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Busted: 5 Myths about Facebook's messenger app

Busted: 5 Myths about Facebook's messenger app

August 11th, 2014 4:46 pm by MAE ANDERSON, AP Technology Writer

Facebook's recent effort to force people to adopt its standalone mobile messaging app has privacy-concerned users up in arms.

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Who's the fairest of them all?

Who's the fairest of them all?

August 11th, 2014 4:30 pm by Staff Report

The Fairest of the Fair will be selected by a panel of judges. But just for fun, see if you can predict the winner and tell us why you think she'll win.

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Off the Wall News: Woman, 78, caught with $41K in girdle at airport

Off the Wall News: Woman, 78, caught with $41K in girdle at airport

August 11th, 2014 4:21 pm by Associated Press

A complaint filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Detroit said the Clearwater woman was trying to board a flight April 2 to the Philippines with her daughter.

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New face for NE State

August 11th, 2014 4:14 pm by Gary B. Gray

Northeast State Community College's downtown Johnson City billboard got a facelift on Monday.

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Former special ed teacher arrested on assault charges

Former special ed teacher arrested on assault charges

August 11th, 2014 3:09 pm by Nathan Baker

A former special education teacher suspended from teaching after accusations of inappropriate comments and behavior during school hours was arrested and charged with misdemeanor assault Monday on a presentment from a July grand jury.

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Eastman explosion: 3 checked for injuries

Eastman explosion: 3 checked for injuries

August 11th, 2014 3:02 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

A late Sunday night explosion inside an Eastman Chemical Co. research facility resulted in three employees being checked for injuries, company spokeswoman Betty Payne said today.

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8-year-old child killed by gunshot in Tennessee

8-year-old child killed by gunshot in Tennessee

August 11th, 2014 2:36 pm by Associated Press

Police say the boy accidentally fired the gun, striking himself.

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Sports High schools

TSSAA adopts 'Super 6' classification plan for football

August 11th, 2014 2:13 pm by Douglas Fritz

The TSSAA Board of Control voted Monday to split the state's largest 32 schools into their own classification - grabbing Science Hill and Dobyns-Bennett from this end of the state - beginning with the 2015 football season.

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East Tennessee man charged with Aryan Nations beating, attempted murder

East Tennessee man charged with Aryan Nations beating, attempted murder

August 11th, 2014 2:01 pm by Bob Fowler, Knoxville News-Sentinel

A member of the Aryan Nations white supremacist gang has been indicted in the attempted first-degree murder and aggravated assault of a 31-year-old Oak Ridge man in November.

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In 1904, Bob Taylor made first trip to John Robinson Circus

In 1904, Bob Taylor made first trip to John Robinson Circus

August 11th, 2014 1:05 pm by Bob Cox

Governor "Our Bob" Taylor often commented that the John Robinson Circus that he occasionally visited was the first one that he ever witnessed, never forgetting the lingering memories of it.

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