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Keystone XL pipeline decision back in Obama's lap

Keystone XL pipeline decision back in Obama's lap

January 10th, 2015 10:03 am by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Republicans in Congress and a state supreme court have thrown the political hot potato known as Keystone XL straight back onto President Barack Obama's lap.

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Missouri leaders pressured Ferguson for chief's resignation

Missouri leaders pressured Ferguson for chief's resignation

January 10th, 2015 10:01 am by JIM SALTER, Associated Press; DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

Some of Missouri's top leaders tried unsuccessfully to pressure Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson to resign after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, interviews with several elected officials and newly released records show.

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Drone revolution draws near, but big obstacles remain

Drone revolution draws near, but big obstacles remain

January 10th, 2015 10:00 am by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Business Writer

The drones are coming. Not as flying deliverymen that bring diapers, books or soup cans to your home, a vision put forth by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to much fanfare a little more than a year ago.

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Church Hill man wanted in connection with Kingsport shooting commits suicide

Church Hill man wanted in connection with Kingsport shooting commits suicide

January 10th, 2015 9:43 am by Nick Shepherd

A Church Hill man who killed one person at a Kingsport apartment complex and left another with life threatening injuries committed suicide as police closed in to take him into custody.

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KPD boosts seat belt enforcement

KPD boosts seat belt enforcement

January 9th, 2015 10:30 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police say they are stepping up seat belt enforcement to increase the city's current usage rate of 80 percent. Since 2012, at least a third of the people killed in Model City crashes were not wearing their seat belts.

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Bluff City denies railroad request to close crossing

Bluff City denies railroad request to close crossing

January 9th, 2015 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Despite pleas from Norfolk Southern, members of the Bluff City Board of Mayor and Alderman refused to shut down a crossing the railroad says will eventually cause a fatality.

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Church Hill police warn of IRS telephone scam

Church Hill police warn of IRS telephone scam

January 9th, 2015 5:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

Several people have reported receiving telephone calls from scam artists claiming to be IRS agents.

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Judge seeks details in reviewing fraud claims against Pilot

Judge seeks details in reviewing fraud claims against Pilot

January 9th, 2015 4:45 pm by Associated Press

The truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has been asked to turn over more information, as he reviews a motion to throw out lawsuits by several trucking companies claiming they were cheated.

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Women accused of meth delivery at Bulls Gap market

Women accused of meth delivery at Bulls Gap market

January 9th, 2015 4:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

The HCSO Narcotics Unit received information around 8 p.m. Thursday that two women in a blue pickup would be transporting an unspecified quantity of meth to the Bi-Lo Market parking lot on Highway 11-E in Bulls Gap.

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Update: French police kill gunmen in twin attacks, free 16 hostages

Update: French police kill gunmen in twin attacks, free 16 hostages

January 9th, 2015 3:33 pm by LORI HINNANT and SAMUEL PETREQUIN, Associated Press

With explosions and gunfire, security forces ended a three-day terror spree around Paris, killing the two al-Qaida-linked brothers who staged a murderous rampage at a satirical newspaper and an associate who seized a kosher supermarket.

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