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VIDEO Update: Hawkins teens planning school massacre studied Columbine

VIDEO Update: Hawkins teens planning school massacre studied Columbine - VIDEO

June 12th, 2014 7:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

A mental health professional told police last year that a teenage patient's apparent plan to commit a mass school shooting at Volunteer High School was "very real."

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Ex-president makes parachute jump on 90th birthday

Ex-president makes parachute jump on 90th birthday

June 12th, 2014 6:17 pm by DAVID SHARP, Associated Press

Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 90th birthday on Thursday by making a tandem parachute jump, fulfilling a goal he made five years ago after a similar jump even though he can no longer use his legs.

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Pay raises go mainly to those in select industries

Pay raises go mainly to those in select industries

June 12th, 2014 3:10 pm by BERNARD CONDON, AP Business Writer

Historically, at this stage in the economy's recovery, pay would be rising in most sectors. But five years after the Great Recession officially ended, raises remain sharply uneven across industries

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Man arrested on burglary, weapons charges after warning of the upcoming apocalypse

Man arrested on burglary, weapons charges after warning of the upcoming apocalypse

June 12th, 2014 2:37 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Jonesborough man, who police say warned of the coming apocalypse and claimed his truck drove him to a Kingsport home because it was on auto pilot, was arrested Wednesday on burglary and weapons charges

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Johnson City police hunting for shooter in 3 separate incidents

Johnson City police hunting for shooter in 3 separate incidents

June 12th, 2014 2:13 pm by NET News Service

Johnson City police were amid a search for a man who fired shots at different locations Wednesday and Thursday.

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Library of Congress names former Kingsport resident Charles Wright 20th US poet laureate

Library of Congress names former Kingsport resident Charles Wright 20th US poet laureate

June 12th, 2014 1:54 pm by Associated Press

Wright hails from Pickwick Dam, Tennessee. His family eventually settled in Kingsport where Wright says he "really grew up," according to the Tennessee Literary Project at MTSU.

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Man arrested in connection with November beating

Man arrested in connection with November beating

June 12th, 2014 1:24 pm by Nick Shepherd

The original incident occurred in the early morning hours of Nov. 17. SCSO officers responded to an aggravated assault call and upon arriving at the residence, they noticed droplets of blood on the front porch and the front door standing open.

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Man sentenced to prison in connection with coal fraud scheme

Man sentenced to prison in connection with coal fraud scheme

June 12th, 2014 11:51 am by Matthew Lane

The owner of a Norton, Va., coal marketing company has been sentenced to one year in federal prison in connection to a scheme where he sold low quality coal to Eastman Chemical Company.

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Nearly 250 dogs removed from Tenn. home

Nearly 250 dogs removed from Tenn. home

June 12th, 2014 10:58 am by Associated Press

"(I saw) dog after dog, puppy after puppy in just horrible conditions," she told the Times Free Press. "I mean five or six dogs in one kennel, and there's no telling how long it's been (since) these dogs have been cleaned. It's horrible."

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90-year-old ex-president to make parachute jump

90-year-old ex-president to make parachute jump

June 12th, 2014 9:37 am by Associated Press

Former President George H.W. Bush can no longer use his legs, but he isn't letting that stop him from keeping a vow he made five years ago: to jump from an aircraft on his 90th birthday, which is Thursday.

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