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J.C. woman charged with beating child with clothes hanger

J.C. woman charged with beating child with clothes hanger

May 2nd, 2014 7:28 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Johnson City police arrested a city woman Wednesday for disciplining her child with a plastic clothes hanger, which left bruises all over his body, a news release and court record said.

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Economy's spring thaw could boost April hiring

Economy's spring thaw could boost April hiring

May 2nd, 2014 7:12 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

Consumers are ramping up spending, businesses are ordering more goods and manufacturers are expanding. The strengthening numbers show the winter's snowstorms and frigid were largely to blame for the economy's scant growth at the start of the year.

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Minnesota teen is charged with plot to go on school rampage

Minnesota teen is charged with plot to go on school rampage

May 2nd, 2014 7:07 am by By Pat Pheifer, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT)

A teenager who idolized the Columbine shooters plotted to murder his family, then go on a rampage through school, setting off pressure cooker bombs, throwing Molotov cocktails and gunning down fleeing students, according court records.

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Rogersville presidential candidate aims to unite church and state

Rogersville presidential candidate aims to unite church and state - VIDEO

May 1st, 2014 10:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

Darrell Trigg has several changes planned for this country if elected, not the least of which is making Christianity the official religion of the United States. Nudity will be banned from the Internet and TV, as would foul language and blasphemy.

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PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Much of Rogersville's Day of Prayer focused on ending drug epidemic

PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Much of Rogersville's Day of Prayer focused on ending drug epidemic - VIDEO

May 1st, 2014 9:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County clergy prayed Thursday in downtown Rogersville on a number of predesignated topics, but more often than not the subject came back to drug addiction and the destruction of families.

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Scott storm damage not caused by tornado, NWS says

Scott storm damage not caused by tornado, NWS says

May 1st, 2014 8:16 pm by Wes Bunch

According to a repor, thunderstorm winds that peaked between 70-75 mph were responsible for damaging a home, a box trailer and downing several trees and power lines along Mabe-Stanleytown Road in Scott County's Sunbright community.

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High school senior class prank leads to 62 arrests

High school senior class prank leads to 62 arrests

May 1st, 2014 7:54 pm by Associated Press

Police said the students broke into the building and urinated in hallways, greased doorknobs with petroleum jelly and taped hot dogs to lockers. Officers also found desks flipped over, chairs broken, graffiti on the walls and silly string on the floors.

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Kingsport man indicted on child porn charges

Kingsport man indicted on child porn charges

May 1st, 2014 2:36 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after a DVD he loaned to individuals was allegedly found to contain child porn, then abruptly handed over to police.

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Toronto mayor takes leave after new video report

Toronto mayor takes leave after new video report

May 1st, 2014 2:33 pm by ROB GILLIES, Associated Press

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford began a leave of absence to seek treatment for substance abuse Thursday, disappearing from public view after a report surfaced of second video of him apparently smoking crack cocaine.

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Clean up begins for tankers that derailed, caught fire in Va.

Clean up begins for tankers that derailed, caught fire in Va.

May 1st, 2014 2:29 pm by ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press; MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, Associated Press

Crews used cranes and other heavy equipment Thursday to clean up a derailment that plunged oil-carrying tanker cars into a Virginia river while state officials worked to determine the environmental impact of the thousands of gallons of spilled crude.

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