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Abortion doctor restrictions take root in South

Abortion doctor restrictions take root in South

May 28th, 2014 5:42 pm by Associated Press

From Texas to Alabama, laws are being enacted that would greatly restrict access to abortion, forcing many women to travel hundreds of miles to find a clinic.

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Obama's speech gets mixed response overseas

Obama's speech gets mixed response overseas

May 28th, 2014 3:35 pm by GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press

President Barack Obama's speech emphasizing soft power and alliances over military might crystallized into a single speech what many experts said Wednesday was an inevitable — and welcome — evolution of U.S. foreign policy.

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USDA sued by advocacy group over handling of salmonella in meat

USDA sued by advocacy group over handling of salmonella in meat

May 28th, 2014 3:27 pm by By David Pierson, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

A Washington, D.C., health advocacy group has sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture for not doing enough to prevent the spread of antibiotic resistant strains of salmonella in meat.

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Update: Body found in Carter County pond identified

Update: Body found in Carter County pond identified

May 28th, 2014 3:21 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

The body of a 19-year-old man was recovered from a muddy, murky farm pond at 121 Coleman Road on Wednesday morning. The teen was identified as Colton Oakes of Williams Street in Hampton.

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Bluff City man indicted on federal bomb charge

Bluff City man indicted on federal bomb charge

May 28th, 2014 3:10 pm by Matthew Lane

A Bluff City man who was allegedly involved in a fight with his mother and a friend while armed with a gun, knife, baton and pipe bomb, is now facing federal charges for his actions.

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Loan scam reported in Hawkins County

Loan scam reported in Hawkins County

May 28th, 2014 1:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman told police that a man from a suspected scam online loan company laughed at her and hung up when she called Sunday looking for the money she was supposed to receive.

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Pet burials range from bottom of sea to sky above

Pet burials range from bottom of sea to sky above

May 28th, 2014 12:05 pm by SUE MANNING, Associated Press

People saying goodbye to a beloved cat or dog can do it in style, sending their pet's remains to the bottom of the sea or letting them fly high into the sky.

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Man admits to making fake Tenn. IDs for meth

Man admits to making fake Tenn. IDs for meth

May 28th, 2014 11:58 am by Associated Press

Federal prosecutors say a Cookeville man has admitted to making fake Tennessee driver licenses so he could purchase cold medicines used to make meth.

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Police ask for tips in felony theft case

Police ask for tips in felony theft case

May 28th, 2014 11:38 am by Staff Report

Kingsport police are seeking information on the individuals pictured in a surveillance photo, saying they're suspected in a felony theft.

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Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

May 28th, 2014 10:07 am by Staff Report

Maya Angelou, a modern Renaissance woman who survived the harshest of childhoods to become a force on stage, screen, the printed page and the inaugural dais, has died. She was 86.

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