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Police: Singer McCreery victim of home invasion

Police: Singer McCreery victim of home invasion

May 5th, 2014 4:48 pm by AP

Three suspects armed with guns are reported to have taken wallets, cash and electronic items from Scotty McCreery and others

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Carabiner eyed in circus accident; 2 critical

Carabiner eyed in circus accident; 2 critical

May 5th, 2014 4:44 pm by AP

A carabiner is the only piece of equipment investigators have found that failed in a circus accident in which eight aerial acrobats plummeted to the ground, a public safety official said Monday.

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Johnson County authorities charge two with aggravated burglary, more

Johnson County authorities charge two with aggravated burglary, more

May 5th, 2014 2:45 pm by Staff Report

According to reports, Derrick Vance, 21, of Creston, N.C., and Isaac Eaton, 22, of Highway 91 in Shady Valley, were arrested after they allegedly entered Village Apartments in a stolen vehicle, fired a weapon and fled the area.

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UPDATE: Jackson, others indicted in grand jury roundup

UPDATE: Jackson, others indicted in grand jury roundup

May 5th, 2014 2:22 pm by Becky Campbell

Jamarcus Jackson is accused of gunning down DeShaun Greer

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Bus driver accused of sexually assaulting student

Bus driver accused of sexually assaulting student

May 5th, 2014 2:16 pm by Josh Cross, The Tennessean

A Sumner County school bus driver has been arrested and fired after police say he had sexual contact with a 12-year-old female student on his bus.

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High court ruling favors prayer at council meeting

High court ruling favors prayer at council meeting

May 5th, 2014 2:03 pm by AP

A narrowly divided Supreme Court upheld decidedly Christian prayers at the start of local council meetings on Monday, declaring them in line with long national traditions though the country has grown more religiously diverse.

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Campfield compares Obamacare sign-ups to train rides to Nazi concentration camps

Campfield compares Obamacare sign-ups to train rides to Nazi concentration camps

May 5th, 2014 1:24 pm by Knoxville News Sentinel Staff

State Sen. Stacey Campfield today compared the Affordable Healthcare Act, also known as Obamacare, to the Holocaust.

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Two Kingsport men face drug charges after speeding stop, a third flees from scene

Two Kingsport men face drug charges after speeding stop, a third flees from scene

May 5th, 2014 1:14 pm by Staff Report

Investigators say they found 3 ounces of marijuana and a loaded handgun inside the vehicle.

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Malaysian plane's likely flight path gets 2nd look

Malaysian plane's likely flight path gets 2nd look

May 5th, 2014 11:27 am by KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press

A panel of experts will re-examine all data gathered in the nearly two-month hunt for the missing jet to ensure crews scouring a desolate patch of ocean for the plane have been looking in the right place

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UN: Spread of polio now a world health emergency

UN: Spread of polio now a world health emergency

May 5th, 2014 11:20 am by AP

First-ever international alert on polio issued

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