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Hawkins County man returns  to find home destroyed by fire

Hawkins County man returns to find home destroyed by fire

November 4th, 2013 7:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOORESBURG — Investigators don’t know exactly when a fire occurred last week that destroyed a mobile home in the Mooresburg community in far western Hawkins County.

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Strep scorecard might help tell if you need a doctor

Strep scorecard might help tell if you need a doctor

November 4th, 2013 7:26 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

Debating whether to seek a strep test for that sore throat? One day there could be an app for that: Researchers are developing a home scorecard that aims to prevent thousands of unnecessary trips to the doctor for this common complaint.

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Supreme Court could soon take up new abortion case

Supreme Court could soon take up new abortion case

November 4th, 2013 5:32 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The Supreme Court on Monday declined for now to jump back into the long-running legal fight over abortion, but a flood of new state restrictions has increased the chances that the issue soon will be back before the justices.

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Dad arrested after children tell police he made them feel ‘unsafe’

Dad arrested after children tell police he made them feel ‘unsafe’

November 4th, 2013 3:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man was arrested Saturday evening after his children reportedly called 911 and stated their father had been drinking, was acting aggressively toward them, and they didn’t feel safe.

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Tehran rally shakes fist at America and outreach

Tehran rally shakes fist at America and outreach

November 4th, 2013 2:36 pm by ALI AKBAR DAREINI, Associated Press

In Tehran's largest anti-U.S. rally in years, tens of thousands of demonstrators joined Monday in chants of "death to America" as hard-liners directed a major show of resolve against President Hassan Rouhani's outreach to Washington

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Gay rights bill heads for first hurdle in Senate

Gay rights bill heads for first hurdle in Senate

November 4th, 2013 2:35 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

The Senate prepared to push major gay rights legislation past a first, big hurdle Monday as Democrats and a handful of Republicans united behind a bill to prohibit workplace discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender Americans.

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Gasoline and oil prices move lower again this week

November 4th, 2013 2:30 pm by Staff Report

AAA South said Monday that as stockpiles continue to increase and demand isn’t expected to increase, "it’s likely that both oil and retail prices will move lower again this week."

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Police alerted to drive-by mooners

Police alerted to drive-by mooners

November 4th, 2013 1:16 pm by Rain Smith

The blotter is derived from recent central dispatch records and incident reports of area police agencies.

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Blountville man charged with assault, child neglect

Blountville man charged with assault, child neglect

November 4th, 2013 12:33 pm by Rain Smith

Police say a man who choked, cut and kicked his girlfriend in the face was later located in his Blountville home "passed out" on the floor with an unattended, crying baby.

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Rogersville woman seeks service dog for autistic and deaf son

Rogersville woman seeks service dog for autistic and deaf son

November 4th, 2013 9:21 am by Nick Shepherd

The Nicastro family is trying to raise money for a special kind of dog that will help Jakob. They've connected with a nonprofit organization called 4 Paws for Ability, which trains dogs for children with autism.

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