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Police can collect DNA from anyone arrested for  serious crime, Supreme Court rules

Police can collect DNA from anyone arrested for serious crime, Supreme Court rules

June 3rd, 2013 6:14 pm by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — A sharply divided Supreme Court on Monday cleared the way for police to take a DNA swab from anyone they arrest for a serious crime, endorsing a practice now followed by more than half the states as well as the federal government.

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Loaded firearm found in carry-on at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

Loaded firearm found in carry-on at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

June 3rd, 2013 1:55 pm by Wes Bunch

BLOUNTVILLE — A loaded firearm was discovered at a security checkpoint at Tri-Cities Regional Airport Sunday morning, Transportation Safety Administration officials said.

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Prosecutor: Manning dumped info into enemy hands

Prosecutor: Manning dumped info into enemy hands

June 3rd, 2013 11:48 am by DAVID DISHNEAU,Associated Press

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning dumped hundreds of thousands of sensitive documents on to the Internet and into enemy hands, a prosecutor said Monday at the beginning of a trial for the biggest leak of classified information in U.S. history.

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Clinic founder believes in power of prayer

Clinic founder believes in power of prayer

June 3rd, 2013 11:46 am by Sue Guinn Legg, NET News Service

In 1995, Dr. George Karnes sold his home, his farm and a large dental practice in Carbondale, Ill., and moved to Tennessee on a hunch and prayer that there was something God wanted him to do in Johnson City.

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Not guilty plea entered for 'Kai the Hitchhiker'

Not guilty plea entered for 'Kai the Hitchhiker'

June 3rd, 2013 11:27 am by Associated Press

A man who gained Internet fame as "Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker" has pleaded not guilty through a lawyer to a murder charge.

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Fire kills 119 at poultry plant in northeast China

Fire kills 119 at poultry plant in northeast China

June 3rd, 2013 10:27 am by CHRISTOPHER BODEEN,Associated Press

Fire raged through a poultry plant in northeastern China on Monday, trapping workers inside a cluttered slaughterhouse and killing at least 119 people, reports and officials said.

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Kingsport alderman arrested for DUI

Kingsport alderman arrested for DUI

June 3rd, 2013 10:05 am by Nick Shepherd

A Kingsport alderman was arrested for driving under the influence over the weekend while asking officers, ‘Don’t you know who I am?’

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UPDATE: New technology aids sight- and hearing-impaired moviegoers

UPDATE: New technology aids sight- and hearing-impaired moviegoers

June 3rd, 2013 10:00 am by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE — Knoxville-based Regal Entertainment Group is installing new equipment in its theaters that will help people with vision or hearing impairments enjoy the movies.

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Building of new US-Mexico border crossing stalls

Building of new US-Mexico border crossing stalls

June 3rd, 2013 9:30 am by JUAN CARLOS LLORCA,Associated Press

Nearly two years after a ceremonial groundbreaking, not a shovel of dirt has been moved south of the border. The Mexican government has not allocated any money for its share of the work, so the bridge building is stalled.

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APNewsBreak: Prayers before SC woman killed family

June 3rd, 2013 9:30 am by JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Hours before she killed her two sons, her ex-husband and her stepmother and tried to frame it on one of the slain children, Susan Hendricks gathered her family together to pray.

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