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Prosecutors seek execution of Boston Marathon bombing suspect

Prosecutors seek execution of Boston Marathon bombing suspect

January 30th, 2014 3:01 pm by Staff Report

BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced they will seek the death penalty against 20-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing.

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Man seeks work excuse from dispatchers: Can you call my boss?

Man seeks work excuse from dispatchers: Can you call my boss?

January 30th, 2014 2:21 pm by Rain Smith

A man in Pound asked dispatchers about road conditions, wondering if they were suitable for travel. He then wanted police to call his boss.

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Wise County man pleads guilty in toddler's beating death

Wise County man pleads guilty in toddler's beating death

January 30th, 2014 1:43 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Juwan Moore will serve life in prison after pleading guilty Thursday to capital murder in the 2012 death of a 2-year-old girl in Wise County.

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Johnson City meth lab leads to child abuse charge

Johnson City meth lab leads to child abuse charge

January 30th, 2014 12:39 pm by NET News Service

Daniel Hylmon, 23, 201 S. North St., was arrested after police found a large number of “one pot” labs, along with a quantity of finished methamphetamine, police said.

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Feds grab $21.6M in counterfeits before Super Bowl

Feds grab $21.6M in counterfeits before Super Bowl

January 30th, 2014 12:30 pm by Associated Press

Investigators have seized more than $21.6 million in knockoff souvenir football jerseys, caps and other merchandise, shut down illegal websites and made dozens of arrests in a crackdown on Super Bowl counterfeiters.

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Reader donations help provide service dog for autistic Rogersville boy

Reader donations help provide service dog for autistic Rogersville boy

January 30th, 2014 8:35 am by Nick Shepherd

Because of autism, Jakob Nicastro sometimes has meltdowns. A service dog would be trained to disrupt these behavior issues, and track him down if he gets out of the house without his parents knowing.

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Update: Tenn. Senate passes supermarket wine bill 23-8

Update: Tenn. Senate passes supermarket wine bill 23-8

January 30th, 2014 8:21 am by Associated Press

The state Senate has passed a bill to allow local governments to hold votes on whether to allow wine sales in supermarkets and convenience stores.

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Meeting called for Tenn. nuclear violations

Meeting called for Tenn. nuclear violations

January 30th, 2014 8:16 am by Associated Press

Watts Bar nuclear plant, about 60 miles southwest of Knoxville, was cited for not being prepared in the unlikely event that upstream dams failed and the plant flooded.

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Snow, ice send South’s flagship city reeling

Snow, ice send South’s flagship city reeling

January 29th, 2014 11:33 pm by Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) — As National Guardsmen and state troopers fanned out, Mayor Kasim Reed and Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal found themselves on the defensive, acknowledging the storm preparations could have been better. But Deal also blamed forecasters.

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Death penalty decision imminent in Boston bombing

Death penalty decision imminent in Boston bombing

January 29th, 2014 7:50 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a court-ordered deadline of Friday, Attorney General Eric Holder must decide whether to seek capital punishment in the case of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the defendant in the Boston Marathon bombing.

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