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Telephone ban fuels teen's knife attack on family

Telephone ban fuels teen's knife attack on family

November 27th, 2013 1:05 pm by Rain Smith

Officers were called to a Rogersville home after a 14-year-old went berserk over use of the phone. According to her mother, the girl had been banned from making calls after getting in trouble at school.

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Dog-doo scofflaws get bagged through DNA testing

Dog-doo scofflaws get bagged through DNA testing

November 27th, 2013 12:19 pm by RODRIQUE NGOWI, Associated Press

Apartment and condo managers, dogged by complaints from those who've experienced the squishy and smelly sensation of stepping onto a pile of dog doo, are turning to DNA testing to identify the culprits who don't clean up after their pets.

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China says it monitored defiant US bomber flights

China says it monitored defiant US bomber flights

November 27th, 2013 12:18 pm by CHRISTOPHER BODEEN, Associated Press

The U.S. flights, which tested the Chinese zone for the first time since it was declared over the weekend, raised questions about Beijing's determination to enforce its requirement that foreign aircraft identify themselves and accept Chinese instructions.

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Rare disorder: Local 2-year-old will receive bone marrow transplant from sister

Rare disorder: Local 2-year-old will receive bone marrow transplant from sister

November 27th, 2013 9:16 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Mia Taylor is a pro at having her blood drawn. Once every two weeks, she sits patiently while doctors take a sample from her finger. Every four weeks, she plays quietly or watches TV while undergoing a two and a half hour blood transfusion.

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Winter weather advisory to expire at 10 a.m.

Winter weather advisory to expire at 10 a.m.

November 27th, 2013 8:36 am by Staff Report

The National Weather Service says snow that brought the first taste of winter to much of our region will end Wednesday morning, and have now set a winter weather advisory to expire at 10 a.m.

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Wall of storms threatens to upend holiday travel

Wall of storms threatens to upend holiday travel

November 27th, 2013 8:17 am by JASON KEYSER, Associated Press

A wall of storms packing ice, sleet and rain could upend holiday travel plans as millions of Americans take to the roads, skies and rails Wednesday for Thanksgiving.

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Pope issues mission statement for papacy

Pope issues mission statement for papacy

November 26th, 2013 9:45 pm by Associated Press

VATICAN CITY (AP) — “I prefer a church which is bruised, hurting and dirty because it has been out on the streets, rather than a church which is unhealthy from being confined and from clinging to its own security,” he wrote.

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US bombers fly across China’s new air defense zone

US bombers fly across China’s new air defense zone

November 26th, 2013 7:06 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Days after China asserted greater military control over a swath of the East China Sea to bolster claims to a cluster of disputed islands, the U.S. defied the move Tuesday as it flew two B-52 bombers through the area.

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Tenn. woman sentenced for death of sons left in hot car

Tenn. woman sentenced for death of sons left in hot car

November 26th, 2013 3:06 pm by Associated Press

Tasha Bates was convicted in August of murder and child neglect in the deaths of 3-year-old River and 5-year-old Leland, who were left in a car last June when the temperature hit 101 degrees.

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Photo gallery: Roosevelt Elementary students collect 600 pounds of food

November 26th, 2013 2:29 pm by David Grace

The student-led food drive came about after a guidance lesson on how to make a difference both in area homes and their school.

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