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Protests in Baltimore over man's death in police custody

Protests in Baltimore over man's death in police custody

April 25th, 2015 10:07 am by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press; TOM FOREMAN Jr., Associated Press

Protesters who've been holding near-daily demonstrations this week over the death of Freddie Gray are promising their biggest march yet a day after the Baltimore Police Department acknowledged that it failed to get him the medical attention he needed

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Same-sex marriage pioneer among lawyers for high court cases

Same-sex marriage pioneer among lawyers for high court cases

April 25th, 2015 10:05 am by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Five lawyers will take turns at the Supreme Court lectern Tuesday for the highly anticipated and extended arguments over same-sex marriage.

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2009 memo describes concerns about Oklahoma reserve deputy

2009 memo describes concerns about Oklahoma reserve deputy

April 25th, 2015 10:03 am by JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press

Several members of an Oklahoma sheriff's department raised serious concerns years ago about the performance and training of a volunteer deputy now charged in the fatal shooting of a restrained suspect

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Health officials say ice cream is safe despite some recalls

Health officials say ice cream is safe despite some recalls

April 25th, 2015 10:00 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Federal health officials say ice cream is still safe to eat - even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

April 25th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

This week's stories include the feds sentencing three Wise County residents, a woman recounting an alleged sexual attack, a Sullivan County couple being dismembered.

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Hawaii poised to become 1st state to raise smoking age to 21

Hawaii poised to become 1st state to raise smoking age to 21

April 25th, 2015 9:59 am by CATHY BUSSEWITZ, Associated Press

A bill that would make Hawaii the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 cleared the Legislature on Friday and is headed to the governor.

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Kingsport mayoral hopefuls address city issues at forum

Kingsport mayoral hopefuls address city issues at forum

April 24th, 2015 11:52 pm by Matthew Lane

The forum kicked off with a question also asked of the alderman candidates last week - what is the proper role of city government in economic development?

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Double murder suspect appears in court

Double murder suspect appears in court

April 24th, 2015 8:00 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

A Carter County man accused of killing a Sullivan County couple and dismembering and burning their bodies made a brief appearance in court Friday and received a court-appointed attorney.

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UPDATE: Speeding car slams into deputy, triggering four-vehicle crash

April 24th, 2015 12:41 pm by Rain Smith

Police are investigating why a car plowed through a Kingsport intersection and slammed into a Sullivan County deputy, collecting two additional vehicles and sending five people - including an infant - to the hospital.

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KPD: Woman swindles TennCare to peddle pills

KPD: Woman swindles TennCare to peddle pills

April 24th, 2015 12:30 pm by Rain Smith

The search of a Kingsport home has led to more than 100 oxycodone pills, drug money and bartered food stamps, according to police, along with the arrest of a senior citizen who defrauded the state's health care system to obtain her goods.

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