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Utah woman arrested after seven dead babies found

Utah woman arrested after seven dead babies found

April 13th, 2014 11:11 pm by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press

A Utah woman accused of killing seven babies she gave birth to over 10 years was arrested Sunday after police discovered the tiny bodies stuffed in separate cardboard boxes in the garage of her former home.

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Crime Local News
Sullivan County Sheriff's Office reports gravel found in motel room; four facing charges

Sullivan County Sheriff's Office reports gravel found in motel room; four facing charges

April 13th, 2014 10:49 pm by Wes Bunch

Four people were taken into custody on multiple drug charges over the weekend in connection with 20 grams of Alpha-PVP, or gravel, that was discovered in a Kingsport motel room.

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Local News Education
PTO leader at Innovation Academy pens urgent plea for continued growth of school

PTO leader at Innovation Academy pens urgent plea for continued growth of school

April 13th, 2014 9:15 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — A Parent Teacher Organization, the Sullivan County school system's head and the school board all seem headed in different directions when it comes to Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee.

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Local News Business & Technology
Airport weathers tough winter in good fiscal condition

Airport weathers tough winter in good fiscal condition

April 13th, 2014 9:08 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE — Tri-Cities Regional Airport has emerged out of winter unscathed financially despite frigid weather that caused lost flights and increased expenses due to runway snow removal.

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News Local News
One of three county attorney hopefuls in GOP primary misses financial report deadline

One of three county attorney hopefuls in GOP primary misses financial report deadline

April 13th, 2014 9:01 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — It's impossible to say, at this point, which of three candidates for Sullivan County Attorney has raised or spent the most on their campaign, based on available public records.

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Community Local News Education
10-year-old Washington Elementary student takes up fight against Type 1 diabetes

10-year-old Washington Elementary student takes up fight against Type 1 diabetes

April 13th, 2014 8:29 pm by Rick Wagner

After more than 22,000 finger sticks and some 5,000 insulin injections, 10-year-old Emma Barlett simply looks forward to the day she can throw away her glucose meter, finger sticker and insulin supplies.

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Sports
Bubba Watson wins another green jacket at Augusta

Bubba Watson wins another green jacket at Augusta

April 13th, 2014 7:53 pm by DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Bubba Watson's second Masters title was nothing like the green jacket he won two years ago. The only daring shot Watson hit was one he really didn't need.

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News Faith
Pope poses for 'selfies' after Palm Sunday homily

Pope poses for 'selfies' after Palm Sunday homily

April 13th, 2014 6:10 pm by FRANCES D'EMILIO, Associated Press

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice.

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Regional & National
Cabin fire in Sevierville claims lives of Indiana man, 5-year-old boy

Cabin fire in Sevierville claims lives of Indiana man, 5-year-old boy

April 13th, 2014 5:39 pm by Associated Press

SEVIERVILLE — Authorities say a cabin fire in Sevierville has claimed the lives of an Indiana man and a 5-year-old boy.

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Regional & National Education
Tennessee lawmakers discuss Common Core compromise proposal

Tennessee lawmakers discuss Common Core compromise proposal

April 13th, 2014 5:23 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — State lawmakers are considering compromise legislation that would delay the testing component for Tennessee's Common Core education standards for one year.

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