Kingsport Times News Saturday, March 28, 2015
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Man, 20, charged with shooting officers in Ferguson

Man, 20, charged with shooting officers in Ferguson

March 15th, 2015 5:21 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

A 20-year-old charged Sunday with shooting two police officers watching over a demonstration outside the Ferguson Police Department told investigators he wasn't targeting the officers, officials said.

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Big bills to view public documents discourage public access

Big bills to view public documents discourage public access

March 15th, 2015 4:00 pm by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, Associated Press

The public's right to see government records is coming at an ever-increasing price, as authorities set fees and hourly charges that often prevent information from flowing.

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Meth lab found in Indiana Wal-Mart restroom

Meth lab found in Indiana Wal-Mart restroom

March 15th, 2015 3:15 pm by Associated Press

A restroom at a Wal-Mart in eastern Indiana has been closed indefinitely after an employee discovered a working meth lab inside.

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Social Security records say 6.5 million in U.S. reach age 112

Social Security records say 6.5 million in U.S. reach age 112

March 14th, 2015 8:03 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Americans are getting older, but not this old: Social Security records show that 6.5 million people in the U.S. have reached the ripe old age of 112.

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Facebook fraud suspect on the lam; family, dog also missing

Facebook fraud suspect on the lam; family, dog also missing

March 14th, 2015 4:00 pm by LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press

A man accused of faking an ownership stake in Facebook to justify a multibillion-dollar lawsuit against its founder Mark Zuckerberg has vanished.

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Study calls heart imaging into question for mild chest pain

Study calls heart imaging into question for mild chest pain

March 14th, 2015 3:15 pm by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

People checked with a heart CT scan after seeing a doctor for chest pain have no less risk of heart attack, dying or being hospitalized months later than those who take a simple treadmill test or other older exam, finds a big federal study.

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Salvage crew at site of Black Hawk crash that killed 11

Salvage crew at site of Black Hawk crash that killed 11

March 14th, 2015 2:40 pm by TAMARA LUSH and EMERY DALESIO, Associated Press

A salvage barge moved off the Florida Panhandle coast to lift the wreckage of a shattered Black Hawk helicopter from the waters, days after seven Marines and four soldiers were killed when the aircraft crashed on a nighttime training mission.

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Authorities search for link between slain family, jailed man

Authorities search for link between slain family, jailed man

March 13th, 2015 8:00 pm by KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press

An Idaho sheriff has appealed for the public's help to determine what might connect a slain former AZ power company executive, his wife and their adult son to a 22-year-old man who prosecutors say was arrested with credit cards belonging to the victims.

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Tenn. Republicans hit each other on 'social hour,' expenses

Tenn. Republicans hit each other on 'social hour,' expenses

March 13th, 2015 5:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

While the House took off several days because of the weather, the Senate plowed ahead. And Ramsey still wants to conclude the session by mid-April. That's causing some heartache among House members

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Lawsuit that showed GM hid ignition switch problem settled

Lawsuit that showed GM hid ignition switch problem settled

March 13th, 2015 1:15 pm by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

Engineers hired by lawyers found that GM modified the switches after finding problems, but failed to disclose that under oath in legal depositions or to government safety investigators.

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