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Some fear bill to punish expectant drug moms will hurt babies born addicted

April 18th, 2014 1:44 pm by Associated Press

Doctors and women's rights advocates have called on Gov. Bill Haslam to veto the legislation.

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Nashville woman gets two years in VA fraud case

Nashville woman gets two years in VA fraud case

April 19th, 2014 4:02 pm by Maranda Faris, The Tennessean

A Nashville woman was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court to two years in prison for defrauding the Veterans Administration of more than $364,000 over three years.

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Arrest warrant sought for captain of sunken S. Korean ferry

Arrest warrant sought for captain of sunken S. Korean ferry

April 18th, 2014 3:49 pm by FOSTER KLUG and YOUKYUNG LEE, Associated Press

With 28 people now confirmed dead and more than 270 missing, there was a new victim: a vice principal of the high school whose students were among the passengers was found hanged, an apparent suicide.

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7-year-old boy electrocuted in family pool

7-year-old boy electrocuted in family pool

April 18th, 2014 2:17 pm by Associated Press

The jolt reportedly catapulted him out of the water as he raced a friend.

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Judge: Ohio man accused of stabbing 11-week-old cousin to death competent for trial

Judge: Ohio man accused of stabbing 11-week-old cousin to death competent for trial

April 18th, 2014 12:16 pm by COURTNEY ASTOLFI, Sandusky Ohio

Relatives later told police Denzel Castile displayed a noticeable change in mental status following his first year at the University of Toledo. His cousin's death came shortly after Castile returned home for summer vacation.

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Dead 2 weeks: Foul smell leads Knoxville homeowner to man's body under deck

Dead 2 weeks: Foul smell leads Knoxville homeowner to man's body under deck

April 18th, 2014 11:13 am by Associated Press

Police say an autopsy has found no evidence of foul play.

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Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

April 18th, 2014 11:05 am by Associated Press

An injured survivor told his relatives that the path up the mountain was unstable just before the avalanche. As soon as the avalanche hit, rescuers, guides and climbers rushed to help.

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Winners and losers in Tennessee legislative session

Winners and losers in Tennessee legislative session

April 17th, 2014 4:42 pm by Associated Press

Bills that passed or failed.

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Common Core on partial hold as Tennessee General Assembly adjourns for the year

Common Core on partial hold as Tennessee General Assembly adjourns for the year

April 17th, 2014 4:36 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

State lawmakers concluded a session Thursday in which they approved measures to allow folks to buy wine in grocery stores, fight methamphetamine production and give high school graduates free tuition at community colleges.

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

April 17th, 2014 4:19 pm by E. EDUARDO CASTILLO and FRANK BAJAK, Associated Press

Widely considered the most popular Spanish-language writer since Miguel de Cervantes in the 17th century, Garcia Marquez achieved literary celebrity that spawned comparisons to Mark Twain and Charles Dickens.

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Off the Wall News: East Tennessee man shoots self in leg after reaching for cup of coffee

Off the Wall News: East Tennessee man shoots self in leg after reaching for cup of coffee

April 17th, 2014 2:18 pm by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

His action jostled a .22-caliber rifle leaning against a wall and the weapon fell over.

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