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'Best lead' in plane search: 2 objects seen in sea

'Best lead' in plane search: 2 objects seen in sea

March 20th, 2014 9:29 pm by KRISTEN GELINEAU and SCOTT MCDONALD, Associated Press

Search planes joined a freighter early Friday to scan rough seas in one of the remotest places on Earth after satellite images detected possible pieces from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the southern Indian Ocean.

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Quick action may put wine on '14 ballots

Quick action may put wine on '14 ballots

March 20th, 2014 9:26 pm by Nathan Baker

With a scrawl of ink on paper, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam passed the wine-in-grocery-stores bill into law Thursday, making way for bottled wine to be sold in supermarkets, convenience stores and big box retailers across the state.

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Fight video brings mother's arrest in Unicoi Co.

Fight video brings mother's arrest in Unicoi Co.

March 20th, 2014 9:16 pm by Brad Hicks

Officials with the Unicoi County Sheriff's Department said Thursday that a social media video of two Unicoi County girls fighting was recently brought to their attention, and the mother of one of the girls, who police said witnessed the scuffle, is now fa

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Local church goes green to save some green

Local church goes green to save some green

March 20th, 2014 9:10 pm by Tony Casey

The Cool Congregations program is a win-win situation for churches that choose to participate - they conserve energy use and save dollars at the same time.

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ETSU vs. Western Carolina in softball action

March 20th, 2014 8:55 pm by Lee Talbert

ETSU vs. Western Carolina in softball action

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Trio attempts early morning robbery in Knoxville, shoot at fleeing victims

Trio attempts early morning robbery in Knoxville, shoot at fleeing victims

March 20th, 2014 4:29 pm by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Authorities learned of the incident about 2 a.m. when the victims called E-911 from their stalled car that had been shot and blocked in during the assault.

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Report: Labor in tub OK but water births unproven

Report: Labor in tub OK but water births unproven

March 20th, 2014 4:20 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

Sitting in a tub of warm water can relieve a mom-to-be's pain during the early stages of labor, but actually giving birth under water has no proven benefit and may be risky, say recommendations for the nation's obstetricians.

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Cops: Teen eludes guard, reaches 1 World Trade Center's spire

Cops: Teen eludes guard, reaches 1 World Trade Center's spire

March 20th, 2014 4:08 pm by DAVID PORTER and JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

The episode raised questions about how such a breach could have happened at one of the most security-conscious sites in the world. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio called it "shocking and troubling."

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Nonprofit partners hope to gain support with community dinner

Nonprofit partners hope to gain support with community dinner

March 20th, 2014 4:03 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

One ACRE Cafe and Appalachian Sustainable Development will host a community dinner Friday night at the cafe to explain and encourage support for their nonprofit partnership to benefit local farmers and local people most in need of the food they produce.

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Sheriff: Johnny Cash's great-niece found dead in Middle Tennessee

Sheriff: Johnny Cash's great-niece found dead in Middle Tennessee

March 20th, 2014 3:52 pm by Associated Press

Putnam County Sheriff David Andrews said Courtney Cash's body was found Wednesday morning in a home near Cookeville, about 70 miles east of Nashville.

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