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Titans owner Bud Adams has died at age 90

Titans owner Bud Adams has died at age 90

October 21st, 2013 1:41 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

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Update:  Police say student killed staffer at Nevada school

Update: Police say student killed staffer at Nevada school

October 21st, 2013 11:55 am by SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press

A shooting at a middle school in northern Nevada has left two people dead and two boys in critical condition, rattling parents, teachers and students as they showed up for the start of the school week.

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Fisherman who died in Watauga Lake identified

Fisherman who died in Watauga Lake identified

October 21st, 2013 11:44 am by John Thompson

The Carter County Sheriff's Office and the Carter County Rescue Squad assisted the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency in the search after a unoccupied boat was found.

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Love fall color? Better get on your hiking shoes now

Love fall color? Better get on your hiking shoes now

October 21st, 2013 11:28 am by Tony Casey

Trees in the East Tennessee area are on the cusp of exploding with bright colors, and time is of the essence.

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Update: 2 charged after Boones Creek home invasion, police chase

Update: 2 charged after Boones Creek home invasion, police chase

October 21st, 2013 10:23 am by Becky Campbell

Two men arrested late Sunday night on armed robbery charges told investigators they were cheated out of money during a poker game at the home they’re accused of invading at gunpoint, Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal said.

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New Jersey Gov. Christie drops gay marriage appeal

New Jersey Gov. Christie drops gay marriage appeal

October 21st, 2013 10:07 am by GEOFF MULVIHILL and SAMANTHA HENRY, Associated Press

Last month, a lower-court judge ruled that New Jersey must recognize gay marriages starting today.

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Should companies provide paid sick leave to employees?

Should companies provide paid sick leave to employees?

October 21st, 2013 8:57 am by Staff Report

While there is no federal law requiring employers to provide employees with paid sick leave, some employers do offer such coverage as part of their benefits

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Reflections on a century of life: Johnson City's Mildred "Bibbie" Whetsel celebrates 100th birthday

Reflections on a century of life: Johnson City's Mildred "Bibbie" Whetsel celebrates 100th birthday

October 21st, 2013 8:53 am by Jennifer Sprouse

'(I worked) ever since I was big enough to know how to work. I worked in a private home, tended to children and whatever else they had me to do. I just worked. I got a job and just worked. I grew up learning how to work' — Mildred 'Bibbie' Whetsell

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Spare the rod, spoil the student? 19 states still allow paddling at school; Tennessee is among them

Spare the rod, spoil the student? 19 states still allow paddling at school; Tennessee is among them

October 21st, 2013 8:17 am by Kevin Hardy, Chattanooga Times Free Press

It might be easy to assume that paddling in school went away years ago, even decades. Polls and anecdotal evidence show that fewer parents approve of corporal punishment today.

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Update: DJ’s items reported stolen after fight with bar personnel

Update: DJ’s items reported stolen after fight with bar personnel

October 21st, 2013 7:07 am by Staff Report

A Morristown DJ’s equipment was stolen after an altercation took place at a Johnson City nightclub early Sunday morning, police said.

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