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Arrest in Rogersville school break-in may end rash of burglaries

Arrest in Rogersville school break-in may end rash of burglaries

April 25th, 2014 11:04 am by Jeff Bobo

Police say one man is a "person of interest" in about a dozen unsolved burglaries which have mainly taken place at businesses over the past six to eight months.

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Judge suspends Arctic drilling, orders new environmental report

Judge suspends Arctic drilling, orders new environmental report

April 25th, 2014 7:46 am by By Paresh Dave, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

In the ongoing battle over offshore drilling, a federal judge in Alaska told regulators Thursday to redo an environmental impact study that underestimated the amount of recoverable oil and, potentially, the risks to delicate Arctic habitat.

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Obama: May be time for more NKorea sanctions

Obama: May be time for more NKorea sanctions

April 25th, 2014 7:17 am by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

President Barack Obama says it may be time to consider further sanctions against North Korea "that have even more bite" as the country is threatening its fourth nuclear test.

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Haslam, local GOP leaders tout state budget  at Sullivan Reagan Day Dinner

Haslam, local GOP leaders tout state budget at Sullivan Reagan Day Dinner

April 24th, 2014 11:03 pm by Hank Hayes

"We want to give you every cents' worth that you pay in taxes," Gov. Bill Haslam told about 675 Republicans at the MeadowView Marriott.

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Eastman's first quarter results mirror last year's

Eastman's first quarter results mirror last year's

April 24th, 2014 5:51 pm by Hank Hayes

Eastman Chemical Company's earnings for the first quarter of 2014 were a hair lower compared to last year, while sales revenue equaled last year's first quarter result, the company announced Thursday.

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Blountville man's arrest leads to large meth dump in national forest

Blountville man's arrest leads to large meth dump in national forest

April 24th, 2014 4:03 pm by Rain Smith

A man suspected in a brazen theft of pseudoephedrine from Bristol's Target — and spurring several police pursuits over multiple days — has been arrested in Sullivan County, leading authorities to a large meth dump site in the Cherokee National Forest.

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Man allegedly shoots neighbor's cat, then throws it back

Man allegedly shoots neighbor's cat, then throws it back

April 24th, 2014 2:43 pm by Rain Smith

A Bluff City woman called police to report that her cat had accidentally been let out of her home, at which point a neighbor shot it in the head, "in front of her children."

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NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting

NRA seeks universal gun law at national meeting

April 24th, 2014 2:21 pm by CHARLES D. WILSON, Associated Press

The National Rifle Association's focus at this week's annual meeting is less about enacting additional state protections than on making sure the permits already issued still apply when the gun owners travel across the country.

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Teens charged as adults in Craigslist slaying

Teens charged as adults in Craigslist slaying

April 24th, 2014 1:54 pm by Associated Press

Two 17-year-old boys accused of murder in the fatal shooting of a Memphis man trying to sell his car on Craigslist will be tried as adults.

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US proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards

US proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards

April 24th, 2014 1:50 pm by RYAN NAKASHIMA, AP Business Writer

The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes.

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