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Former UT Foundation official pleads guilty to child porn charges

Former UT Foundation official pleads guilty to child porn charges

October 31st, 2013 8:10 am by Associated Press

Bruce O. Downsbrough's Knoxville home was searched in November, and his personal computer was seized.

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Search for dark matter comes up empty so far

Search for dark matter comes up empty so far

October 30th, 2013 5:38 pm by Associated Press

LEAD, S.D. (AP) — Nearly a mile underground in an abandoned gold mine, one of the most important quests in physics has come up empty-handed in the search for the elusive substance known as dark matter, scientists announced Wednesday.

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KPD: Woman runs boyfriend over for McDonald's

KPD: Woman runs boyfriend over for McDonald's

October 30th, 2013 2:45 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman's food cravings allegedly ran amok Wednesday morning, as her boyfriend's refusal to visit McDonald's spurred her to run him over with a pickup truck — striking him three times.

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More study urged on concussions in young athletes

More study urged on concussions in young athletes

October 30th, 2013 12:37 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

It's not just football. A new report says too little is known about concussion risks for young athletes, and it's not clear whether better headgear is an answer.

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Thousands of Tenn. DUI results in question after firing

Thousands of Tenn. DUI results in question after firing

October 30th, 2013 12:18 pm by Associated Press

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — DUI results from across Tennessee may be in jeopardy after the firing a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation employee for mishandling evidence.

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Second Harvest launches 'Project Thanksgiving' food drive

Second Harvest launches 'Project Thanksgiving' food drive

October 30th, 2013 11:45 am by Nick Shepherd

According to Second Harvest Food Bank, there are 101,253 people in Northeast Tennessee living in poverty and as many as one out of four children are food insecure.

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Man arrested during robbery at Kingsport pharmacy

Man arrested during robbery at Kingsport pharmacy

October 30th, 2013 9:21 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police have arrested a man who allegedly walked into a city pharmacy Tuesday night with a loaded gun, requested a pen and paper from an employee, and scribbled a note demanding drugs.

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Social Security set to announce benefit increase

Social Security set to announce benefit increase

October 30th, 2013 8:07 am by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

Nearly 58 million Social Security recipients are finding out how much their monthly payments will go up next year. The cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, is based on a government measure of inflation that is being released Wednesday.

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Campaigns begin 1 year from abortion referendum

Campaigns begin 1 year from abortion referendum

October 30th, 2013 8:03 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican state Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey is hosting a reception and dinner at a Nashville hotel Monday to support the proposed amendment, which would give lawmakers more power to restrict access to abortions.

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6 people dead in SC in apparent domestic dispute

6 people dead in SC in apparent domestic dispute

October 30th, 2013 7:58 am by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press

Authorities found the bodies Tuesday of four adults and two children, including the body of the man they believe called police. The ages of the dead ranged from 9 years old to early 50s.

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