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Boy's pain patch death investigated as homicide

Boy's pain patch death investigated as homicide

April 25th, 2014 3:56 pm by Associated Press

Police are investigating the death of a Chattanooga toddler as a homicide after an autopsy report found that a pain patch caused his death.

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Kingsport woman picks up second TennCare fraud charge

Kingsport woman picks up second TennCare fraud charge

April 25th, 2014 3:26 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Kingsport woman who falsely claimed to be pregnant in order to obtain TennCare benefits has received a second charge of TennCare fraud, this time in Washington County.

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HCSO and DEA host drug drop-off at both Hawkins Food City stores

HCSO and DEA host drug drop-off at both Hawkins Food City stores

April 25th, 2014 1:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office is collaborating with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration and Food City in an effort to dispose of unused prescription drugs before they can fall into the wrong hands.

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Arrest in Rogersville school break-in may end rash of burglaries

Arrest in Rogersville school break-in may end rash of burglaries

April 25th, 2014 11:04 am by Jeff Bobo

Police say one man is a "person of interest" in about a dozen unsolved burglaries which have mainly taken place at businesses over the past six to eight months.

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Judge suspends Arctic drilling, orders new environmental report

Judge suspends Arctic drilling, orders new environmental report

April 25th, 2014 7:46 am by By Paresh Dave, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

In the ongoing battle over offshore drilling, a federal judge in Alaska told regulators Thursday to redo an environmental impact study that underestimated the amount of recoverable oil and, potentially, the risks to delicate Arctic habitat.

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Obama: May be time for more NKorea sanctions

Obama: May be time for more NKorea sanctions

April 25th, 2014 7:17 am by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

President Barack Obama says it may be time to consider further sanctions against North Korea "that have even more bite" as the country is threatening its fourth nuclear test.

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Haslam, local GOP leaders tout state budget  at Sullivan Reagan Day Dinner

Haslam, local GOP leaders tout state budget at Sullivan Reagan Day Dinner

April 24th, 2014 11:03 pm by Hank Hayes

"We want to give you every cents' worth that you pay in taxes," Gov. Bill Haslam told about 675 Republicans at the MeadowView Marriott.

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Eastman's first quarter results mirror last year's

Eastman's first quarter results mirror last year's

April 24th, 2014 5:51 pm by Hank Hayes

Eastman Chemical Company's earnings for the first quarter of 2014 were a hair lower compared to last year, while sales revenue equaled last year's first quarter result, the company announced Thursday.

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Blountville man's arrest leads to large meth dump in national forest

Blountville man's arrest leads to large meth dump in national forest

April 24th, 2014 4:03 pm by Rain Smith

A man suspected in a brazen theft of pseudoephedrine from Bristol's Target — and spurring several police pursuits over multiple days — has been arrested in Sullivan County, leading authorities to a large meth dump site in the Cherokee National Forest.

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Man allegedly shoots neighbor's cat, then throws it back

Man allegedly shoots neighbor's cat, then throws it back

April 24th, 2014 2:43 pm by Rain Smith

A Bluff City woman called police to report that her cat had accidentally been let out of her home, at which point a neighbor shot it in the head, "in front of her children."

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