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Wealthy couple accused of welfare fraud held in jail

Wealthy couple accused of welfare fraud held in jail

April 2nd, 2014 7:19 am by By Brittany Shammas, Sun Sentinel (MCT)

For seven weeks or so they have been on the run — a pair of "Scottish aristocrats" who according to authorities lived a life of luxury while collecting food stamps, welfare and Medicaid from two states.

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Update: 8.2 earthquake kills 5 in Chile

Update: 8.2 earthquake kills 5 in Chile

April 2nd, 2014 12:12 am by LUIS ANDRES HENAO, Associated Press

Authorities kept hundreds of thousands of people out of their beds early Wednesday after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck off Chile's northern coast. Five people were crushed to death or suffered fatal heart attacks.

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Halderman comes through in the clutch to lead Falcons over Vikings

Halderman comes through in the clutch to lead Falcons over Vikings

April 1st, 2014 11:25 pm by Dave Ongie

It may have been April 1, but Volunteer's Brad Halderman wasn't fooling around during a key Big 7 Conference baseball game against Tennessee High on Monday night.

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Marines from across the country gathering to remember  comrade

Marines from across the country gathering to remember comrade

April 1st, 2014 10:53 pm by Nick Shepherd

Ten years ago, one man paid the ultimate price for his country. Now, his fellow Marines want to celebrate the person he was and make sure he is never forgotten.

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Sullivan County early voting begins in two weeks

Sullivan County early voting begins in two weeks

April 1st, 2014 10:31 pm by J. H. Osborne

Early voting for May 6 party primaries begins in two weeks. The last day to register to vote is Monday. The general election ballot is not until August, but the race for Sullivan County mayor will be decided on May 6 in the Republican Party primary.

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Hubbard's big game leads Unicoi past North

Hubbard's big game leads Unicoi past North

April 1st, 2014 10:12 pm by George Thwaites

Unicoi County center fielder Will Hubbard had a big day at the plate and in the field, leading the Blue Devils to a 10-0 Three Rivers Conference road win in five innings over Sullivan North on Tuesday.

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Kingsport interested in buying unnamed property

Kingsport interested in buying unnamed property

April 1st, 2014 9:33 pm by Matthew Lane

The BMA approved a measure that would allow for a potential contribution to the Kingsport Economic Development Board of up to $60,000 a year for up to 10 years, but are not revealing which property they have their eyes on.

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Five more drug suspects arrested in 'Shamrock Shakedown'

Five more drug suspects arrested in 'Shamrock Shakedown'

April 1st, 2014 9:10 pm by Wes Bunch

The latest arrests by Scott County authorities bring the total number of suspects apprehended in the operation to 50. A Scott County grand jury indicted 59 individuals on 218 charges March 13. Those indictments were sealed pending arrest.

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UT AD Hart reworking Martin's contract

UT AD Hart reworking Martin's contract

April 1st, 2014 8:40 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart said the university is reworking the contract of men's basketball coach Cuonzo Martin, who said Tuesday he intends to remain with the Volunteers.

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Woman accused of giving teen marijuana in seduction attempt

Woman accused of giving teen marijuana in seduction attempt

April 1st, 2014 8:13 pm by NET News Service

On March 27, deputies arrested Victoria Rose Coffey, 24, 2203 McKinley Road, after they said she admitted to kissing and offering marijuana to a 15-year-old boy.

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