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Thursday's Hunger Action Day kicks off month of awareness activities

Thursday's Hunger Action Day kicks off month of awareness activities

September 3rd, 2014 12:00 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

On Friday, the food bank is encouraging everyone to join in the Feeding America's nationwide Go Orange for Hunger Relief social media campaign

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Battle of the Badges blood drive competition honors Sept. 11 first resonders

Battle of the Badges blood drive competition honors Sept. 11 first resonders

September 3rd, 2014 11:30 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Opportunities to donate blood on behalf of a local first responder units scheduled through Sept. 12

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Couple accused of killing child with grape soda indicted on murder charges

Couple accused of killing child with grape soda indicted on murder charges

September 2nd, 2014 9:12 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A father and step mother accused of killing a 5-year-old girl by forcing her to drink an excessive amount of grape soda and water in 2012 were served Friday with sealed Hawkins County Grand Jury indictment warrants Friday.

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U.S. family grieving over new beheading video

U.S. family grieving over new beheading video

September 2nd, 2014 5:46 pm by LARA JAKES, AP National Security Writer

Earlier, the State Department said U.S. intelligence officials were still trying to determine if the video was genuine.

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Update: 8 still on run after 30 teens escape from Nashville detention center

Update: 8 still on run after 30 teens escape from Nashville detention center

September 2nd, 2014 9:28 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Earlier reports indicated that 32 had escaped.

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Man charged with murdering 3-year-old boy

Man charged with murdering 3-year-old boy

August 31st, 2014 9:06 pm by Kendi Anderson, Times Free Press

Three-year-old Dakota Arndt's toy trucks were still lined up next to the TV on the living room floor of his great-great uncle Felix Leffew's house Saturday evening.

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12-year-old injured in East Stone Drive wreck dies from injuries

12-year-old injured in East Stone Drive wreck dies from injuries

August 31st, 2014 6:30 pm by Times News Staff

The Kingsport Police Department was notified Sunday by the Knoxville Medical Examiner's Office that the 12-year-old boy who had been critically injured in a four-vehicle crash in Kingsport last week has died.

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Judge hears health advocacy groups' lawsuit

Judge hears health advocacy groups' lawsuit

August 29th, 2014 9:08 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A federal judge said Friday that he plans to rule as early as next week on a lawsuit accusing the state of failing to provide certain services required by the federal health care law.

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Legislature divided on Haslam's Medicaid expansion push

Legislature divided on Haslam's Medicaid expansion push

August 29th, 2014 9:05 pm by Nate Rau, The Tennessean

Republican leaders expressed pessimism on Friday that any plan crafted by Gov. Bill Haslam's administration to expand Medicaid in Tennessee could win legislative approval.

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Manhunt on for sex offender accused of assaulting 2 Bristol, Va., cops

Manhunt on for sex offender accused of assaulting 2 Bristol, Va., cops

August 29th, 2014 4:31 pm by Staff Report

The incident happened at the state probation office.

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