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Missouri murders highlight dangers of leaving abusive situations

Missouri murders highlight dangers of leaving abusive situations

June 4th, 2015 9:59 am by By Tony Rizzo, The Kansas City Star (TNS)

Less than a month after she got away from the man who abused her and confined her in a wooden box, Sandra Sutton and her 17-year-old son were found shot to death inside a relative's home in Clinton, Mo.

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GOP victory on Obamacare could hurt party in 2016, report suggests

GOP victory on Obamacare could hurt party in 2016, report suggests

June 4th, 2015 9:58 am by By Sahil Kapur and David Knowles, Bloomberg News (TNS)

If Republicans get their way at the Supreme Court this month and wipe out Obamacare premium subsidies for millions of Americans, the ensuing damage to their party in 2016 swing states could be significant.

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Theater shooting defense awaits chance to rebut psychiatrist

Theater shooting defense awaits chance to rebut psychiatrist

June 4th, 2015 9:57 am by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting trial will face new challenges when they try to counter 22 hours of sometimes chilling video of James Holmes talking in a flat, mechanical tone about killing strangers to increase his self-worth.

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Honolulu Council overrides mayor's veto, expands sit-lie ban

Honolulu Council overrides mayor's veto, expands sit-lie ban

June 4th, 2015 9:56 am by CATHY BUSSEWITZ, Associated Press

Honolulu is expanding its ban on sitting and lying down in public places to additional parts of the city, despite Mayor Kirk Caldwell's veto.

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TDOT marks state's first priority road with commemorative sign

TDOT marks state's first priority road with commemorative sign

June 4th, 2015 8:00 am by Hank Hayes

What TDOT Commissioner John Schroer did not mention during the Allandale stop was the highway's dangerous history in Northeast Tennessee, which led it to be called "Bloody 11W."

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TDOT commissioner admits road funding is 'going to get worse as we go forward.'

TDOT commissioner admits road funding is 'going to get worse as we go forward.'

June 3rd, 2015 9:30 pm by Hank Hayes

"Nobody wants to vote for a tax increase, but everybody wants good roads ... We have a real challenge because we have an infrastructure problem in the country, no question about it," Roe said.

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Mount Carmel 2015-16 budget includes $54,000 for Senior Center

Mount Carmel 2015-16 budget includes $54,000 for Senior Center

June 3rd, 2015 8:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

That's $18,000 more than the town contributed annually to the old independent senior center, which will be evicted from the second floor of City Hall at the end of this month.

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Bluff City finally approves sale of old city hall building

Bluff City finally approves sale of old city hall building

June 3rd, 2015 8:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Grubb has undergone an odyssey since winning the auction for the old city hall building. After placing the winning bid, the sale had to go back through the BMA for approval, which Grubb thought was just a formality. But that was not the case.

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Grant will help double the area covered by Hawkins' Lunch Box program

Grant will help double the area covered by Hawkins' Lunch Box program - VIDEO

June 3rd, 2015 7:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

The number of children served by Hawkins County's "Lunch Box" summer feeding program increased 25 percent last year, and after only two days this summer the daily numbers are already nearly 20 percent high than last year.

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102nd Va-Ky Fair next week in Wise

102nd Va-Ky Fair next week in Wise

June 3rd, 2015 6:30 pm by Stephen Igo

The 102nd annual Virginia-Kentucky District Fair & Horse Show begins Monday and the party goes on through next Saturday, featuring carnival rides galore, concerts and a range of other special events throughout the week.

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