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WWII troop transport plane will return to Normandy for 70th anniversary of D-Day

WWII troop transport plane will return to Normandy for 70th anniversary of D-Day

March 23rd, 2014 2:50 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

The next time the American military transport plane known as Whiskey 7 drops its paratroopers over Normandy, France, it will be for a commemoration instead of an invasion.

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As Hawkins court clerk's contempt trial nears, motion to dismiss filed

As Hawkins court clerk's contempt trial nears, motion to dismiss filed

March 23rd, 2014 1:43 pm by Jeff Bobo

A motion filed Friday to dismiss a contempt of court charge against Hawkins County Clerk of Courts Sarah Davis claims an arrest warrant issued by Sessions Judge J. Todd Ross on Feb. 3 was illegal and that Davis's constitutional rights were violated.

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French data show possible debris from jetliner

French data show possible debris from jetliner

March 23rd, 2014 12:10 pm by ROB GRIFFITH and SCOTT McDONALD, Associated Press

France provided new satellite data Sunday showing possible debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, as searchers combing a remote part of the southern Indian Ocean tried to locate a pallet that could help solve the mystery.

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Police charge man with murder, attempted murder in downtown JC shooting

Police charge man with murder, attempted murder in downtown JC shooting

March 23rd, 2014 11:45 am by NET news service

Police charged a Johnson City man, Jamarcus Lavelle Jackson, 24, with killing one man and wounding another in a downtown parking lot overnight.

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TBI probe in sheriff's reelection campaign, Kingsport Carousel groundbreaking,  YMCA expansion grant and more stories you may have missed

TBI probe in sheriff's reelection campaign, Kingsport Carousel groundbreaking, YMCA expansion grant and more stories you may have missed

March 23rd, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

A sampling of some of the interesting and important stories appearing this past week on TimesNews.net.

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Three dead in mudslide in Washington state

Three dead in mudslide in Washington state

March 23rd, 2014 3:40 am by Angel Gonzalez, Coral Garnick and Jack Broom, The Seattle Times (MCT)

Searchers looking for victims of Saturday's massive mudslide in eastern Snohomish County reported hearing voices — possibly from children — coming late Saturday from an area hit by the slide.

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Early voting approaching in Sullivan County

Early voting approaching in Sullivan County

March 22nd, 2014 10:44 pm by J. H. Osborne

The general election ballot is not until August, but the race for Sullivan County mayor will be decided on May 6 in the Republican Party primary.

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Plans for Kingsport's new sports complex starting to take shape

Plans for Kingsport's new sports complex starting to take shape

March 22nd, 2014 8:48 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Model City is getting the ball rolling on its new sports complex. Kingsport is planning to build a new softball/baseball complex on a portion of the old General Shale property along Industry Drive.

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Pro-Russian forces storm Ukrainian base in Crimea

Pro-Russian forces storm Ukrainian base in Crimea

March 22nd, 2014 3:07 pm by ADAM PEMBLE and YURAS KARMANAU, Associated Press

Pro-Russian forces stormed a Ukrainian air force base in Crimea, firing shots and stun grenades and smashing through concrete walls with armored personnel carriers. At least one person was wounded, the base commander said.

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Report: NSA targeted Chinese tech giant Huawei

Report: NSA targeted Chinese tech giant Huawei

March 22nd, 2014 2:41 pm by Associated Press

U.S. intelligence agencies hacked into the email servers of Huawei five years ago amid growing concerns that the Chinese telecommunications equipment manufacturer was a threat to U.S. national security, a German weekly reported.

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