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FTC: Family raised $187M for cancer, spent it on themselves

FTC: Family raised $187M for cancer, spent it on themselves

May 19th, 2015 7:00 pm by ANNE FLAHERTY

A Tennessee man and his family used much of the $187 million it collected for cancer patients to buy themselves cars, gym memberships and take luxury cruise vacations, pay for college tuition and employ family members with six-figure salaries

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State premium costs reach nearly $1.9M for 10 lawmakers

State premium costs reach nearly $1.9M for 10 lawmakers

May 19th, 2015 6:00 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey has received more than $100,000 from taxpayers for his health insurance premiums since 1993, according to a new records obtained by The Tennessean.

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Tennessee man pleads guilty to plotting attack on Muslims

Tennessee man pleads guilty to plotting attack on Muslims

May 19th, 2015 5:00 pm by Associated Press

A man who ran for Congress last year in East Tennessee has pleaded guilty to plotting an attack on a small Muslim enclave in New York.

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Missing aircraft found, no survivors: Crash site east of Saltville in Smyth County.

Missing aircraft found, no survivors: Crash site east of Saltville in Smyth County.

May 19th, 2015 3:13 pm by Stephen Igo

Air and ground search teams commenced looking for the missing plane Monday afternoon and the search continued into Monday night with a specially equipped VSP helicopter and night rescue search squads.

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'Everybody knew Margaret Jack' - Community shocked by murder of retired teacher

'Everybody knew Margaret Jack' - Community shocked by murder of retired teacher

May 19th, 2015 2:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

Residents of a small rural community in far western Hawkins County were shocked Tuesday over the brutal murder of a woman described as a kind, elderly retired teacher who was beloved by everyone who knew her.

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Kingsport shoplifters swipe 23 iDevices

Kingsport shoplifters swipe 23 iDevices

May 19th, 2015 1:49 pm by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a pair of men who are suspected of stealing $17,000 in electronics from Kingsport Walmarts.

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Concrete squirrel implicated in felony vandalism

Concrete squirrel implicated in felony vandalism

May 19th, 2015 12:38 pm by Rain Smith

A Bluff City woman called police after her daughter, 31, hit her with a purse as they argued over car keys. When the suspect walked outside the complainant "heard a crash" - then looked out to see "a concrete squirrel lawn ornament through her windshield.

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Report on Tennessee officer assaults shows decline in 2014

Report on Tennessee officer assaults shows decline in 2014

May 19th, 2015 10:32 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says the number of law enforcement officers in the state who were attacked declined in 2014 from the year before.

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Shelter, trail closed in Smokies due to bear activity

Shelter, trail closed in Smokies due to bear activity

May 19th, 2015 10:31 am by Associated Press

Officials at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park have closed a trail and a backcountry shelter due to aggressive bear activity.

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Memo: Violence long simmered between rival Texas biker gangs

Memo: Violence long simmered between rival Texas biker gangs

May 19th, 2015 10:30 am by EMILY SCHMALL, Associated Press

Texas law enforcement authorities warned weeks ago of growing animosity between rival motorcycle gangs, a feud that erupted into violence this week with a deadly lunchtime shootout between the two groups in a crowded Waco restaurant.

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