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Holder says no bank ‘too big to indict,’ more financial cases coming

Holder says no bank ‘too big to indict,’ more financial cases coming

January 24th, 2014 2:57 pm by By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. said Friday that no bank is “too big to indict” and that the Justice Department has more cases coming involving “significant financial institutions” as it continues to investigate Wall Street misconduct.

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Trial of former Scott special ed teacher accused of abusing student pushed to May

Trial of former Scott special ed teacher accused of abusing student pushed to May

January 24th, 2014 1:31 pm by Wes Bunch

Lambert's trial had been scheduled to begin Tuesday morning, but a continuance was granted by 30th Circuit Court Judge John Kilgore after a prosecution witness could not attend due to illness.

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Former Alexander aide facing child porn charges found dead

Former Alexander aide facing child porn charges found dead

January 24th, 2014 12:30 pm by DAVID DISHNEAU, Associated Press

A former aide to U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander was found dead in Maryland, just weeks after the former staffer's arrest on child pornography charges, sheriff's officials said Friday.

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3-D printed arms are helping young war amputees in Sudan

3-D printed arms are helping young war amputees in Sudan

January 24th, 2014 12:10 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

This amazing video shows how 3-D printed arms are helping young war amputees in Sudan. Even though the violence is ever increasing, one man has helped make a difference for young people in a war torn country.

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Tenn. mayor accused of $60K theft from Toys for Tots

Tenn. mayor accused of $60K theft from Toys for Tots

January 24th, 2014 8:09 am by Associated Press

Billy Wilson has refused to step down from his post, despite the Board of Mayor and Aldermen voting to relieve him of most of his duties.

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Supermarket wine bill up for key votes next week

Supermarket wine bill up for key votes next week

January 24th, 2014 12:49 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — “All but one special interest group is happy with that bill, and I don’t know whether we’ll ever make them happy,” Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey told The Associated Press, referring to the association representing liquor store owners.

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Jonesborough woman earns ticket to Hollywood as a contestant on "American Idol"

Jonesborough woman earns ticket to Hollywood as a contestant on "American Idol"

January 24th, 2014 12:42 am by KRISTEN SWING, NET News Service

Hannah Saults admits singing in front of the likes of Harry Connick Jr., Keith Urban and Jennifer Lopez was a bit overwhelming as she auditioned late last year to be a contestant on “American Idol.”

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One teen critical,  one facing charges in Hawkins crash

One teen critical, one facing charges in Hawkins crash

January 24th, 2014 12:19 am by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — According to a Tennessee Highway Patrol report, Brogan Jennings, 18, of Mount Carmel, was driving a 2006 BMW 330xi at a “very high rate of speed” eastbound on the narrow and curvy Country Lane.

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King quits Sullivan Commission to run for highway chief

King quits Sullivan Commission to run for highway chief

January 24th, 2014 12:08 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — King is one of 10 men, so far, who have indicated some level of interest in having the $101,000 per year job. King has picked up, but not filed, the paperwork to seek the Republican party’s nomination to run for highway commissioner.

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Phipps Bend Industrial Park may produce electricity and vegetables

Phipps Bend Industrial Park may produce electricity and vegetables

January 24th, 2014 12:04 am by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — On Thursday the Hawkins County Industrial Development Board approved a contract with Birdseye Renewable Energy based in Charlotte, N.C., to place solar panels on a three-acre tract at Phipps Bend.

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