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Earthquake death toll passes 4,000

 

 

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — As the death toll from Nepal's devastating earthquake climbed past 4,000, aid workers and officials in remote, shattered villages near the epicenter pleaded Monday for food, shelter and medicine.

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Riots erupt in Baltimore

 

 

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rioters looted stores and hurled rocks and bricks at Baltimore police Monday, injuring several officers just hours after thousands mourned the man who died after suffering a severe spinal injury in police custody.

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City accepts lowest bid on firetruck

A follow-up meeting to discuss the purchase of a firetruck for McMinnville Fire Department ended with the city going with the lowest bid of $849,448 and saving an additional $38,000 in discounts to buy a new firetruck for $811,048.

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WCHS Multicultural Club to hold talent show

A new club at Warren County High School is asking for community support in its inaugural talent show scheduled for May 1 at 6 p.m.

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Field upgrades continue at Civic Center

McMinnville officials have agreed to spend $41,465 for the future lawn care needs of the recently renovated ball fields at the Civic Center. Given the financial improvements, the fields have been temporarily locked to unauthorized users.

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Controversy continues over IC land purchase

The battle continues over the $150,000 purchase price for land that Irving College supporters want the county to buy, saying the school system overspent on land for other schools.

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Wife faces charges for knife attack

A woman has been charged with felony assault after she allegedly sliced her husband’s nose with a knife when he answered the door.

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Former airport manager guilty of theft

A former Warren County Airport manager has been spared jail time for stealing tens of thou-sands of dollars from the airport.

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Business Pulse 4-26-15

If only every night could be as wonderfully joyous as prom night.

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Pearls of Christ Church bestows scholarship

Two members of Pearls of Christ Church were awarded scholarships for their continuing education.

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Kids Funfest and Safety Day Saturday

Rain or shine, the third annual Kids Funfest and Safety Day will be offered this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at McMinnville Civic Center.

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Warren County High School scholarship night

Warren County High School students received local and university scholarships Tuesday night. Between colleges and universities, Tennessee Promise, and other scholarship sources, WCHS students were awarded $5.79 million in scholarship money.

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School Systems gives bus service extension

The Warren County School System has extended its transportation contract with Durham School Services for another year, the extension getting more buses and equipment for the county.

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Dr. Wang shares tales of his journey to USA

He scraped together money from relatives for one-way airfare and borrowed $50 from a college professor to make his journey from China to America in 1982.

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Gum charged for threat with shotgun

A man faces felony assault charges for allegedly threatening his girlfriend with a sawed-off shotgun in front of her children.

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Details emerge from fatal crash

One person was killed and three others seriously injured Tuesday when a motorist crossed the center line and struck two oncoming cars head-on just across the county line in DeKalb County.

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School Board meeting moved

 

A last-minute change in location for the monthly meeting of the Warren County School Board has members meeting in Warren County High School’s auditorium to accommodate what is expected to be a large crowd.

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Annual Pork and Bands concert Saturday

It's a performance that might be a little saucy.

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Haley named county historian

Jimmy Haley has been named Warren County historian. He was officially appointed Monday night by the Warren County Commission.

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Kidnapper sentenced to eight years

Despite being convicted on lesser counts, a man will serve eight years in prison for his part in the abducting and beating a man who owed him $20.

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