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'Being nuts': Police say mom  caused husband to wreck with four children

'Being nuts': Police say mom caused husband to wreck with four children

January 15th, 2015 2:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

"As far as we know, she wasn't mad about anything. She was just being nuts. She got over on his lap like she was going to sit in his lap and drive the car, and purposely ran it out of the road." -- CHPD Chief Mark Johnson

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Photo gallery: Remembering Dylan

Photo gallery: Remembering Dylan

January 15th, 2015 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Students at Sullivan South High School remembered classmate Dylan Ferguson in a "lowering and folding" ceremony Wednesday.

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Woman tells police she escaped weekend kidnapping, abuse

Woman tells police she escaped weekend kidnapping, abuse

January 15th, 2015 12:30 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON - Police observed the woman to have swollen eyes, cut lips, bruising to her neck, arms, left side and ankles.

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Obama to renew push for paid leave for working parents

Obama to renew push for paid leave for working parents

January 15th, 2015 12:07 pm by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

The president will also ask Congress for more than $2 billion in new spending to encourage states to create paid family and medical leave programs.

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Aldi opening brings out a crowd

Aldi opening brings out a crowd

January 15th, 2015 11:20 am by Matthew Lane

In Kingsport, more than 200 people showed up before the opening of the store, seeing the event as a chance to get great bargains and meet new people.

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Dollar General stands firm on store divestiture figure

Dollar General stands firm on store divestiture figure

January 15th, 2015 9:54 am by Associated Press

Matthews, North Carolina-based Family Dollar has rejected numerous approaches from Dollar General, the latest worth $9.1 billion in cash.

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FBI: Ohio man planned to bomb US Capitol, kill officials

FBI: Ohio man planned to bomb US Capitol, kill officials

January 15th, 2015 8:00 am by LISA CORNWELL, Associated Press

Cornell's arrest came only days after a grand jury indictment charged another Cincinnati-area resident with threatening to murder House Speaker John Boehner.

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'Horrifying' RCS roof project could cost more than $400K

'Horrifying' RCS roof project could cost more than $400K

January 14th, 2015 7:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A roof evaluation completed at Rogersville City School last month recommended replacement of the roofs in three sections of the school including the additions completed in the 1950s, the 1970s and 2000.

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Two men reach top of Yosemite's El Capitan in historic climb

Two men reach top of Yosemite's El Capitan in historic climb

January 14th, 2015 7:04 pm by Associated Press

Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson used ropes and safety harnesses to catch themselves in case of a fall, but relied entirely on their own strength and dexterity to ascend by grasping cracks as thin as razor blades and as small as dimes.

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Police killings prompt array of bills in state legislatures

Police killings prompt array of bills in state legislatures

January 14th, 2015 6:15 pm by DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

Many would place more scrutiny on interactions between law officers and the public, and aim to address concerns about perceived racial injustice, police tactics and civil unrest.

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