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Hawkins man allegedly rapes, takes 1,300 explicit photos of juvenile

Hawkins man allegedly rapes, takes 1,300 explicit photos of juvenile

December 11th, 2014 10:59 am by Jeff Bobo

In September of 2013 Church Hill police began an investigation into allegations of rape and sexual exploitation of a minor against Bethel Lee Farmer, 40, 424 W. Morgan Street, Church Hill.

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42.9 million Americans have unpaid medical bills

42.9 million Americans have unpaid medical bills

December 11th, 2014 10:30 am by JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

The findings suggest that many Americans are being trapped by debt because they are confused by the notices they get from hospitals and insurance companies about the cost of treatment.

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World Trade Center tower boasts large-scale, bold art

World Trade Center tower boasts large-scale, bold art

December 11th, 2014 9:01 am by ULA ILNYTZKY, Associated Press

Asher Edelman, whose New York gallery curated the works, said the only criteria were that they be abstract, thought-provoking and exciting enough to get people "to look up from their hand-held devices and actually look around them."

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Harwell defeats tea-party challenge for speaker

Harwell defeats tea-party challenge for speaker

December 11th, 2014 8:17 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

House Speaker Beth Harwell decisively defeated a tea-party challenge from Rep. Rick Womick on Wednesday to win the Republican nomination for another term in charge of the lower chamber of the Tennessee General Assembly.

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Colorado theater shooter's trial will begin in January, judge orders

Colorado theater shooter's trial will begin in January, judge orders

December 11th, 2014 8:13 am by By Ryan Parker, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Holmes pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to numerous counts of murder, attempted murder and other charges in the shooting at a packed movie theater in Aurora during a midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" on July 20, 2012.

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Leap of Faith: Of One Accord kicks off 'Christmas for the Children' despite funding shortage

Leap of Faith: Of One Accord kicks off 'Christmas for the Children' despite funding shortage - VIDEO

December 10th, 2014 7:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

More than 1,000 underprivileged Hawkins County children will have a happier Christmas this year thanks to contributions from area businesses, churches, clubs and civic organizations to the Christmas for the Children program.

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CIA fights back after torture report

CIA fights back after torture report

December 10th, 2014 6:06 pm by Associated Press

Top spies past and present campaigned Wednesday to discredit the Senate's investigation into the CIA's harrowing torture practices after 9/11, battling to define the historical record and deter potential legal action around the world.

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Man accused of pistol-whipping girlfriend indicted on attempted murder charge

Man accused of pistol-whipping girlfriend indicted on attempted murder charge

December 10th, 2014 2:14 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Kingsport man accused of pistol-whipping his girlfriend, shooting at her, and then leading police on a high speed chase was indicted Monday on numerous charges, including attempted second-degree murder.

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Airfares coming down next year, trade group says

Airfares coming down next year, trade group says

December 10th, 2014 1:30 pm by By Hugo Martin, Los Angeles Times

The trade group predicted that tough competition and stronger profit margins should result in fare drops of 5.1 percent in 2015 compared with this year.

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Kingsport woman allegedly steals vacationing mother's car

Kingsport woman allegedly steals vacationing mother's car

December 10th, 2014 12:35 pm by Rain Smith

According to an affidavit filed in Sullivan County court, the suspect had the Buick registered in her own name, then told a detective the incident is "a family matter, and you need to stay out of it."

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