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US teens on alleged crime spree captured in Florida

US teens on alleged crime spree captured in Florida

January 18th, 2015 2:20 pm by Associated Press

Two teenage sweethearts suspected in a crime spree of stolen vehicles and pilfered checks across the U.S. South have been taken into custody in Florida, Kentucky authorities said Sunday.

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Woman critical after being thrown from vehicle in rollover Johnson City crash

Woman critical after being thrown from vehicle in rollover Johnson City crash

January 18th, 2015 9:27 am by Staff Report

Police arrived to find a man walking around the crash scene and a woman lying several feet away.

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More than $1.5 million in designer clothes, purses, shoes to be auctioned Saturday

More than $1.5 million in designer clothes, purses, shoes to be auctioned Saturday

January 17th, 2015 9:57 pm by Jessica Fuller

When Jim Humphreys was going through his late mother's closet in June, he didn't expect to find $1.5 million.No, it wasn't stowed away in a lockbox, tucked away behind clothes or even hidden under the floor boards.It was, well, just kind of hanging there.

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VIDEO: Local artist combines love of animals with artwork to create unique pieces

VIDEO: Local artist combines love of animals with artwork to create unique pieces

January 17th, 2015 9:52 pm by Tony Casey

Local artist Molly Noseworthy knows her animals.

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Lamar Alexander announces plans to revamp No Child Left Behind Act

Lamar Alexander announces plans to revamp No Child Left Behind Act

January 17th, 2015 9:42 pm by Nathan Baker

As the new Republican-led Congress sets to work on this year's slate of legislation, teachers and school administrators are anxiously watching to see what changes are in store for federal education laws.

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ETSU takes aim at 'rape culture' after increase in reported sexual assault cases

ETSU takes aim at 'rape culture' after increase in reported sexual assault cases

January 17th, 2015 9:35 pm by Max Hrenda

Four more rapes were reported on East Tennessee State University's campus in the fall semester of 2014 than in all of 2013.But school officials said they were hopeful that number is an indication that more students are willing to talk about sexual violenc

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Police: 2 dead, 1 wounded in central Florida mall shooting

Police: 2 dead, 1 wounded in central Florida mall shooting

January 17th, 2015 9:26 pm by The Associated Press

A Florida man had "several pockets full of ammunition" when he targeted his wife in a shooting Saturday morning that killed two people at a mall food court where the woman worked, police said.

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Obama seeking tax increases on wealthy to help middle class

Obama seeking tax increases on wealthy to help middle class

January 17th, 2015 9:22 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama will call for increasing taxes on the wealthiest Americans by raising the capital gains rate and eliminating a tax break on inheritances, then using the revenue to fund new tax credits and other cost-saving measures for the middle c

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Parents charged with abusing 4 children in Memphis

Parents charged with abusing 4 children in Memphis

January 17th, 2015 1:45 pm by Associated Press

Prosecutors say the parents of four children have been charged with repeatedly beating, choking and kicking them.

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Haslam sworn in to 2nd term as Tennessee governor

Haslam sworn in to 2nd term as Tennessee governor

January 17th, 2015 1:42 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Bill Haslam has been sworn into his second term as Tennessee governor.

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