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Police: Nev. school shooter, 12, got gun from home

Police: Nev. school shooter, 12, got gun from home

October 22nd, 2013 6:07 pm by SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — The 12-year-old student who opened fire on a Nevada middle school campus, wounding two classmates and killing a teacher before he turned the gun on himself, got the weapon from his home, authorities said Tuesday.

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Apple unveils new Macs, iPad ahead of holidays

Apple unveils new Macs, iPad ahead of holidays

October 22nd, 2013 6:02 pm by BARBARA ORTUTAY and MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writers

Apple Inc. is refreshing its iPad lineup and slashing the price of its Mac computers ahead of the holiday shopping season, as it faces an eroding tablet market share and growing competition from rival gadget makers.

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Sullivan man reports assault at poker game

Sullivan man reports assault at poker game

October 22nd, 2013 3:21 pm by Rain Smith

When one player got up from the table to get a beer, stuffing cash into his pocket before he walked away, another man asked, "What, you think I'm gonna steal your money?"

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Teens nabbed allegedly trading pills in pharmacy parking lot moments after filling prescription

Teens nabbed allegedly trading pills in pharmacy parking lot moments after filling prescription

October 22nd, 2013 2:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

Less than 10 minutes after launching a new pharmacy parking lot surveillance program Monday night Hawkins County narcotics detectives observed their first alleged illegal drug transaction.

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Builders of Obama's health website saw red flags

Builders of Obama's health website saw red flags

October 22nd, 2013 11:10 am by JACK GILLUM, Associated Press; JULIE PACE, Associated Press

Project developers who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity — because they feared they would otherwise be fired — said they raised doubts among themselves whether the website could be ready in time.

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Teacher called hero in fatal Nev. school shooting

Teacher called hero in fatal Nev. school shooting

October 22nd, 2013 11:08 am by SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press

Students at a Nevada middle school were filing off buses and reuniting with friends on the playground after a weeklong vacation when the pop of gunfire shattered the morning calm. Children fled the campus for their lives before the first bell rang.

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Police: Kingsport man accidentally shoots girlfriend, both charged

Police: Kingsport man accidentally shoots girlfriend, both charged

October 22nd, 2013 10:39 am by Rain Smith

Claims of a shooting during a robbery attempt have backfired on a Kingsport couple, according to police, as the woman was actually shot in the buttocks while her boyfriend was "playing" with a gun.

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Rock bottom: Police battle new illicit drug dubbed ‘gravel’

Rock bottom: Police battle new illicit drug dubbed ‘gravel’

October 22nd, 2013 8:26 am by Rain Smith

Local law enforcement are in the early stages of their battle against a new, potent street drug, saying it’s highly addictive and leaves many users with extreme paranoia.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

October 22nd, 2013 8:16 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Tennessee State University may cover 65% of cost of new Agricultural Extension agent in Hawkins

Tennessee State University may cover 65% of cost of new Agricultural Extension agent in Hawkins

October 21st, 2013 10:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County leaders will take the next couple of weeks to study a proposal from Tennessee State University that would cover 65 percent of the cost of bringing an additional Agricultural Extension agent to the county.

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