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Obama to visit Washington mudslide

Obama to visit Washington mudslide

April 8th, 2014 1:02 pm by Associated Press

President Barack Obama plans to survey damage from the Washington state mudslide later this month and will meet with victims, first responders and recovery workers, the White House said Tuesday.

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At-home mothers on the rise, new research shows

At-home mothers on the rise, new research shows

April 8th, 2014 12:35 pm by LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press

Factors cited by Pew to explain the increase include more immigrant mothers, who tend to stay home with children in greater numbers than U.S.-born moms; more women unable to find work; and ambivalence about the impact of working mothers on young children.

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Tenn. man accused in package-bomb deaths gets Oct. trial

Tenn. man accused in package-bomb deaths gets Oct. trial

April 8th, 2014 12:25 pm by Associated Press

The suspect is the son-in-law of Jon and Marion Setzer, and he lived directly behind them in rural Wilson County. A package bomb exploded at the Setzers' house on Feb. 10, killing 74-year-old Jon Setzer, a retired lawyer.

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Update: Johnson City standoff with armed felon ends, man in custody

Update: Johnson City standoff with armed felon ends, man in custody

April 8th, 2014 10:34 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The victim and her 6-year-old son, who had remained in the house throughout the 13-hour standoff, have been escorted to a "secure location," according to JCPD Chief Mark Sirois.

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Alleged glue huffer's lawn care prompts Kingsport arrest

Alleged glue huffer's lawn care prompts Kingsport arrest

April 8th, 2014 9:58 am by Rain Smith

A man who reportedly swiped his Kingsport neighbor's lawnmower to cut his grass — and initially avoided arrest when the neighbor declined to pursue charges — was taken into custody after allegedly stealing it again before police even left the neighborhood

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7M enrolled doesn't guarantee health law's success

7M enrolled doesn't guarantee health law's success

April 8th, 2014 7:10 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

Republican opponents of the law keep pushing for a repeal, but as millions of people obtain insurance, how long can the party's strategy remain a politically viable option?

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Search crews find two groups  of lost hikers in Scott County

Search crews find two groups of lost hikers in Scott County

April 7th, 2014 11:21 pm by Wes Bunch

FORT BLACKMORE — Crews from multiple local and state agencies were dispatched to a remote area of northeast Scott County on Friday night and again on Sunday to rescue two separate groups of hikers who became lost.

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Driver wounded in 13th shooting at motorists in Kansas City area

Driver wounded in 13th shooting at motorists in Kansas City area

April 7th, 2014 10:35 pm by CHRISTINE VENDEL, The Kansas City Star

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Someone shot a driver in the leg on Interstate 435 near Interstate 470 Sunday night in Kansas City — the 13th such shooting at a motorist in the area within a month.

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Two attorneys seeking Democratic nod for Hawkins County sessions judge

Two attorneys seeking Democratic nod for Hawkins County sessions judge

April 7th, 2014 10:13 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Democrats will have a rare contested primary race on the May 6 ballot with two Mount Carmel attorneys, both of whom are experienced municipal judges, seeking the nomination for sessions judge.

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Four will settle Hawkins County clerk contest in GOP primary

Four will settle Hawkins County clerk contest in GOP primary - VIDEO

April 7th, 2014 10:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Four candidates are seeking the Republican nomination to the Hawkins County clerk position which will be left vacant by retiring Democrat Carroll Jenkins.

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