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Witnesses: Teen had hands raised when he was killed by cops

Witnesses: Teen had hands raised when he was killed by cops

August 11th, 2014 7:17 pm by JIM SUHR and DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

The FBI opened an investigation Monday into the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who police said was shot multiple times Saturday after being confronted by an officer in Ferguson, a suburb of 21,000 that's nearly 70 percent black.

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Robin Williams found dead in apparent suicide

Robin Williams found dead in apparent suicide

August 11th, 2014 7:11 pm by Associated Press

He was 63.

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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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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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