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Reports detail pilots heading to wrong airports

Reports detail pilots heading to wrong airports

February 10th, 2014 10:53 pm by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — At a time when a cellphone can guide you to your driveway, commercial pilots attempt to land at the wrong airport more often than most passengers realize or government officials admit.

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Iraqi militants accidentally kill 21 of their own

Iraqi militants accidentally kill 21 of their own

February 10th, 2014 10:09 pm by SAMEER N. YACOUB, Associated Press

BAGHDAD — An instructor teaching his militant recruits how to make car bombs accidentally set off explosives in his demonstration Monday, killing 21 of them in a huge blast.

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Update: Girl in stable condition after being struck by vehicle

Update: Girl in stable condition after being struck by vehicle

February 10th, 2014 9:24 pm by Wes Bunch

The 14-year-old girl who was struck by a vehicle Monday afternoon on Center Street remained hospitalized on Tuesday morning

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Father, daughter improving following fire that killed nine family members

Father, daughter improving following fire that killed nine family members

February 10th, 2014 5:59 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — The conditions of a father and daughter who were the only survivors in a Kentucky house fire that killed nine family members have been upgraded.

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NWS says East Tennessee mountains could receive 6 inches of snow

NWS says East Tennessee mountains could receive 6 inches of snow

February 10th, 2014 5:42 pm by Associated Press

MORRISTOWN — The National Weather Service says another blast of snow is expected across Tennessee.

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Porch prowlers roll joint, empty bladder

Porch prowlers roll joint, empty bladder

February 10th, 2014 3:15 pm by Rain Smith

The suspects were confronted when they began "messing around" inside the resident's vehicle, at which point they asked her for a ride.

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Poll: Haslam job approval takes dive

Poll: Haslam job approval takes dive

February 10th, 2014 2:38 pm by Associated Press

The latest Middle Tennessee State University poll released on Monday shows Gov. Bill Haslam's job approval has dropped since last spring. The poll shows the Republican governor slid from 61 percent in the last poll rating to 47 percent.

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Huge cockfighting takedown nets 3,000 fighting birds in New York

Huge cockfighting takedown nets 3,000 fighting birds in New York

February 10th, 2014 2:31 pm by By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The raids began Saturday at a cockfighting event in Queens and ended on Sunday when officials went to a farm in upstate New York where fighting roosters were boarded.

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Tractor trailer crashes in Norton after driver allegedly falls asleep

Tractor trailer crashes in Norton after driver allegedly falls asleep

February 10th, 2014 11:58 am by Stephen Igo

Police were dispatched Monday morning to the southbound U.S. 23 exit near J.I. Burton High School to find a tractor trailer hauling wood chips had struck a concrete barrier.

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Medical marijuana gains traction in the Deep South

Medical marijuana gains traction in the Deep South

February 10th, 2014 8:25 am by CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY, Associated Press

Powerful GOP lawmakers in Georgia and Alabama are putting their weight behind bills that would allow for the limited use of cannabis oil by those with specific medical conditions. Other Southern states are also weighing the issue with varying levels of su

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