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Lawyer: No indictment for officer in NYC chokehold death

Lawyer: No indictment for officer in NYC chokehold death

December 3rd, 2014 2:48 pm by Associated Press

A lawyer says a grand jury in New York City has declined to indict a white police officer on criminal charges in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in July.

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Public meetings set on Smoky Mountain firewood restrictions

Public meetings set on Smoky Mountain firewood restrictions

December 3rd, 2014 2:09 pm by Associated Press

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has planned two public meetings to provide information and get feedback about a proposal to allow only heat-treated wood to be brought in for campground fires.

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Knoxville school bus crash: 'Everyone just started crying'

Knoxville school bus crash: 'Everyone just started crying'

December 3rd, 2014 12:50 pm by Associated Press

A preliminary investigation found that the buses were traveling in opposite directions when the driver of a bus carrying children from an intermediate school made a sudden left turn across the concrete median.

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Will 2014 be the hottest year on record?

Will 2014 be the hottest year on record?

December 3rd, 2014 12:09 pm by KARL RITTER, Associated Press

"There is no standstill in global warming" - World Meteorological Organization Secretary-General Michel Jarraud.

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UPDATE: Teacher's aide, student identified in Knoxville bus crash that killed 3, injured 27

UPDATE: Teacher's aide, student identified in Knoxville bus crash that killed 3, injured 27

December 3rd, 2014 10:01 am by Knoxville News Sentinel

Youth minister Kim Riddle and 6-year-old Zakia Burns were killed when a school bus veered across a highway median and struck a second bus Tuesday afternoon.

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A century of worship: Erwin's First Baptist Church to celebrate heritage of old sanctuary

A century of worship: Erwin's First Baptist Church to celebrate heritage of old sanctuary

December 3rd, 2014 9:47 am by Brad Hicks

First Baptist is technically at least 228-years-old and, during that time, has been responsible for the "planting" of several area churches.

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Carter Mansion tours to give look into Christmas past

Carter Mansion tours to give look into Christmas past

December 3rd, 2014 9:45 am by Staff Reports

Somehow, Christmas seemed more Christmassy in the days before there were so many electronic Christmas decorations.

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Jewelry, food fundraisers to aid Red Legacy program

Jewelry, food fundraisers to aid Red Legacy program

December 3rd, 2014 9:41 am by John Thompson

Red Legacy Recovery is hosting two fundraisers to aid in its efforts to assist women recovering from substance abuse from drug and alcohol addiction. Both events are just in time for Christmas.

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Salvation Army hopes kettles make holiday a ringing success

Salvation Army hopes kettles make holiday a ringing success

December 3rd, 2014 9:39 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The army's largest fundraiser of the year, the kettle collection also helped the corps collect and distribute Angel Tree gifts to 8,139 children and low-income seniors in the Tri-Cities last Christmas.

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Forbes family to conduct annual light show

Forbes family to conduct annual light show

December 3rd, 2014 9:37 am by Staff Reports

Once again the Roger Forbes Family is holding their annual laser light Christmas show at 708 Holston Ave. The light show for this year started on Monday.

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