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Update: Tennessee Vols suspend 2 players amid assault investigation

Update: Tennessee Vols suspend 2 players amid assault investigation

November 17th, 2014 1:49 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

The suspects are Vols linebacker A.J. Johnson, a senior, and defensive back, Michael Williams, a sophomore, a police source confirmed to The Tennessean.

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Why does airfare keep rising despite lower oil prices?

Why does airfare keep rising despite lower oil prices?

November 17th, 2014 1:47 pm by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Airlines Writer

Simply put: Airlines have no compelling reason to offer any breaks.

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UT coach Butch Jones: Reported rape involves football players

UT coach Butch Jones: Reported rape involves football players

November 17th, 2014 1:12 pm by Don Jacobs and Dustin Dopriak, Knoxville News Sentinel

University of Tennessee football coach Butch Jones said Monday that the reported rape and sexual assault Sunday of two 19-year-old women at a South Knoxville apartment complex involves football players.

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Sullivan Co. man allegedly shoots at drunk driver, both arrested

Sullivan Co. man allegedly shoots at drunk driver, both arrested

November 17th, 2014 12:52 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The Saturday night shooting occurred along the Sullivan County and Washington County line.

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Scam warning: Unicoi Co. sheriff says you're probably not a Publisher's Clearing House winner

Scam warning: Unicoi Co. sheriff says you're probably not a Publisher's Clearing House winner

November 17th, 2014 12:19 pm by Brad Hicks

The caller asked the family to purchase a money card for $500 to cover the taxes on their prizes and call in the card number.

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Erwin market owner charged with tax evasion

Erwin market owner charged with tax evasion

November 17th, 2014 12:15 pm by Brad Hicks

A Unicoi County business owner is facing more than a dozen counts of attempted sales tax evasion for allegedly failing to report more than $55,000 in sales taxes over a two-year period.

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Unicoi Co. sheriff says elderly woman with cane scares off would-be robber

Unicoi Co. sheriff says elderly woman with cane scares off would-be robber

November 17th, 2014 11:58 am by Brad Hicks

"I think they thought the cane was a gun" - Sheriff Mike Hensley.

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6 sent to hospitals after head-on Knox school bus crash; no serious injuries reported

6 sent to hospitals after head-on Knox school bus crash; no serious injuries reported

November 17th, 2014 11:32 am by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

A Halls High School student on Monday lost control of a car on a curve on a wet North Knox County road and slammed head-on into an oncoming school bus.

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Waiting for answers: Knox's undocumented immigrants hope for action

Waiting for answers: Knox's undocumented immigrants hope for action

November 17th, 2014 10:58 am by Mike Blackerby, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The red-siren issue has further divided Republicans and Democrats and drawn battle lines across the country.

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Kingsport's 99-year contract with AEP set to expire in 18 months

Kingsport's 99-year contract with AEP set to expire in 18 months

November 17th, 2014 10:50 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Kingsport officials are planning to negotiate a new agreement with AEP, one more advantageous to the city and its residents.

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