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'Promising lead' emerges in hunt for Flight 370

'Promising lead' emerges in hunt for Flight 370

April 7th, 2014 4:51 pm by ALLEN G. BREED and NICK PERRY, Associated Press

After a month of failed hunting and finding debris that turned out to be ordinary flotsam, an Australian ship detected faint pings deep in the Indian Ocean in what an official called the "most promising lead" yet in the search for Flight 370.

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Army says Fort Hood shooter had requested leave

Army says Fort Hood shooter had requested leave

April 7th, 2014 4:25 pm by Associated Press

Army spokesman Chris Grey did not indicate during a brief news conference Monday whether Spc. Ivan Lopez was granted the leave.

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Tennessee school shooter who killed vice principal sentenced to time served

Tennessee school shooter who killed vice principal sentenced to time served

April 7th, 2014 1:59 pm by Associated Press

A former Campbell County High School student who was convicted of reckless homicide for fatally shooting an assistant principal has been sentenced to time served.

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Volkswagen considering tossing election results and accepting UAW union at Tennessee plant, group says

Volkswagen considering tossing election results and accepting UAW union at Tennessee plant, group says

April 7th, 2014 11:40 am by Chattanooga Times Free Press

VW workers rejected the union in a 712 to 626 vote after a three-day election overseen by the National Labor Relations Board.

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UPDATE: Police say woman escaped alleged abductor at rest area

UPDATE: Police say woman escaped alleged abductor at rest area

April 7th, 2014 9:58 am by Staff Report

Police said a city man was arrested on kidnapping charges after his ex-girlfriend told them he abducted her from her place of work and left the state.

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Possible signals from lost jet's black boxes heard

Possible signals from lost jet's black boxes heard

April 7th, 2014 8:48 am by NICK PERRY, Associated Press

Underwater sounds detected by a ship searching the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet are consistent with the pings from aircraft black boxes, an Australian official said.

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Mystery surrounds death of twins in East Tennessee home

Mystery surrounds death of twins in East Tennessee home

April 7th, 2014 7:48 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

"I didn't even know their names" - retiree Linda Maffett, who lived across the street.

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Today in the Tennessee news roundup: Policeman injured during pursuit

Today in the Tennessee news roundup: Policeman injured during pursuit

April 7th, 2014 7:28 am by Staff Report

Also, construction on the National Museum of African American Music in Nashville could start as early as next year.

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Teens arrested after Greene Co. killing to appear in South Carolina court

Teens arrested after Greene Co. killing to appear in South Carolina court

April 7th, 2014 7:15 am by From staff and wire reports

Police have said a 16-year-old boy, a 16-year-old girl and two 15-year-old boys fled Greene County, Tenn., after the 16-year-old killed his 36-year-old father.

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