Kingsport Times News Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

April 19th, 2014 7:05 pm by MATTHEW BROWN, Associated Press

No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.

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National energy boom blurs political battle lines

National energy boom blurs political battle lines

April 19th, 2014 2:55 pm by NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press

The U.S. energy boom is blurring the country's traditional political battle lines. Democrats are split between environmentalists and business and labor groups, and some deeply conservative areas are allying with conservationists against fracking.

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Documents detail another delayed GM recall

Documents detail another delayed GM recall

April 19th, 2014 2:26 pm by Associated Press

Government documents show that General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and warranty repair claims.

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Nashville woman gets two years in VA fraud case

Nashville woman gets two years in VA fraud case

April 19th, 2014 1:48 pm by Maranda Faris, The Tennessean

A Nashville woman was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court to two years in prison for defrauding the Veterans Administration of more than $364,000 over three years.

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Opponents ask Haslam to veto bill that would punish drug-using pregnant women

Opponents ask Haslam to veto bill that would punish drug-using pregnant women

April 18th, 2014 7:24 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Opponents of a Tennessee bill that would punish pregnant women who abuse narcotics say it will have the unintended consequence of hurting the very people it's supposed to protect: the babies.

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Colorado deaths stoke worries about recreational marijuana industry

Colorado deaths stoke worries about recreational marijuana industry

April 18th, 2014 6:20 pm by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

Two recent deaths have stoked concerns about Colorado's recreational marijuana industry and the effects of the drug, especially since cookies, candy and other pot edibles can be exponentially more potent than a joint.

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MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

April 18th, 2014 4:02 pm by STEVE LeBLANC, Associated Press

Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life — and then died doing it, becoming a central character in the gripping hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

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61 arrested in West Tenn. gang sweep

61 arrested in West Tenn. gang sweep

April 18th, 2014 4:01 pm by Associated Press

Authorities in six West Tennessee counties are reporting the arrest of 61 people on various charges during a gang sweep.

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NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned

NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned

April 18th, 2014 4:00 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

Flight controllers confirmed that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon Friday as planned, avoiding the precious historic artifacts left behind by moonwalkers.

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Man's body found under deck in Knoxville

Man's body found under deck in Knoxville

April 18th, 2014 11:36 am by Associated Press

Police say an autopsy has found no evidence of foul play in the death of a man whose body was found underneath a deck behind a Knoxville home.

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