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Study: Hotter temperatures lead to hotter tempers

Study: Hotter temperatures lead to hotter tempers

August 1st, 2013 6:09 pm by SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the world gets warmer, people are more likely to get hot under the collar, scientists say. A massive new study finds that aggressive acts like committing violent crimes and waging war become more likely with each added degree.

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Kingsport residents call police on exhibitionist neighbors

Kingsport residents call police on exhibitionist neighbors

August 1st, 2013 2:48 pm by Rain Smith

One complainant said that her friends were driving past when they saw the neighbors having sex, while another resident personally spotted the pair in the act "against a tree in their front yard."

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Ohio man gets life term in kidnapping of 3 women

Ohio man gets life term in kidnapping of 3 women

August 1st, 2013 2:27 pm by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and THOMAS J. SHEERAN, Associated Press

Ariel Castro, 53, apologized to his victims in a rambling, defiant statement before he was sentenced. He blamed a sex addiction, his former wife and even the FBI.

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Got your back: Kingsport church gives students backpacks

Got your back: Kingsport church gives students backpacks

August 1st, 2013 1:40 pm by Jessica Fischer

On Sunday church staff and volunteers will give away backpacks and school supplies, popcorn and slushies, and provide free haircuts and manicures to Kingsport City School students in grades K-5.

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Blountville man wanted after pointing shotgun at children

Blountville man wanted after pointing shotgun at children

August 1st, 2013 11:13 am by Rain Smith

Police are attempting to locate a Blountville man accused of pulling a shotgun on children playing near his home, then striking an adult in the face with the weapon's barrel when confronted about the incident.

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Homeless Knoxville man allegedly holds woman captive in vacant building

Homeless Knoxville man allegedly holds woman captive in vacant building

August 1st, 2013 7:13 am by Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

A homeless registered sex offender faces new charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman and holding her captive at knife point in a vacant Knoxville building for several hours before she could escape.

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Memphis mother arrested after children fatally stabbed

Memphis mother arrested after children fatally stabbed

August 1st, 2013 7:07 am by Associated Press

Police said the mother was in custody late Wednesday night. The Commercial Appeal reported the children were 6 years old and nearly 2 years old.

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Uruguay moves one step closer to creating legal marijuana market

Uruguay moves one step closer to creating legal marijuana market

July 31st, 2013 11:48 pm by Associated Press

Uruguay’s unprecedented plan to create a legal marijuana market was approved by 50 of the 96 lawmakers present in the lower house of Congress just before midnight Wednesday.

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Sullivan Budget Commission recommends no increase in county's property tax rate

Sullivan Budget Commission recommends no increase in county's property tax rate premium content

July 31st, 2013 11:11 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission’s Budget Committee voted Wednesday to recommend the full commission not increase the county’s property tax rate for the budget year that began a month ago.

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Women kept diaries of captivity in Cleveland

Women kept diaries of captivity in Cleveland

July 31st, 2013 10:35 pm by Associated Press

Three women held captive in Cleveland for a decade kept diaries documenting the horrific physical and sexual abuse they suffered on a daily basis, prosecutors said Wednesday. The kidnapper, Ariel Castro, is being sentenced Thursday.

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