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Mom charged with drug possession at Justice Center after son’s arrest in court

Mom charged with drug possession at Justice Center after son’s arrest in court

January 21st, 2014 3:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Surgoinsville woman who was apparently stranded at the Hawkins County Justice Center after her son was arrested in court last week was charged with drug possession and public intoxication in the parking lot.

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Educator: Diversity not a requirement of charters

Educator: Diversity not a requirement of charters

January 21st, 2014 3:30 pm by Associated Press

The head of an initiative to turn around Tennessee's lowest performing schools is being criticized for stating that charter schools shouldn't be responsible for diversity.

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Two nabbed at Texas border in credit card fraud case

Two nabbed at Texas border in credit card fraud case

January 21st, 2014 3:25 pm by CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, Associated Press

Two Mexican citizens who were arrested at the border used account information stolen during the Target security breach to buy tens of thousands of dollars' worth of merchandise, according to a South Texas police chief.

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Higher-income Americans hit hardest by tax changes

Higher-income Americans hit hardest by tax changes

January 21st, 2014 3:16 pm by CAROLE FELDMAN, Associated Press

Higher-income Americans and some legally married same-sex couples are likely to feel the biggest hits from tax law changes when they file their federal returns in the next few months. Taxpayers also will have a harder time taking medical deductions.

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KPD: Woman arrested for leaving young children home alone

KPD: Woman arrested for leaving young children home alone

January 21st, 2014 1:25 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A Kingsport mother has been arrested for allegedly leaving her two children – one 7 years old, the other 17 months – home alone at 2:30 a.m. inside an unlocked apartment.

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Appointment of interim highway commissioner delayed

Appointment of interim highway commissioner delayed

January 21st, 2014 12:04 pm by J. H. Osborne

Sullivan County highway commissioners are required to submit a letter naming their own temporary successor to lead the department until the county commission appoints someone to serve until the next election.

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Group wants state to legalize farming, manufacturing of hemp in Tenn.

Group wants state to legalize farming, manufacturing of hemp in Tenn.

January 21st, 2014 11:17 am by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

The Hemp Industries Association announced last week the establishment of the Tennessee Hemp Industries Association, the national organization’s first state chapter.

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Riots involving police and Moltov's cocktails are breaking out in Ukraine.

Riots involving police and Moltov's cocktails are breaking out in Ukraine.

January 21st, 2014 10:22 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

There is real unrest in Ukraine. These videos show some of what is going on in the country. Police are being bombed by Moltov's cocktails and the video shows some police being caught on fire from the bombs.

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Bitter cold, snow expected across the region

Bitter cold, snow expected across the region

January 21st, 2014 9:08 am by Staff Report

All of the region is under either a winter storm warning or winter weather advisory through early Wednesday morning, with single-digit temperatures and snow in the forecast.

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Sochi forces hunt for three potential suicide bombers

Sochi forces hunt for three potential suicide bombers

January 21st, 2014 8:35 am by NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Russian security officials are hunting down three potential female suicide bombers, one of whom is believed to be in Sochi, where the Winter Olympics will begin next month.

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