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Tennessee House approves bill which seeks 'In God We Trust' signage at Capitol

Tennessee House approves bill which seeks 'In God We Trust' signage at Capitol

April 9th, 2014 2:34 pm by Associated Press

A bill calling for the phrase "In God We Trust" to be painted in the tunnel that connects the Tennessee Capitol and the Legislative Plaza has been approved by the House.

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Man faces reckless endangerment charge after gunfire at home

Man faces reckless endangerment charge after gunfire at home

April 9th, 2014 12:20 pm by Rain Smith

A shotgun blast into the home of an elderly Kingsport resident has prompted the arrest of a man, who allegedly told police he was handling the weapon while intoxicated when it accidentally fired.

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Update: Teen stabs 22 at Pittsburgh-area high school

Update: Teen stabs 22 at Pittsburgh-area high school

April 9th, 2014 11:19 am by Associated Press

Flailing away with two kitchen knives, a 16-year-old boy with a "blank expression" stabbed and slashed 21 students and a security guard in the crowded halls of his suburban Pittsburgh high school Wednesday before an assistant principal tackled him.

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Former pro wrestler Ultimate Warrior dies at 54

Former pro wrestler Ultimate Warrior dies at 54

April 9th, 2014 10:30 am by Associated Press

James Hellwig, better known as former pro wrestler The Ultimate Warrior, has died, the WWE said. He was 54. The WWE said Hellwig died Tuesday but did not give any other details.

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Kingsport Idol seeks next singing sensation

Kingsport Idol seeks next singing sensation

April 9th, 2014 8:31 am by Jessica Fischer

The final two contestants in each of the four age groups will duke it out at the finale July 16 during Fun Fest. A number of past winners have parlayed their Kingsport Idol victories into further successes.

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Panel consolidates lawsuits against Pilot Flying J

Panel consolidates lawsuits against Pilot Flying J

April 9th, 2014 7:05 am by Associated Press

Lawsuits against Pilot Flying J, the truck stop company owned by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, claim trucking companies were cheated out of promised rebates and discounts.

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Military: Marine fatally shot colleague at NC base

Military: Marine fatally shot colleague at NC base

April 9th, 2014 6:43 am by Associated Press

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — A Marine was in custody Wednesday after military officials say he shot and fatally wounded a colleague with his M4 rifle while standing guard at the main gate of a North Carolina base.

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Lee man again facing charges in wife's death

Lee man again facing charges in wife's death

April 9th, 2014 12:23 am by Wes Bunch

Investigators were made aware of Amy Carter's death when the suspect's mother called Lee County dispatch to report that her daughter-in-law had shot herself at the couple's Flatwoods residence.

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Four indicted in Scott synthetic drug bust

Four indicted in Scott synthetic drug bust

April 9th, 2014 12:01 am by Staff report

The men were arrested July 20 following a routine traffic stop by the Scott County Sheriff's Office. A search of the SUV they were traveling in reportedly turned up 30 pounds of synthetic marijuana and more than 200 grams of bath salts.

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Hawkins County BOE rejects one director of schools finalist

Hawkins County BOE rejects one director of schools finalist

April 8th, 2014 11:11 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of the Tennessee School Board Association's five recommended finalists for the Hawkins County director of schools post was a former principal who was demoted from his position two years ago by current Director of Schools Charlotte Britton.

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