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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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RPD recommends private prosecution for drive-thru beating

RPD recommends private prosecution for drive-thru beating

May 27th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Rogersville Police Department made no arrests for a beating that took place Friday night in the Rogersville Pal's drive-thru, reportedly in retaliation for the victim allegedly assaulting his estranged wife.

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Pregnant Pakistani woman stoned to death by family

Pregnant Pakistani woman stoned to death by family

May 27th, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

The woman was killed while on her way to court to contest an abduction case her family had filed against her husband. Her father was promptly arrested on murder charges, police investigator Rana Mujahid said.

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Vandals cost Lunch Box program first day of operations

Vandals cost Lunch Box program first day of operations

May 27th, 2014 4:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The Of One Accord ministry's "Lunch Box" program had to cancel most of its deliveries Tuesday due to vandals breaking out a window on the school bus that has been converted into a mobile cafeteria.

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Police search for missing Kingsport teen

Police search for missing Kingsport teen

May 27th, 2014 4:27 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police are searching for a 17-year-old boy last seen by his family on Saturday, saying he was emotionally distraught at that time and there is "significant concern for his general welfare."

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Drunk man arrested after claiming burglary by brother

Drunk man arrested after claiming burglary by brother

May 27th, 2014 3:00 pm by Rain Smith

A responding officer located the alleged burglar standing outside, at which point it was learned that the complainant was highly intoxicated, had lost his keys and locked himself out of his home.

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Protesters oppose new Tenn. electric chair law

Protesters oppose new Tenn. electric chair law

May 27th, 2014 2:26 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A group of protesters gathered across from the state Capitol to voice opposition to a measure Gov. Bill Haslam recently signed into law to allow use of the electric chair if lethal injection drugs are unavailable.

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