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Major league ballparks beef up security with metal detectors

Major league ballparks beef up security with metal detectors

April 6th, 2015 4:05 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Forget the $30 tickets, $9 beers and $16 parking charges. Baseball fans have more reason to empty their pockets, only this time of keys, mobile phones - and whatever loose change might be left - before a day at the old ball game.

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1 charged with attempted murder, 2nd at large after man found severely beaten at Kingsport hotel

1 charged with attempted murder, 2nd at large after man found severely beaten at Kingsport hotel

April 6th, 2015 4:02 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The pair was allegedly trying to throw a woman over a balcony when the assault victim intervened.

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Clemson fraternity that held racially charged 'Cripmas' party placed on 2-year probation

Clemson fraternity that held racially charged 'Cripmas' party placed on 2-year probation

April 6th, 2015 12:51 pm by Associated Press

The fraternity's national organization was outraged by the party that had members wearing blue and red bandanas, colors of the Crips and Bloods, throwing up gang hand symbols and wearing T-shirts with images of the late rapper Tupac Shakur.

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Legally carried gun accidentally fires at Easter vigil Mass

Legally carried gun accidentally fires at Easter vigil Mass

April 6th, 2015 10:00 am by Associated Press

Police aren't identifying the gun owner, who was grazed by the bullet.

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Report cites multiple failures in Rolling Stone rape article

Report cites multiple failures in Rolling Stone rape article

April 6th, 2015 8:41 am by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

The article's author, Sabrina Rubin Erdely, also apologized in a statement, saying she would not repeat the mistakes she made when writing the article, "A Rape on Campus."

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Meet your neighbor: Golf pro rarity in her field

Meet your neighbor: Golf pro rarity in her field

April 5th, 2015 10:10 pm by Joe Avento

The world of golf is a male-dominated business, but that hasn't stopped Vicki McClurg from thriving

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Washington County Humane Society gets a home of its own

Washington County Humane Society gets a home of its own

April 5th, 2015 9:58 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

After decades of operating out of its members' basements, the Humane Society of Washington County recently moved into a home of its own.

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Thousands of eggs shelled out for long-time Stoney Creek tradition

Thousands of eggs shelled out for long-time Stoney Creek tradition - VIDEO

April 5th, 2015 9:53 pm by Jessica Fuller

Sunday afternoon saw the continuation of a tradition that's been cracking since the '20s.

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Unicoi County 4-H team honored for inspiring hikers to hit trails

Unicoi County 4-H team honored for inspiring hikers to hit trails

April 5th, 2015 9:44 pm by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County 4-H GPS Team has spent a number of hours traversing the trails of Unicoi County, assessing the vistas, features and accessibility of each to determine which trails would offer hikers the best experiences.

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Local author's latest book features region's fire towers

Local author's latest book features region's fire towers

April 5th, 2015 9:31 pm by John Thompson

Anyone who has done much hiking in the mountains of this region has probably come across an old fire tower.

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