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Pistorius not guilty of murder but was negligent

Pistorius not guilty of murder but was negligent

September 11th, 2014 11:00 pm by Associated Press

During his trial, Oscar Pistorius sometimes retched and sobbed. The double-amputee Olympian sobbed again on Thursday, this time in apparent relief as a judge said the evidence did not support a murder conviction for killing his girlfriend.

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Bizarre giant water-living dinosaur unveiled

Bizarre giant water-living dinosaur unveiled

September 11th, 2014 10:50 pm by SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press

Picture the fearsome creatures of "Jurassic Park" crossed with the shark from "Jaws." Then super-size to the biggest predator ever to roam Earth. Now add a crocodile snout as big as a person and feet like a duck's.

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Case worker: Dad overwhelmed before 5 kids killed

Case worker: Dad overwhelmed before 5 kids killed

September 11th, 2014 9:00 pm by JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press

In the social worker's last visit — two weeks before the children's disappearance — a social worker summed up Jones' life: "Dad appears to be overwhelmed as he is unable to maintain the home"

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Roe looks for well-defined plan to authorize force

Roe looks for well-defined plan to authorize force

September 11th, 2014 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

"You have to see what you're authorizing...There's nothing as serious as putting your men and women in harm's way...The debate needs to be out in the open where the American people understand what we're agreeing to," he said

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Lundberg claims legalizing marijuana would be 'horrific door to open' in Tennessee

Lundberg claims legalizing marijuana would be 'horrific door to open' in Tennessee

September 11th, 2014 7:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Meeting with the Sullivan County Anti-Drug coalition, the Bristol Republican discussed legislation regarding drugs from the past session and what bills, if any, might come up in the new legislative session starting in January.

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Senate speaker lauds 3 Republican AG candidates

Senate speaker lauds 3 Republican AG candidates

September 11th, 2014 6:00 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey on Thursday voiced support for Republican state attorney general candidates, while refusing to divulge how much he spent on trying to oust members of the Supreme Court who will decide the next AG.

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Puppies found in pillowcase on Blue Ridge Parkway

Puppies found in pillowcase on Blue Ridge Parkway

September 11th, 2014 5:00 pm by Associated Press

Animal control officials in Haywood County are taking care of seven newborn puppies after they were found tied up in a pillowcase and left on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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Man arrested after losing car

Man arrested after losing car

September 11th, 2014 3:10 pm by Rain Smith

Police report the intoxicated suspect was in the parking lot of a restaurant on Lynn Garden Drive, attempting to open the trunk of a vehicle "with pocket change."

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9/11 commemoration amid renewed terror threat

9/11 commemoration amid renewed terror threat

September 11th, 2014 2:44 pm by RACHELLE BLIDNER and JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press

With the solemn toll of a bell and a moment of silence, the nation paused Thursday to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at the hallowed site just hours after President Barack Obama promised to root out and destroy a new group of terrorists

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Man found guilty in Sullivan County child porn case

Man found guilty in Sullivan County child porn case

September 11th, 2014 1:19 pm by Rain Smith

A former Kingsport resident indicted last year by a Sullivan County grand jury has been found guilty on nearly three dozen child pornography charges.

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