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City school bus involved in Lynn Garden wreck

City school bus involved in Lynn Garden wreck

February 27th, 2015 6:29 pm by Staff report

According to KCS spokesman Andy True, the accident took place around 3:45 p.m. on Ridgecrest Avenue between Mullins Street and Walker Street.

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Spitting on officer during custody hearing earns one Virginia man an indictment on assault charges

Spitting on officer during custody hearing earns one Virginia man an indictment on assault charges

February 27th, 2015 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Starnes allegedly responded to an officer by telling him to "kiss my ass." He then cursed the court bailiff. Starnes then allegedly lunged at a woman and another man, scratching the man's left hand.

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News Regional & National
8 shot to death, including gunman, in Missouri rampage

8 shot to death, including gunman, in Missouri rampage

February 27th, 2015 4:52 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

A man who authorities say may have been unhinged by the death of his ailing mother went on a house-to-house shooting rampage in a small town in the Missouri Ozarks, killing seven people before taking his own life.

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Bid to block health exchange in Tennessee seen as 'overkill'

Bid to block health exchange in Tennessee seen as 'overkill'

February 27th, 2015 4:51 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Some Republican lawmakers still reveling in the recent defeat of a proposal to expand Medicaid coverage to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans are now setting their sights on 230,000 people enrolled through the federal health insurance exchange.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Dude, where's my car?  Kvapil's NASCAR ride stolen from hotel parking lot

Dude, where's my car? Kvapil's NASCAR ride stolen from hotel parking lot

February 27th, 2015 4:42 pm by Associated Press

A trailer with the red No. 44 car inside was hitched to a black 2004 Ford F-350 pickup truck parked outside a hotel in Morrow, Ga., about 15 miles south of Atlanta, police said. The 2015 Chevy NASCAR race car inside the trailer is valued at $250,000.

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Duffield mom who wrecked in creek with two kids while allegedly high on pills indicted

Duffield mom who wrecked in creek with two kids while allegedly high on pills indicted

February 27th, 2015 4:08 pm by Nick Shepherd

When officers arrived on the scene, Davidson was allegedly unsteady on her feet and was unable to perform the "walk and turn" or the one leg stand, according to a criminal complaint.

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News Entertainment
Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies at 83

Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies at 83

February 27th, 2015 2:48 pm by Associated Press

Nimoy died Friday of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his Los Angeles home. Although Nimoy followed his 1966-69 "Star Trek" run with a notable career as both an actor and director, in the public's mind he would always be Spock.

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Boone will remain low for a year - or more TVA: Work to fix seepage issue at dam set to begin in spring

Boone will remain low for a year - or more TVA: Work to fix seepage issue at dam set to begin in spring

February 27th, 2015 9:00 am by J. H. Osborne

But, barring a drought, water flow out of the lake will not drop below TVA's established minimum - meaning businesses and activities downstream should see no threat of not having enough water.

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Opinion
Far too little is being done to address climate change

Far too little is being done to address climate change

February 27th, 2015 8:46 am by Letters to the Editor

There is an epic battle being fought between the apostles of climate change and the scoffers who spend tens of millions of dollars every year to cast doubt and millions more to lobby Congress and regulators and to back right-wing candidates.

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Board chairman: Senior Center takeover by Mount Carmel a political attack by mayor

Board chairman: Senior Center takeover by Mount Carmel a political attack by mayor

February 27th, 2015 8:44 am by Jeff Bobo

Blevins said he believes the town takeover of the Senior Center Tuesday was orchestrated by Mayor Frost in an attempt to force Alderman Wanda Davidson to either resign from the BMA or resign from the Senior Center director position

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