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Ancient skeleton shedding light on first Americans

Ancient skeleton shedding light on first Americans

May 15th, 2014 3:23 pm by MALCOLM RITTER, AP Science Writer

Thousands of years ago, a teenage girl toppled into a deep hole in a Mexican cave and died. Now, her skeleton and her DNA are helping scientists study the origins of the first Americans.

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Sept. 11 museum opens to relatives and survivors

Sept. 11 museum opens to relatives and survivors

May 15th, 2014 3:21 pm by JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press; VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

Victims' friends and relatives, rescue workers and 9/11 survivors descended into the space where the World Trade Center once stood and revisited the tragedy as the National Sept. 11 Memorial Museum was dedicated

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Hawkins County man allegedly admits to trying to cut child's throat

Hawkins County man allegedly admits to trying to cut child's throat

May 15th, 2014 2:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police arriving at the home were confronted by Donnie Gene Rhoton, who was allegedly armed with a lock-blade pocket knife. Following a brief standoff, he was taken into custody and charged with aggravated child abuse.

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Gov. Haslam visits Sullivan Central for ceremonial signing of free tuition bill

Gov. Haslam visits Sullivan Central for ceremonial signing of free tuition bill

May 15th, 2014 2:11 pm by Hank Hayes

The Tennessee Promise, funded with lottery reserve dollars, will provide two tuition-free years of community college or a college of applied technology (TCAT) to graduating high school seniors on a continuing basis.

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Two face charges in Sullivan County meth discovery

Two face charges in Sullivan County meth discovery

May 15th, 2014 1:33 pm by Rain Smith

A man recently stabbed during an alleged argument over drug proceeds — and wanted on meth related charges in Hawkins County — is now sought for reportedly fleeing police at a Blountville methamphetamine operation.

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Johnson City woman allegedly rams police cruiser, drags deputy

Johnson City woman allegedly rams police cruiser, drags deputy

May 15th, 2014 1:16 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Jessica L. Ball faces charges from the Johnson City Police Department, Jonesborough Public Safety and the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

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Torbush hires O'Cain as ETSU's new offensive coordinator

Torbush hires O'Cain as ETSU's new offensive coordinator

May 15th, 2014 12:41 pm by Staff Report

Mike O'Cain, a former head coach at N.C. State and assistant at Virginia Tech, is set to run the Buccaneers' offense.

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Aaron Hernandez indicted in Boston double slaying

Aaron Hernandez indicted in Boston double slaying

May 15th, 2014 11:18 am by PAIGE SUTHERLAND, Associated Press

Boston police spokeswoman Neva Coakley confirmed the indictment Thursday. Hernandez is already being held without bail after pleading not guilty to murder in the unrelated death of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd last year.

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 5.15.14

KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 5.15.14

May 15th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Check out this week's adoptable furry friends at the Kingsport Animal Shelter, Kingsport, TN. This week we meet: Poppy, Ozzy, Teddy, Opie, Melanie, and Moe

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Child porn nets Gray man 20 years in prison

Child porn nets Gray man 20 years in prison

May 15th, 2014 8:24 am by Staff Report

A Gray man who was investigated by the FBI for distributing child pornography has been sentenced to serve 20 years in prison.

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