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Johnson City woman pleads guilty to production of child pornography by a parent

Johnson City woman pleads guilty to production of child pornography by a parent

February 5th, 2014 10:41 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

GREENEVILLE — A Johnson City woman accused of taking money so three of her children could be used in a pornography production pleaded guilty Wednesday to one of the federal charges filed against her last year.

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Ultimate Smoke owner sentenced to three years

Ultimate Smoke owner sentenced to three years

February 5th, 2014 9:15 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — According to court records, Catoe opened Ultimate Smoke in March 2011, selling synthetic marijuana, bath salts and other drug paraphernalia, arguing at the time the products were incense and potpourri and not meant for human consumption.

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Pope pressured to act on abuse after U.N. rebuke

Pope pressured to act on abuse after U.N. rebuke

February 5th, 2014 7:23 pm by Associated Press

VATICAN CITY (AP) — In a report that thrilled victims and stunned the Vatican, a United Nations panel said the Holy See maintained a “code of silence” that enabled priests to sexually abuse tens of thousands of children over decades with impunity.

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ATF, FBI and KPD bomb squad search Hawkins residence for explosives

ATF, FBI and KPD bomb squad search Hawkins residence for explosives

February 5th, 2014 4:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Federal authorities and the Kingsport Police Department bomb squad converged on a Church Hill residence early Wednesday morning after items suspected to be bombs, and /or bomb making materials were allegedly found in a residence.

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Experiment adds sense of touch to artificial hand

Experiment adds sense of touch to artificial hand

February 5th, 2014 3:02 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

To feel what you touch — that's the holy grail for artificial limbs. In a step toward that goal, European researchers created a robotic hand that let an amputee feel differences between a bottle, a baseball and a mandarin orange.

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North student arrested after allegedly taking pistol onto school bus, threatening student

North student arrested after allegedly taking pistol onto school bus, threatening student

February 5th, 2014 1:54 pm by Rain Smith

BLOUNTVILLE — On Tuesday the 17-year-old Sullivan North student was charged with aggravated assault, carrying a weapon on school property and three charges of reckless endangerment.

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Snow heads back to Northeast after Midwest slammed

Snow heads back to Northeast after Midwest slammed

February 5th, 2014 12:41 pm by The Associated Press

Winter-weary residents of the Northeast are getting another dose of snow, sleet and freezing rain.

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Tennessee House member tells House, "Nobody has died from marijuana" and "Our drug war has failed"

Tennessee House member tells House, "Nobody has died from marijuana" and "Our drug war has failed"

February 5th, 2014 11:03 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Memphis, discusses marijuana in a recent House subcommittee. He says that no one has died from a marijuana overdose and the current policy has failed.

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Couponing 101:  Expert Savings with Money-Saving Expert Andrea Woroch: Part I

Couponing 101: Expert Savings with Money-Saving Expert Andrea Woroch: Part I

February 5th, 2014 9:21 am by Amanda Arnold-Drinnon

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States look to rein in government surveillance

States look to rein in government surveillance

February 5th, 2014 8:37 am by NIGEL DUARA, Associated Press

State lawmakers around the nation are proposing bills to curtail the powers of law enforcement to monitor and track citizens. Their efforts are a direct message to the federal government: If you don't take action to strengthen privacy, we will.

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