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'Piles and piles' of bodies in South Sudan massacre

'Piles and piles' of bodies in South Sudan massacre

April 22nd, 2014 11:53 pm by Associated Press

The townsfolk believed the mosque was safe. They crammed inside as rebel forces in South Sudan took control of the town from government troops. But it wasn't safe. Robbers grabbed their cash and mobile phones. Then gunmen came and opened fire on everyone.

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Justices appear to be critical of Ohio law that punishes campaign lies

Justices appear to be critical of Ohio law that punishes campaign lies

April 22nd, 2014 11:42 pm by Associated Press

The case has attracted widespread attention, with both liberal and conservative groups saying the law tramples on the time-honored, if dubious, tradition of political mudslinging.

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THP: Off-duty Washington deputy had been drinking before crash

THP: Off-duty Washington deputy had been drinking before crash

April 22nd, 2014 8:22 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

"The BAC has not been processed by the TBI as of yet," said THP spokesman Sgt. Bill Miller. "This is not an overnight process. This process does take several weeks to complete."

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Photo Gallery: Idle Hour Road Barn Fire

April 22nd, 2014 8:04 pm by Ned Jilton

The fast moving fire had fully engulfed the structure by the time the first units arrived on the scene. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Photos: TCRA conducts emergency exercise

April 22nd, 2014 3:55 pm by David Grace

The scenario for the drill was a 50-passenger regional jet en route to Tri-Cities Regional Airport crashes upon landing when the landing gear collapses.

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Hawkins men indicted in $28K insurance fraud, arson scheme

Hawkins men indicted in $28K insurance fraud, arson scheme

April 22nd, 2014 3:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

Michael S. Caldwell and Brandon Eugene Frost are accused of taking part in a plot to "get rid" of a 2007 Chevy Tahoe, which later resulted in a $28,054 insurance settlement.

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Democrats bemoan lack of Medicaid expansion

Democrats bemoan lack of Medicaid expansion

April 22nd, 2014 3:37 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

House Democratic leaders said Tuesday that Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's decision not to expand Medicaid in Tennessee eclipses his signature plan to cover tuition at two-year colleges.

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High court upholds Mich. affirmative action ban

High court upholds Mich. affirmative action ban

April 22nd, 2014 3:36 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice's impassioned dissent that accused the court of wanting to wish away racial inequality.

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In Internet TV case, justices show concern

In Internet TV case, justices show concern

April 22nd, 2014 3:35 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the Internet.

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GM, lawyers fight over bankruptcy protections

GM, lawyers fight over bankruptcy protections

April 22nd, 2014 3:32 pm by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writers; DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writers

General Motors Co. and a battalion of trial lawyers are preparing for an epic court fight over whether GM is liable for the sins of its corporate past.

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