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Silent film shows preparation and atomic bombing of Nagasaki

Silent film shows preparation and atomic bombing of Nagasaki

February 6th, 2014 3:07 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

?This silent film shows the final preparation and loading of the "Fat Man" bomb into "Bockscar," the plane which dropped the bomb on Nagasaki.

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KPD: Man files 21 false reports with police

KPD: Man files 21 false reports with police

February 6th, 2014 2:42 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after claiming $13,000 in fraudulent purchases on his wife's credit card to police, though he allegedly consented to the transactions for another woman he's "involved with."

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Speaker: Immigration measure will be tough to pass

Speaker: Immigration measure will be tough to pass

February 6th, 2014 2:37 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday it will be difficult to pass immigration legislation this year, dimming prospects for one of President Barack Obama's top domestic priorities.

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Admin said to be eyeing insurance extension

Admin said to be eyeing insurance extension

February 6th, 2014 2:35 pm by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer

The Obama administration is considering an extension of the president's decision to let people keep their individual insurance policies even if they are not compliant with the health care overhaul, according to two top industry officials.

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School apologizes for black history lunch menu

School apologizes for black history lunch menu

February 6th, 2014 2:32 pm by Associated Press

Officials at a Northern California private school are apologizing after a lunch menu option to celebrate Black History Month angered some parents and students.

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Nashville sued for records in Vanderbilt rape case

Nashville sued for records in Vanderbilt rape case

February 6th, 2014 8:59 am by Associated Press

Four former football players are accused of raping an unconscious student in a dorm on June 23 and have pleaded not guilty to rape and sexual battery charges.

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Prosecutor: Forced soda, water consumption led to Hawkins child's death

Prosecutor: Forced soda, water consumption led to Hawkins child's death

February 6th, 2014 6:41 am by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — Attorney General Berkeley Bell says the biological father and stepmother forced her to drink as many as 4.5 12-ounce bottles of grape soda and an unknown amount of water. “They also failed to take care of the child once she was injured.”

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Attorneys disagree on issues surrounding firing of Sullivan Highway Department workers

Attorneys disagree on issues surrounding firing of Sullivan Highway Department workers

February 5th, 2014 11:33 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Bobbie Manning said Wednesday he has personally paid the $9,000 fee to secure the $100,000 bond required to serve as highway commissioner in Sullivan County.

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Johnson City woman pleads guilty to production of child pornography by a parent

Johnson City woman pleads guilty to production of child pornography by a parent

February 5th, 2014 10:41 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

GREENEVILLE — A Johnson City woman accused of taking money so three of her children could be used in a pornography production pleaded guilty Wednesday to one of the federal charges filed against her last year.

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Ultimate Smoke owner sentenced to three years

Ultimate Smoke owner sentenced to three years

February 5th, 2014 9:15 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — According to court records, Catoe opened Ultimate Smoke in March 2011, selling synthetic marijuana, bath salts and other drug paraphernalia, arguing at the time the products were incense and potpourri and not meant for human consumption.

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