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Autopsies determine children found in freezer were slain

Autopsies determine children found in freezer were slain

March 27th, 2015 5:30 pm by Associated Press

Autopsies have determined that two children found dead in a freezer in their Detroit home were beaten to death, with the youngest child also suffering "thermal injuries."

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Insure Tennessee plan moves forward

Insure Tennessee plan moves forward

March 27th, 2015 7:30 am by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

State Sen. Rusty Crowe, R-Johnson City, changed his tune Wednesday and voted for the implementation of Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee program - after voting against the move last month.

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Feds: Guardsman, cousin plotted to attack Illinois military base, fight for ISIS

Feds: Guardsman, cousin plotted to attack Illinois military base, fight for ISIS

March 27th, 2015 6:58 am by By Jason Meisner, Erika Wurst and Geoff Ziezulewicz, Chicago Tribune (TNS)

Cousins Hasan and Jonas Edmonds had been aspiring terrorists for months when they arrived at the Joliet Armory on Tuesday to scout out a brazen attack, federal authorities say.

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NCAA says it will monitor impacts of Indiana religious bill

NCAA says it will monitor impacts of Indiana religious bill

March 26th, 2015 6:23 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Sports Writer

NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people.

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New York City fire, building collapse injure several people

New York City fire, building collapse injure several people

March 26th, 2015 5:58 pm by Associated Press

An apartment building collapsed in a fiery burst of rubble, and flames spread to two nearby buildings, injuring at least a dozen people and scattering debris across surrounding streets in the heart of Manhattan's trendy East Village.

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Assault on Jonesborough special ed students nets probation

Assault on Jonesborough special ed students nets probation

March 26th, 2015 7:40 am by Sue Guinn Legg, NET News Service

A former special education teacher charged with assaulting three students in his classroom at Jonesborough Middle School in 2013 pleaded no contest to two of the charges Wednesday in Washington County Criminal Court.

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GOP-controlled House passes budget to erase deficits

GOP-controlled House passes budget to erase deficits

March 26th, 2015 7:06 am by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

It's a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly $5 trillion in cuts to eliminate deficits over the next decade, calls for repealing the health care law and envisions transformations of the tax code and Medicare.

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Eastman to close Workington acetate tow site

Eastman to close Workington acetate tow site

March 25th, 2015 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Production at the site will cease in April, and site closure is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2015, Eastman said in a prepared release.

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Tennessee Senate committee rejects 'sacred right to be stupid,' votes against helmet change

Tennessee Senate committee rejects 'sacred right to be stupid,' votes against helmet change

March 25th, 2015 7:20 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE - A bill seeking to do away with Tennessee's motorcycle helmet requirement has failed in the state Senate.

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