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Church Hill teen charged with vehicular homicide in 2012  crash

Church Hill teen charged with vehicular homicide in 2012 crash

June 4th, 2013 9:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County teen who allegedly had bath salts, marijuana and Xanax in his system during a 2012 fatal crash was indicted Monday on one count of vehicular homicide.

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Fort Hood suspect says he was protecting Taliban

Fort Hood suspect says he was protecting Taliban

June 4th, 2013 7:20 pm by Associated Press

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — An Army psychiatrist charged with gunning down Fort Hood soldiers said Tuesday his defense would show that he was compelled to do so because deploying U.S. troops posed an imminent danger to Taliban fighters.

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Sullivan County's 'largest ever' meth dump site discovered

Sullivan County's 'largest ever' meth dump site discovered

June 4th, 2013 6:46 pm by Wes Bunch

BLUFF CITY — A methamphetamine waste dump site described by law enforcement as Sullivan County's largest ever was discovered Tuesday afternoon in a vacant home near Bluff City.

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ACLU study: Pot arrests more likely for blacks

ACLU study: Pot arrests more likely for blacks

June 4th, 2013 6:42 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Black people are arrested for possessing marijuana at a higher rate than white people, even though marijuana use by both races is about the same, the American Civil Liberties Union reports in a new study.

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Man convicted in Knox torture slaying gets two life terms

June 4th, 2013 6:02 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE — A Lebanon, Ky., man convicted in the torture slaying of a young couple will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars.

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Ex-Pennington cop sentenced for drug dealing

Ex-Pennington cop sentenced for drug dealing

June 4th, 2013 5:30 pm by Wes Bunch

ABINGDON -- An ex-Pennington Gap police officer who pleaded guilty to dealing prescription drugs will spend less than a year in prison following a recent appearance in federal court in Abingdon.

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Monkey biz: 'Best day ever' at UVa-Wise as Kevin, aka TJ, takes imprompu tour of campus

Monkey biz: 'Best day ever' at UVa-Wise as Kevin, aka TJ, takes imprompu tour of campus

June 4th, 2013 2:06 pm by Stephen Igo

It's not every day a monkey scampers across the campus of the University of Virginia's College at Wise. In fact, Tuesday was very likely the only day in the entire history of the college that a monkey had ever scampered across campus.

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Update: Manning trial shrouded in secrecy, security

Update: Manning trial shrouded in secrecy, security

June 4th, 2013 12:35 pm by DAVID DISHNEAU, Associated Press

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — The court-martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning, the central figure in a massive leak of government documents, is focused on secrecy and government security. Yet his trial has become a secretive drama.

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Christie faces major decision in NJ Senate choice

Christie faces major decision in NJ Senate choice

June 4th, 2013 12:15 pm by GEOFF MULVIHILL and KEN THOMAS,Associated Press

CRANBURY, N.J. (AP) — In filling a vacant Senate seat, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie faces a significant choice fraught with political implications for his re-election campaign and, perhaps, a future presidential run.

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Stocks head lower on Fed stimulus worries

Stocks head lower on Fed stimulus worries

June 4th, 2013 12:15 pm by MATTHEW CRAFT,AP Business Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — Encouraging news about home prices and trade helped push the stock market up in early Tuesday trading.

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