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Australian woman charged with murder of eight children

Australian woman charged with murder of eight children

December 21st, 2014 5:48 pm by KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press

SYDNEY — An Australian woman was charged with murder on Sunday in the deaths of seven of her children and her niece, whose bodies were found inside her home, police said.

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Local woman collects toiletries to give away

Local woman collects toiletries to give away

December 21st, 2014 4:30 pm by Marci Gore

Gail Cole says when she worked at the Social Security Administration Office she realized that, for many people, there was no money available to buy everyday toiletry items such as soap and shampoo.

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Waste not ... Jackson Elementary program sends good food where it's needed — instead of to the trash

Waste not ... Jackson Elementary program sends good food where it's needed — instead of to the trash

December 21st, 2014 2:38 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — When Jackson Elementary School instructional aide Angie Hyche saw all the food that was wasted every school day in the Kingsport public school's cafeteria, she did more than just fret.

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New high schools discussion, ECU dividend,  Phillips won't run and more stories you may have missed

New high schools discussion, ECU dividend, Phillips won't run and more stories you may have missed

December 21st, 2014 11:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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TCRA: Cargo operation involving an Antonov "not a confirmed operation"

TCRA: Cargo operation involving an Antonov "not a confirmed operation"

December 21st, 2014 9:09 am by Hank Hayes

TCRA also notes the plane's arrival, if it happens, would not be a public event.

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Sources say NYPD officers' killer angry at chokehold death

Sources say NYPD officers' killer angry at chokehold death

December 20th, 2014 10:12 pm by COLLEEN LONG and JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

NEW YORK — A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two officers in a patrol car and shot them to death.

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Obama takes foreign policy risk, but on his own terms

Obama takes foreign policy risk, but on his own terms

December 20th, 2014 8:16 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama has been criticized as cautious on foreign policy, but the secret negotiations on Cuba suggest a willingness for bold and risky action, if he can keep tight control and rely on a few close aides.

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Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage

Sony saga blends foreign intrigue, star wattage

December 20th, 2014 8:11 pm by TAMI ABDOLLAH and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

The hackers who hit Sony Pictures Entertainment days before Thanksgiving crippled the network, stole gigabytes of data and spilled into public view unreleased films and reams of private executive emails.

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Scott County officials 'paws' to consider proposed site for new animal shelter

Scott County officials 'paws' to consider proposed site for new animal shelter

December 20th, 2014 4:30 pm by Marci Gore

Two weeks after a fire destroyed the county-run dog pound building, the Scott County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to consider the construction of a new animal shelter in the Daniel Boone community.

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Chalk it up: I want Kingsport....

Chalk it up: I want Kingsport....

December 20th, 2014 1:00 pm by Matthew Lane

What do you want Kingsport to be? Vibrant? Bicycle friendly? How about a fun place to work in? These are just some of the replies written on the "I want Kingsport" chalk board since its debut outside the historic State Theater.

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