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LA police chief: Man killed on Skid Row reached for gun

LA police chief: Man killed on Skid Row reached for gun

March 2nd, 2015 9:19 pm by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

Police fatally shot a homeless man on Skid Row during a "brutal" videotaped struggle in which a rookie officer cried out that the man had grabbed his gun, the Los Angeles police chief said Monday.

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Georgia woman nears execution for husband's murder

Georgia woman nears execution for husband's murder

March 2nd, 2015 9:17 pm by KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press

The only woman on Georgia's death row will become the first female to be executed in 70 years in the state Monday evening, unless the U.S. Supreme Court steps in with a last-minute reprieve.

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Lamar Alexander one of three GOP senators promising temporary aid if health care law is skewered

Lamar Alexander one of three GOP senators promising temporary aid if health care law is skewered

March 2nd, 2015 5:08 pm by Alan Fram, Associated Press

Three leading Republican senators are promising to help millions of people who may lose federal health insurance subsidies if the Supreme Court invalidates a pillar of President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Panel formed to review student testing, assessment in Tenn.

Panel formed to review student testing, assessment in Tenn.

March 2nd, 2015 4:30 pm by Lucas L. Johnson II, Associated Press

A new task force will review student testing and assessment amid concerns that students are being overtested, the state Education Department announced Monday.

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Police: Johnson City man arrested after being stopped in stolen car

Police: Johnson City man arrested after being stopped in stolen car

March 2nd, 2015 4:05 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city man was arrested on theft charges after highway patrolmen found him driving a stolen car.

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Nashville area churches pray to keep swingers club away

Nashville area churches pray to keep swingers club away

March 2nd, 2015 12:37 pm by Associated Press

Congregations from nearly a dozen churches have united to oppose plans for a swinger's club to relocate near a Christian school in Nashville.

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TBI to investigate death of inmate at Sevier County jail

TBI to investigate death of inmate at Sevier County jail

March 2nd, 2015 11:37 am by Associated Press

An East Tennessee sheriff says he has asked the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to investigate the death of an inmate who was found hanging in his cell.

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Milligan sends four to indoor track and field nationals, all with shot at All-American honors

Milligan sends four to indoor track and field nationals, all with shot at All-American honors

March 2nd, 2015 10:25 am by Tony Casey

For Milligan head track and field coach Chris Layne, this week's trip to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Indoor Track & Field National Championships in Geneva, Ohio, is more about quality than it is quantity.

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Update: More information from warrant in Johnson City shooting

Update: More information from warrant in Johnson City shooting

March 2nd, 2015 10:08 am by Becky Campbell

A Chattanooga man was arrested early Monday morning after police responded to a shooting on Mint Hill Road, according to a Johnson City Police Department press release.

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Local magician to go out with a bang before heading to Las Vegas

Local magician to go out with a bang before heading to Las Vegas

March 1st, 2015 9:56 pm by Brad Hicks

Seventeen-year-old Dalton Stout is no stranger to danger.

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