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Jury: Life in prison for Afghanistan massacre

Jury: Life in prison for Afghanistan massacre

August 23rd, 2013 2:20 pm by GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press

A military jury on Friday sentenced a U.S. soldier who massacred 16 Afghan civilians last year to life in prison without a chance of parole.

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Kingsport man arrested with stolen cars twice in four days

Kingsport man arrested with stolen cars twice in four days

August 23rd, 2013 11:24 am by Rain Smith

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Or, in the alleged case of a Kingsport man, get arrested again, marking the second time you're caught with a stolen vehicle in just four days.

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Update: Former U.S. Senate candidate and reporter charged in murder-for-hire scheme

Update: Former U.S. Senate candidate and reporter charged in murder-for-hire scheme

August 23rd, 2013 10:09 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A former U.S. Senate candidate and local television reporter has been charged with trying to have a Carter County Sheriff's Office deputy killed.

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Man shot in Sullivan County, suspect in custody

Man shot in Sullivan County, suspect in custody

August 23rd, 2013 10:04 am by Rain Smith

Police are still collecting evidence and investigating the incident, which occurred on Jackson Hollow Road, with one person they interviewed saying it may center around accusations of theft.

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Man partially ejected in Kingsport crash

Man partially ejected in Kingsport crash

August 23rd, 2013 7:31 am by Staff Report

For unknown reasons a 2003 Honda Accord driven by Dustin Eugene Kaywood, 26, exited the roadway directly in front of Jackson Elementary School.

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Hyperloop' travel idea gains fans if not backers

Hyperloop' travel idea gains fans if not backers

August 23rd, 2013 6:28 am by JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk urged the public to polish sketch plans he released last week for a "Hyperloop" that would shoot capsules full of people at the speed of sound through elevated tubes connecting Los Angeles and San Francisco.

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Obama: Syria attack a 'big event of grave concern'

Obama: Syria attack a 'big event of grave concern'

August 23rd, 2013 6:26 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Obama says the U.S. is still seeking confirmation that toxic gases were used in Syria. But he says such actions are "very troublesome" and are going to "require America's attention."

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City manager names panel to assess Kingsport police chief candidates

City manager names panel to assess Kingsport police chief candidates

August 22nd, 2013 8:52 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The five members include: Bristol, Tenn., Police Chief Blaine Wade, Kingsport Fire Chief Craig Dye, Johnson City Assistant City Manager Charlie Stahl, former Kingsport Human Resources Director Barbara Duncan and Alderman Tom Segelhorst.

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Silicon Valley keenly awaits latest Lego robot kit

Silicon Valley keenly awaits latest Lego robot kit

August 22nd, 2013 7:52 pm by Staff Report

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The new Mindstorms sets, on sale Sept. 1, are simpler for the younger crowd and more versatile for sophisticated users than two earlier versions. The sets make it easy to build basic remote-controlled robots.

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Colorado town mulls drone hunts to decry spying

Colorado town mulls drone hunts to decry spying

August 22nd, 2013 5:28 pm by Associated Press

DEER TRAIL, Colo. (AP) — Yes, those drones. Shoot ‘em down for $25. With a $100 bounty reward for shooters who bring in debris from an unmanned aircraft “known to be owned or operated by the United States federal government.”

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