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GM recalls 8.2 million cars for ignition switches

GM recalls 8.2 million cars for ignition switches

June 30th, 2014 9:30 pm by Associated Press

The latest recalls involve mainly older midsize cars and bring GM's total number of recalls this year to over 28 million. GM said it was aware of three deaths, eight injuries and seven crashes involving the vehicles recalled on Monday.

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Family of four freed from Bristol Highway crash

Family of four freed from Bristol Highway crash

June 30th, 2014 9:00 pm by NET News Service

Police said four people in a family were freed from a single-vehicle Bristol Highway crash this afternoon.

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Obama: I'll act on my own on immigration

Obama: I'll act on my own on immigration

June 30th, 2014 8:00 pm by JIM KUHNHENN and ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

In the face of an unyielding Congress, President Barack Obama said Monday he will no longer wait for Republicans to act on immigration and will move on his own to make policy changes.

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Police: Wise County fugitive nabbed with large synthetic drug stash

Police: Wise County fugitive nabbed with large synthetic drug stash

June 30th, 2014 5:30 pm by Stephen Igo

A Wise County fugitive wanted on drug charges was taken into custody in Kentucky on Sunday, the Wise County Sheriff's Office said Monday.

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Attempt to visit inmate prompts arrest

Attempt to visit inmate prompts arrest

June 30th, 2014 3:42 pm by Rain Smith

When asked for identification the woman handed over a fishing license, and was unable to tell officers how she had arrived to the Sheriff's Office.

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Trespassing leads to multiple drug, disorderly conduct charges

Trespassing leads to multiple drug, disorderly conduct charges

June 30th, 2014 12:27 pm by Nick Shepherd

A traffic stop to tell people they were trespassing on private property quickly turned into a wrestling match and led to the arrest of a Kingsport man on charges of disorderly conduct and a number of drug violations, according to a police report.

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Marine, declared a two-time deserter, turns himself in

Marine, declared a two-time deserter, turns himself in

June 30th, 2014 8:39 am by By Lauren Raab, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Marine Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun, an Arabic interpreter from Utah, disappeared in June 2004 from a military camp near Fallujah, Iraq, and turned up the next month with relatives in Lebanon.

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Bumpy road ahead for legal pot in Washington

Bumpy road ahead for legal pot in Washington

June 30th, 2014 8:36 am by GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press

As Washington plows toward the legal pot promised land, it's finding that getting the cannabis market off the ground has been even tougher than anyone imagined.

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2 killed when hit by train in Chilhowie, Va., boy survives

2 killed when hit by train in Chilhowie, Va., boy survives

June 30th, 2014 8:31 am by Associated Press

CHILHOWIE, Va. (AP) — A man and a girl were hit by a train and killed Sunday while fishing from a railroad bridge, and a boy who was with them survived by dropping roughly 30 feet to the ground below, officials said.

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Anti-meth law among those taking effect July 1

Anti-meth law among those taking effect July 1

June 30th, 2014 8:24 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A law limiting the purchase of cold and allergy medicines used to make illegal methamphetamine is among those taking effect Tuesday, as are statutes that require more disclosure from the Tennessee Department of Children's Services.

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