NATION: MOTHER JUMPS FROM BURNING BUILDING WITH CHILD IN ARMS, BOTH SURVIVE

Tuesday, May 13, 2014A woman is waiting to see if surgery will help her walk again after she jumped out of a third-story window in Massachusetts to save her son. According to ABC News, a fire tore through Christina Simoes’ apartment complex in Haverhill and left the young mother and her 18-month old son trapped….

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SHARE: SALUTE THE SENIORS ON CROSSVILLE NEWS FIRST

Tuesday, May 13, 2014It’s Graduation Week in Cumberland County.  If a student you know is graduating and you would like to Salute them – you may do so in the ‘comment’ section of our Crossville News First Facebook Page for our more than 5,000 subscribers reaching upwards of 50,000 people to see.  These young people…

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SONGWRITERS TO GET MORE MONEY UNDER PROPOSED LAW IN U.S. SENATE

Tuesday, May 13, 2014Tennessee Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker introduced legislation seeking to improve royalties for songwriters.The senators made the announcement Monday along with U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah at the historic Bluebird Café in Green Hills. Some local songwriters were also on hand.The bill would direct the Copyright Royalty Board to consider…

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CUMBERLAND, BLOUNT COUNTY SCHOOLS BAN E-CIGARETTES – RESTAURANT’S CONSIDERING IT

Tuesday, May 13, 2014Electronic cigarettes made headlines in Blount County Monday. The School District changed its policy and will now ban e-cigarettes from school campuses and buses. It’s bringing to light the debate about e-cigarettes in public places. Both Blount and Cumberland County schools are banning e-cigarettes, but there are also talks of banning them…

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