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Off the Wall News: Accused burglar left alone makes off with cop's car

Off the Wall News: Accused burglar left alone makes off with cop's car

March 24th, 2014 1:51 pm by Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner

"The officer is beating himself up over this and knows he shouldn't have stepped away from the car. It was a bad judgement call on his part" - Police Chief Ken Eborn.

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Regional & National
Off the Wall News: Police seek killer who beheaded flamingos in zoo

Off the Wall News: Police seek killer who beheaded flamingos in zoo

March 24th, 2014 1:49 pm by Associated Press

The culprit, or culprits, struck twice, both times at night.

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News Regional & National
Update: Official says 108 names on list of missing in Washington state mudslide

Update: Official says 108 names on list of missing in Washington state mudslide

March 24th, 2014 12:13 pm by DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press

Snohomish County emergency management director John Pennington says that doesn't mean there are 108 injuries or fatalities. But he says it's the consolidated list of reported missing from various sources that authorities are working from.

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Reader Photos

Reader photo: Spring bee

March 24th, 2014 11:47 am by Betty Pond

Can you see the bee?

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News Regional & National
Malaysia's prime minister says missing plane plunged into Indian Ocean

Malaysia's prime minister says missing plane plunged into Indian Ocean

March 24th, 2014 10:06 am by Associated Press

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says a new analysis of satellite data shows that the missing Malaysia Airlines plane plunged into the southern Indian Ocean.

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Opinion
What are your thoughts on standardized student testing and educator accountability?

What are your thoughts on standardized student testing and educator accountability?

March 24th, 2014 9:36 am by Johnson City Press

Legislation to prevent the results of standardized student test scores from being used in making decisions on renewing a teacher's license is currently being debated in Tennessee.

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Community
Fluttering beauties

Fluttering beauties

March 24th, 2014 9:30 am by Tony Casey

If you love butterflies, the best way to ensure a healthy existence for them is to consider their entire life cycle.

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Columns Out of My Head
Jan Hearne

Conference taught more about people, than intended

March 24th, 2014 9:15 am by Jan Hearne

In the fall of 1982, I was a very green museum director at a small county museum. To bolster my skills, the board of directors sent me to a weeklong museum conference at Colonial Willamsburg in Virginia. I bought new clothes, and like Elle Woods in "Legal

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Opinion
Tri-Cities: a wonderful place that could use a boost

Tri-Cities: a wonderful place that could use a boost

March 24th, 2014 9:06 am by EDWARD J. DWYER

Our state legislators adamantly refuse to accept $1.4 billion originally destined for Medicaid/TennCare expansion as part of Obamacare.

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News Local News Regional & National
7,780 flood insurance policies face hike in Tennessee

7,780 flood insurance policies face hike in Tennessee

March 24th, 2014 7:54 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

For many Tennessee property owners in flood-prone areas, a move by Congress to soften steep increases to subsidized insurance policies may come as little comfort.

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