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Juvenile jail escape latest for troubled facility

Juvenile jail escape latest for troubled facility

September 3rd, 2014 10:43 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

All but seven of the teens from the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center were taken back into custody by Tuesday, a day after they escaped.

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Obama casts Russia as threat to peace in Europe

Obama casts Russia as threat to peace in Europe

September 3rd, 2014 10:42 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

"You lost your independence once before," Obama said following meetings with Baltic leaders in the Estonian capital of Tallinn. "With NATO, you'll never lose it again."

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Jail and probation for couple who kept baby in 'filthy, nasty conditions'

Jail and probation for couple who kept baby in 'filthy, nasty conditions'

September 3rd, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County couple accused of keeping their 11-month-old in 'very dirty nasty conditions' were sentenced to jail time and probation last week in Hawkins County Sessions Court.

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Police: 'Handsy' groom, two others arrested after wedding brawl

Police: 'Handsy' groom, two others arrested after wedding brawl

September 2nd, 2014 11:00 pm by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (MCT)

The waitress told police that Mark Williams touched her and became "handsy" with her while she was working during his wedding cruise. She also said he tried to pour alcohol down her throat, police said.

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Study links polar vortex chills to melting sea ice

Study links polar vortex chills to melting sea ice

September 2nd, 2014 10:48 pm by Associated Press

Remember the polar vortex, the huge mass of Arctic air that can plunge much of the U.S. into the deep freeze? You might have to get used to it.

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Study: Playing music helps sharpen kids' brains

Study: Playing music helps sharpen kids' brains

September 2nd, 2014 10:00 pm by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press

A two-year study of 44 children in the program shows that the training changes the brain in ways that make it easier for youngsters to process sounds, according to results reported in Tuesday's edition of The Journal of Neuroscience.

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Dispute among Kingsport neighbors leads to baseball bat attack

Dispute among Kingsport neighbors leads to baseball bat attack

September 2nd, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Gary Ledgar later told police he went to his mother's to retrieve a pack of cigarettes and was told of the earlier incident with police, with the mother alleging she was struck by the neighbor and her pinkie toe was bleeding.

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Scott Parks & Rec director steps down

Scott Parks & Rec director steps down

September 2nd, 2014 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

Sheets said he takes pride in knowing that under his direction, and with the help of a hardworking staff and a great group of volunteers, the department received four state and three national awards.

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Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial begins

Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial begins

September 2nd, 2014 7:00 pm by COREY WILLIAMS, Associated Press

Opening statements in Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial began Tuesday afternoon in federal court, where lawyers for the city will attempt to convince a judge that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.

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Some fear auto industry returning to bad habits

Some fear auto industry returning to bad habits

September 2nd, 2014 6:35 pm by Associated Press

As the auto industry strives to sustain its post-recession comeback, car companies are resorting to tactics that some experts warn will lead to trouble down the road.

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