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Ex-teacher waives hearing in cases involving children

Ex-teacher waives hearing in cases involving children

June 4th, 2013 7:28 am by JOHN THOMPSON, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — A former teacher at Hampton Elementary School was bound over to a Carter County grand jury on Monday after he waived his right to a preliminary hearing.

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Shipley slams U.S. attorney’s remarks on anti-Muslim speech

Shipley slams U.S. attorney’s remarks on anti-Muslim speech premium content

June 3rd, 2013 11:34 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Tennessee State Rep. Tony Shipley took a federal prosecutor to task Monday for suggesting that anti-Muslim speech could result in federal charges.

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Domestic complaint leads to stash of stolen merchandise

June 3rd, 2013 9:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A domestic disturbance complaint Friday night near Church Hill led the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office to a stash of shoplifted merchandise.

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Husband’s call to Hawkins County Sheriff's Office leads to drug charges against wife

June 3rd, 2013 9:31 pm by Jeff Bobo

BULLS GAP — A Hawkins County woman who allegedly admitted to giving prescription painkillers to her mother Friday is facing felony drug trafficking charges.

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Racer Bloomquist accused of threats against employee

Racer Bloomquist accused of threats against employee

June 3rd, 2013 9:19 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOORESBURG — Legendary Late Model dirt racer Scott Bloomquist is under investigation by the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Department for allegedly threatening to shoot or drown an employee of his Mooresburg race shop last month.

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Research suggests sunscreen slows skin aging, if used often enough

Research suggests sunscreen slows skin aging, if used often enough

June 3rd, 2013 6:23 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

WASHINGTON — If worry about skin cancer doesn’t make you slather on sunscreen, maybe vanity will: New research provides some of the strongest evidence to date that near-daily sunscreen use can slow the aging of your skin.

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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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