Kingsport Times News Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Kentucky flood victims tell anguished tales of loss, grief

Kentucky flood victims tell anguished tales of loss, grief

July 17th, 2015 11:00 am by BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press

"The whole house started caving down on us," Heather Blair said Thursday from a hotel in nearby Paintsville. "Everybody ended up in the water trying to fight for their life in all that debris...It was hell."

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Hitchhiking robot embarking on coast-to-coast tour across US

Hitchhiking robot embarking on coast-to-coast tour across US

July 17th, 2015 10:15 am by COLLIN BINKLEY, Associated Press

With its thumb raised skyward and a grin on its digital face, the robotic creation of two researchers in Canada is about to start a hitchhiking journey across the U.S.

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New rule to protect streams near coal mines

New rule to protect streams near coal mines

July 17th, 2015 8:15 am by KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press

The long-anticipated move that met quick resistance from Republicans, even as the Obama administration projected only modest job losses in coal country.

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Little known about suspect in fatal shooting of Marines

Little known about suspect in fatal shooting of Marines

July 17th, 2015 7:46 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON and KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press

The 24-year-old, Kuwait-born engineer had not been on the radar of federal authorities until the bloodshed. Officials have said they do not know what motivated his rampage, while even the exact spelling of his first name was not clear.

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The latest: FBI says Chattanooga shooter initially fired from inside car

The latest: FBI says Chattanooga shooter initially fired from inside car

July 17th, 2015 12:40 am by Associated Press

An FBI official says investigators have no evidence at this point that anyone but a lone gunman was involved in the fatal shooting of four marines in Tennessee.

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George HW Bush, 91, falls, breaks bone in neck, hospitalized

George HW Bush, 91, falls, breaks bone in neck, hospitalized

July 16th, 2015 3:00 pm by Associated Press

Former President George H.W. Bush, at 91 the oldest living former president, was being treated at a hospital early Thursday for a broken bone in his neck suffered in a fall.

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Colorado, land of pot experimentation, rejects PTSD use

Colorado, land of pot experimentation, rejects PTSD use

July 16th, 2015 2:00 pm by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press

Colorado is known for pushing boundaries on marijuana, but a recent decision from the state health officials rejecting pot as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder shows the issue is far from settled.

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Few are charged after LAPD mass arrests

Few are charged after LAPD mass arrests

July 16th, 2015 1:00 pm by By Kate Mather and Stephen Ceasar, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

There was no widespread violence, no burning stores or looting, but L.A. made national headlines for another reason: Los Angeles Police Department officers swept up hundreds of protesters in mass arrests.

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Official: Four Marines killed in military attacks in Tenn.

Official: Four Marines killed in military attacks in Tenn.

July 16th, 2015 12:54 pm by Associated Press

U.S. Attorney Bill Killian said officials were investigating the possibility it was "domestic terrorism." FBI agent Ed Reinhold said authorities were still trying to establish a motive.

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Searching for flood victims among snakes, mosquitoes, mud

Searching for flood victims among snakes, mosquitoes, mud

July 16th, 2015 12:00 pm by BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press; DAVID STEPHENSON, Associated Press

They roam the banks of the swollen creek, looking for those who were lost when a flash flood ravaged this rural eastern Kentucky community. They battle swarming mosquitoes and snake-infested creeks

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