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HCSO says two home burglaries and thefts totaling nearly $50,000 not related

HCSO says two home burglaries and thefts totaling nearly $50,000 not related

December 16th, 2013 4:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office is investigating separate burglary complaints reported last week which total nearly $50,000 in lost property.

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Teens charged with stealing $15,000 in weapons, ammo, cash

Teens charged with stealing $15,000 in weapons, ammo, cash

December 16th, 2013 3:43 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said the Dec. 1 burglary of the Blue Springs Gun Shop was committed by two teenagers.

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NSA phone record collection ruled unconstitutional

NSA phone record collection ruled unconstitutional

December 16th, 2013 3:12 pm by FREDERIC J. FROMMER, Associated Press

A federal judge ruled Monday that the NSA's bulk collection of phone records violates the Constitution's ban on unreasonable searches, but put his decision on hold pending a near-certain government appeal.

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Man shoots neighbor while firing at raccoon

Man shoots neighbor while firing at raccoon

December 16th, 2013 2:37 pm by Rain Smith

When the victim confronted the man "with a few choice words" he replied, "What can I say, I was just shooting a coon."

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Neighbor of slain Ohio girl, 9, held on $1M bond

Neighbor of slain Ohio girl, 9, held on $1M bond

December 16th, 2013 1:10 pm by JOHN COYNE, Associated Press

The girl was last seen Saturday night playing outdoors at the park. Her body was found about five hours after she was reported missing, dumped in a trash bin.

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Armed robbery reported at Weber City gas station

Armed robbery reported at Weber City gas station

December 16th, 2013 12:34 pm by Wes Bunch

A clerk on duty at the time of the alleged robbery told authorities that a white male wearing a hooded sweatshirt entered the store brandishing what she described as a "long knife."

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FDA seeks tougher rules on antibacterial soaps

FDA seeks tougher rules on antibacterial soaps

December 16th, 2013 12:17 pm by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer

The Food and Drug Administration says there is no evidence that antibacterial chemicals used in liquid soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs, and there is some evidence they may pose health risks.

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Scott Co. natives working on submersible for U.S. Navy

Scott Co. natives working on submersible for U.S. Navy

December 16th, 2013 11:13 am by Marci Gore

Charles Gilmer and Craig Short are working on a new shallow water combat submersible for the U.S. Navy, suitable for transporting and employing Navy SEAL Special Operations Forces and their payloads for a variety of missions.

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DCS says doing better job reporting child deaths

DCS says doing better job reporting child deaths

December 16th, 2013 8:53 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee agency first fell under scrutiny more than a year ago over its inconsistent reporting of child deaths. But DCS officials say beginning next year they will immediately report a child's death to the public.

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Update: Sen. Alexander's fired chief of staff ordered freed

Update: Sen. Alexander's fired chief of staff ordered freed

December 16th, 2013 8:40 am by Associated Press

Ryan Loskarn will live with his parents in Maryland and be electronically monitored while he awaits trial on charges of possession and attempted distribution of child pornography.

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