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Bluff City man indicted on federal bomb charge

Bluff City man indicted on federal bomb charge

May 28th, 2014 3:10 pm by Matthew Lane

A Bluff City man who was allegedly involved in a fight with his mother and a friend while armed with a gun, knife, baton and pipe bomb, is now facing federal charges for his actions.

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Loan scam reported in Hawkins County

Loan scam reported in Hawkins County

May 28th, 2014 1:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman told police that a man from a suspected scam online loan company laughed at her and hung up when she called Sunday looking for the money she was supposed to receive.

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Pet burials range from bottom of sea to sky above

Pet burials range from bottom of sea to sky above

May 28th, 2014 12:05 pm by SUE MANNING, Associated Press

People saying goodbye to a beloved cat or dog can do it in style, sending their pet's remains to the bottom of the sea or letting them fly high into the sky.

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Man admits to making fake Tenn. IDs for meth

Man admits to making fake Tenn. IDs for meth

May 28th, 2014 11:58 am by Associated Press

Federal prosecutors say a Cookeville man has admitted to making fake Tennessee driver licenses so he could purchase cold medicines used to make meth.

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Police ask for tips in felony theft case

Police ask for tips in felony theft case

May 28th, 2014 11:38 am by Staff Report

Kingsport police are seeking information on the individuals pictured in a surveillance photo, saying they're suspected in a felony theft.

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Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

May 28th, 2014 10:07 am by Staff Report

Maya Angelou, a modern Renaissance woman who survived the harshest of childhoods to become a force on stage, screen, the printed page and the inaugural dais, has died. She was 86.

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Ads opposing Tenn. abortion amendment criticized

Ads opposing Tenn. abortion amendment criticized

May 28th, 2014 8:07 am by Associated Press

Newspaper ads opposing a proposed constitutional amendment to give state lawmakers more power over abortions in Tennessee are drawing criticism for their depiction of a man in a turban trampling on a woman.

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Lawmakers propose 'gun violence restraining order' in wake of Isla Vista shootings

Lawmakers propose 'gun violence restraining order' in wake of Isla Vista shootings

May 28th, 2014 8:02 am by By Patrick McGreevy and Melanie Mason, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

If notified by a subject's family or friends that someone could harm himself or others, law enforcement officers would be able to petition a judge to grant a restraining order that could prohibit possession or purchase of a gun.

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100 years after start of Great War, poppies still blow in Flanders fields

100 years after start of Great War, poppies still blow in Flanders fields

May 27th, 2014 8:50 pm by RAF CASERT, Associated Press

Amid monuments and headstones in this western corner of Belgium, Flanders' eerie landscapes, trenches and bunkers continue to evoke the soldiers who died here by the hundreds of thousands.

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California couple's buried gold coins go for sale

California couple's buried gold coins go for sale

May 27th, 2014 8:39 pm by Associated Press

The nearly 1,430 coins date from 1847 to 1894 and have been valued at more than $11 million.

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