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Six children, adult injured in crash on I-24

Six children, adult injured in crash on I-24

July 27th, 2014 1:44 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say six children were injured in a crash on Interstate 24 in Coffee County on Saturday.

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Historic Civil War battle sites have a mobile app

Historic Civil War battle sites have a mobile app

July 26th, 2014 2:00 pm by Associated Press

This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour.

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At 50, Upward Bound still opens pathway to college

At 50, Upward Bound still opens pathway to college

July 26th, 2014 1:57 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

The 15-year-old boy walked into a conference room in Columbus, Ohio, for a fateful interview. If it went well, perhaps he'd have a chance to be the first member of his impoverished family to attend college. At stake was a place in Upward Bound.

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Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

July 26th, 2014 10:00 am by Associated Press

Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago

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Carjacked SUV hits crowd, killing 3 young siblings

Carjacked SUV hits crowd, killing 3 young siblings

July 26th, 2014 2:03 am by Associated Press

Two men carjacked a woman at gunpoint but soon sped out of control, killing three children Friday when they plowed into a group selling fruit to raise money for their church, Philadelphia police said.

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Gunman shoots 2 at Pennsylvania hospital, doctor returns fire

Gunman shoots 2 at Pennsylvania hospital, doctor returns fire

July 25th, 2014 9:47 am by By Ben Finley, Allison Steele and Laura McCrystal, The Philadelphia Inquirer (MCT)

Officials believe the gunman opened fire in a small office, then the doctor then drew his own weapon and shot the assailant, hitting him three times and critically injuring him, said Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan.

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Tennessee sheriff's recruit charged with fatal hit-and-run

Tennessee sheriff's recruit charged with fatal hit-and-run

July 25th, 2014 9:43 am by Associated Press

Memphis police have arrested a man recruited to work at the Shelby County Sheriff's Office and charged him in a fatal hit-and-run crash that killed two people last year.

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Gang violence, fears for children fuel rush to US

Gang violence, fears for children fuel rush to US

July 24th, 2014 3:56 pm by Associated Press

Experts, however, say those gangs are actually a byproduct of U.S. policies in the 1990s that sent many immigrants back to Central America after they had been indoctrinated into gang culture in this country.

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Mistrial declared in vehicular homicide case with Kingsport victim

Mistrial declared in vehicular homicide case with Kingsport victim

July 24th, 2014 2:06 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Cody Dingus had been on trial since Tuesday for the crash on Knob Creek Road on Valentine's Day in 2012 that followed a short pursuit as he fled from police.

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2 Tenn. police captains, 2 others indicted

2 Tenn. police captains, 2 others indicted

July 24th, 2014 7:53 am by Associated Press

NEWPORT, Tenn. (AP) — A Cocke County grand jury has charged two Newport Police Department captains and two other people with selling stolen goods and prescription pills.

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