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Cleric: Man charged in Kansas bomb plot is mentally ill

Cleric: Man charged in Kansas bomb plot is mentally ill

April 11th, 2015 2:27 pm by NICHOLAS CLAYTON, Associated Press and JOHN HANNA, Associated Press

A man accused of plotting a suicide bomb attack on a Kansas military base to help the Islamic State group is mentally ill and was acting strangely days before his arrest, according to a Muslim cleric who said he was counseling him at the FBI's request.

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She's in: Hillary Clinton to announce presidential campaign on Sunday

She's in: Hillary Clinton to announce presidential campaign on Sunday

April 10th, 2015 9:58 am by JULIE PACE and KEN THOMAS, Associated Press

The first official word that Clinton will seek the Democratic Party's nomination will come via an online video posted on social media.

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Charges pending against boy in fatal East Tennessee dirt bikes crash

Charges pending against boy in fatal East Tennessee dirt bikes crash

April 10th, 2015 9:44 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Two dirt bikes collided on U.S. Highway 321, and a 22-year-old man was killed.

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Custody over abused Tennessee walking horses heats up with court decision

Custody over abused Tennessee walking horses heats up with court decision

April 9th, 2015 4:08 pm by Associated Press

Neither the state nor the Humane Society want the animals to go back to their owners.

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Sponsor says bill making Bible official book of Tennessee likely to pass

Sponsor says bill making Bible official book of Tennessee likely to pass

April 9th, 2015 3:49 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The measure has moved swiftly through the legislative process and could be on the House and Senate floors as early as next week.

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House passes bill to allow Tennessee constables to be armed

House passes bill to allow Tennessee constables to be armed

April 9th, 2015 1:50 pm by Associated Press

The chamber voted 92-1 on Thursday to approve the measure sponsored by Republican Rep. Timothy Hill of Blountville.

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Walgreens aims to close about 200 US stores

Walgreens aims to close about 200 US stores

April 9th, 2015 11:07 am by Associated Press

The store closings amount to about 2 percent of the 8,232 drugstores it runs in the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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20 kilos of cocaine seized on Interstate 40 in Tennessee

20 kilos of cocaine seized on Interstate 40 in Tennessee

April 9th, 2015 9:29 am by The Tennessean

The cocaine has a local street value of $720,000.

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The Latest: Police radio recording released in South Carolina cop's shooting of unarmed black man

The Latest: Police radio recording released in South Carolina cop's shooting of unarmed black man - VIDEO

April 8th, 2015 4:05 pm by Associated Press

North Charleston Patrolman Michael Slager has been charged with murder.

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