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Faulty wiring causes fire in Memphis home where 2 found dead

Faulty wiring causes fire in Memphis home where 2 found dead

January 15th, 2015 3:51 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say faulty electrical wiring caused a fire in a Memphis home where the bodies of a woman and her 2-year-old daughter were found in a bedroom.

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'Being Nuts': NE Tennessee mom accused of causing husband to wreck with four children

'Being Nuts': NE Tennessee mom accused of causing husband to wreck with four children

January 15th, 2015 3:19 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

An intoxicated mother wasn't angry or fighting when she allegedly jumped in her husband's lap Wednesday afternoon, grabbed the steering wheel, and caused him to crash into the median on Highway 11-W with four children in the car.

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Blind Pennsylvania man dies after warming dry towel in microwave, accidentally setting himself on fire

Blind Pennsylvania man dies after warming dry towel in microwave, accidentally setting himself on fire

January 15th, 2015 2:27 pm by Associated Press

Sixty-eight-year-old James Shaffer told investigators he was warming the towel to put it on his sore leg Tuesday evening in Stonycreek Township.

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Mom, live-in boyfriend jailed as deputies investigate 'extremely disturbing' child abuse case

Mom, live-in boyfriend jailed as deputies investigate 'extremely disturbing' child abuse case

January 15th, 2015 2:24 pm by CARY ASHBY, Norwalk Reflector

"The child endured an immense amount of pain. Your heart can't help but go out to the child for what she suffered" - Huron County, Ohio, Chief Deputy Ted Patrick.

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Photo Gallery: In the Pantry at Good Samaritan Ministries

January 15th, 2015 2:15 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Canned meats, soups, stews and pasta are always at the top of the most needed list.

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General Assembly joins fight to end hunger in Tennessee

January 15th, 2015 1:10 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Second Harvest of Northeast Tennessee and the 200 local feeding agencies it assist are struggling to restock after the holidays.

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The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

January 15th, 2015 11:38 am by Johnson City Press

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ALDI brings new grocery zeitgeist to Tri-Cities

ALDI brings new grocery zeitgeist to Tri-Cities

January 15th, 2015 11:23 am by Nathan Baker

Hundreds waited in below-freezing temperatures Thursday morning to shop at Johnson City's newest grocery store offering, ALDI.

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Sports High schools
Boone's Adam Barnard earns top spot in state cross country recognition

Boone's Adam Barnard earns top spot in state cross country recognition

January 15th, 2015 10:40 am by Staff Report

The award - which recognizes outstanding athletic excellence, high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character on and off the racecourse - designates Barnard as Tennessee's best high school boys cross country runner.

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Lundberg distances himself from push underway to speed up wine in food stores

Lundberg distances himself from push underway to speed up wine in food stores

January 15th, 2015 10:04 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

State Rep. Jon Lundberg insists he will not be an insider in an anticipated legislative power play to move up the July 1, 2016 date allowing retail food stores to sell wine for the first time.

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