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Lawyer says 2nd autopsy shows police shot unarmed man from behind

Lawyer says 2nd autopsy shows police shot unarmed man from behind

February 26th, 2015 4:03 pm by NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press

The Mexican immigrant's death has prompted calls for a federal investigation and two weeks of demonstrations in Pasco, an agricultural center with 68,000 residents.

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Update: TVA: Boone Lake drawdown for safety, to examine seepage

Update: TVA: Boone Lake drawdown for safety, to examine seepage - VIDEO

February 26th, 2015 1:23 pm by Max Hrenda

After announcing that a sinkhole beneath Boone Dam had been repaired, Tennessee Valley Authority officials said a deeper problem will result in lower lake levels for the foreseeable future.

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FCC approves 'net neutrality,' allows city-owned Internet providers to expand

FCC approves 'net neutrality,' allows city-owned Internet providers to expand

February 26th, 2015 1:13 pm by Emery P. Dalesio and ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press

The Federal Communications Commission says city-owned broadband companies can expand and compete with commercial Internet providers.

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Kidnapping in Sullivan County leads to drug arrest in Johnson City

Kidnapping in Sullivan County leads to drug arrest in Johnson City

February 26th, 2015 12:50 pm by Becky Campbell and Rain Smith, NET News Service

Johnson City police busted out a car window to arrest a Piney Flats man who ended up here after an alleged kidnapping in Sullivan County Wednesday.

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Nashville private school turns down children because parents are gay

Nashville private school turns down children because parents are gay

February 26th, 2015 10:42 am by Joey Garrison, The Tennessean

The decision drew criticism from alumni and gay advocates while causing an uproar on social media.

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TDOT salt truck kills pedestrian in Middle Tennessee

TDOT salt truck kills pedestrian in Middle Tennessee

February 26th, 2015 10:03 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Highway Patrol told media the accident was reported early Thursday in Lawrence County.

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Update: ETSU evening classes on regular schedule

Update: ETSU evening classes on regular schedule

February 26th, 2015 9:56 am by Staff Reports

With last night's snow fall, many area businesses, schools and programs are experiencing delays, cancellations and closings.

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Two jobs reports show conflicting results for Tri-Cities

Two jobs reports show conflicting results for Tri-Cities

February 26th, 2015 9:23 am by Staff Report

Conflicting employment data for the final quarter of 2014 left East Tennessee State University economic professor and researcher Steb Hipple of two minds regarding the outlook for the region's economy.

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Muslim group: 'Jihadi John' resembles UK man Mohammed Emwazi

Muslim group: 'Jihadi John' resembles UK man Mohammed Emwazi

February 26th, 2015 8:57 am by The Associated Press

A London-based Muslim lobbying group says there are "striking similarities" between the masked militant known as "Jihadi John" and a London man named Mohammed Emwazi.

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Oaks Castle's in the air: Property returns to market after prospective deal falls through

Oaks Castle's in the air: Property returns to market after prospective deal falls through

February 25th, 2015 9:43 pm by Nathan Baker

After months under contract by an elusive out-of-town artist, the Oaks Castle is again for sale.

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