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Jury sought child abuse charges against parents of JonBenet Ramsey

Jury sought child abuse charges against parents of JonBenet Ramsey

October 25th, 2013 6:13 pm by P. SOLOMON BANDA, Associated Press

BOULDER, Colo. — A grand jury that reviewed evidence in the death of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey believed her parents were involved in the crime but didn’t say who killed the beauty queen, according to documents released Friday.

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Judge who changed baby’s name from Messiah to Martin  could be disciplined

Judge who changed baby’s name from Messiah to Martin could be disciplined

October 25th, 2013 6:03 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — An East Tennessee magistrate who ordered a baby’s name changed from Messiah to Martin has been charged with violating the state’s Code of Judicial Conduct.

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Suspicious item identified, Kingsport roundabout reopens

Suspicious item identified, Kingsport roundabout reopens

October 25th, 2013 1:17 pm by Rain Smith

Police have reopened the roundabout, saying the item previously identified as "suspicious" has been removed. All roads have been reopened and the flow of traffic should return to normal.

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Gay couple in Oklahoma to marry despite ban

Gay couple in Oklahoma to marry despite ban

October 25th, 2013 12:40 pm by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press

Black Bear and his partner of nine years, Jason Pickel, plan to walk each other down the aisle Thursday, surrounded by family and friends, before signing a marriage license granted by the Cheyenne Arapaho Tribes.

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Halloween can be dangerous, frightful for pets

Halloween can be dangerous, frightful for pets

October 25th, 2013 12:34 pm by Marci Gore

A local veterinarian says with a little planning and a whole lot of common sense, Halloween doesn’t have to pose a risk to our beloved four-legged friends.

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Kingsport drug suspects charged with child abuse

Kingsport drug suspects charged with child abuse

October 25th, 2013 9:29 am by Rain Smith

A young child was located in the residence on a dirty, bare mattress with no sheets, while his mother allegedly admitted to breastfeeding her infant while high.

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Tenn. Guard recruiter held in superiors' shooting

Tenn. Guard recruiter held in superiors' shooting

October 25th, 2013 7:28 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

The sergeant first class, whose name was not released, had been disciplined before he opened fire with a handgun Thursday at the armory Millington, Tenn.

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Three states tussle over bragging rights to 'first flight'

Three states tussle over bragging rights to 'first flight'

October 24th, 2013 10:23 pm by BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press

Ohio and North Carolina drew a line on the tarmac Thursday in the fight over who was first to make a powered airplane flight. Connecticut believes both states are wrong.

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Health care website contractors point fingers at Obama administration

Health care website contractors point fingers at Obama administration

October 24th, 2013 10:20 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

Contractors who built the web portal for the Obama administration’s health insurance marketplace said Thursday the site’s crippling problems trace back to insufficient testing and changes that government officials made just prior to going live.

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Merkel: U.S. spying has shattered allies’ trust

Merkel: U.S. spying has shattered allies’ trust

October 24th, 2013 7:36 pm by GEIR MOULSON, Associated Press

European leaders united in anger as they attended a summit overshadowed by reports of widespread U.S. spying on its allies — allegations German Chancellor Angela Merkel said had shattered trust in the Obama administration.

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