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Off the Wall News: Man holds 2-year-old between himself and police in 5-hour standoff

Off the Wall News: Man holds 2-year-old between himself and police in 5-hour standoff

April 28th, 2014 10:10 am by JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner

An Interstate highway was closed while police negotiated with the man, who was wanted in a homicide investigation.

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2 pedestrians killed, 3rd injured on I-40 shoulder in Knoxville

2 pedestrians killed, 3rd injured on I-40 shoulder in Knoxville

April 28th, 2014 9:57 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

At about 10:10 a.m. Sunday, Knoxville Police Department officers responded to multiple reports of three pedestrians struck on I-40 West.

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'Runner Chef' combines his two hobbies to make helpful webisodes

'Runner Chef' combines his two hobbies to make helpful webisodes

April 28th, 2014 9:22 am by Tony Casey

Timmy Norman is always up for a challenge, whether in his kitchen or out on the pavement.

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UPDATE: 2 hospitalized after Monday morning crash

UPDATE: 2 hospitalized after Monday morning crash

April 28th, 2014 9:13 am by Staff Report

Two people were hospitalized after a two-car collision on Bristol Highway resulted in a car overturning.

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Caught in photos: Knox County fires deputy accused of choking UT student in handcuffs

April 28th, 2014 8:39 am by Staff Report

A copy of a termination notice on KCSO's website said Frank Phillips, 47, has been found "unsuitable for continued employment with the Sheriff's Office."

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The problem with wipes in pipes

The problem with wipes in pipes

April 28th, 2014 8:31 am by Gary B. Gray

Flushable toilet wipes, though quickly growing in popularity, are clogging city sewer pipes.

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All eyes on NBA commissioner, as Sterling fallout continues

All eyes on NBA commissioner, as Sterling fallout continues

April 28th, 2014 7:36 am by TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer

Facing the first real crisis of his short tenure as NBA commissioner, Silver is under pressure to swiftly bring some sort of resolution to the scandal surrounding Clippers owner Donald Sterling and the racially charged comments he allegedly made.

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Nine injured as van overturns in SW Virginia

Nine injured as van overturns in SW Virginia

April 28th, 2014 7:30 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

Of the 11 passengers, nine were residents of Mountain Connections, an assisted living home for mentally disabled adults located in Weber City, while the other two were the van's driver and a chaperon.

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Johnson City police: Graffiti artist caught red handed

Johnson City police: Graffiti artist caught red handed

April 28th, 2014 6:59 am by Staff Report

The alleged vandal painted a residence, a power meter and a city street sign on his own street.

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Tennessee on pace to meet 90 percent high school graduation rate

Tennessee on pace to meet 90 percent high school graduation rate

April 28th, 2014 6:23 am by Associated Press

The report released Monday by the education advocacy group America's Promise Alliance shows the state increased its graduation rate 17 percentage points from 2003 to 2010, and has continued to make progress with a graduation rate of 87 percent in 2012.

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