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Two Republicans seek 3rd District Circuit seat vacated by retiring Judge Wilson

Two Republicans seek 3rd District Circuit seat vacated by retiring Judge Wilson - VIDEO

April 4th, 2014 11:13 am by Jeff Bobo

Each candidate received three minutes to speak during last week's GOP candidate forum, which is shown in its entirety on the video.

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Fort Hood gunman had 'unstable' mental condition

Fort Hood gunman had 'unstable' mental condition

April 4th, 2014 8:21 am by PAUL J. WEBER and WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press

Unstable mental health may be the "fundamental, underlying cause" of a soldier's shooting rampage at Fort Hood that left four people dead, though an argument with another service member likely preceded the attack.

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Haslam unveils 3-year, $1.5B transportation plan

Haslam unveils 3-year, $1.5B transportation plan

April 4th, 2014 7:50 am by Associated Press

The spending plan includes $600 million to maintain, replace or repair roads and bridges around the state. It also envisions interstate projects, including truck climbing lanes, interchanges and capacity expansion.

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Man charged a third time with crimes against female motorists

Man charged a third time with crimes against female motorists

April 3rd, 2014 8:10 pm by Rain Smith

A Piney Flats man set to go to trial for allegedly exposing himself and harassing multiple female motorists has been arrested again, this time for a reportedly lewd and dangerous incident on Stone Drive.

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April Fools' text spurs emergency response

April Fools' text spurs emergency response

April 3rd, 2014 5:16 pm by Rain Smith

Police and fire personnel were dispatched to a Kingsport apartment on a report of injury, forcibly making entry after receiving no answer at the door.

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US secretly built 'Cuban Twitter' to stir unrest

US secretly built 'Cuban Twitter' to stir unrest

April 3rd, 2014 4:50 pm by ALBERTO ARCE, Associated Press; DESMOND BUTLER, Associated Press; JACK GILLUM, Associated Press

The U.S. government masterminded the creation of a "Cuban Twitter" — a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba, built with secret shell companies and financed through foreign banks, the AP has learned.

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Fort Hood gunman showed no prior sign of violence

Fort Hood gunman showed no prior sign of violence

April 3rd, 2014 4:47 pm by PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press; WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press

Spc. Ivan Lopez seemed to have a clean record that showed no ties to extremist groups. But the Army secretary promised that investigators would keep all avenues open in their inquiry

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House GOP moves against health care law

House GOP moves against health care law

April 3rd, 2014 4:45 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

House Republicans renewed their election-year assault on President Barack Obama's health care law Thursday, their opposition undimmed just days after Obama celebrated news that more than 7 million Americans had signed up for coverage under the law.

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Prosecutor's statements in court clerk contempt dismissal stricken from record

Prosecutor's statements in court clerk contempt dismissal stricken from record

April 3rd, 2014 4:19 pm by Jeff Bobo

"Facts" stated in special prosecutor Barry Staubus' motion to dismiss a contempt charge against Hawkins County Clerk of Courts Sarah Davis have been stricken from the record by the presiding judge.

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Sullivan County woman charged with neglecting 75-year-old grandmother

Sullivan County woman charged with neglecting 75-year-old grandmother

April 3rd, 2014 1:51 pm by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County woman has been arrested for allegedly neglecting her elderly grandmother, whom she was entrusted to care for, leading to the victim's hospitalization.

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