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Memo: Violence long simmered between rival Texas biker gangs

Memo: Violence long simmered between rival Texas biker gangs

May 19th, 2015 10:30 am by EMILY SCHMALL, Associated Press

Texas law enforcement authorities warned weeks ago of growing animosity between rival motorcycle gangs, a feud that erupted into violence this week with a deadly lunchtime shootout between the two groups in a crowded Waco restaurant.

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Duke Energy admits to polluting rivers, but some NC residents say a huge mess remains

Duke Energy admits to polluting rivers, but some NC residents say a huge mess remains

May 19th, 2015 10:29 am by By David Zucchino, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Duke Energy may have been hauled into federal court and smacked with a $102 million penalty for polluting North Carolina rivers with potentially toxic coal ash, but that didn't do much for the tainted well water at Barbara Morales' house.

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Search continues for possible downed plane in SW Va.

Search continues for possible downed plane in SW Va.

May 19th, 2015 9:32 am by Stephen Igo

Search efforts resumed at 8 a.m. Tuesday for a possible downed private airplane in Southwest Virginia, according to the Virginia State Police.

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Area hemp farmers waiting for delivery of seeds

Area hemp farmers waiting for delivery of seeds

May 19th, 2015 8:08 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Delayed while the state awaited import permits from the federal Drug Enforcement Agency for the seeds, some farmers in Tennessee were doubtful the approval would come in time to grow a useable crop of industrial hemp this year.

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says hate crimes decline

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says hate crimes decline

May 19th, 2015 7:00 am by Associated Press

The most often documented bias was anti-not Hispanic or Latino, accounting for more than 24 percent of all bias-motivated crimes in 2014, nearly the same as 2013

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Griffith, Roe attack EPA's 'Clean Power Plan'

Griffith, Roe attack EPA's 'Clean Power Plan'

May 19th, 2015 6:35 am by Hank Hayes

U.S. Reps. Morgan Griffith of Southwest Virginia and Phil Roe of Northeast Tennessee voiced their fierce opposition against the plan before a MeadowView Marriott audience of embattled coal operators.

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Benefit scheduled for Scott County couple whose home burned

Benefit scheduled for Scott County couple whose home burned

May 18th, 2015 10:00 pm by Marci Gore

On the morning of May 2, Paul and Kathy Babb's clothes dryer caught on fire and, in a matter of minutes, their East Carters Valley home and all of its contents were destroyed.

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Charges filed against 170 motorcycle gang members in Texas

Charges filed against 170 motorcycle gang members in Texas

May 18th, 2015 8:45 pm by Associated Press

WACO, Texas - About 170 members of rival motorcycle gangs were charged with engaging in organized crime Monday, a day after a shootout at a Texas restaurant that killed nine people and wounded 18.

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Haslam signs bill creating 48-hour waiting period for abortion

Haslam signs bill creating 48-hour waiting period for abortion

May 18th, 2015 8:17 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has signed a bill into law creating a mandatory waiting period before getting an abortion in Tennessee.

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Area chess team brings home national trophies

Area chess team brings home national trophies

May 18th, 2015 8:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

A local chess club won its first national trophy and two players took home first place in a separate tournament.

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