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Burglars defecate on porch; bondsman pepper sprays child

Burglars defecate on porch; bondsman pepper sprays child

August 15th, 2013 3:06 pm by Rain Smith

Police have located the final suspect in a recent burglary in which nothing was stolen, but unwanted waste was left behind.

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Obama scraps US military exercises with Egypt

Obama scraps US military exercises with Egypt

August 15th, 2013 2:49 pm by JULIE PACE,Associated Press; NEDRA PICKLER,Associated Press

President Barack Obama on Thursday canceled joint U.S.-Egypt military exercises, saying America's traditional cooperation with Egypt "cannot continue as usual" while violence and instability deepen in the strategically important nation.

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Adorable new mammal species found 'in plain sight'

Adorable new mammal species found 'in plain sight'

August 15th, 2013 2:38 pm by SETH BORENSTEIN,AP Science Writer

Imagine a mini-raccoon with a teddy bear face that is so cute it's hard to resist, let alone overlook. But somehow science did — until now.

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Judges recuse selves from Kingsport alderman DUI case

Judges recuse selves from Kingsport alderman DUI case

August 15th, 2013 10:21 am by Nick Shepherd

Two judges assigned to the case of a Kingsport alderman arrested for driving under the influence in June have recused themselves from hearing the case.

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Update: Fires force early dismissal of Bulls Gap School

Update: Fires force early dismissal of Bulls Gap School

August 15th, 2013 10:09 am by Jeff Bobo

Both fires were extinguished, but school was officially dismissed at 12:30 p.m. Parents who drop their children off have been able to pick them up. As of 1 p.m., students who ride buses were in the gym awaiting their arrival.

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Lawmaker's bill aimed at holiday greeting

Lawmaker's bill aimed at holiday greeting

August 15th, 2013 9:45 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — State Representative Stacey Campfield has filed a bill that he says would assure students and teachers they could wish others Merry Christmas.

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Man gets 10 years in sex-trafficking case for bringing Mexican teen to Knoxville

Man gets 10 years in sex-trafficking case for bringing Mexican teen to Knoxville

August 15th, 2013 9:44 am by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News-Sentinel

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a man who arranged to bring a 16-year-old Mexican girl across the border in return for sex to serve 10 years in prison.

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US consumer prices up as inflation stays mild

US consumer prices up as inflation stays mild

August 15th, 2013 9:31 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices rose only slightly last month as gas increased more slowly. Overall, the figures showed that inflation remains mild.

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Almost 300 dead across Egypt as police storm protest camps

Almost 300 dead across Egypt as police storm protest camps

August 14th, 2013 6:37 pm by Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) — Riot police backed by armored vehicles, bulldozers and helicopters Wednesday swept away two encampments of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, setting off running street battles in Cairo and other Egyptian cities.

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British cat DNA database helps convict killer

British cat DNA database helps convict killer

August 14th, 2013 6:22 pm by Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — Fingerprints are not the only thing that killers can leave behind — add cat hair to that list. A British university said Wednesday that its DNA database of British felines helped convict a man of manslaughter.

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