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Feds won't enforce same-sex veterans law

Feds won't enforce same-sex veterans law

September 5th, 2013 7:25 am by PETE YOST, Associated Press

The Obama administration said Wednesday it will stop enforcing a law that blocks benefits to partners of military veterans in same-sex marriages.

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Castro’s jailhouse suicide brings little sympathy

Castro’s jailhouse suicide brings little sympathy

September 4th, 2013 10:42 pm by Associated Press

CLEVELAND (AP) — “This man couldn’t take, for even a month, a small portion of what he had dished out for more than a decade,” said Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty.

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Teen dead, more hurt in Texas high school stabbing

Teen dead, more hurt in Texas high school stabbing

September 4th, 2013 10:01 pm by Associated Press

SPRING, Texas (AP) — A fight inside a Houston-area high school escalated into a series of stabbings Wednesday that left a 17-year-old student dead and three others wounded, sheriff’s officials said.

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Wait times still long in Tennessee driver service centers

Wait times still long in Tennessee driver service centers

September 4th, 2013 5:56 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessean reports attempts to cut wait times over the last two years have been hampered by computer issues and an increase in handgun permit applications.

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Obama: On Syria, US, world credibility is on line

Obama: On Syria, US, world credibility is on line

September 4th, 2013 1:41 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER and JULIE PACE, Associated Press

In an impassioned appeal for support both at home and abroad, President Obama said Wednesday the credibility of the international community and Congress is on the line in the debate over how to respond to the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria.

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Hawkins trio arrested in drug sting

Hawkins trio arrested in drug sting

September 4th, 2013 1:32 pm by Staff Report

Three people have been arrested in a narcotics investigation by the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office. They are accused of dealing prescription drugs to an undercover officer.

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Update: Driver faces child restraint charges in rollover crash

Update: Driver faces child restraint charges in rollover crash

September 4th, 2013 12:25 pm by Rain Smith

Multiple charges will be placed against the driver of an SUV loaded with six people — including four children, one an infant, — after it crossed Lynn Garden Drive and flipped into the yard of a residence.

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Kingsport driver cited after knocking other vehicle on its side

Kingsport driver cited after knocking other vehicle on its side

September 4th, 2013 9:51 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A Wednesday morning, two-vehicle collision on East Stone Drive sent one vehicle over on its side, while the other driver who allegedly caused the crash was transported to the hospital.

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Gov. Haslam stands behind teacher licensure change, but acknowledges teacher angst and possible reversal by lawmakers

Gov. Haslam stands behind teacher licensure change, but acknowledges teacher angst and possible reversal by lawmakers

September 4th, 2013 12:31 am by Rick Wagner

Because of licensure concerns, the governor said it is good the state Board of Education’s recent 6-3 vote included a provision to delay implementation of the change.

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Ohio man who held three women captive commits suicide

Ohio man who held three women captive commits suicide

September 4th, 2013 12:13 am by Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio corrections officials say Ariel Castro who held three women captive in his home for nearly a decade has committed suicide at a state prison facility.

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