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Family of 8 found dead from carbon monoxide poisoning; family says power was cut

Family of 8 found dead from carbon monoxide poisoning; family says power was cut - VIDEO

April 7th, 2015 9:39 am by Associated Press

The man's stepfather said he had been trying to keep the family warm with a generator after the power was cut because of an outstanding bill.

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Hammer time: Woman tells police she hit husband to protect cats

Hammer time: Woman tells police she hit husband to protect cats

April 6th, 2015 10:13 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Kingsport woman readily admitted to police that she hit her husband in the head with a hammer to protect her cats and to prevent him from picking on her, according to a police report.

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Fraternity announces 'legal action' against Rolling Stone

Fraternity announces 'legal action' against Rolling Stone

April 6th, 2015 10:00 pm by ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press and DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press

A fraternity at the University of Virginia announced Monday that it will "pursue all available legal action" against Rolling Stone, saying a Columbia Journalism School review shows the magazine acted recklessly and defamed its members by publishing an art

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World's oldest person dies at age 116 in Arkansas

World's oldest person dies at age 116 in Arkansas

April 6th, 2015 9:57 pm by CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press

Just days after becoming the world's oldest documented person, 116-year-old Gertrude Weaver has died Monday in Arkansas.

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Man charged with killing 3 Muslims can face death penalty

Man charged with killing 3 Muslims can face death penalty

April 6th, 2015 4:36 pm by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

A man charged with first-degree murder in the killing of three Muslim college students can face a death penalty trial, a judge ruled Monday.

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Major league ballparks beef up security with metal detectors

Major league ballparks beef up security with metal detectors

April 6th, 2015 4:05 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Forget the $30 tickets, $9 beers and $16 parking charges. Baseball fans have more reason to empty their pockets, only this time of keys, mobile phones - and whatever loose change might be left - before a day at the old ball game.

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Clemson fraternity that held racially charged 'Cripmas' party placed on 2-year probation

Clemson fraternity that held racially charged 'Cripmas' party placed on 2-year probation

April 6th, 2015 12:51 pm by Associated Press

The fraternity's national organization was outraged by the party that had members wearing blue and red bandanas, colors of the Crips and Bloods, throwing up gang hand symbols and wearing T-shirts with images of the late rapper Tupac Shakur.

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Legally carried gun accidentally fires at Easter vigil Mass

Legally carried gun accidentally fires at Easter vigil Mass

April 6th, 2015 10:00 am by Associated Press

Police aren't identifying the gun owner, who was grazed by the bullet.

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Volkswagen seeks to increase planned expansion by 25 percent

Volkswagen seeks to increase planned expansion by 25 percent

April 6th, 2015 9:30 am by Associated Press

VW plant spokesman Scott Wilson said the company has decided to increase the size of the body shop to accommodate future production needs.

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Report cites multiple failures in Rolling Stone rape article

Report cites multiple failures in Rolling Stone rape article

April 6th, 2015 8:41 am by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

The article's author, Sabrina Rubin Erdely, also apologized in a statement, saying she would not repeat the mistakes she made when writing the article, "A Rape on Campus."

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