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Police: 16-year-old girl, with baby nearby, killed man over PS4

Police: 16-year-old girl, with baby nearby, killed man over PS4

September 15th, 2014 5:00 pm by By Mike Morris, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (MCT)

Two people are in custody for the fatal shooting of a man during what Sandy Springs, Ga., police said was the attempted theft of a video gaming system the victim was trying to sell on Craigslist.

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Tenn. justices name Slatery as attorney general

Tenn. justices name Slatery as attorney general

September 15th, 2014 4:24 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The state Supreme Court on Monday named Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's top legal adviser, Herbert Slatery, as Tennessee's next attorney general.

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House GOP moves ahead on Syrian rebel training

House GOP moves ahead on Syrian rebel training

September 15th, 2014 4:21 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press; DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

The authorization under consideration will likely be included as an amendment to a spending bill Congress must pass to keep the government open until mid-December. That would give lawmakers the opportunity to hold a separate debate and vote on the matter

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Police: Intoxicated man  fights sister after being asked to sober up

Police: Intoxicated man fights sister after being asked to sober up

September 15th, 2014 3:20 pm by Nick Shepherd

The sister reportedly told McGuire she would release him if he would agree to calm down. Once she let go of him, McGuire allegedly turned around and punched his sister in the head. The two tussled and ended up on the ground

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Kingsport man allegedly caught red-handed while stealing from a home

Kingsport man allegedly caught red-handed while stealing from a home

September 15th, 2014 12:40 pm by Nick Shepherd

When White spotted the officer he reportedly said "Oh hi, uh oh, oh s—," and ran toward the back of the house. The officer then reported he saw a post-hole digger and weed eater being tossed out a basement window.

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Six Hawkins County schools honored for achieving highest possible score on TVAAS

Six Hawkins County schools honored for achieving highest possible score on TVAAS

September 15th, 2014 11:33 am by Jeff Bobo

Among the schools recognized were Carters Valley Elementary, Church Hill Elementary, Church Hill Middle, Mount Carmel Elementary, Surgoinsville Elementary and St. Clair Elementary.

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Wellmont finds interim CEO

Wellmont finds interim CEO

September 15th, 2014 11:33 am by Staff reports

Bart Hove, who has served as president of Bristol Regional Medical Center for 12 years, has been selected as Wellmont Health System's interim president and CEO.

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Driver's ed required in Va., not in Tenn.

Driver's ed required in Va., not in Tenn.

September 15th, 2014 11:31 am by Rick Wagner

While Tennessee high school students can get a driver's license and make it through high school without ever taking driver's education, not so for most high-schoolers across the state line in Virginia.

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Third parties in Tennessee still fighting for ballot access

Third parties in Tennessee still fighting for ballot access

September 15th, 2014 9:50 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A 2010 federal court ruling in one of the cases stated that Tennessee was one of only two states where no third parties had qualified for the ballot over the previous decade.

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Iran rejects global strategy against extremists

Iran rejects global strategy against extremists

September 15th, 2014 9:44 am by LORI HINNANT, Associated Press

Neither Iran nor Syria, which together share most of Iraq's borders, was invited to the international conference in Paris, which opened as a pair of French reconnaissance jets took off over Iraqi skies.

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