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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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Tony Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

Tony Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

August 29th, 2014 2:07 pm by Associated Press

Stewart said he could not answer questions about the incident - it remains under police investigation - and he left the news conference after reading a short statement.

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Uzi death: Family feels sorry for girl, 9, who shot their dad

Uzi death: Family feels sorry for girl, 9, who shot their dad

August 29th, 2014 10:04 am by Associated Press

Instructor Charles Vacca was standing next to the girl on Monday at the Last Stop range in White Hills, Arizona, about 60 miles south of Las Vegas, when she squeezed the trigger.

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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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