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Crime makes halting comeback as a political issue

Crime makes halting comeback as a political issue

July 6th, 2013 12:01 pm by NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press

Increasing numbers of states are turning away from mandatory prison sentences and embracing rehabilitation programs to thin out inmate populations and save taxpayer money.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

July 6th, 2013 9:00 am by Staff Report

A look back at the most viewed crime stories generated by the Times-News staff from June 28 through July 5.

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Deadly clashes erupt as Islamists take to streets in Egypt

Deadly clashes erupt as Islamists take to streets in Egypt

July 5th, 2013 11:29 pm by Staff Report

CAIRO (AP) — Enraged Islamists pushed back Friday against the toppling of President Mohammed Morsi, as tens of thousands of his supporters took to the streets vowing to win his reinstatement and clashed with their opponents in violence that killed 30.

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Nicaragua, Venezuela offer asylum to Snowden

Nicaragua, Venezuela offer asylum to Snowden

July 5th, 2013 11:28 pm by Associated Press

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The presidents of Nicaragua and Venezuela offered asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden, one day after leftist South American leaders gathered to denounce the rerouting of Bolivian President Evo Morales’ plane over Europe.

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Independence Day chaos: Calif. fireworks explosion injures 28

Independence Day chaos: Calif. fireworks explosion injures 28

July 5th, 2013 6:19 pm by Associated Press

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — As many as 10,000 Fourth of July revelers were just settling into their seats for the fireworks show when a bright plume of red and white bursts spread across the ground, injuring 28 people and sending others fleeing.

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Former JC doctor to serve time at Ala. prison for mislabeled cancer drugs

Former JC doctor to serve time at Ala. prison for mislabeled cancer drugs

July 5th, 2013 3:26 pm by Rex Barber, NET News Service

Dr. William Kincaid, a former Johnson City cancer physician who pleaded guilty in federal court in December to misleading patients by receiving mislabeled cancer drugs, is to report to prison in less than three weeks.

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John Paul II and John XXIII to be made saints this year

John Paul II and John XXIII to be made saints this year

July 5th, 2013 11:42 am by Alvise Armellini,dpa (MCT)

Two 20th century leaders of the Catholic Church should be made saints, Pope Francis decided on Friday, as the Vatican announced the forthcoming canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II.

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New principals announced for North Middle, Sullivan Gardens

New principals announced for North Middle, Sullivan Gardens

July 5th, 2013 11:20 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan North Middle School and Sullivan Gardens K-8 have new principals, Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie announced Wednesday afternoon.

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US economy adds 195K jobs; unemployment 7.6 pct.

US economy adds 195K jobs; unemployment 7.6 pct.

July 5th, 2013 11:05 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

U.S. employers added a robust 195,000 jobs in June and many more in April and May than previously thought.

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Editorial: America sorely needs truth in government

July 5th, 2013 9:03 am by Staff Report

Americans always have held different political and social opinions, but what’s missing in our political discourse is honesty and integrity.

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