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Tennessee lawmaker calls Haslam 'traitor' to GOP

Tennessee lawmaker calls Haslam 'traitor' to GOP

August 26th, 2014 4:23 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A Republican state lawmaker is calling Gov. Bill Haslam a "traitor to the party" over efforts by a political action committee run by supporters to defeat lawmakers who opposed the administration on Common Core education standards.

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NE Tennessee man indicted for attempted murder after ex-girlfriend's shooting

NE Tennessee man indicted for attempted murder after ex-girlfriend's shooting

August 26th, 2014 4:12 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The woman was shot in the torso.

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Update: Sheriff, school system to investigate DBHS bomb scare

Update: Sheriff, school system to investigate DBHS bomb scare

August 26th, 2014 2:00 pm by Max Hrenda

Although a Washington County Schools official said a bomb threat at a high school was an apparent hoax, the administration and law enforcement will be looking into who made the threat.

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USS Greeneville

USS Greeneville

August 26th, 2014 1:15 pm by Staff Report

Back in port

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Mother's boyfriend charged in death of Tennessee infant

Mother's boyfriend charged in death of Tennessee infant

August 26th, 2014 12:24 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has charged a Benton County man with murder and aggravated child abuse in the death of his girlfriend's baby.

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Erwin man stabbed to death in Colorado

Erwin man stabbed to death in Colorado

August 26th, 2014 12:11 pm by Brad Hicks

The victim was identified as Patrick Hampton, 31, of Erwin. According to police officials, Hampton was transported to a hospital where he died from his injuries.

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Ridgeview, University School named Reward Schools by state

Ridgeview, University School named Reward Schools by state

August 26th, 2014 11:52 am by Contributed - Washington County Schools

This honor places both schools in the top 5 percent of all schools in the state of Tennessee in their respective grade spans.

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Snakes found in Sullivan Co. elementary school

Snakes found in Sullivan Co. elementary school

August 26th, 2014 11:33 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

Rat snakes can be mistaken for poisonous copperheads, although Principal Josh Davis and Director of Schools Jubal Yennie said the two snakes inside the building were definitely rat snakes, not copperheads.

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Report: No proof veterans died because of delays at Phoenix VA

Report: No proof veterans died because of delays at Phoenix VA

August 26th, 2014 11:25 am by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

Revelations that as many as 40 veterans died while awaiting care at the Phoenix VA hospital rocked the agency last spring, bringing to light scheduling problems and allegations of misconduct at other hospitals as well.

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Tax dodger? Burger King buying Canadian chain Tim Hortons for about $11B

Tax dodger? Burger King buying Canadian chain Tim Hortons for about $11B

August 26th, 2014 11:17 am by Associated Press

Some analysts have suggested that Canada's lower tax rates stand to benefit Burger King over time. But Burger King said that's the not main motivation for the deal.

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