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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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Analysis: Not all are happy with pope’s revolution

Analysis: Not all are happy with pope’s revolution

July 31st, 2013 10:06 pm by NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

Four months into his papacy, Francis has called on young Catholics in the trenches to take up spiritual arms to shake up a dusty, doctrinaire church that is losing faithful and relevance. He has said women must have a greater role.

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Origin of stomach bug outbreak still mystery

Origin of stomach bug outbreak still mystery

July 31st, 2013 9:31 pm by Associated Press

Nearly 400 people across the country have been sickened by cyclospora, a lengthy intestinal illness usually contracted by eating contaminated food. But if you’re looking to find out exactly where it came from, you may be out of luck.

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Scott teen's first-degree murder case bound over to grand jury

Scott teen's first-degree murder case bound over to grand jury

July 31st, 2013 8:10 pm by Wes Bunch

A Scott County teen who allegedly assisted her mother with her father’s murder will have her case taken before a grand jury following an appearance this week in Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.

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'A win for students and taxpayers:' House approves lower rates on student loans

'A win for students and taxpayers:' House approves lower rates on student loans

July 31st, 2013 6:41 pm by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press

A bipartisan bill that would reduce the costs of borrowing for millions of students passed the House on Wednesday and was heading to President Barack Obama for his signature.

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Kingsport woman, 85, arrested on drug charges

Kingsport woman, 85, arrested on drug charges

July 31st, 2013 4:21 pm by Rain Smith

An 85-year-old woman has been jailed after SWAT descended on her Kingsport home — marking her second arrest related to drug distribution in four years.

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Mountain Empire Community College upgrades security team

Mountain Empire Community College upgrades security team

July 31st, 2013 3:13 pm by Stephen Igo

The MECC Police Force's duties will include monitoring traffic on campus, providing security during special events, responding to calls for assistance and investigating crimes. Two officers will also have the authority to make arrests and carry a firearm.

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