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2 NE Tennessee men indicted in alleged $28K insurance fraud, arson scheme

2 NE Tennessee men indicted in alleged $28K insurance fraud, arson scheme

April 22nd, 2014 4:33 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Two Surgoinsville men charged in an arson and insurance fraud scheme dating back to 2012 were indicted Monday by the Hawkins County Grand Jury.

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Jumbo video scoreboard planned for Wrigley Field! What would Ernie Banks say?

Jumbo video scoreboard planned for Wrigley Field! What would Ernie Banks say?

April 22nd, 2014 4:24 pm by DON BABWIN, Associated Press

It would be the biggest renovation at Wrigley since lights were installed more than a quarter century ago

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Tennessee high court to hear faith-healing case

Tennessee high court to hear faith-healing case

April 22nd, 2014 12:04 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

In 2002, 15-year-old Jessica Crank died from Ewing's Sarcoma.

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7 arrested in Greene Co. bath salts round up; 4 more from burglary investigation

7 arrested in Greene Co. bath salts round up; 4 more from burglary investigation

April 22nd, 2014 10:40 am by Staff Report

Deputies had found stolen property valued at approximately $1,000 and seized illegal drug proceeds of approximately $1,000 in cash since Saturday morning.

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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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