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Army: Barricaded in office, soldier shot herself

Army: Barricaded in office, soldier shot herself

August 25th, 2014 6:30 pm by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, Associated Press

FORT LEE, Va. (AP) — An enraged soldier with a gun barricaded herself in an office inside a major command's headquarters, throwing objects and then shooting herself in the head as law enforcement officials tried to negotiate with her, the Army said Monday

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Why big health care systems like Wellmont are looking at partnering as a means to survive

Why big health care systems like Wellmont are looking at partnering as a means to survive

August 25th, 2014 12:52 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — If you believe Wellmont's decision to align with another health care entity is a knee-jerk isolated move, think again. One of the more significant health care trends involves hospital consolidation to create larger hospital systems.

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Iceland lowers aviation alert level from volcano

Iceland lowers aviation alert level from volcano

August 25th, 2014 8:43 am by JENNA GOTTLIEB and JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press

After the alert was lowered, aviation authorities lifted a no-fly zone that had been imposed for 100 nautical miles by 140 nautical miles (185 kilometers by 260 kilometers) around the volcano.

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THP planning 'no refusal' enforcement weekend

THP planning 'no refusal' enforcement weekend

August 25th, 2014 8:39 am by Associated Press

The "no refusal" law allows officials to seek search warrants for blood samples in cases involving suspected impaired drivers.

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Rap mogul Suge Knight hurt in nightclub shooting

Rap mogul Suge Knight hurt in nightclub shooting

August 24th, 2014 9:12 pm by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press

Death Row Records founder and rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was injured in an early morning shooting Sunday in a packed nightclub but was expected to survive, a Los Angeles County sheriff's sergeant said.

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Farmers' Almanac predicts another nasty winter

Farmers' Almanac predicts another nasty winter

August 24th, 2014 4:57 pm by DAVID SHARP, Associated Press

LEWISTON, Maine — The folks at the Farmers' Almanac can be forgiven for feeling smug: The 198-year-old publication correctly predicted the past nasty winter while federal forecasters blew it.

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Update: Strong California quake causes injuries, damage

Update: Strong California quake causes injuries, damage

August 24th, 2014 3:15 pm by ELLEN KNICKMEYER, Associated Press

The largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years sent scores of people to hospitals, ignited fires, damaged multiple historic buildings and knocked out power to thousands of homes and businesses on Sunday.

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Tennessee dad creates app to help prevent hot car deaths

Tennessee dad creates app to help prevent hot car deaths

August 23rd, 2014 5:34 pm by Kevin Walters, The Tennessean

FRANKLIN - It was fear, not a business success, that prompted Franklin parent Cody King to create his first app.

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Faith healer launches U.S. crusade

Faith healer launches U.S. crusade

August 23rd, 2014 5:13 pm by MATT SEDENSKY, Associated Press

"This is an hour of salvation," the Rev. Reinhard Bonnke tells the crowd. "Miami shall be saved! Florida shall be saved! America shall be saved!"

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Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

August 23rd, 2014 2:00 pm by ALICIA RANCILIO, Associated Press

Since the ALS Association began tracking the campaign's progress on July 29, it has raised more than $53.3 million from 1.1 million new donors in what is one of the most viral philanthropic social media campaigns in history.

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