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7 in East Tenn. sentenced for making meth

7 in East Tenn. sentenced for making meth

September 16th, 2013 9:15 am by Associated Press

The U.S. attorney's office in Greeneville says law enforcement agents found meth labs, or meth-making equipment and residue, at four sites in Johnson City in January and February.

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Police responding to reported shooter at Navy Yard

Police responding to reported shooter at Navy Yard

September 16th, 2013 9:14 am by Associated Press

At least one person was injured in a shooting Monday morning at a building at the Washington Navy Yard, the U.S. Navy said, as authorities searched for an active shooter.

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Local paramedics prepare for health care reform

Local paramedics prepare for health care reform

September 16th, 2013 8:58 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The business of emergency response is always facing new challenges, but another one headed their way is something the entire medical community faces — health care reform.

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Science of addiction: My first thought was, ‘Man where do I get some more of that?’

Science of addiction: My first thought was, ‘Man where do I get some more of that?’

September 16th, 2013 8:21 am by Nick Shepherd

Addiction is a silent disease that affects millions of Americans every year. There are very few warning signs when a person starts down the path of addiction, but once the disease takes hold, it’s obvious.

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Hawkins County fire association almost broke, can’t afford insurance payment

Hawkins County fire association almost broke, can’t afford insurance payment

September 15th, 2013 10:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — If the Hawkins County Fireman’s Association doesn’t come up with another $2,500, it won’t be able to cover the insurance bill that provides accident and sickness coverage to about 275 volunteer firefighters.

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Italian authorities approve attempt to right shipwrecked Costa Concordia

Italian authorities approve attempt to right shipwrecked Costa Concordia

September 15th, 2013 7:02 pm by FRANCES D’EMILIO, Associated Press

GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy — Authorities have given the final go-ahead for a daring attempt Monday to pull upright the crippled Costa Concordia cruise liner from its side in the waters off Tuscany.

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Alabama church marks 50th anniversary of bombing that killed four girls

Alabama church marks 50th anniversary of bombing that killed four girls

September 15th, 2013 5:53 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Hundreds of people filled an Alabama church that was bombed by the Ku Klux Klan 50 years ago Sunday to mark the anniversary of the blast that killed four little girls.

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Police: Ohio mobile home fire kills man, five kids

Police: Ohio mobile home fire kills man, five kids

September 15th, 2013 5:40 pm by JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press

TIFFIN, Ohio — A fast-moving fire claimed the lives of a man and five children under the age of 7 on Sunday morning when it swept through a mobile home in northwest Ohio.

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Despite pressure, ban on gay blood donors endures

Despite pressure, ban on gay blood donors endures

September 15th, 2013 5:31 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

NEW YORK — The U.S. gay-rights movement has achieved many victories in recent years. Yet one vestige of an earlier, more wary era remains firmly in place: the 30-year-old nationwide ban on blood donations by gay and bisexual men.

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Many U.S. bridges old, risky and run-down

Many U.S. bridges old, risky and run-down

September 15th, 2013 5:24 pm by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Motorists coming off the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge into Washington are treated to a postcard-perfect view of the U.S. Capitol. The bridge itself, however, is about as ugly as it gets.

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