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Judge halts trial in Fort Hood shooting rampage

Judge halts trial in Fort Hood shooting rampage

August 7th, 2013 1:51 pm by NOMAAN MERCHANT and PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press

The standby attorney for the soldier charged in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage accused Maj. Nidal Hasan on Wednesday of deliberately charting a course toward a conviction and death sentence, abruptly halting the trial after only one day.

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Teen charged after "shank" found at Science Hill Alternative Center

Teen charged after "shank" found at Science Hill Alternative Center

August 7th, 2013 11:32 am by Rex Barber

A screwdriver altered to be a "shank" was found in a bathroom at the Science Hill High School Alternative Center this morning, resulting in a felony citation for a teenager.

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CANCELED: Obama says no to meetings with Putin amid tensions over Snowden asylum

CANCELED: Obama says no to meetings with Putin amid tensions over Snowden asylum

August 7th, 2013 8:42 am by Associated Press

In a rare diplomatic rebuke, President Barack Obama on Wednesday canceled his Moscow summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Stores with past Powerball winners lure crowds for $425M jackpot

Stores with past Powerball winners lure crowds for $425M jackpot

August 7th, 2013 7:36 am by BARBARA RODRIGUEZ, Associated Press

The jackpot for Wednesday's drawing would fetch a single winner a lump-sum payment after taxes of about $244.7 million.

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10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

August 7th, 2013 7:04 am by Staff Report

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge laments Rambo’s departure

Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge laments Rambo’s departure

August 6th, 2013 9:43 pm by Gary B. Gray

John Rambo accepted Gov. Bill Haslam’s appointment as the next 1st Judicial District chancellor on Monday.

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Annabelle King Comes Home

August 6th, 2013 6:18 pm by Tony Duncan

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Python's strangling of 2 boys in Canada results in criminal probe

Python's strangling of 2 boys in Canada results in criminal probe

August 6th, 2013 5:03 pm by ROB GILLIES, Associated Press

A snake expert said it was possible that the python was spooked and simply clung to whatever it landed on.

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Wash. Co. commissioners approve $6 million spending plan

Wash. Co. commissioners approve $6 million spending plan

August 6th, 2013 4:43 pm by Gary B. Gray

Twenty-eight capital project and other costs in a $6 million spending plan were voted back into the original resolution that was sent back to Washington County's Budget Committee for further scrutiny.

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UPDATE: Hawkins County Sheriff's Office investigating suspicious death as homicide

UPDATE: Hawkins County Sheriff's Office investigating suspicious death as homicide

August 6th, 2013 2:49 pm by Jeff Bobo - Net News Service

The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office is investigating a murder that occurred near the Goshen Valley community Monday.

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