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Bloomingdale stakeout busts fireworks stand burglar

Bloomingdale stakeout busts fireworks stand burglar

July 1st, 2015 1:44 pm by Rain Smith

A suspect in multiple burglaries of a Bloomingdale fireworks tent was arrested on Tuesday night, as business operators had hidden to thwart his latest attempt, then chased him "out of his shoes" and into a briar patch.

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Macy's dumps Trump, Flo Rida pulls out of Miss USA pageant

Macy's dumps Trump, Flo Rida pulls out of Miss USA pageant

July 1st, 2015 12:52 pm by MAE ANDERSON, AP Business Writer

Companies have been cutting ties with Trump left and right after his presidential campaign kickoff speech last week in which he declared that some Mexican immigrants bring drugs and crime to the U.S. and are rapists.

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Tractor-trailer hitches could be faulty, 6,000 may be in use

Tractor-trailer hitches could be faulty, 6,000 may be in use

July 1st, 2015 12:00 pm by TOM KRISHER, Associated Press; DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

On June 9, the agency began investigating a potentially high rate of trailer separations for the hitch involved in the crash - the "Ultra LT" made by Fontaine Fifth Wheel of Trussville, Alabama. Fontaine says it is cooperating with the probe.

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Intractable Pain Act repealed, but battle against prescription drug abuse goes on

Intractable Pain Act repealed, but battle against prescription drug abuse goes on

July 1st, 2015 11:15 am by Nick Shepherd

Barry Staubus, district attorney general for Sullivan County, said there will probably still be some pain management clinics that dispense more medication than a patient needs, even after the repeal of the law.

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Probate judges opposed to gay marriage stand firm

Probate judges opposed to gay marriage stand firm

July 1st, 2015 11:00 am by MARTIN SWANT, Associated Press; CLAIRE GALOFARO, Associated Press

Gay couples can petition, protest and even sue - but that won't change Probate Judge Wes Allen's mind: He is not issuing them marriage licenses, despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that marriage is a constitutional right equally held by all Americans.

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Man charged with sex crime against Sullivan County girl

Man charged with sex crime against Sullivan County girl

July 1st, 2015 10:43 am by Rain Smith

A Bristol, Va., resident was arrested Tuesday in connection with "graphic images" discovered on the phone of an 11-year-old in Sullivan County.

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Botched theft scheme ends with one victim run over by car

Botched theft scheme ends with one victim run over by car

July 1st, 2015 8:02 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - According to witnesses, the possibility of "mammaw" arriving with a gun caused Adam Douglas Cupp and Carl Ralph Trent to retreat to Spires Chapel Church where Cupp's 1995 Nissan Maxima was parked.

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Obama visit expected to tout health law, not Insure Tennessee

Obama visit expected to tout health law, not Insure Tennessee

July 1st, 2015 7:50 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - President Barack Obama's visit to Nashville on Wednesday to tout his health care law is getting mixed reactions from those on both sides of a failed plan to expand Medicaid in Tennessee.

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App lets diners check restaurants' inspection scores

App lets diners check restaurants' inspection scores

July 1st, 2015 7:18 am by Staff Report

Available for both iOS and Android, the free app lets users view health inspection scores from Tennessee restaurants and retail stores that prepare food, including grocery stores and convenience markets.

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Mount Carmel municipal Senior Center opens Wednesday

Mount Carmel municipal Senior Center opens Wednesday

June 30th, 2015 8:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

The skeptics and critics have had their say for the past four months, but on Wednesday Mount Carmel Mayor Larry Frost can begin making good on his promise of a bigger and better municipal Senior Center.

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