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Second chance: Rogersville officer saves teen found hanging in suicide attempt

Second chance: Rogersville officer saves teen found hanging in suicide attempt

January 23rd, 2014 4:36 pm by Jeff Bobo

An 18-year-old Rogersville woman received a second chance at life Wednesday night after a local officer found her hanging in a carport and cut her down just in time to save her life.

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Inmate taken to hospital to dislodge contraband

Inmate taken to hospital to dislodge contraband

January 23rd, 2014 3:50 pm by Rain Smith

A woman told police that she had drugs stashed within an orifice, but "thought" she could get them out. However, subsequent efforts by the suspect and a pair of female officers were "unable to remove the object."

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SW Va. man sentenced in beating of infant son

SW Va. man sentenced in beating of infant son

January 23rd, 2014 2:07 pm by Wes Bunch

State prosecutors argued sentencing guidelines of 1 year and 7 months should be exceeded given the "grievous nature" of the child's injuries.

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TVA asking customers to conserve

TVA asking customers to conserve

January 23rd, 2014 1:45 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Valley Authority is asking customers to reduce their power usage in an effort to deal with subfreezing temperatures that are causing a high demand for electricity across the southeast.

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Lauren unveils Olympic uniforms - made in USA

Lauren unveils Olympic uniforms - made in USA

January 23rd, 2014 1:40 pm by Associated Press

During the 2012 London games, Lauren's uniforms were a point of controversy when it was revealed that much of them were made overseas, especially in China.

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Knoxville to pay beaten homeless man $200,000

Knoxville to pay beaten homeless man $200,000

January 23rd, 2014 11:45 am by Associated Press

Three former Knoxville police officers pleaded guilty last year to beating Mallicoat, who suffered broken ribs and was hospitalized.

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FDA says it is studying caramel coloring in soda

FDA says it is studying caramel coloring in soda

January 23rd, 2014 7:40 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

The agency said it is reviewing new data on the safety of 4-methylimidazole but did not say what that data is. There are currently no federal limits on the amount of 4-methylimidazole.

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Va. AG's office: Gay marriage ban unconstitutional

Va. AG's office: Gay marriage ban unconstitutional

January 23rd, 2014 7:33 am by STEVE SZKOTAK, Associated Press

Virginia, widely considered a battleground state in the nationwide fight to grant same-sex couples the right to wed, will side with plaintiffs who are seeking to have the ban struck down.

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Texas executes cop killer despite opposition from Mexico

Texas executes cop killer despite opposition from Mexico

January 22nd, 2014 11:15 pm by Associated Press

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Edgar Tamayo, 46, received a lethal injection for the January 1994 fatal shooting of Officer Guy Gaddis, 24. Asked by a warden if he had a final statement, he mumbled “no” and shook his head.

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Israel says it foiled al-Qaida plot on U.S. Embassy

Israel says it foiled al-Qaida plot on U.S. Embassy

January 22nd, 2014 6:25 pm by Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) — Analysts said was the first time the global terror network’s leadership has been directly involved in plotting an attack inside Israel.

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