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Update: Johnson City standoff with armed felon ends, man in custody

Update: Johnson City standoff with armed felon ends, man in custody

April 8th, 2014 10:34 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The victim and her 6-year-old son, who had remained in the house throughout the 13-hour standoff, have been escorted to a "secure location," according to JCPD Chief Mark Sirois.

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Alleged glue huffer's lawn care prompts Kingsport arrest

Alleged glue huffer's lawn care prompts Kingsport arrest

April 8th, 2014 9:58 am by Rain Smith

A man who reportedly swiped his Kingsport neighbor's lawnmower to cut his grass — and initially avoided arrest when the neighbor declined to pursue charges — was taken into custody after allegedly stealing it again before police even left the neighborhood

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7M enrolled doesn't guarantee health law's success

7M enrolled doesn't guarantee health law's success

April 8th, 2014 7:10 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

Republican opponents of the law keep pushing for a repeal, but as millions of people obtain insurance, how long can the party's strategy remain a politically viable option?

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Search crews find two groups  of lost hikers in Scott County

Search crews find two groups of lost hikers in Scott County

April 7th, 2014 11:21 pm by Wes Bunch

FORT BLACKMORE — Crews from multiple local and state agencies were dispatched to a remote area of northeast Scott County on Friday night and again on Sunday to rescue two separate groups of hikers who became lost.

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Driver wounded in 13th shooting at motorists in Kansas City area

Driver wounded in 13th shooting at motorists in Kansas City area

April 7th, 2014 10:35 pm by CHRISTINE VENDEL, The Kansas City Star

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Someone shot a driver in the leg on Interstate 435 near Interstate 470 Sunday night in Kansas City — the 13th such shooting at a motorist in the area within a month.

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Two attorneys seeking Democratic nod for Hawkins County sessions judge

Two attorneys seeking Democratic nod for Hawkins County sessions judge

April 7th, 2014 10:13 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Democrats will have a rare contested primary race on the May 6 ballot with two Mount Carmel attorneys, both of whom are experienced municipal judges, seeking the nomination for sessions judge.

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Four will settle Hawkins County clerk contest in GOP primary

Four will settle Hawkins County clerk contest in GOP primary - VIDEO

April 7th, 2014 10:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Four candidates are seeking the Republican nomination to the Hawkins County clerk position which will be left vacant by retiring Democrat Carroll Jenkins.

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Bill seeks 'In God We Trust' signage at Tennessee Capitol

Bill seeks 'In God We Trust' signage at Tennessee Capitol

April 7th, 2014 8:26 pm by Associated Press

Legislation that calls for the phrase "In God We Trust" to be displayed above the main Capitol entrances and behind the speakers' podiums in both the House and Senate has been approved by the Senate.

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Son allegedly chased down parents in vehicle because he wanted more money

Son allegedly chased down parents in vehicle because he wanted more money

April 7th, 2014 4:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

A man who allegedly chased down his parents and cut their vehicle off in the middle of the road Sunday in Bulls Gap because he wanted more money has been charged with felony reckless endangerment and vandalism.

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Woman allegedly beats daughter for not attending church

Woman allegedly beats daughter for not attending church

April 7th, 2014 3:34 pm by Rain Smith

The teenage victim — who had a cut to the head and was bleeding from the nose — told police that her mother had retrieved a belt when she refused to get up and go to church.

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