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Jesus made him do it? Deputies say Bluff City man on bath salts charged with child abuse after holding juvenile in woods

Jesus made him do it? Deputies say Bluff City man on bath salts charged with child abuse after holding juvenile in woods

April 21st, 2014 4:24 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Phantom mice, spiders and bears were involved, as well.

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Hazardous materials spill in North Carolina forces I-40 traffic onto I-81, I-26 in Tri-Cities

Hazardous materials spill in North Carolina forces I-40 traffic onto I-81, I-26 in Tri-Cities

April 21st, 2014 3:58 pm by Staff Report

TDOT's Mark Nagi tweeted that I-40 was closed in both directions near Mile Marker 6 in North Carolina.

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Update: Thousands run first Boston Marathon since bombings

Update: Thousands run first Boston Marathon since bombings

April 21st, 2014 2:04 pm by BOB SALSBERG and MICHELLE R. SMITH, AP Sports Writers

A total of 35,755 athletes were registered to run - the second-largest field in its history.

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Hunger strike: Kentucky inmate starves to death, prison doctor fired

Hunger strike: Kentucky inmate starves to death, prison doctor fired

April 21st, 2014 1:35 pm by BRETT BARROUQUERE, Associated Press

James Kenneth Embry, 5, with just three years left on a nine-year sentence for drug offenses, began to spiral out of control in the spring of 2013 after he stopped taking anti-anxiety medication.

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16-year-old stowaway survives flight to Hawaii in jet's wheel well

16-year-old stowaway survives flight to Hawaii in jet's wheel well

April 21st, 2014 11:13 am by OSKAR GARCIA, Associated Press

The boy had run away from his family after an argument. When the Boeing 767 landed in Maui, the boy hopped down from the wheel well and started wandering around the airport grounds.

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Should Tennesseans be allowed to openly carry without permits?

Should Tennesseans be allowed to openly carry without permits?

April 21st, 2014 11:08 am by Johnson City Press

Legislation to allow Tennesseans to openly carry firearms without a handgun permit was voted down in a state House subcommittee last week. The measure, sponsored by state Rep. Micah Van Huss, R-Jonesborough, was defeated in a key 10-1 vote by the House Fi

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Knoxville police chase ends with crash into Holston River

Knoxville police chase ends with crash into Holston River

April 21st, 2014 10:56 am by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The chase started with reports of shots fired.

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Vivid memories of trekking down a scenic trail

Vivid memories of trekking down a scenic trail

April 21st, 2014 10:48 am by Shuly Cawood

One Saturday during my last summer of graduate school, I returned to my hometown of Yellow Springs, Ohio, and took a bike ride with my father on the town's walking/biking trail.

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Vote to end perks

Vote to end perks

April 21st, 2014 10:42 am by CAL DORANSAN

Kudos to Washington County Commissioner Ethan Flynn for recognizing that county revenue can be better spent on capital projects instead of lining the pockets of commissioners, and to the Press (on March 13) for disclosing how much the commissioners are co

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Are you obsessed over the missing plane?

Are you obsessed over the missing plane?

April 21st, 2014 10:35 am by MARGIE MASON, Associated Press

From the beginning, the story has bubbled with enough drama to rival a good Hollywood whodunit.

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