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Fatal shooting by 9-year-old girl with Uzi stirs debate over guns

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Fatal shooting by 9-year-old girl with Uzi stirs debate over guns

August 27th, 2014 8:47 pm by JACQUES BILLEAUD and GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press

Gerry Hills, founder of Arizonans for Gun Safety, a group seeking to reduce gun violence, said that it was reckless to let the girl handle such a powerful weapon and that tighter regulations regarding children and guns are needed.

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Epielpsy Foundation to give away 100 bike helmets at this year's Dragon Boat Festival

Epielpsy Foundation to give away 100 bike helmets at this year's Dragon Boat Festival

August 28th, 2014 4:40 pm by Staff Report

Sept. 6 festival to support development of enhanced pediatric epilepsy services at Niswonger Children's Hospital

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Beretta celebrates groundbreaking in Tennessee

Beretta celebrates groundbreaking in Tennessee

August 28th, 2014 4:26 pm by Associated Press

The gun maker announced in January that it would build a new manufacturing and research facility in the Nashville suburb of Gallatin.

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Charges dismissed for gun rights advocate who walked through Nashville with assault rifle

Charges dismissed for gun rights advocate who walked through Nashville with assault rifle

August 28th, 2014 4:16 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Leonard Embody has carried out a series of similarly provocative, but legal, actions in recent years and says he has no plans to stop.

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Joan Rivers rushed to hospital in cardiac arrest

Joan Rivers rushed to hospital in cardiac arrest

August 28th, 2014 3:42 pm by Associated Press

The 81-year-old comedian's condition wasn't immediately known.

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'I should be dead' - Boy seriously injured by falling bricks in California quake

'I should be dead' - Boy seriously injured by falling bricks in California quake

August 27th, 2014 8:56 pm by Associated Press

Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon's screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him.

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Report says more guards might have prevented Tennessee teen inmate suicides

Report says more guards might have prevented Tennessee teen inmate suicides

August 27th, 2014 4:02 pm by Associated Press

16-year-old Brandon Greene of Mountain City hanged himself July 13

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Ready to vote: 75 Tennessee communities to consider wine in grocery stores

Ready to vote: 75 Tennessee communities to consider wine in grocery stores

August 27th, 2014 9:46 am by Associated Press

Here's a list of the 75 Tennessee communities that have collected enough signatures to place a referendum for supermarket wine sales on the November ballot:

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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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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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