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Suspect sought in Bloomingdale church burglaries

Suspect sought in Bloomingdale church burglaries

February 10th, 2015 10:36 am by Rain Smith

Investigators hope surveillance photos can help solve a series of burglaries at a Sullivan County church, where the congregation's offering was stolen on at least two occasions.

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Samsung reveals potential for smart TVs to eavesdrop

Samsung reveals potential for smart TVs to eavesdrop

February 10th, 2015 8:52 am by YOUKYUNG LEE, AP Technology Writer

Voice recognition technology in the South Korean company's Internet connected TVs captures and transmits nearby conversations.

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Chase through three counties ends with crash

Chase through three counties ends with crash

February 10th, 2015 8:21 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - A Hamblen County man who allegedly led police on a high-speed pursuit through three counties Saturday night before crashing in Morristown is facing several charges in Hawkins County, including felony evading arrest.

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Beer-sampling bill clears first hurdle in Jonesborough

Beer-sampling bill clears first hurdle in Jonesborough

February 10th, 2015 8:16 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Although some members expressed concern over some potential outcomes, Jonesborough's Board of Mayor and Aldermen took one step toward permitting the town's convenience stores to offer beer samples.

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Opening statements expected in armory shooting trial

Opening statements expected in armory shooting trial

February 10th, 2015 7:59 am by Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Lawyers are expected to make opening statements in the trial of a Tennessee National Guard recruiter charged with attempting to kill four of his superiors in a shooting inside an armory north of Memphis.

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Thieves target local no kill animal shelter

Thieves target local no kill animal shelter

February 9th, 2015 11:00 pm by Staff Report

First it was the theft of $2,000 worth of batteries from their construction site, then a Great Pyrenees was stolen from their current shelter. Officials say they are hoping to see an end of people "stealing from the animals."

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Haslam budget seeks to improve teacher salaries

Haslam budget seeks to improve teacher salaries

February 9th, 2015 9:59 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam says he's committed to making Tennessee the fastest-improving state in the nation in terms of teacher pay and that his budget will reflect that commitment.

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Colleagues remember late state representative

Colleagues remember late state representative

February 9th, 2015 9:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Ralph Yelton spent 14 years representing the 3rd House District, which includes Colonial Heights. Prior to that, he had two tours of military service, including in the Korean War where he was shot in the spine and paralyzed. He passed away Sunday.

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New England feeling under the weather after record snowfall

New England feeling under the weather after record snowfall

February 9th, 2015 7:51 pm by Associated Press

BOSTON - More than 2 feet of fresh snow piled up in parts of New England on Monday, breaking records set during the Blizzard of 1978.

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Justice Thomas objects to Supreme Court's signal on gay marriage

Justice Thomas objects to Supreme Court's signal on gay marriage

February 9th, 2015 7:36 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The Supreme Court is inappropriately signaling it intends to clear the way for gay marriage across the nation, Justice Clarence Thomas complained Monday.

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