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Martin grieves over stolen Bible

When thieves broke into Donna Martin’s van, they stole more than just Christmas gifts. They took something irreplaceable.

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Deputies: Traffic dispute sparked parking lot murder-suicide

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a traffic dispute between strangers resulted in one of the men killing the other before then turning the gun on ...

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New fleet of electric semi-trucks to be made in Tennessee

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A new truck manufacturing company said it will soon be building electric-powered semi-trucks in Tennessee.

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Tourists stream back to Gatlinburg, but rebuilding looms

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Visitors jammed the main roads and sidewalks in Gatlinburg as the tourism city reopened to the public Friday for the first time ...

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Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney donate to wildfire fund

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Artists and organizations in Music City are stepping up to help their neighbors after devastating wildfires damaged about 2,500 buildings and ...

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Man sentenced to life in killings of parents, aunt

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (AP) — A judge has sentenced an East Tennessee man to life in prison in the killings of his parents and his aunt.

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Trailer fire that killed 2 young children ruled accidental

COVINGTON, Tenn. (AP) — A mobile home fire that killed a 2-year-old boy and 4-year-old girl in Tipton County earlier this week has been ruled accidental.

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Burks sentenced for huffing canned air

A woman caught huffing fumes on two different occasions with her toddler child in the car has been sentenced to 45 days in jail and ...

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Tables of toys

Tables of toys

Sharla Smith hasn’t forgotten a vow she made after the birth of her youngest son more than four years ago.

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WCMS walkways beginning to show issues

WCMS walkways beginning to show issues

Age is showing on the concrete walkways at Warren County Middle School. The paths connect the main building to the vocational building behind it.

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Ambulance station may be moved

Ambulance station may be moved

A measure is under consideration to relocate Warren County EMS Ambulance Station 2 closer to Smartt Station.

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Keep the Christmas cheer alive

Although the holiday season is celebrated as a time of joy and good tidings, as proclaimed by Christmas melodies, the stress of the season can ...

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Burks given 45 days for huffing

A woman caught huffing fumes on two different occasions with her toddler in the car has been sentenced to 45 days in jail and ordered ...

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King arrested on charges of solicitation of a minor

King arrested on charges of solicitation of a minor

An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Maynardville man on charges of solicitation of ...

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Woman released after hammer attack

A woman who came at her mother with a claw hammer has been released on time-served.

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General Session 12-9

A 46-person docket was heard Tuesday morning by Judge Bill Locke in General Sessions Arraignment Court. Included on the morning docket:

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Traffic Court 12-9

Sentences were handed down in General Sessions Traffic Court by Judge Bill Locke. Included in court action:

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John Glenn, the 1st American to orbit Earth, has died at 95

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him ...

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Survivor recalls fear, anger on day of Pearl Harbor attack

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — Surprise, fear, anger and pride overcame Jim Downing as Japanese planes bombed Pearl Harbor.

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Car company offering red light-reading vehicles in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — On the theory that a driver who knows when a red light will turn green is more relaxed and aware, vehicle manufacturer ...

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Company delays work on controversial Utah tar sands project

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Canadian company is delaying the startup of its oil sands mining operation in eastern Utah.

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Spread by trade and climate, bugs butcher America's forests

PETERSHAM, Mass. (AP) — In a towering forest of centuries-old eastern hemlocks, it's easy to miss one of the tree's nemeses. No larger than ...

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Textbook that says some slaves treated like family is pulled

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — A social studies textbook that says some slaves in Connecticut were cared for like family members is being pulled from fourth-grade classrooms ...

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Manatee rescued off Cape Cod swims to another unusual spot

FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — The pregnant manatee rescued off Massachusetts' Cape Cod and released off Florida's Atlantic coast is now in another unusual place — the ...

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Kosovo citizen charged with participating in terror group

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo prosecutors say they have charged a citizen with participating in terror groups after the person joined fighters from the Islamic State ...

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Christmas gifts for underprivileged kids stolen from church

WATERTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut are investigating the theft of dozens of toys collected for underprivileged children from a Watertown church.

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Memphis Rep. Camper to attend White House gun violence forum

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — State Rep. Karen Camper is headed to Washington to attend a gun violence prevention forum at the White House.

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Tennessee lawmakers win National Black Caucus elections

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Several Democratic state lawmakers from Tennessee have been elected to leadership roles within the National Black Caucus of State Legislators.

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Frantic rescue underway in Indonesia as quake kills scores

MEUREUDU, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early Wednesday, killing nearly 100 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the ...

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As Syrian troops gain ground, Aleppo rebels propose truce

BEIRUT (AP) — Staring a punishing and brutal defeat in the face, several Syrian rebel factions on Wednesday proposed a five-day cease-fire in the eastern part ...

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Two juveniles charged in wildfires

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities on Wednesday charged two juveniles in an East Tennessee wildfire that killed 14 people and destroyed or damaged more than 1 ...

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NATO chief urges West to keep pressuring Russia over Ukraine

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is urging Western allies to maintain diplomatic pressure and sanctions on Russia until it respects the peace agreement ...

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Pakistani plane crashes after takeoff with 48 people aboard

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A plane belonging to Pakistan's national carrier crashed on Wednesday with 48 people on board, apparently killing all of them, police and ...

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UK govt agrees to reveal details of Brexit talks plan

LONDON (AP) — The House of Commons was set Wednesday to back Prime Minister Theresa May's March 31 deadline to open exit talks with the ...

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In Greece's tobacco culture, passive smoke a serious problem

BRUSSELS (AP) — Nearly two-thirds of Greeks are inhaling someone else's tobacco smoke on a daily basis, making Greece the worst nation in the European ...

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Megyn Kelly to Trump aide: Stop stirring up social media

WASHINGTON (AP) — Megyn Kelly is calling on President-elect Donald Trump's social media director to stop encouraging hostile elements among some of his supporters.

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Biden not planning on 2020 bid, but will 'never say never'

NEW YORK (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is continuing his coy approach to a possible 2020 presidential bid. For now, it's no.

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Greek journalists on 24-hour strike to protest austerity

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek journalists are striking to protest austerity measures, pulling all television and radio news broadcasts off the air a day before a ...

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An Afghan woman goes from refugee to military pilot

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — From a childhood as a refugee, Capt. Safia Ferozi is now flying a transport plane for Afghanistan's air force as the ...

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Man carrying gas can, matches arrested near Rockefeller tree

NEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York City have arrested a man who they say was carrying a gas can and matches and acting erratically ...

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