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Knoxville to pay beaten homeless man $200,000

Knoxville to pay beaten homeless man $200,000

January 23rd, 2014 11:45 am by Associated Press

Three former Knoxville police officers pleaded guilty last year to beating Mallicoat, who suffered broken ribs and was hospitalized.

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FDA says it is studying caramel coloring in soda

FDA says it is studying caramel coloring in soda

January 23rd, 2014 7:40 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

The agency said it is reviewing new data on the safety of 4-methylimidazole but did not say what that data is. There are currently no federal limits on the amount of 4-methylimidazole.

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Va. AG's office: Gay marriage ban unconstitutional

Va. AG's office: Gay marriage ban unconstitutional

January 23rd, 2014 7:33 am by STEVE SZKOTAK, Associated Press

Virginia, widely considered a battleground state in the nationwide fight to grant same-sex couples the right to wed, will side with plaintiffs who are seeking to have the ban struck down.

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Texas executes cop killer despite opposition from Mexico

Texas executes cop killer despite opposition from Mexico

January 22nd, 2014 11:15 pm by Associated Press

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Edgar Tamayo, 46, received a lethal injection for the January 1994 fatal shooting of Officer Guy Gaddis, 24. Asked by a warden if he had a final statement, he mumbled “no” and shook his head.

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Israel says it foiled al-Qaida plot on U.S. Embassy

Israel says it foiled al-Qaida plot on U.S. Embassy

January 22nd, 2014 6:25 pm by Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) — Analysts said was the first time the global terror network’s leadership has been directly involved in plotting an attack inside Israel.

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States weighing labels on genetically altered food

States weighing labels on genetically altered food

January 22nd, 2014 3:43 pm by DAVID KLEPPER, Associated Press

States from Rhode Island to Hawaii are considering requiring labels on food items containing genetically modified ingredients, which account for two-thirds of the processed foods on American grocery shelves.

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Blaze damages 1,800 grave markers in Chattanooga

Blaze damages 1,800 grave markers in Chattanooga

January 22nd, 2014 2:57 pm by Associated Press

Cemetery director Debra Kendrick told the Chattanooga Times Free Press that some of the tombstones scorched by the 5 acre grass fire on Sunday belonged to veterans of the Civil War.

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Wise County child murder suspect now faces drug charges

Wise County child murder suspect now faces drug charges

January 22nd, 2014 12:46 pm by Wes Bunch

WISE — Authorities say the drug investigation began while Brandie Maxine Baldwin was on home electronic monitoring after being granted bail on charges related to the death of her 2-year-old daughter.

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Elizabethton police: Dead infant was exposed to meth; couple arrested

Elizabethton police: Dead infant was exposed to meth; couple arrested

January 22nd, 2014 11:14 am by NET News Service

Police have charged the parents of a dead 8-month-old child with attempted aggravated child abuse after tests revealed they had exposed the infant to methamphetamine, police said Wednesday in a news release.

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SWVA highway crews working to clear roads after overnight snowfall

SWVA highway crews working to clear roads after overnight snowfall

January 22nd, 2014 10:28 am by Stephen Igo

Primary road surfaces across Southwest Virginia were reported in minor condition with snow patches, Virginia Department of Transportation Wise Residency Allan Sumpter reported on Wednesday.

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