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Trucker cited in crash that snarled I-40 traffic

Trucker cited in crash that snarled I-40 traffic

January 30th, 2014 2:55 pm by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The eastbound Freightliner slammed into a Toyota Camry about 7:23 a.m. in Knoxville, trapping the car under the trailer. The rig came to rest against the concrete median barrier, with the Camry under it.

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AP Breaking News Report: Federal prosecutors to seek death penalty against Boston Marathon bombing defendant

AP Breaking News Report: Federal prosecutors to seek death penalty against Boston Marathon bombing defendant

January 30th, 2014 2:19 pm by Associated Press

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 20, is accused in twin bombings that killed three people and injured more than 260 others at the April 15 marathon.

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Update: 9 bodies recovered after Kentucky house fire

Update: 9 bodies recovered after Kentucky house fire

January 30th, 2014 1:30 pm by Associated Press

Vanderbilt University Medical Center spokeswoman Dagny Stuart said an adult and a child were taken to the hospital in Nashville, but she could not provide details about their conditions.

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Crime
Meth smurfing: 13 more charges placed against Carter Co. woman

Meth smurfing: 13 more charges placed against Carter Co. woman

January 30th, 2014 1:29 pm by John Thompson

A Carter County woman who appeared in Sessions Court on Tuesday on a charge of promotion of methamphetamine manufacturing is now facing 13 additional charges after she was arrested on a grand jury indictment.

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Tennessee Senate passes supermarket wine bill 23-8

Tennessee Senate passes supermarket wine bill 23-8

January 30th, 2014 11:27 am by Associated Press

The Senate version would require convenience stores to have at least 1,200 square feet to qualify for a wine sales license, while the House version would set that limit at 2,000 square feet.

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Photos Reader Photos

Reader Photo: Snow Day

January 30th, 2014 10:47 am by Karen Parhamovich

Lift off

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News Regional & National
Atlanta under siege: 2 days after snow and ice, roads still treacherous

Atlanta under siege: 2 days after snow and ice, roads still treacherous

January 30th, 2014 10:28 am by Associated Press

State officials were concerned with sub-freezing overnight lows potentially leading to layers of black ice coating roads that might appear to be safe.

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Columns Adventures
Johnny Molloy

Cherokee history on display at Red Clay State Park

January 30th, 2014 10:05 am by Johnny Molloy

It is no accident that Red Clay State Park is just on the Tennessee side of the Tennessee/Georgia state line. Red Clay became the site of the Cherokee government in the year 1832.

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Consumer spending boost: US economy grew at 3.2 percent rate in 4th quarter of 2013

Consumer spending boost: US economy grew at 3.2 percent rate in 4th quarter of 2013

January 30th, 2014 10:03 am by Associated Press

Many economists think growth could top 3 percent in 2014. That would be the best performance since the recession ended in mid-2009.

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Columns Photos Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

Good Samaritan food shortage still at dire levels; demand at record

January 30th, 2014 9:59 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Last week’s column included news of an emergency food shortage at the Good Samaritan pantry brought on by requests for food assistance occurring at a level never before seen at the ministry.

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