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France: Shooting, hostage-taking in eastern Paris

France: Shooting, hostage-taking in eastern Paris

January 9th, 2015 8:34 am by Associated Press

A gunman took hostages at a kosher market on the eastern edges of Paris Friday, wounding several people, while the two suspects in the earlier deadly terror attack against a newspaper were cornered near Charles de Gaulle airport.

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Lawyer: teen coerced into confessing to teacher's murder

Lawyer: teen coerced into confessing to teacher's murder

January 9th, 2015 7:21 am by PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press

Philip Chism, 15, has been charged as an adult with murder and aggravated rape in the October 2013 slaying of Colleen Ritzer, his 24-year-old math teacher at Danvers High School.

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Obama proposes publicly funded community college for all

Obama proposes publicly funded community college for all

January 9th, 2015 7:14 am by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

The proposal was inspired by the Tennessee plan signed into law last year, pioneering a scholarship program that provides free community and technical college tuition for two years.

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Proposal would virtually ban pain clinics in Hawkins County

Proposal would virtually ban pain clinics in Hawkins County

January 9th, 2015 12:08 am by Jeff Bobo

Most Hawkins County municipalities have pain clinics placed in a zone that prohibits them from belong located within 1,000 feet of a school, park, church, or business that sells alcohol. But there is no zoning in the unincorporated areas.

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Krissy Turner named principal of Kingsport's Jackson Elementary

Krissy Turner named principal of Kingsport's Jackson Elementary

January 8th, 2015 10:46 pm by Rick Wagner

Former Kennedy Elementary associate principal has 15 years of experience with city schools, formally starts new job Monday.

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Tenn. DAs fight pain clinic 'industry of death'

Tenn. DAs fight pain clinic 'industry of death'

January 8th, 2015 9:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

Barry Staubus, District Attorney General for Sullivan County, had a simple message for members of the Sullivan County Anti-Drug Coalition on Thursday: Call your legislators and demand a repeal to the Intractable Pain Act.

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Wrangling continues for Wise County prosecutor job

Wrangling continues for Wise County prosecutor job

January 8th, 2015 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Adrian Collins is no longer with the Wise County Commonwealth's Attorney's office, the latest development in a running dispute over successorship to the top job.

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Lawyer: Dad accused of tossing girl off Fla. bridge acted strange

Lawyer: Dad accused of tossing girl off Fla. bridge acted strange

January 8th, 2015 5:00 pm by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

The man accused of throwing his 5-year-old daughter off a bridge early Thursday had been acting strangely hours before, calling his attorney "God" and asking her to translate a Bible in Swedish.

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Houseguest accused of fondling 12-year-old Hawkins girl

Houseguest accused of fondling 12-year-old Hawkins girl

January 8th, 2015 3:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Gordon Anthony Fields allegedly told police he'd had the "urge" to "sexually connect" with a 12-year-old girl in the house where he was staying, and early Monday morning he acted on that urge.

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Jailed woman blames 'stolen' van on ex-boyfriend

Jailed woman blames 'stolen' van on ex-boyfriend

January 8th, 2015 3:06 pm by Rain Smith

A woman reported a vehicle missing from her driveway, naming the theft suspect as a former flame who vowed "to get her back." Once it was located abandoned in a parking lot, she pinned the incident on another man.

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