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Video of Tennessee Libertarian’s confrontation with deputy goes viral

Video of Tennessee Libertarian’s confrontation with deputy goes viral

July 6th, 2013 5:07 pm by Becca Andrews, Gannett Tennessee

MURFREESBORO — A video of Rutherford County deputies stopping a MTSU student at a DUI checkpoint, then asking him to pull over and searching his car for drugs, is nearing 2 million hits on YouTube.

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Autopsy: BB killed 4-year-old boy in Carter County

Autopsy: BB killed 4-year-old boy in Carter County

July 6th, 2013 4:53 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — The autopsy conducted on a 4-year-old boy who died last week revealed a BB had penetrated his skull.

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UPDATE: Asiana Airlines flight crash in San Francisco kills at least two

UPDATE: Asiana Airlines flight crash in San Francisco kills at least two

July 6th, 2013 4:26 pm by TERRY COLLINS, Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO — An Asiana Airlines flight from Seoul, South Korea, crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, killing at least two people.

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Zimmerman jury to ponder conflicting testimony

Zimmerman jury to ponder conflicting testimony

July 6th, 2013 1:30 pm by KYLE HIGHTOWER and MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Jurors in the George Zimmerman trial are heading into their weekend with a lot of courtroom drama and conflicting testimony to digest.

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'Gasland' sequel asserts drillers corrupting gov't

'Gasland' sequel asserts drillers corrupting gov't

July 6th, 2013 1:25 pm by MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press

Josh Fox galvanized the U.S. anti-fracking movement with his incendiary 2010 documentary "Gasland." Now he's back with a sequel — and this time, he's targeting an audience of just one.

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Spectators shaken after Calif. fireworks injure 39

Spectators shaken after Calif. fireworks injure 39

July 6th, 2013 12:45 pm by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — For many people gathered to watch July Fourth fireworks at a Southern California park, it took time to realize the wild chain of explosions weren't just part of the show.

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Obama's health law will be judged on 3 questions

Obama's health law will be judged on 3 questions

July 6th, 2013 12:15 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three months before uninsured people can start shopping for coverage, some big unknowns loom over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

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Crime makes halting comeback as a political issue

Crime makes halting comeback as a political issue

July 6th, 2013 12:01 pm by NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press

Increasing numbers of states are turning away from mandatory prison sentences and embracing rehabilitation programs to thin out inmate populations and save taxpayer money.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

July 6th, 2013 9:00 am by Staff Report

A look back at the most viewed crime stories generated by the Times-News staff from June 28 through July 5.

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Deadly clashes erupt as Islamists take to streets in Egypt

Deadly clashes erupt as Islamists take to streets in Egypt

July 5th, 2013 11:29 pm by Staff Report

CAIRO (AP) — Enraged Islamists pushed back Friday against the toppling of President Mohammed Morsi, as tens of thousands of his supporters took to the streets vowing to win his reinstatement and clashed with their opponents in violence that killed 30.

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