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Man in underwear arrested after allegedly beating on trailer with pipe

Man in underwear arrested after allegedly beating on trailer with pipe

March 10th, 2014 3:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly after 2 a.m. Monday, Rogersville Police Department Officer Chris Price was dispatched to a "partially nude male" causing a disturbance outside a residence at the Timberline Mobile Home Park.

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Bill shields Tenn. school religious displays from suits

Bill shields Tenn. school religious displays from suits

March 10th, 2014 3:26 pm by Associated Press

The legislation says schools can display scenes or symbols associated with such celebrations on school property, if the display includes more than one religion, or one religion and at least one secular scene or symbol.

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Boston Marathon beefs up security with thousands of cops, no-bag rule

Boston Marathon beefs up security with thousands of cops, no-bag rule

March 10th, 2014 3:21 pm by By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

A year after two bombs killed three people and wounded scores more near the finish line, one of the world's most famous marathons has become a 26.2-mile public-safety puzzle for officials.

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Man assaults pregnant woman over chores

Man assaults pregnant woman over chores

March 10th, 2014 3:12 pm by Rain Smith

Officers responded to a dispute at a Kingsport residence, where a man became irate with his girlfriend for, "not cleaning the house fast enough."

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Man allegedly displays gun at Kingsport restaurant

Man allegedly displays gun at Kingsport restaurant

March 10th, 2014 2:25 pm by Rain Smith

A dispute in the parking lot of a Kingsport restaurant has prompted the arrest of a man on charges of aggravated assault, as he allegedly pointed a gun at a coworker.

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Survey: Uninsured rate drops; health law cited

Survey: Uninsured rate drops; health law cited

March 10th, 2014 8:43 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

With just three weeks left to sign up under President Barack Obama's health care law, a major survey tracking the rollout finds that the uninsured rate keeps going down.

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Endangered penguin on display at Ripley's Aquarium

Endangered penguin on display at Ripley's Aquarium

March 10th, 2014 8:36 am by Staff Report

A rare African black-footed penguin is on display at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg. According to The Mountain Press, the as-yet-unnamed penguin is a male that was born at the aquarium in January.

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State oversight may tame California medical pot shops

State oversight may tame California medical pot shops

March 9th, 2014 10:17 pm by Associated Press

No one knows how many dispensaries and patients California has or what conditions pot is being used to treat because the loosely worded law did not give government agencies a role in tracking the information.

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Update: Vietnam unable to locate object from missing jet

Update: Vietnam unable to locate object from missing jet

March 9th, 2014 5:46 pm by Associated Press

Vietnamese searchers on ships worked throughout the night but could not find a rectangular object spotted Sunday afternoon that was thought to be one of the doors of a Malaysia Airlines jet that went missing more than two days ago.

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PM: Won't budge '1 centimeter' from Ukrainian land

PM: Won't budge '1 centimeter' from Ukrainian land

March 9th, 2014 12:07 pm by JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, Associated Press

As separatists in Crimea kept up pressure for unification with Moscow, Ukraine commemorated the birth of its greatest poet, with the prime minister vowing not to give up "a single centimeter" of Ukrainian territory.

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