums out" mentality in next year's midterm elections.

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Two arrested on child neglect charges

Two arrested on child neglect charges

October 10th, 2013 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

One suspect was allegedly intoxicated at a Blountville school, while the other reportedly stumbled and fell on top of a 3-year-old in a Kingsport parking lot.

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Autoerotic asphyxiation possible in Castro death

Autoerotic asphyxiation possible in Castro death

October 10th, 2013 4:26 pm by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, AP Legal Affairs Writer

Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro's death by hanging in his prison cell may not have been suicide after all but an ill-fated attempt to choke himself for a sexual thrill, authorities said in a report issued Thursday.

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Second arrest made in investigation of children's home

Second arrest made in investigation of children's home

October 10th, 2013 1:56 pm by Rain Smith

Warrants were served on the supervisor of a Sullivan County children's center on Thursday, marking the second arrest in an investigation of alleged sex and alcohol at the facility.

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Woman in bogus online romance used boyfriend's credit card for month-long pizza binge

Woman in bogus online romance used boyfriend's credit card for month-long pizza binge

October 10th, 2013 1:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

A month long pizza binge landed a Hawkins County teen in jail after she allegedly bought pies in Church Hill on 18 separate occasions this past June using a debit card number stolen from the online boyfriend she was scamming.

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KFD turns attention to kitchen for Fire Prevention Week

KFD turns attention to kitchen for Fire Prevention Week - VIDEO

October 10th, 2013 11:08 am by Nick Shepherd

Fire Prevention Week has officially started, and the Kingsport Fire Department has chosen to focus on the cause of most home fires — cooking.

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Update: Sullivan South student killed in wreck on Lebanon Road

Update: Sullivan South student killed in wreck on Lebanon Road

October 10th, 2013 9:02 am by Rain Smith

Police say Blake Young, 16, was driving north on Lebanon Road shortly before 7 a.m. In the 1000 block his pickup exited the right side of the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned.

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Ex-cop killed after firing at US courthouse in WVa

Ex-cop killed after firing at US courthouse in WVa

October 10th, 2013 7:08 am by JOHN RABY and KEVIN BEGOS, Associated Press

Investigators said they are trying to determine why a retired police officer fired up to two dozen shots at a federal courthouse in West Virginia on Wednesday before officers returned fire and killed him.

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Pentagon says charitable foundation will pay death benefits during shutdown

Pentagon says charitable foundation will pay death benefits during shutdown

October 9th, 2013 5:28 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — “The Fisher House Foundation will provide the families of the fallen with the benefits they so richly deserve,” Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in a statement, adding that the Pentagon would reimburse the group after the shutdown.

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Egypt demonstrators mark killing of Christians

Egypt demonstrators mark killing of Christians

October 9th, 2013 5:20 pm by Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) — The “Maspero Massacre,” named after the state TV building where armored vehicles rolled over bodies of Christian protesters on Oct. 9 2011, was one of the worst incidents of state-perpetrated violence during the military rule.

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