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WikiLeaks source acquitted of aiding the enemy, convicted on other charges

WikiLeaks source acquitted of aiding the enemy, convicted on other charges

July 30th, 2013 2:43 pm by DAVID DISHNEAU PAULINE JELINEK, Associated Press

U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was acquitted of aiding the enemy — the most serious charge he faced — but was convicted of espionage, theft and other charges Tuesday, more than three years after he spilled secrets to WikiLeaks.

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Obama challenges GOP to accept corporate tax deal

Obama challenges GOP to accept corporate tax deal

July 30th, 2013 2:15 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) —Seeking to ease Washington gridlock, President Barack Obama on Tuesday challenged Republicans to accept a new fiscal deal to cut corporate tax rates in exchange for more government spending on jobs programs.

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Police cruisers rammed in high-speed chase through Carter County

Police cruisers rammed in high-speed chase through Carter County

July 30th, 2013 2:06 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

A high-speed pursuit in which police reported two cruisers were struck and a head-on collision narrowly avoided ended in a crash and several charges for the driver.

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Two men and a backhoe: Bizarre pursuit prompts arrest of Kingsport brothers

Two men and a backhoe: Bizarre pursuit prompts arrest of Kingsport brothers

July 30th, 2013 1:40 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — One suspect was allegedly weaving a stolen backhoe back and forth on Sullivan Gardens Parkway at approximately 4 a.m. The other is accused of acting as his brother's getaway man, stopping to let him jump in the back of a pickup.

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Spain investigators: Train driver was on phone

Spain investigators: Train driver was on phone

July 30th, 2013 12:20 pm by Associated Press

A train driver was on the phone and traveling at 95 mph, almost twice the speed limit, when the vehicle derailed last week, killing 79 people, a Spanish court investigating the crash said in preliminary findings Tuesday.

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Wise County remains identified as missing man

Wise County remains identified as missing man

July 30th, 2013 11:50 am by Stephen Igo

BIG STONE GAP — Terry J. Bishop had been missing since May 9. A week ago Tuesday evening, people picking berries along the southern side of the Powell River just west of town discovered what appeared to be human remains.

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Eastman increasing Tritan capacity to meet demand

Eastman increasing Tritan capacity to meet demand

July 30th, 2013 10:41 am by Hank Hayes

Since its launch in 2007, Tritan has been the material of choice for more than 600 food contact products ranging from serving and storing items to reusable sports bottles, infant care products and small appliances.

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Massive explosions rock central Fla. gas plant

Massive explosions rock central Fla. gas plant

July 30th, 2013 8:55 am by MIKE SCHNEIDER and TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

A series of explosions rocked a central Florida propane gas plant and sent "boom after boom after boom" through the neighborhood around it. Eight people were injured, with at least three in critical condition.

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Tenn. GOP ready to roll out the unwelcome mat for visiting Obama

Tenn. GOP ready to roll out the unwelcome mat for visiting Obama

July 30th, 2013 8:28 am by Tom Humphrey, Knoxville News Sentinel

In what is billed as “a different kind of welcome” for President Barack Obama’s visit to Chattanooga, the Tennessee Republican Party is airing an ad declaring that Tennessee is a success “not because of your liberal policies, but in spite of them."

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Mount Carmel BMA upholds firing of  officer accused in pill theft sting

Mount Carmel BMA upholds firing of officer accused in pill theft sting - VIDEO

July 29th, 2013 11:25 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — Following a four-hour hearing Monday which included lengthy testimony about a pill theft “setup” of former Mount Carmel Police Lt. Chris Jones, the board of Mayor and Aldermen voted 4-2 to uphold Jones’ firing in April.

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