Kingsport Times News Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Fifth grade girl describes harrowing Tenn. school bus crash

Fifth grade girl describes harrowing Tenn. school bus crash

December 3rd, 2014 10:52 am by Associated Press

"Everyone was on the floor and screaming and crying ... I thought I was going to die."

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Diplomats worldwide target Islamic State militants

Diplomats worldwide target Islamic State militants

December 3rd, 2014 9:26 am by LARA JAKES, Associated Press; JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, Associated Press

A global fight against Islamic State militants will likely take years to fully succeed, but nations are prepared to engage "for as long as it takes" to defeat the bloody insurgency, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday.

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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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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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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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Regional & National
Huge Utah nativity scene breaks Guinness record

Huge Utah nativity scene breaks Guinness record

December 2nd, 2014 5:50 pm by Associated Press

Organizers said breaking the record was secondary to emphasizing religious faith over Christmas-season shopping. "We wanted to do it simply to show the world what Christmas is all about," said Derral Eves, one of the producers.

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Crime Regional & National
Johnson City man charged with making fake Social Security, resident alien cards

Johnson City man charged with making fake Social Security, resident alien cards

December 2nd, 2014 8:29 am by NET News Service

State agents say Gerardo Dario Sosa-Munoz, 22, was arrested on fraud charges after state and local agencies spent more than a year investigating him.

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NASA launching new Orion spacecraft on test flight

NASA launching new Orion spacecraft on test flight

December 2nd, 2014 8:05 am by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

It will be the farthest a built-for-humans capsule has flown since the Apollo moon missions, shooting 3,600 miles out into space in order to gain enough momentum to re-enter the atmosphere at a scorching 20,000 mph.

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Suspect in four West Virginia killings found dead

Suspect in four West Virginia killings found dead

December 1st, 2014 9:26 pm by MATT STROUD, Associated Press

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A West Virginia man suspected in four killings in separate shootings was discovered dead in his truck of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after an hourslong manhunt, police said Monday.

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