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Thieves pose as truckers to steal huge cargo loads

Thieves pose as truckers to steal huge cargo loads

October 21st, 2013 2:55 pm by ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press

To steal huge shipments of valuable cargo, thieves are turning to a deceptively simple tactic: They pose as truckers, load the freight onto their own tractor-trailers and drive away with it.

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Police: Student killed staffer at Nevada school

Police: Student killed staffer at Nevada school

October 21st, 2013 2:39 pm by SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press

A student at a Nevada middle school opened fire on campus, killing a staff member who was trying to protect other children, police said Monday.

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Bluff City man arrested for allegedly choking girlfriend after being hit with screen door

Bluff City man arrested for allegedly choking girlfriend after being hit with screen door

October 21st, 2013 1:57 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Bluff City man was arrested after choking his girlfriend when she hit him in the shoulder with a porch door, according to a police report.

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Humans remains found at Tenn. state park

Humans remains found at Tenn. state park

October 21st, 2013 9:22 am by Associated Press

Police are investigating after human remains were found in a Tennessee state park.

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Obama to address widespread health care problems

Obama to address widespread health care problems

October 21st, 2013 9:20 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama is expected to acknowledge that widespread problems with his health care law's rollout are unacceptable, as the administration scrambles to fix the cascade of computer issues.

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New Board of Education districts, pay raises, health insurance on Sullivan County Commission’s agenda

New Board of Education districts, pay raises, health insurance on Sullivan County Commission’s agenda

October 20th, 2013 7:25 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Issues up for consideration by the Sullivan County Commission on Monday include adjusting the boundaries of Board of Education districts and eliminating a self-created automatic pay raise structure for county commissioners.

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Yard sale, silent auction to benefit hunter paralyzed in fall

Yard sale, silent auction to benefit hunter paralyzed in fall

October 20th, 2013 7:14 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — Friends are banding together to help a Mount Carmel family of six whose lives have been drastically altered by a tragic hunting accident last week.

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Spare the rod, spoil the student? 19 states still allow paddling at school; Tennessee is among them

Spare the rod, spoil the student? 19 states still allow paddling at school; Tennessee is among them

October 20th, 2013 6:18 pm by Kevin Hardy, Chattanooga Times Free Press

It might be easy to assume that paddling in school went away years ago, even decades. Polls and anecdotal evidence show that fewer parents approve of corporal punishment today.

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Body of Roan Mountain fisherman found following search

Body of Roan Mountain fisherman found following search

October 20th, 2013 6:09 pm by NET News Service

According to a Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency news release, a Roan Mountain man’s body was found around 5:10 p.m. in Watauga Lake by an underwater remote operated vehicle.

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Carson-Newman’s proposed body farm dead for now

Carson-Newman’s proposed body farm dead for now

October 20th, 2013 5:41 pm by Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — A proposed body farm at Carson-Newman University in eastern Tennessee is dead, at least for now.

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