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Teen who dropped Colt .45 suffers leg injury when gun discharges

Teen who dropped Colt .45 suffers leg injury when gun discharges

March 24th, 2014 11:38 am by Jeff Bobo

A Sevierville teen was injured in an accidental shooting Friday afternoon when he dropped his pistol following a horseback riding outing in the Eidson community north of Rogersville.

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Malaysia: Missing flight crashed in Indian Ocean

Malaysia: Missing flight crashed in Indian Ocean

March 24th, 2014 10:57 am by EILEEN NG, Associated Press; TODD PITMAN, Associated Press

He said the data indicated the plane flew "to a remote location, far from any possible landing sites. It is therefore with deep sadness and regret that I must inform you that, according to this new data, Flight MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean."

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Vote to delay Common Core a step backward for Tennessee

Vote to delay Common Core a step backward for Tennessee

March 24th, 2014 9:57 am by Editorial staff

That the Tennessee House would vote overwhelmingly to delay a major educational improvement that represents years of work and effort, and which would give Tennessee children a significant step up in the world, all but defies comprehension.

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7,780 flood insurance policies face hike in Tenn.

7,780 flood insurance policies face hike in Tenn.

March 24th, 2014 9:49 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

For many Tennessee property owners in flood-prone areas, a move by Congress to soften steep increases to subsidized insurance policies may come as little comfort.

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Kingsport's first preschool searching for alumni

Kingsport's first preschool searching for alumni

March 24th, 2014 9:41 am by Leigh Ann Laube

In its 77-year history, it's not known exactly how many children have attended St. Paul's Day School & Kindergarten, but that number is certainly in the thousands. Staff at Kingsport's first and longest-running preschool want to locate as many of them as

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No 'signs of life' after huge Washington landslide

No 'signs of life' after huge Washington landslide

March 24th, 2014 9:37 am by DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press

Hopes of finding any more survivors from a massive mudslide that killed at least eight people waned as searchers pulled more bodies from the tangled debris field in rural Washington state and crews worked through the night into Monday.

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Common Core spawns widespread political fights

Common Core spawns widespread political fights

March 24th, 2014 9:36 am by BILL BARROW, Associated Press

More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools, the Common Core initiative has morphed into a political tempest fueling division among Republicans.

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Health law birth control coverage before Supreme Court  justices

Health law birth control coverage before Supreme Court justices

March 23rd, 2014 6:42 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The Obama administration and its opponents are renewing the Supreme Court battle over Obama's health care law in a case that pits the religious rights of employers against the rights of women to the birth control of their choice.

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Tennessee plans executions in secret

Tennessee plans executions in secret

March 23rd, 2014 6:06 pm by Brian Haas, the Tennessean

The state of Tennessee doesn't want you to know how it will kill the condemned. It doesn't want you to know who will flip the switch, sending a lethal dose of pentobarbital through the veins of death row inmates.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Demolition of old Surgoinsville bridge under way

March 23rd, 2014 4:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

The decking of the 60-year-old bridge has already been removed, and the steel girder frame is currently being dismantled.

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