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Scott County, CenturyLink still searching for cause of 911 outage

Scott County, CenturyLink still searching for cause of 911 outage

April 18th, 2014 10:04 pm by Wes Bunch

Scott County emergency communications officials and representatives from CenturyLink Communications have been in contact multiple times this week in an effort to pinpoint the cause of a recent 911 service outage.

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Hawkins deputy finds no evidence for woman's claim she was set on fire

Hawkins deputy finds no evidence for woman's claim she was set on fire

April 18th, 2014 8:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Rogersville woman told the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Tuesday that her husband beat her with a bat and sprayed her with lighter fluid and set her on fire.

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Opponents ask Haslam to veto bill that would punish drug-using pregnant women

Opponents ask Haslam to veto bill that would punish drug-using pregnant women

April 18th, 2014 7:24 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Opponents of a Tennessee bill that would punish pregnant women who abuse narcotics say it will have the unintended consequence of hurting the very people it's supposed to protect: the babies.

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Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

April 18th, 2014 6:12 pm by BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, Associated Press

An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several more were injured.

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MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

April 18th, 2014 4:02 pm by STEVE LeBLANC, Associated Press

Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life — and then died doing it, becoming a central character in the gripping hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

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61 arrested in West Tenn. gang sweep

61 arrested in West Tenn. gang sweep

April 18th, 2014 4:01 pm by Associated Press

Authorities in six West Tennessee counties are reporting the arrest of 61 people on various charges during a gang sweep.

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NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned

NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned

April 18th, 2014 4:00 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

Flight controllers confirmed that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon Friday as planned, avoiding the precious historic artifacts left behind by moonwalkers.

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Sullivan inmates' families can now visit them from home

Sullivan inmates' families can now visit them from home

April 18th, 2014 2:55 pm by Rain Smith

On-site, face-to-face visitation between Sullivan County inmates and their family members is a thing of the past, with video visitation via the Internet offered as the alternative.

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Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

April 18th, 2014 12:38 pm by JOSE ANTONIO RIVERA, Associated Press

The quake struck 170 miles (273 kilometers) southwest of Mexico City, where people fled high rises and took to the streets, many in still in their bathrobes and pajamas on their day off.

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Duffield man faces 6 felonies for alleged sex with juvenile

Duffield man faces 6 felonies for alleged sex with juvenile

April 18th, 2014 12:25 pm by Wes Bunch

The suspect is charged in Scott County with a single count of sexual assault of a child age 13 or 14, two counts of carnal knowledge of a 13 or 14 year old without force and three counts of indecent liberties with a child under the age of 15.

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