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Supreme Court voids overall campaign donor limits

Supreme Court voids overall campaign donor limits

April 2nd, 2014 2:20 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The Supreme Court further loosened the reins on political giving Wednesday, ruling that big campaign donors can dole out money to as many candidates and political committees as they want

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Senators accuse GM of covering up defective switch

Senators accuse GM of covering up defective switch

April 2nd, 2014 2:15 pm by MARCY GORDON, AP Business Writers; TOM KRISHER, AP Business Writers

Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths, and pressed CEO Mary Barra to commit to punishing anyone involved.

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Signs of spring: Kingsport Farmers Market opens 2014 season

Signs of spring: Kingsport Farmers Market opens 2014 season

April 2nd, 2014 1:08 pm by Nick Shepherd

A warm, sunny day greeted the patrons who made the trip to downtown Kingsport for opening day.

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Couponing 101:  Saving at the "dollar stores"

Couponing 101: Saving at the "dollar stores"

April 2nd, 2014 9:43 am by Amanda Arnold-Drinnon

How far can you stretch a dollar? "Dollar stores" can put that to the test. Stack a good deal with store and manufacturer coupons and the deals get even sweeter!

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Waters recede, helping search for mudslide victims

Waters recede, helping search for mudslide victims

April 2nd, 2014 7:31 am by LISA BAUMANN and MANUEL VALDES, Associated Press

More than 10 days after a large section of a rain-soaked hill crashed down on a neighborhood in the small community of Oso, teams with cadaver dogs are still sifting through debris and soil to determine exactly how many people died.

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Wealthy couple accused of welfare fraud held in jail

Wealthy couple accused of welfare fraud held in jail

April 2nd, 2014 7:19 am by By Brittany Shammas, Sun Sentinel (MCT)

For seven weeks or so they have been on the run — a pair of "Scottish aristocrats" who according to authorities lived a life of luxury while collecting food stamps, welfare and Medicaid from two states.

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Update: 8.2 earthquake kills 5 in Chile

Update: 8.2 earthquake kills 5 in Chile

April 2nd, 2014 12:12 am by LUIS ANDRES HENAO, Associated Press

Authorities kept hundreds of thousands of people out of their beds early Wednesday after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck off Chile's northern coast. Five people were crushed to death or suffered fatal heart attacks.

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Facebook fight video prompts three Kingsport arrests

Facebook fight video prompts three Kingsport arrests

April 1st, 2014 3:33 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman's decision to post a Facebook video of her fighting a juvenile has prompted her own arrest, along with two additional adults who didn't immediately intervene and appeared to encourage the confrontation.

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Tennessee police find decomposed bodies of twins in home

Tennessee police find decomposed bodies of twins in home

April 1st, 2014 2:36 pm by Associated Press

Police are investigating the discovery of the decomposed bodies of 63-year-old twins in a Chattanooga home.

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Clarksville couple moving over medical marijuana

Clarksville couple moving over medical marijuana

April 1st, 2014 2:36 pm by Associated Press

A U.S. Army veteran and his wife say they are moving from Clarksville to Pueblo, Colo., in order to obtain the marijuana that helps control the pain Max Bailey suffers from injuries acquired in Afghanistan.

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