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New York newspaper sacks 'Redskins' nickname

New York newspaper sacks 'Redskins' nickname

September 4th, 2014 11:25 am by Associated Press

The editorial notes that language changes through the years, and "the time has come to leave the word behind."

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Review blames improperly monitored IV line for Oklahoma execution that took 43 minutes

Review blames improperly monitored IV line for Oklahoma execution that took 43 minutes

September 4th, 2014 10:34 am by Associated Press

The report says the IV site was covered with a sheet and not monitored until the physician saw swelling larger than a golf ball.

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North Carolina half brothers freed after 3 decades in prison

North Carolina half brothers freed after 3 decades in prison

September 3rd, 2014 4:43 pm by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

The men were convicted of raping and murdering an 11-year-old girl. DNA evidence shows may have been killed by another man.

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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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