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Waters recede, helping search for mudslide victims

Waters recede, helping search for mudslide victims

April 2nd, 2014 7:31 am by LISA BAUMANN and MANUEL VALDES, Associated Press

More than 10 days after a large section of a rain-soaked hill crashed down on a neighborhood in the small community of Oso, teams with cadaver dogs are still sifting through debris and soil to determine exactly how many people died.

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Wealthy couple accused of welfare fraud held in jail

Wealthy couple accused of welfare fraud held in jail

April 2nd, 2014 7:19 am by By Brittany Shammas, Sun Sentinel (MCT)

For seven weeks or so they have been on the run — a pair of "Scottish aristocrats" who according to authorities lived a life of luxury while collecting food stamps, welfare and Medicaid from two states.

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Update: 8.2 earthquake kills 5 in Chile

Update: 8.2 earthquake kills 5 in Chile

April 2nd, 2014 12:12 am by LUIS ANDRES HENAO, Associated Press

Authorities kept hundreds of thousands of people out of their beds early Wednesday after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck off Chile's northern coast. Five people were crushed to death or suffered fatal heart attacks.

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Facebook fight video prompts three Kingsport arrests

Facebook fight video prompts three Kingsport arrests

April 1st, 2014 3:33 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman's decision to post a Facebook video of her fighting a juvenile has prompted her own arrest, along with two additional adults who didn't immediately intervene and appeared to encourage the confrontation.

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Tennessee police find decomposed bodies of twins in home

Tennessee police find decomposed bodies of twins in home

April 1st, 2014 2:36 pm by Associated Press

Police are investigating the discovery of the decomposed bodies of 63-year-old twins in a Chattanooga home.

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Clarksville couple moving over medical marijuana

Clarksville couple moving over medical marijuana

April 1st, 2014 2:36 pm by Associated Press

A U.S. Army veteran and his wife say they are moving from Clarksville to Pueblo, Colo., in order to obtain the marijuana that helps control the pain Max Bailey suffers from injuries acquired in Afghanistan.

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Motorist arrested after driving through gas line construction in Kingsport

Motorist arrested after driving through gas line construction in Kingsport

April 1st, 2014 2:09 pm by Rain Smith

A motorist allegedly paid no heed to a construction detail at a Kingsport gas line on Monday morning, accelerating through orange cones which were blocking the roadway and nearly striking workers.

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Award-winning Kingsport apartments now open

Award-winning Kingsport apartments now open

April 1st, 2014 9:33 am by Staff Report

The buildings will slowly rotate throughout the day and night, and feature large roof areas with solar-heated pools, tennis courts and skate parks. Each will be named for a member of the Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

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Report: Tenn. offered contingent incentives to VW

Report: Tenn. offered contingent incentives to VW

April 1st, 2014 8:29 am by Associated Press

Haslam, who has been a vocal critic of the United Auto Workers' efforts to represent workers at Volkswagen's lone U.S. plant, has long denied suggestions that tax credits, grants and other incentives were tied to the union being rejected at the factory.

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Erwin woman accused of spitting in deputy's pizza has day in court

Erwin woman accused of spitting in deputy's pizza has day in court

April 1st, 2014 8:22 am by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

It will be up to a Unicoi County grand jury to decide if the Erwin woman accused of spitting on a pizza purchased by Unicoi County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Frank Rogers will be charged.

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