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Texas jury convicts woman in stiletto shoe killing

Texas jury convicts woman in stiletto shoe killing

April 8th, 2014 8:01 pm by Associated Press

Prosecutors said Ana Trujillo used her high heel shoe to kill 59-year-old Alf Stefan Andersson during an argument at his Houston condominium in June.

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Tennessee Senate votes for open gun carry without permit

Tennessee Senate votes for open gun carry without permit

April 8th, 2014 3:41 pm by Associated Press

The state Senate has passed a bill to allow Tennesseans to openly carry guns without a state-issued permit.

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Police investigate shooting on Kingsport street

Police investigate shooting on Kingsport street

April 8th, 2014 1:13 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are investigating an early Tuesday morning incident that left a man with a gunshot wound, marking the second time the alleged victim has been shot in just over two years.

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Report: 60 people taken hostage in eastern Ukraine

Report: 60 people taken hostage in eastern Ukraine

April 8th, 2014 1:11 pm by PETER LEONARD, Associated Press

Unknown "separatists" brandishing arms and explosives were threatening the hostages inside a security service branch in the city of Luhansk, the Ukrainian Security Service said in a statement Tuesday.

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Obama to visit Washington mudslide

Obama to visit Washington mudslide

April 8th, 2014 1:02 pm by Associated Press

President Barack Obama plans to survey damage from the Washington state mudslide later this month and will meet with victims, first responders and recovery workers, the White House said Tuesday.

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At-home mothers on the rise, new research shows

At-home mothers on the rise, new research shows

April 8th, 2014 12:35 pm by LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press

Factors cited by Pew to explain the increase include more immigrant mothers, who tend to stay home with children in greater numbers than U.S.-born moms; more women unable to find work; and ambivalence about the impact of working mothers on young children.

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Tenn. man accused in package-bomb deaths gets Oct. trial

Tenn. man accused in package-bomb deaths gets Oct. trial

April 8th, 2014 12:25 pm by Associated Press

The suspect is the son-in-law of Jon and Marion Setzer, and he lived directly behind them in rural Wilson County. A package bomb exploded at the Setzers' house on Feb. 10, killing 74-year-old Jon Setzer, a retired lawyer.

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Update: Johnson City standoff with armed felon ends, man in custody

Update: Johnson City standoff with armed felon ends, man in custody

April 8th, 2014 10:34 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The victim and her 6-year-old son, who had remained in the house throughout the 13-hour standoff, have been escorted to a "secure location," according to JCPD Chief Mark Sirois.

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Alleged glue huffer's lawn care prompts Kingsport arrest

Alleged glue huffer's lawn care prompts Kingsport arrest

April 8th, 2014 9:58 am by Rain Smith

A man who reportedly swiped his Kingsport neighbor's lawnmower to cut his grass — and initially avoided arrest when the neighbor declined to pursue charges — was taken into custody after allegedly stealing it again before police even left the neighborhood

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7M enrolled doesn't guarantee health law's success

7M enrolled doesn't guarantee health law's success

April 8th, 2014 7:10 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

Republican opponents of the law keep pushing for a repeal, but as millions of people obtain insurance, how long can the party's strategy remain a politically viable option?

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