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Pregnant woman struck with van during confrontation

Pregnant woman struck with van during confrontation

September 3rd, 2014 5:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The victim allegedly told Jones he was not leaving. Jones reportedly yelled at the victim and the victim slapped the hood of his vehicle. Jones then allegedly accelerated toward her and knocked her to the ground.

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Titans' Teacher of the Week award goes to Mount Carmel Elementary's Short

Titans' Teacher of the Week award goes to Mount Carmel Elementary's Short

September 3rd, 2014 4:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

Amanda Short has received nothing but positive reviews from parents of her students, both past and present, and as a result, she has been named Teacher of the Week for Week 1 one of the Tennessee Titans' 2014 NFL season.

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N.C. half -brothers freed after 3 decades in prison

N.C. half -brothers freed after 3 decades in prison

September 3rd, 2014 4:07 pm by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

Henry McCollum, 50, hugged his weeping parents at the gates of Central Prison in Raleigh, a day after a judge ordered his release, citing the new evidence in the 1983 slaying of Sabrina Buie. His half brother, 46-year-old Leon Brown, was later freed

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Group identifies 3rd US aid worker with Ebola

Group identifies 3rd US aid worker with Ebola

September 3rd, 2014 4:06 pm by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press

The third U.S. aid worker sickened with Ebola is a Boston-area doctor who decided to return to Liberia after the two others fell ill with the deadly virus, the president of his missionary group said Wednesday.

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Gun pulled in road rage incident on I-26

Gun pulled in road rage incident on I-26

September 3rd, 2014 1:43 pm by Nick Shepherd

Ted Riner reportedly told the victim, "Put that finger back in your pocket before I shoot it off." It was then that the victim noticed Chad Riner had a gun.

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Juvenile jail escape latest for troubled facility

Juvenile jail escape latest for troubled facility

September 3rd, 2014 10:43 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

All but seven of the teens from the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center were taken back into custody by Tuesday, a day after they escaped.

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Obama casts Russia as threat to peace in Europe

Obama casts Russia as threat to peace in Europe

September 3rd, 2014 10:42 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

"You lost your independence once before," Obama said following meetings with Baltic leaders in the Estonian capital of Tallinn. "With NATO, you'll never lose it again."

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Jail and probation for couple who kept baby in 'filthy, nasty conditions'

Jail and probation for couple who kept baby in 'filthy, nasty conditions'

September 3rd, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County couple accused of keeping their 11-month-old in 'very dirty nasty conditions' were sentenced to jail time and probation last week in Hawkins County Sessions Court.

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Police: 'Handsy' groom, two others arrested after wedding brawl

Police: 'Handsy' groom, two others arrested after wedding brawl

September 2nd, 2014 11:00 pm by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (MCT)

The waitress told police that Mark Williams touched her and became "handsy" with her while she was working during his wedding cruise. She also said he tried to pour alcohol down her throat, police said.

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Study links polar vortex chills to melting sea ice

Study links polar vortex chills to melting sea ice

September 2nd, 2014 10:48 pm by Associated Press

Remember the polar vortex, the huge mass of Arctic air that can plunge much of the U.S. into the deep freeze? You might have to get used to it.

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