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Woman killed in Wise County crash

Woman killed in Wise County crash

February 10th, 2015 2:42 pm by Rain Smith

A weekend, T-bone collision on U.S. Route 23 in Pound, Va., killed one person and injured two others, including a juvenile.

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8K child porn images net local man 15 years

8K child porn images net local man 15 years

February 10th, 2015 1:42 pm by Matthew Lane

From October 2013 through February 2014, the now 68-year-old Johnson City man reportedly sent more than a dozen emails of images and videos to an FBI agent.

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Samsung reveals potential for smart TVs to eavesdrop

Samsung reveals potential for smart TVs to eavesdrop

February 10th, 2015 8:52 am by YOUKYUNG LEE, AP Technology Writer

Voice recognition technology in the South Korean company's Internet connected TVs captures and transmits nearby conversations.

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Beer-sampling bill clears first hurdle in Jonesborough

Beer-sampling bill clears first hurdle in Jonesborough

February 10th, 2015 8:16 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Although some members expressed concern over some potential outcomes, Jonesborough's Board of Mayor and Aldermen took one step toward permitting the town's convenience stores to offer beer samples.

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Opening statements expected in armory shooting trial

Opening statements expected in armory shooting trial

February 10th, 2015 7:59 am by Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Lawyers are expected to make opening statements in the trial of a Tennessee National Guard recruiter charged with attempting to kill four of his superiors in a shooting inside an armory north of Memphis.

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Haslam budget seeks to improve teacher salaries

Haslam budget seeks to improve teacher salaries

February 9th, 2015 9:59 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam says he's committed to making Tennessee the fastest-improving state in the nation in terms of teacher pay and that his budget will reflect that commitment.

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Former rap mogul 'Suge' Knight to stay jailed in murder case

Former rap mogul 'Suge' Knight to stay jailed in murder case

February 9th, 2015 8:07 pm by ANTHONY McCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer

Marion "Suge" Knight will remain behind bars for the next six weeks in a murder case while lawyers prepare for a hearing that prosecutors said Monday could include evidence of other crimes.

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New England feeling under the weather after record snowfall

New England feeling under the weather after record snowfall

February 9th, 2015 7:51 pm by Associated Press

BOSTON - More than 2 feet of fresh snow piled up in parts of New England on Monday, breaking records set during the Blizzard of 1978.

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Justice Thomas objects to Supreme Court's signal on gay marriage

Justice Thomas objects to Supreme Court's signal on gay marriage

February 9th, 2015 7:36 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The Supreme Court is inappropriately signaling it intends to clear the way for gay marriage across the nation, Justice Clarence Thomas complained Monday.

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Memphis couple charged with chaining son in bedroom

Memphis couple charged with chaining son in bedroom

February 9th, 2015 8:37 am by Associated Press

They were arrested after their son called police last July and told them he was chained by his ankle to the wall in his bedroom at the home. Investigators say the boy was wearing clothes soaked in urine and he had multiple scars.

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