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Man accused of threatening neighbors with gas can, lit cigarette

Man accused of threatening neighbors with gas can, lit cigarette

January 16th, 2014 3:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Mount Carmel man who allegedly threatened to burn his neighbors and their house with a gas can and a lit cigarette Wednesday night was charged with aggravated assault and public intoxication.

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Octogenarian allegedly attacks 'smart-mouth' grandson

Octogenarian allegedly attacks 'smart-mouth' grandson

January 16th, 2014 2:15 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to a domestic assault call in Blountville, where a man and his grandfather, 85, were arguing "over a dog."

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Haslam announces anti-meth proposal

Haslam announces anti-meth proposal

January 16th, 2014 1:37 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam is proposing legislation that would require a prescription for more than a 20-day supply of cold medicines that are used to make methamphetamine.

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3 dead after shooting at Indiana supermarket

3 dead after shooting at Indiana supermarket

January 16th, 2014 1:34 pm by By Adam Sege, Chicago Tribune (MCT)

A man armed with a semi-automatic handgun and a large hunting knife shot and killed a shopper and a store worker before he was shot by police at a supermarket in northern Indiana late Wednesday night.

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Top Fuel champ bringing teen driving course to BMS

Top Fuel champ bringing teen driving course to BMS

January 16th, 2014 11:36 am by Nick Shepherd

The loss of his sons in a motor vehicle crash led Doug Herbert to establish the program: “I don’t wish any parent to go through what I went through.”

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Tenn. gay marriage supporters encouraged by Okla.

Tenn. gay marriage supporters encouraged by Okla.

January 16th, 2014 8:14 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Supporters of gay marriage in Tennessee say they are encouraged by recent federal court rulings in Utah and Oklahoma that struck down state limits on same-sex marriage.

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Experts see possible charges in NJ bridge scandal

Experts see possible charges in NJ bridge scandal

January 16th, 2014 8:00 am by DAVID PORTER, Associated Press

The George Washington Bridge traffic jam that was apparently engineered by allies of Gov. Chris Christie as political payback could lead to criminal charges such as conspiracy or official misconduct.

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Postal Service shreds misdirected Imagination Library books

Postal Service shreds misdirected Imagination Library books

January 15th, 2014 11:03 pm by Nick Shepherd

For years, the Postal Service would allow volunteers with Imagination Library to reclaim the books. That started to change about a year ago. The USPS said setting the books aside was a service it was not being paid for and therefore had to stop.

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Gay marriage rulings in Okla., Utah build momentum

Gay marriage rulings in Okla., Utah build momentum

January 15th, 2014 8:27 pm by Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — In less than a month, two federal judges have struck down state bans on gay marriage for the same reason, concluding that they violate the Constitution’s promise of equal treatment under the law.

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Benghazi attack was preventable, Senate panel says

Benghazi attack was preventable, Senate panel says

January 15th, 2014 5:39 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Both highly critical and bipartisan, the report spreads blame among the State Department, the military and U.S. intelligence for missing what now seem like obvious warning signs.

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