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Beef prices hit all-time high in US

Beef prices hit all-time high in US

April 10th, 2014 9:45 am by By David Pierson and Tiffany Hsu, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Extreme weather has thinned the nation's beef cattle herds to levels last seen in 1951, when there were about half as many mouths to feed in America.

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3 dead, 1 wounded in Tenn. shooting

3 dead, 1 wounded in Tenn. shooting

April 10th, 2014 9:42 am by Associated Press

Hamilton County Sheriff's spokeswoman Janice Atkinson said the shooting happened Wednesday night in the community of Lookout Valley.

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A blank look, followed by bloodshed at high school

A blank look, followed by bloodshed at high school

April 10th, 2014 9:41 am by JESSE WASHINGTON, Associated Press; KEVIN BEGOS, Associated Press

"He wasn't saying anything," Moore recalled hours later. "He didn't have any anger on his face. It was just a blank expression."

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Ned Jilton

HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: 1780's Carter Mansion Celebration this Weekend.

April 9th, 2014 11:37 pm by Ned Jilton

The Militia will be encamped on the grounds of the Carter Mansion and will present demonstrations of the daily lives of 18th century backwoods settlers.

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UAW subpoenas Haslam, Corker in VW challenge

UAW subpoenas Haslam, Corker in VW challenge

April 9th, 2014 11:15 pm by Associated Press

UAW President Bob King said in an emailed statement that the purpose of the investigation "is to determine the truth concerning the third party interference in the February election at Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant."

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Tenn. Senate authorizes electric chair for executions

Tenn. Senate authorizes electric chair for executions

April 9th, 2014 11:03 pm by Associated Press

The state's lethal injection protocol uses a sedative commonly used to euthanize animals, but states are exhausting supplies. The state's last electrocution was in 2007.

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Kingsport city manager candidate withdraws

Kingsport city manager candidate withdraws

April 9th, 2014 10:15 pm by Matthew Lane

Pat Hardy, with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service — the organization handling the city manager search for the Model City — said Jack Hamlett advised him last week he was removing his name from consideration.

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Higher forensic services costs hitting counties' budgets dead on

Higher forensic services costs hitting counties' budgets dead on

April 9th, 2014 10:09 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

Rules and regulations revolving around death investigations in the state are making for some lively discussions in eight Northeast Tennessee counties.

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As temperatures rise, scams begin  to bloom

As temperatures rise, scams begin to bloom

April 9th, 2014 9:49 pm by Nick Shepherd

One of the most prominent scams that takes place this time of year involves paving. Leslie Earhart, public information officer for the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, said the department sees such scams pop up every year.

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One child dead, 14 hurt in Florida day care crash

One child dead, 14 hurt in Florida day care crash

April 9th, 2014 8:45 pm by Associated Press

A car smashed into an Orlando-area day care Wednesday, killing a girl and injuring 14 others, at least a dozen of them children, authorities said. One person at the hospital was in critical condition and five others were in serious condition.

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