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Bill to repeal Tenn. motorcycle helmet law fails

Bill to repeal Tenn. motorcycle helmet law fails

March 26th, 2014 7:13 am by Staff Report

The bill would have allowed motorcyclists at least 25 years old to ride without a helmet if they could prove they had at least $200,000 in medical insurance and $100,000 in liability coverage.

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Mudslide searchers press on with dogs, bare hands

Mudslide searchers press on with dogs, bare hands

March 26th, 2014 6:43 am by MANUEL VALDES and PHUONG LE, Associated Press

Rescuers using small bulldozers and their bare hands pushed through sludge strewn with splintered homes and twisted cars to find 10 more bodies in the debris of a Washington state mudslide.

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Judge Joe Brown challenging contempt charges

Judge Joe Brown challenging contempt charges

March 26th, 2014 6:35 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Brown, a present-day political candidate, has a court hearing April 4 in Tennessee on his challenge of contempt of court charges. Some have described Brown's outburst as a way to gain publicity for his campaign as district attorney.

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Teens sentenced for threatening to harm Gate City student

Teens sentenced for threatening to harm Gate City student

March 25th, 2014 10:18 pm by Wes Bunch

The defendants were originally charged with conspiracy to commit murder by the Scott County Sheriff's Office following the Oct. 4, 2013 incident. Those charges were amended prior to their convictions.

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Speed to blame for Paul Walker crash

Speed to blame for Paul Walker crash

March 25th, 2014 8:07 pm by Associated Press

The Porsche carrying "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was traveling about 90 mph when it went out of control on a suburban street and crashed, killing the actor and his friend, according to an investigation by law enforcement agencies.

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Police seeking man who held up Kingsport pharmacy

Police seeking man who held up Kingsport pharmacy

March 25th, 2014 7:04 pm by Staff Report

The suspect, an unidentified white male, reportedly entered the pharmacy and demanded narcotics. Authorities said the man claimed to have a gun, but didn't brandish it during the incident.

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Prosecutor: Defying judge could have resulted in immediate jail for Davis

Prosecutor: Defying judge could have resulted in immediate jail for Davis

March 25th, 2014 4:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

In a motion to dismiss filed Tuesday in Hawkins County, special prosecutor Barry Staubus states that Judge J. Todd Ross could have had Clerk of Courts Sarah Davis jailed immediately for civil contempt when she refused his order.

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Man charged with stealing money from Kingsport restaurant's cash register

Man charged with stealing money from Kingsport restaurant's cash register

March 25th, 2014 4:00 pm by Staff report

Police say they have arrested a man who asked for change inside a Kingsport Mexican restaurant, then snatched cash from the register and fled the scene.

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Obama to propose ending NSA's phone call sweep

Obama to propose ending NSA's phone call sweep

March 25th, 2014 2:38 pm by EILEEN SULLIVAN, Associated Press

The Obama administration is expected this week to propose that Congress overhaul the electronic surveillance program to end the government's practice of collecting the phone records of millions of Americans and holding them for five years.

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Satellite clue ends wild theories, hope for MH370

Satellite clue ends wild theories, hope for MH370

March 25th, 2014 2:34 pm by ADAM GELLER and KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press

Many previous tragedies have transfixed us by revealing their power in cruel detail. But the disappearance of the Beijing-bound Boeing 777 without warning or explanation captivated imaginations around the world.

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