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Teens arrested in alleged school massacre plot

Teens arrested in alleged school massacre plot

August 19th, 2014 9:30 pm by CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press

"They were making a huge, a huge plan of a school massacre," South Pasadena Police Chief Arthur Miller said. "They just wanted to kill as many people as possible."

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Satellite broadcasters vie for political cash with customized ads

Satellite broadcasters vie for political cash with customized ads

August 19th, 2014 8:00 pm by By Meg James, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Satellite TV giants DirecTV and Dish Network are looking for a landslide this fall — in political dollars. For the first time, they'll be jockeying with other media outlets for a share of political spending that could top $3 billion this year.

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Police: Woman faces felony for bogus pharmacy gunman claim

Police: Woman faces felony for bogus pharmacy gunman claim

August 19th, 2014 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A woman allegedly told her father last week there was a man with a handgun in the parking lot of the Bulls Gap pharmacy. That story, which turned out to be bogus, was relayed by the father to pharmacy employees.

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Elizabethton man allegedly leads high-speed police pursuit

Elizabethton man allegedly leads high-speed police pursuit

August 19th, 2014 4:30 pm by NET News Service

An Elizabethton man was arrested Tuesday on charges that he led Johnson City police on a high speed chase — running three stop signs — after they tried to stop him for a light law violation.

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Man arrested following 'outburst' at fast food restaurant

Man arrested following 'outburst' at fast food restaurant

August 19th, 2014 2:15 pm by Rain Smith

At 10:30 a.m. police were alerted to a disturbance at a restaurant on Clinchfield Street. The suspect was soon located walking nearby, where he admitted to telling an employee "how stupid she was."

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Alleged road rage toward detective prompts Kingsport arrest

Alleged road rage toward detective prompts Kingsport arrest

August 19th, 2014 1:13 pm by Rain Smith

A man has been arrested in Kingsport after allegedly cursing, tailgating and swerving his vehicle at a Hawkins County police officer — reportedly angry because she had investigated past cases against him.

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Wise County mom takes Alford pleas in toddler's death

Wise County mom takes Alford pleas in toddler's death

August 19th, 2014 12:17 pm by Stephen Igo

Brandie M. Baldwin will serve a net 14 years in prison for her role in the death of 2-year old Emma Baldwin on or around Oct. 19, 2012. According to the child's father, Baldwin preferred to "party Emma's life away, slowly" rather than be a proper mother.

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Sullivan Commission OKs budget

Sullivan Commission OKs budget

August 19th, 2014 8:25 am by J. H. Osborne

The budget is based on the same county property tax rate as last year: $2.3054. But it projects each penny of the tax rate is worth about $6,000 more than a penny was worth last year.

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National Guard mobilizes as Ferguson, Mo., protests turn tense

National Guard mobilizes as Ferguson, Mo., protests turn tense

August 19th, 2014 8:15 am by By Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Tina Susman and Lauren Raab, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Around 10 p.m. CDT, someone threw plastic water bottles, and the crowd protesting the Aug. 9 shooting surged, confronting nervous police in riot gear. Suddenly, the National Guard mobilized, after keeping a low profile throughout the day.

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USDA: Cost to raise child up slightly to $245,340

USDA: Cost to raise child up slightly to $245,340

August 18th, 2014 11:30 pm by Associated Press

And that doesn't include college, or expenses if a child lives at home after age 17. Those costs that are included — food, housing, childcare and education — rose 1.8 percent over the previous year.

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