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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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Did pedophile priests stain Pope John Paul II's legacy?

Did pedophile priests stain Pope John Paul II's legacy?

April 21st, 2014 11:38 am by NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

John Paul and his top advisers failed to grasp the severity of the abuse problem until very late in his 26-year papacy.

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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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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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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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Veto-proof margins swayed Haslam to sign annexation bill

Veto-proof margins swayed Haslam to sign annexation bill

April 21st, 2014 9:32 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam had three options when legislation banning forced annexations by municipalities arrived at his desk a few days ago.

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SW Virginia wildfire claims 115 acres over weekend

SW Virginia wildfire claims 115 acres over weekend

April 21st, 2014 9:16 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

Local, state and federal firefighters were kept busy Easter weekend battling a large wildfire that began in a remote area of Scott County near Fort Blackmore.

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