Kingsport Times News Monday, April 21, 2014
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Abortion in cases of rape: New rifts in old debate

Abortion in cases of rape: New rifts in old debate

April 12th, 2014 11:28 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

Poll after poll over many years has shown that Americans overwhelmingly support legal access to abortion for women impregnated by rape. Yet the issue remains divisive, as demonstrated by two current rifts.

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Year after bombing, Boston and its people heal

Year after bombing, Boston and its people heal

April 12th, 2014 1:43 pm by DENISE LAVOIE and PAIGE SUTHERLAND, Associated Press

Every time Roseann Sdoia comes home, she must climb 18 steps — six stairs into the building, 12 more to her apartment. It is an old building in Boston's North End, with doors that are big and heavy, not an easy place for an amputee to live.

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Donor gives $2.2 million for Smokies park centers

Donor gives $2.2 million for Smokies park centers

April 12th, 2014 1:34 pm by Associated Press

Great Smoky Mountains National Park has received one of its largest cash donations ever, a $2.2 million gift from an anonymous donor, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported.

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Couple: Truck was on fire before deadly bus crash in Calif.

Couple: Truck was on fire before deadly bus crash in Calif.

April 12th, 2014 1:17 pm by Associated Press

A tractor-trailer already was on fire when it came across a median and crashed into a tour bus, killing 10 people, according to a couple whose car was sideswiped by the big rig.

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Bus was taking poor students on college visit when crash happened

Bus was taking poor students on college visit when crash happened

April 11th, 2014 4:29 pm by FENIT NIRAPPIL, Associated Press; MARTHA MENDOZA, Associated Press

It was a busload of opportunity: young, low-income, motivated students, destined to become the first in their families to go to college, journeying from the concrete sprawl of Los Angeles to a remote redwood campus 650 miles north.

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Open gun carry sponsor moves for full House vote

Open gun carry sponsor moves for full House vote

April 11th, 2014 4:25 pm by Associated Press

The House sponsor of a bill seeking to remove permit requirements to carry guns openly in Tennessee wants to bypass committees and hold a full floor vote on the measure.

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10 killed as bus, truck carrying students collide

10 killed as bus, truck carrying students collide

April 11th, 2014 9:19 am by CHANNING JOSEPH, Associated Press; FENIT NIRAPPIL, Associated Press

A FedEx tractor-trailer crossed over a grassy median on a Northern California freeway and slammed into a bus carrying more than 40 high school students in an explosive crash that left 10 people dead, authorities said.

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Tennessee teen hit by car while changing tire dies

Tennessee teen hit by car while changing tire dies

April 11th, 2014 9:18 am by Associated Press

A 13-year-old boy who was trying to change a flat tire alongside Interstate 24 in Smyrna has died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver.

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Kathleen Sebelius resigning from top HHS post

Kathleen Sebelius resigning from top HHS post

April 10th, 2014 8:07 pm by Associated Press

Her resignation comes as the White House seeks to rebound from the politically damaging launch of the Affordable Care Act. But it could also set the stage for a contentious election-year confirmation hearing to replace her.

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Driver in deadly Fla. day care crash in custody

Driver in deadly Fla. day care crash in custody

April 10th, 2014 6:34 pm by Associated Press

The SUV driver accused of causing a car to crash into a Florida day care, killing a 4-year-old girl and injuring 14 others, most of them children, surrendered to authorities Thursday.

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