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LOS ANGELES — Social media has been buzzing for weeks with jokes about how, this year, Easter Sunday shares the calendar with the pot-lover's highest holiday: April 20, or 420 in stoner lingo. Pot-smokers have long celebrated on the date by lighting up for reasons not quite clear.

ST. LOUIS — A Missouri man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for 13 years said he is overwhelmed by the support he's received since the story of his incarceration became public.

PORTLAND, Ore. — The American legal system offers few moments as dramatic as an eyewitness to a crime pointing his finger across a crowded courtroom at a defendant.

NASHVILLE — Opponents of a Tennessee bill that would punish pregnant women who abuse narcotics say it will have the unintended consequence of hurting the very people it's supposed to protect: the babies.

KNOXVILLE — A Tennessee woman says she made a grisly discovery while hunting for Easter eggs in her back yard with her 3-year-old son: a dead body.

Johnny Clemons got out of bed and ran a 26.2-mile marathon today — for the eighth day in a row.

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Savannah woman has pleaded guilty in the death of her newborn son, whose body was found in the back of a garbage truck.

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in six West Tennessee counties are reporting the arrest of 61 people on various charges during a gang sweep.

Part of a house is severely damaged from fire Thursday afternoon.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis police say an officer has been charged with sexual battery after an encounter with a woman at a traffic stop.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life — and then died doing it, becoming a central character in the gripping hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Court records show that circuit judges in Rutherford County have recused themselves from hearing a lawsuit over a mosque cemetery.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's unemployment rate is rising.

BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) — A Talladega County man has pleaded guilty in his mother's 2011 shooting death.

The Huey and Cobra helicopter rides being hosted this weekend by the Hixson Flight Museum at the Dallas Bay Skypark will be delayed because of bad weather in Atlanta, a news release states.

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