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Police: Arrest in shooting death of Auburn player

Police: Arrest in shooting death of Auburn player

December 14th, 2014 6:19 pm by KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on a felony warrant charging him with murder in Sunday's fatal shooting of Auburn football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell, police said. The shooting took place at the same off-campus apartment complex where two former fo

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Three Erwin residents shoplift over $1,000 in merchandise from JCPenny, police say

Three Erwin residents shoplift over $1,000 in merchandise from JCPenny, police say

December 14th, 2014 6:07 pm by Staff Report

Three Erwin residents took more than $1,000 worth of merchandise from JCPenney, resulting in their arrests Saturday, police said.

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Police: Man causes traffic accident with ex-girlfriend, flees scene

Police: Man causes traffic accident with ex-girlfriend, flees scene

December 14th, 2014 5:55 pm by Staff Report

A man was arrested Saturday after police said he fled the scene of an accident involving his ex-girlfriend the day before.

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City, county police ahead of anti-racial-profiling bill

City, county police ahead of anti-racial-profiling bill

December 13th, 2014 11:38 pm by Becky Campbell

Recent legislation introduced by two state lawmakers would "help end racial profiling by law enforcement agencies in Tennessee," according to a press release on the bill.

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Dietitian, ETSU professor gives tips on battling holiday bulge

Dietitian, ETSU professor gives tips on battling holiday bulge

December 13th, 2014 11:34 pm by Jessica Fuller

Are extra pounds on your Christmas list this year?

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Updated with video: 1,337 new East Tennessee State University graduates launch dreams

Updated with video: 1,337 new East Tennessee State University graduates launch dreams - VIDEO

December 13th, 2014 11:28 pm by Jessica Fuller

More than 1,000 East Tennessee State University students began a new chapter in their lives Saturday with a roll of paper in their hand.For some, it was a long time coming.

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Campbell County man on state's most wanted list captured in S.C.

Campbell County man on state's most wanted list captured in S.C.

December 13th, 2014 11:14 pm by News Sentinel Staff

A former Campbell County middle school teacher placed on the state's top 10 most wanted list after a robbery last week has been captured in South Carolina, authorities said.

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CIA lied about torture, Senate report suggests

CIA lied about torture, Senate report suggests

December 13th, 2014 11:09 pm by KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer

When CIA interrogators were torturing accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at a secret prison in Poland in March 2003, a top CIA analyst asked them to show him a photograph of an alleged terrorist named Majid Khan.

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Obama signs second stopgap spending bill

Obama signs second stopgap spending bill

December 13th, 2014 11:03 pm by DAVID ESPO and DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

The Senate unexpectedly cleared the way Saturday night for swift passage of a $1.1 trillion government-wide spending bill that highlighted fissures inside both political parties in an era of divided government.

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Jonesborough streets light up for annual Christmas parade

December 13th, 2014 10:53 pm by Jessica Fuller

Jonesborough held its annual Christmas parade Saturday night, dazzling the crowd with lighted floats, live music and free candy.

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