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NC woman charged with smuggling endangered fish

Posted: 09/25/2009 - Investigators have charged a North Carolina woman with violating the U.S. Endangered Species Act by smuggling an endangered species of fish from Vietnam.

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Pregnant woman shot in abdomen, home recovering

Updated: 09/24/2009 - It's a horrible experience never to be forgotten. After being shot in the abdomen, an East Tennessee pregnant woman is now home recovering. And her family says it's a miracle that mom and baby are going to be O.K.

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Childhood obesity rising in Knox Co.

Updated: 09/14/2009 - Childhood obesity rates in Knox County have increased steadily over the past 20 years. Now, nearly 40% of children in Knox County are overweight or obese. But, one group is hoping to stop that number from going any higher.

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Trouser-wearing women fined $200 in Sudan

Posted: 09/07/2009 - A Sudanese judge has convicted a woman journalist for violating the public indecency law by wearing trousers outdoors and fined her $200. But the judge did not impose a feared flogging penalty.

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Grenade found in attic

Posted: 08/31/2009 - A Tennessee man uncovered a military grenade while cleaning out the attic of his new home.

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Revelers paint Spanish town red in tomato fight

Posted: 08/26/2009 - Tens of thousands of revelers pelted each other with tons of ripe tomatoes in a good-natured battle that filled the streets of a Spanish town with rivers of red pulp.

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Papa John's founder finds his old car

Posted: 08/25/2009 - Papa John's founder John Schnatter has been reunited with the muscle car he sold for a future in the pizza business three decades ago.

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Speeding violator claims CIA immunity

Posted: 08/24/2009 - Police in northeast Tennessee say Scott Gibson isn't the deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency and he'd have to pay his speeding fine even if he were.

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2 bothersome buskers banned in English city

Posted: 08/21/2009 - A city in central England says two buskers who plagued a suburb by repeating the same two songs have been banned from performing for two years.

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9-year-old leads police on chase in Nashville

Posted: 08/21/2009 - Police say a 9-year-old girl with a developmental disability led officers on a high-speed chase in her grandmother's car before stopping on an interstate highway, then driving into police car.

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Cops: Texting NY tow truck driver hits car, pool

Posted: 07/30/2009 - Police say a Buffalo-area tow truck driver was juggling two cell phones -- texting on one and talking on another -- when he slammed into a car and crashed into a swimming pool.

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Ky. man wins $896,730 in poker game

Posted: 07/16/2009 - A northern Kentucky man has walked away from the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas a little bit richer.

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