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Kingsport police shooting headed to grand jury

Kingsport police shooting headed to grand jury

August 14th, 2013 12:24 pm by Rain Smith

Findings of an investigation into June's shooting of a wanted man by Kingsport police will soon be presented to a grand jury, leaving the placement of any charges to their discretion.

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Getting juiced?: Cleanses prove popular but remain controversial diet

Getting juiced?: Cleanses prove popular but remain controversial diet

August 14th, 2013 9:16 am by By REBEKAH WILSON (rwilson@timesnews.net)

Juice cleanses — temporary diets in which you drink only juice and stop eating solid food and toxic substances — have proven both popular and controversial.

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Airline mergers have already led to higher fares

Airline mergers have already led to higher fares

August 14th, 2013 7:56 am by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Airlines Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — The government is putting its foot down on rising airfares and fees by blocking the latest airline merger — but for fliers, it's already too late.

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Police kill La. bank hostage taker; 1 hostage dies

Police kill La. bank hostage taker; 1 hostage dies

August 14th, 2013 7:36 am by HOLBROOK MOHR, Associated Press

ST. JOSEPH, La. (AP) — A man who authorities said was mentally unstable and believed a device had been implanted in his head shot two hostages, killing one, at a rural Louisiana bank before state police shot and killed him.

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Burglar takes 2 turkeys, ham from Johnson City church

August 14th, 2013 7:24 am by NET News Service

Two frozen turkeys and a frozen ham were reported stolen from a downtown Johnson City church in a burglary on Monday.

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‘I need help’: J.C. stabbing suspect says no one’s listened to him

‘I need help’: J.C. stabbing suspect says no one’s listened to him

August 14th, 2013 7:19 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Massachusetts man told a Washington County judge during his arraignment Tuesday on attempted murder charges that he needs help and no one would listen to him about it.

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Schools, old courthouse among buildings flooded in Blountville

Schools, old courthouse among buildings flooded in Blountville

August 13th, 2013 9:57 pm by Staff Report

BLOUNTVILLE —At least one motorist was caught in a stalled-out car in high water. “It must have rained four to five inches here in about three or four hours,” said Claude Smith, construction manager and maintenance supervisor for the county.

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Carolina conservatives want more opposition in DC

Carolina conservatives want more opposition in DC

August 13th, 2013 8:41 pm by Associated Press

LINCOLNTON, N.C. (AP) — Republican Patrick McHenry’s loudest constituents have no desire to see conciliation on gridlocked Capitol Hill, unless it comes from President Barack Obama and his fellow Democrats.

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Air Force nuke unit fails key security test

Air Force nuke unit fails key security test

August 13th, 2013 6:15 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lt. Gen. James M. Kowalski, commander of Air Force Global Strike Command, said a team of “relatively low ranking” airmen failed one exercise as part of a broader inspection, which began last week and ended Tuesday.

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Musk’s ‘Hyperloop’ transport idea has sci-fi feel

Musk’s ‘Hyperloop’ transport idea has sci-fi feel

August 13th, 2013 5:38 pm by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The concept sounds like something from the comic books that billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk read religiously as a boy: a capsule that speeds along as fast as sound, carrying people between major cities.

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