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Asteroid capture: NASA plans to drag space rock into lunar orbit

Asteroid capture: NASA plans to drag space rock into lunar orbit

May 24th, 2013 1:36 pm by By Deborah Netburn,Los Angeles Times (MCT)

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden dropped by JPL on Thursday to outline the agency’s plans to capture an asteroid, and to look at a model of a powerful new ion thruster that has enough strength to drag a space rock into orbit around the moon.

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Rare Superman comic found in house insulation

May 24th, 2013 1:27 pm by Associated Press

It's considered the Holy Grail of comic books: Action Comics No. 1 from 1938, featuring the debut of Superman.

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Ex-employee charged with stealing from Carter County water authority

Ex-employee charged with stealing from Carter County water authority

May 24th, 2013 1:23 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

Lori Beth Feaster was accused of stealing approximately $44,174 in ratepayer funds in just two years, 2010-11.

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Hungry TennCare eating more of state budget

Hungry TennCare eating more of state budget

May 24th, 2013 1:17 pm by Associated Press

State Treasurer David Lillard says expanding health care costs could absorb funding the state used to spend on other needs

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18 hurt in shuttle bus crash near Atlanta airport

May 24th, 2013 12:21 pm by Associated Press

Eighteen people were taken to the hospital Friday, at least two in serious condition, after they were hurt in a crash between a hotel shuttle bus and a tractor-trailer near Atlanta's airport, officials said.

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TOP DOGS: Two Sullivan K9 teams fetch first-place awards

TOP DOGS: Two Sullivan K9 teams fetch first-place awards

May 24th, 2013 12:16 pm by Nick Shepherd

Two Sullivan County K9 police officers and their furry partners brought home two first-place awards from a recent field trial, a feat never before accomplished in the history of the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office.

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New driving laws in Virginia starting in July

New driving laws in Virginia starting in July

May 24th, 2013 11:59 am by Steve Igo

New laws in Virginia taking effect July 1 take a tougher stance on drunken driving and driving while distracted.

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Work nearing end on Tenn. Highway 75 project, as Tenn. Highway 36 work continues

Work nearing end on Tenn. Highway 75 project, as Tenn. Highway 36 work continues

May 24th, 2013 11:55 am by Gary B. Gray, Johnson City Press

Two major state road projects in Washington and Sullivan counties costing an estimated $68 million are rolling along, with the link from Gray to the Tri-Cities Regional Airport set for completion in August.

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Kingsport police seek help in theft investigation

May 24th, 2013 11:15 am by Nick Shepherd

The Kingsport Police Department is seeking help in identifying two white male suspects allegedly involved in two felony thefts.

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Older brother held in deaths of 2 younger siblings

Older brother held in deaths of 2 younger siblings

May 24th, 2013 11:10 am by PAUL FOY, Associated Press

WEST POINT, Utah (AP) — A 15-year-old boy is in custody after authorities investigating the stabbing deaths of his younger adopted brothers found him miles away with traces of blood on him, officials said.

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