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3 teens held in Albuquerque homeless killings

3 teens held in Albuquerque homeless killings

July 21st, 2014 1:20 pm by Associated Press

Then the trio allegedly used various objects to attack the men, including cinder blocks. According to the 15-year-old, they all took turns picking up cinder blocks over their heads and smashing them into the men's faces more than 10 times.

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Former Tennessee state worker charged with food stamp fraud

Former Tennessee state worker charged with food stamp fraud

July 21st, 2014 1:18 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say Timbs tampered with government records and created at least 40 false accounts with more than $150,000 in benefits, including some exchanged for cash and drugs.

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Mumpower has PAC money advantage over Harrell in trustee race

Mumpower has PAC money advantage over Harrell in trustee race

July 21st, 2014 12:59 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Alicia (Mrs. Jason) Mumpower is getting big bucks to fund her campaign to unseat Sullivan County Trustee Frances Harrell in the Aug. 7 county general election.

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Kingsport theft suspect remains hospitalized following fall from cliff

Kingsport theft suspect remains hospitalized following fall from cliff

July 21st, 2014 12:29 pm by Rain Smith

An attempt to steal a home theater, air compressor and two pairs of blue jeans is what reportedly led to the serious injury of a Rogersville man, who fell from an approximately 50-foot-high cliff while fleeing a Kingsport Walmart.

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UPDATED: Naming names: City, school leaders to pool BOE nominees

UPDATED: Naming names: City, school leaders to pool BOE nominees

July 21st, 2014 11:34 am by Rick Wagner

City and school leaders hope to come up with appointees for two vacant school board seats Monday. Failing that, they at least hope to narrow the list of prospects so that appointments can be voted on by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen Aug. 5.

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Firefighters face new lightning storms in Northwest

Firefighters face new lightning storms in Northwest

July 21st, 2014 8:34 am by By Maria La Ganga and Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

An eruption of lightning-sparked wildfires across the northwestern United States over the last two weeks has scorched almost a million acres of land in Washington and Oregon while threatening thousands of houses and buildings.

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Before doctors check your vitals, check out theirs

Before doctors check your vitals, check out theirs

July 21st, 2014 12:33 am by Associated Press

Americans consider insurance and a good bedside manner in choosing a doctor, but will that doctor provide high-quality care? A new poll shows that people don't know how to determine that.

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Helping hand: Hawkins EMA honors former Rogersville Walmart manager

Helping hand: Hawkins EMA honors former Rogersville Walmart manager

July 20th, 2014 11:03 pm by Jeff Bobo

Contributions from Walmart to the Hawkins County Emergency Management Agency have exceeded $10,000 over the past seven years, and those funds were used to purchase equipment and supplies that county rescuers otherwise would have to do without.

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Mom charged with abuse for allegedly beating unruly child

Mom charged with abuse for allegedly beating unruly child

July 20th, 2014 10:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

A neighbor allegedly observed a Hawkins County mom throw her 11-year-old daughter to the ground late Tuesday night, resulting in the mother's arrest and a Department of Children's Services referral.

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Robinette survives 'snowman,' marathon day for Lonesome Pine title

Robinette survives 'snowman,' marathon day for Lonesome Pine title

July 20th, 2014 9:32 pm by Pat Kenney

Tyler Robinette recovered from a triple-bogey 8 on the par-5 fourth hole on his last nine and rallied for a one-stroke victory in the 83rd Lonesome Pine Invitational on Sunday.

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