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Slobbery sidekicks: Dogs ride in bikers' sidecars

Slobbery sidekicks: Dogs ride in bikers' sidecars

December 3rd, 2014 9:12 am by SUE MANNING, Associated Press

A documentary by filmmaking couple Eric and Geneva Ristau is the unique story of 15 dogs and 18 riders who spend all the time they can on three wheels.

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30 years later, disaster haunts Bhopal survivors

30 years later, disaster haunts Bhopal survivors

December 3rd, 2014 8:08 am by RISHI LEKHI, Associated Press

Hundreds of survivors of the gas leak that claimed thousands of lives took to the streets Wednesday to mark the 30th anniversary of the disaster.

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Kingsport BMA approves  budget  amendment  for $150 gift cards for  school system employees

Kingsport BMA approves budget amendment for $150 gift cards for school system employees

December 3rd, 2014 12:30 am by Matthew Lane

Who thought giving gift cards to employees at Christmas would take up so much time of city and school officials? But that's exactly what's happened over the past two weeks.

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Nearby gunshots prompt lockdown at Bulls Gap School

Nearby gunshots prompt lockdown at Bulls Gap School

December 2nd, 2014 10:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Sheriff Ronnie Lawson said that a man who resides in an unincorporated neighborhood near the school was test firing a new high-powered rifle.

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Promotions, gas prices boost US auto sales

Promotions, gas prices boost US auto sales

December 2nd, 2014 9:00 pm by DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writers

American shoppers passed on the malls and headed to the car dealerships over Thanksgiving weekend.

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Update: Two children, one adult killed as school buses collide

Update: Two children, one adult killed as school buses collide

December 2nd, 2014 6:34 pm by Associated Press

Knox County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jim McIntyre fought back tears at a news conference. "This is an unspeakable tragedy," he said. "This is what we work every day to try to prevent."

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Energy companies lead an advance in U.S. stocks

Energy companies lead an advance in U.S. stocks

December 2nd, 2014 6:14 pm by Associated Press

The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 13.11 points, or 0.6 percent, to 2,066.55. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 102.75 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,879.55, while the Nasdaq composite rose 28.46 points, or 0.6 percent, to 4,755.81.

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Twitter tries to make it easier to report abuse

Twitter tries to make it easier to report abuse

December 2nd, 2014 6:06 pm by Associated Press

The short messaging service said Tuesday that the new tools will roll out to users over the coming weeks. It's available now for a small group of Twitter's 284 million members.

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House may vote to undo Obama immigration order

House may vote to undo Obama immigration order

December 2nd, 2014 6:00 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

The Republican-led House may vote this week to undo President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration, House Speaker John Boehner told lawmakers Tuesday as he sought to give outraged conservatives an outlet to vent.

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Update: Wanted man faces bomb charges after fleeing arrest

Update: Wanted man faces bomb charges after fleeing arrest

December 2nd, 2014 5:42 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A wanted man faces new charges after allegedly threatening suicide by cop and running from police, leaving behind an illegal, handcrafted explosive in his Bloomingdale home.

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