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Off the Wall News: Home invasion? No, just a duck

Off the Wall News: Home invasion? No, just a duck

April 7th, 2014 2:18 pm by Associated Press

Police say it appears the duck got in through the chimney.

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News Crime Regional & National
Tennessee school shooter who killed vice principal sentenced to time served

Tennessee school shooter who killed vice principal sentenced to time served

April 7th, 2014 1:59 pm by Associated Press

A former Campbell County High School student who was convicted of reckless homicide for fatally shooting an assistant principal has been sentenced to time served.

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Crime Elizabethton
Copper stolen from marina on Watauga Lake

Copper stolen from marina on Watauga Lake

April 7th, 2014 1:49 pm by Staff Report

Carter County Sheriff's Deputy Roger Brown said the thief stole a significant amount of copper and a marine battery.

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Volkswagen considering tossing election results and accepting UAW union at Tennessee plant, group says

Volkswagen considering tossing election results and accepting UAW union at Tennessee plant, group says

April 7th, 2014 11:40 am by Chattanooga Times Free Press

VW workers rejected the union in a 712 to 626 vote after a three-day election overseen by the National Labor Relations Board.

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News Crime Local News
Kingsport man suffers severe burns in suspected meth lab explosion

Kingsport man suffers severe burns in suspected meth lab explosion

April 7th, 2014 10:42 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

An early Saturday morning fire in Kingsport is suspected to have been triggered by a meth lab explosion, resulting in hospitalization of a man with burns over 40 percent of his body.

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UPDATE: Police say woman escaped alleged abductor at rest area

UPDATE: Police say woman escaped alleged abductor at rest area

April 7th, 2014 9:58 am by Staff Report

Police said a city man was arrested on kidnapping charges after his ex-girlfriend told them he abducted her from her place of work and left the state.

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Opinion
Should Tennessee teacher raises be put on hold?

Should Tennessee teacher raises be put on hold?

April 7th, 2014 9:57 am by Johnson City Press

Earlier this year, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam promised teachers and state employees a pay raise in the new budget year. Haslam announced last week those pay hikes would have to wait at least another year.

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Community
Journey to Africa

Journey to Africa

April 7th, 2014 9:41 am by Tony Casey

Kids say the darnedest things. Jonesborough's Allison Costley can attest to this.

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Opinion
Why are our public schools failing? Let's fix our schools

Why are our public schools failing? Let's fix our schools

April 7th, 2014 9:26 am by RALPH JOHNSTON

Taxpayer-funded vouchers are being considered for students attending failing Tennessee public schools. Why are there any failing Tennessee public schools?

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