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FedEx charged with assisting illegal pharmacies

FedEx charged with assisting illegal pharmacies

July 17th, 2014 8:25 pm by Associated Press

The delivery company is accused of shipping powerful sleeping aid Ambien, anti-anxiety medications Valium and Xanax, and other drugs to customers who had no legitimate medical need and lacked valid prescriptions. FedEx insists it did nothing wrong.

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Jet downing, weak earnings rattle stock market

Jet downing, weak earnings rattle stock market

July 17th, 2014 6:46 pm by Associated Press

All three major stock indexes ended lower for the first time in a week, but remained near record highs and positive for the year.

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Blues icon Johnny Winter dies at 70 in Zurich

Blues icon Johnny Winter dies at 70 in Zurich

July 17th, 2014 6:35 pm by Associated Press

Texas blues legend Johnny Winter emblazoned himself into the world's consciousness with his tattooed arms churning out lightning-fast guitar riffs and his striking long white hair flowing from under his cowboy hat.

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Both sides in Ukraine deny shooting down passenger plane, 295 on board

Both sides in Ukraine deny shooting down passenger plane, 295 on board

July 17th, 2014 1:29 pm by PETER LEONARD and MSTYSLAV CHERNOV, Associated Press

Ukraine says a passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday as it flew over the country, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists who have been fighting in the region denied any responsibility.

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Kingsport man allegedly interferes with EMS

Kingsport man allegedly interferes with EMS

July 17th, 2014 1:23 pm by Rain Smith

Emergency responders attempting to tend to an unresponsive woman at a Kingsport bus stop were allegedly accosted by a man on Wednesday, prompting his arrest.

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KPD: Man crashes into Kingsport home 'inches' from porch sitters

KPD: Man crashes into Kingsport home 'inches' from porch sitters

July 17th, 2014 12:25 pm by Rain Smith

A man who reportedly lost control of his vehicle while speeding along a residential Kingsport street, striking a home and sending debris into the face of one person on the porch, has been apprehended nearly a week after fleeing the scene.

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3 dead in California bank robbery, gunbattle

3 dead in California bank robbery, gunbattle

July 17th, 2014 9:36 am by SCOTT SMITH, Associated Press

Robbers fleeing a California bank took three women hostage and threw two of them from their getaway vehicle, as they fired repeatedly at police during a high-speed chase.

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Former Tennessee sheriff's captain charged with theft

Former Tennessee sheriff's captain charged with theft

July 17th, 2014 8:30 am by Associated Press

A former Grundy County Sheriff's Department captain has surrendered to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation after being on charges of stealing handguns from the department's evidence room.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Surgoinsville adds Lyons property to historic district

PHOTO GALLERY: Surgoinsville adds Lyons property to historic district

July 17th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Surgoinsville's historic zoning district will be growing to include the old Lyons property on Main Street, which contains buildings that date back to the early 1800s.

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Liberals assessing 2016 race as Clinton weighs bid

Liberals assessing 2016 race as Clinton weighs bid

July 16th, 2014 11:22 pm by Associated Press

Hillary Rodham Clinton remains the dominant figure in Democrats' early 2016 discussions but she is beginning to get elbowed by liberals in her party as she considers a second run for the presidency.

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