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Boy dead, grandmother injured in murder-attempted suicide

April 4th, 2011 4:21 am by News Sentinel Staff report

Authorities on Sunday released the identities of the child killed and the woman critically injured Saturday night in what police are calling a murder-attempted suicide.

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Federal government shutdown would cost Tenn. thousands of jobs

April 4th, 2011 4:13 am by Bill Theobald

WASHINGTON A federal government shutdown, which appears more likely by the day, would cost Tennessee thousands of jobs, threaten billions in federal grants and contracts, and keep people from signing up for Social Security benefits.

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37 cited at cockfighting bust; Rogersville man tells reporter he has been in the 'sport' since he was 8

April 4th, 2011 4:06 am by Natalie Neysa Alund

WHITESBURG, Tenn. - Danny Weems began attending cockfighting competitions when he was a boy. The 27-year-old Rogersville, Tenn., man said his father introduced him to the "sport" at age 8.Deep in the hills of Hamblen County on Sunday, Weems brought 10 of

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Oak Ridge nuclear plant vulnerable to earthquakes

April 2nd, 2011 4:15 pm by Associated Press

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (AP) The 60-year-old production hub at Oak Ridge's Y-12 nuclear weapons plant could be severely damaged or disabled by a major earthquake.The National Nuclear Security Administration initially declined to answer questions from the Knoxvi

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Chattanooga police officer shot and killed

April 2nd, 2011 1:08 pm by Associated Press

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Old times not forgotten: The Civil War--150 years later

April 2nd, 2011 11:55 am by Associated Press

A century and a half have passed since Lincoln's crusade to reunify the United States. The North and the South still split deeply on many issues, not least the conflict they still call by different names. All across the bloodstained arc where the Civil Wa

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