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Fracking: US tightens rules for chemical disclosure

Fracking: US tightens rules for chemical disclosure

March 20th, 2015 4:46 pm by MATTHEW DALY and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

The rule has been under consideration for more than three years, drawing criticism from the oil and gas industry and environmental groups alike.

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Sullivan County leader charged with sexual battery, kidnapping

Sullivan County leader charged with sexual battery, kidnapping

March 20th, 2015 12:49 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A former Kingsport alderman who currently serves on multiple community boards and commissions has been arrested, accused of sexual battery on a disabled woman at a business that he owns.

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Police: Stranger lures pregnant woman, cuts out her baby

Police: Stranger lures pregnant woman, cuts out her baby

March 19th, 2015 12:20 pm by Associated Press

A woman advertising baby clothes on Craigslist lured a pregnant stranger to her Colorado home and then stabbed her in the belly and took out her unborn child, police say.

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Tennessee fugitive wanted on child sex charges arrested in Florida

Tennessee fugitive wanted on child sex charges arrested in Florida

March 19th, 2015 11:02 am by Staff Report

Edward William Tarras Jr. had been on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Top 10 Most Wanted list since Aug. 19, four days after he cut off his tracking bracelet and fled the state.

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Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim to retire in 3 years; athletic director is out

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim to retire in 3 years; athletic director is out

March 18th, 2015 1:24 pm by JOHN KEKIS, AP Sports Writer

Longtime assistant coach Mike Hopkins, a former star for the Orange, is in line to succeed Boeheim.

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Snack food maker bringing 273 jobs to Sullivan County

Snack food maker bringing 273 jobs to Sullivan County

March 18th, 2015 10:56 am by NET News Service

On Wednesday morning, city and economic development officials announced plans for a $22 million investment, saying it will create 273 jobs within the next 48 months at Gateway Commerce Park in Sullivan County.

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UPDATE: At least 21 dead in attack on Tunisia museum, some gunmen may have escaped

UPDATE: At least 21 dead in attack on Tunisia museum, some gunmen may have escaped

March 18th, 2015 10:47 am by Bouazza Ben Bouazza, Associated Press

Gunmen opened fire Wednesday at a leading museum in Tunisia's capital, killing at least eight people and wounding six, including foreign tourists, authorities said.

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Nissan bringing 1,000 jobs to Smyrna industrial park

Nissan bringing 1,000 jobs to Smyrna industrial park

March 18th, 2015 2:56 am by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press

Nissan Motor Co. announced plans Tuesday to build a new $160 million supplier park at its Tennessee assembly plant that the Japanese automaker projects to attract more than 1,000 jobs.

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Netanyahu's Likud wins Israeli election

Netanyahu's Likud wins Israeli election

March 18th, 2015 2:44 am by ARON HELLER, Associated Press

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ruling Likud Party scored a resounding victory in the country's election, final results showed Wednesday, after a tight race that put his lengthy rule in jeopardy.

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Expert says girl's running death not a homicide

Expert says girl's running death not a homicide

March 17th, 2015 6:42 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

A defense expert said in dramatic testimony Tuesday that he wouldn't classify the death of a young girl as a homicide even though her grandmother is accused of running her to death, yet he agreed the child wouldn't have died without exhausting physical ex

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