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NYC inmate 'baked to death' in cell

NYC inmate 'baked to death' in cell

March 19th, 2014 6:59 pm by Associated Press

Jerome Murdough was just looking for a warm place to sleep on a chilly night last month when he curled up in an enclosed stairwell on the roof of a Harlem public housing project where he was arrested for trespassing.

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Husband who was stabbed at church says wife belongs in hospital, not jail

Husband who was stabbed at church says wife belongs in hospital, not jail

March 19th, 2014 4:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill woman who allegedly claimed the devil was in her when she stabbed her husband in a church Sunday night for "worshiping NASCAR" was committed Wednesday for a mental evaluation.

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Kingsport man sentenced in rape of infant daughter

Kingsport man sentenced in rape of infant daughter

March 19th, 2014 3:29 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has pleaded guilty to raping his 6-month-old daughter and inflicting abuse that left her with a fractured skull.

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Haslam's free tuition proposal advancing in Senate

Haslam's free tuition proposal advancing in Senate

March 19th, 2014 1:46 pm by Associated Press

The "Tennessee Promise" legislation advanced out of the Senate Education Committee 8-1 on Wednesday. It's similar to one moving in the House.

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TVA, partners, landowners protect Copper Creek

TVA, partners, landowners protect Copper Creek

March 19th, 2014 1:33 pm by Wes Bunch

The creek in Southwest Virginia is home to as many as 70 different species of fish and another 30 mussel species, many of them endangered, and also serves as a shelter for aquatic life on the Clinch River during floods and other disruptive events.

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Ukraine's Crimea base taken, commander detained

Ukraine's Crimea base taken, commander detained

March 19th, 2014 1:15 pm by JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, Associated Press

Masked Russian-speaking troops on Wednesday seized control of Ukrainian naval headquarters in Crimea after it was stormed by militiamen.

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Man's test drive from Kingsport dealership prompts theft arrest

Man's test drive from Kingsport dealership prompts theft arrest

March 19th, 2014 12:39 pm by Rain Smith

A man who allegedly feigned interest in purchasing a car from a Kingsport dealership — and was granted permission to have his "mechanic check it out" — has been arrested three weeks after never returning the vehicle.

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At 80, longtime bus company owner will no longer provide service to Sullivan schools

At 80, longtime bus company owner will no longer provide service to Sullivan schools

March 19th, 2014 11:37 am by Rick Wagner

Kenny Morrell has spent almost 58 of those years operating a business that has transported generations of Sullivan County school students. When he started out, the buses were blue and white instead of the familiar yellow.

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Suspect in Sullivan County domestic shooting dies

Suspect in Sullivan County domestic shooting dies

March 19th, 2014 9:32 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man suspected of fatally shooting his wife and then turning the gun on himself has passed away.

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Entertainment
Good grief: Charlie Brown gets the CG, 3-D treatment

Good grief: Charlie Brown gets the CG, 3-D treatment

March 19th, 2014 8:21 am by By Steven Zeitchik, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Directed by "Ice Age: Continental Drift" helmer Steve Martino, "Peanuts," which uses various 21st century technologies, looks to tap into the interest we typically have for "Peanuts" around the holidays.

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