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Massacre in Nigeria: Hundreds of bodies strewn after Islamic extremist attack

Massacre in Nigeria: Hundreds of bodies strewn after Islamic extremist attack

January 9th, 2015 4:27 pm by Associated Press

District head Baba Abba Hassan said most victims are children, women and elderly people who could not run fast enough when insurgents drove into Baga, firing rocket-propelled grenades and assault rifles on town residents.

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Judge seeks details in reviewing fraud claims against Pilot

Judge seeks details in reviewing fraud claims against Pilot

January 9th, 2015 4:16 pm by BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press

A federal judge said Friday he wants more information about business arrangements between the truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and several trucking companies that claim they were cheated by the

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Murder trial of ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez begins with jury selection

Murder trial of ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez begins with jury selection

January 9th, 2015 3:20 pm by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

Hernandez, 25, is charged with killing Odin Lloyd, a 27-year-old semiprofessional football player from Boston who was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancee.

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Suspended players, alleged rape victim not enrolled at UT  this semester

Suspended players, alleged rape victim not enrolled at UT this semester

January 9th, 2015 1:48 pm by Associated Press

A University of Tennessee spokeswoman says two suspended football players and the alleged victim of an off-campus rape are not enrolled at the school this semester.

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Al-Qaida-linked terrorists suspected of Paris newspaper shooting killed by police

Al-Qaida-linked terrorists suspected of Paris newspaper shooting killed by police

January 9th, 2015 12:02 pm by Lori Hinnant, Elaine Ganley; Associated Press

French police stormed a printing plant north of Paris on Friday, freeing a hostage and killing two brothers linked to al-Qaida who were suspected of slaying 12 people at a Paris newspaper two days ago.

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UPDATE: Deputies say driver who crossed center line in fatal Jonesborough collision reportedly was driving erratically before crash

UPDATE: Deputies say driver who crossed center line in fatal Jonesborough collision reportedly was driving erratically before crash

January 9th, 2015 11:46 am by Staff Report

A Jonesborough man was killed in a head-on crash on Tennessee Highway 107 in southwestern Washington County this morning after he swerved to avoid an oncoming car that had crossed the center line, a sheriff's deputy reported.

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Updated with photos: Washington County deputy involved in crash with injuries; Boones Creek road closed near Jonesborough

Updated with photos: Washington County deputy involved in crash with injuries; Boones Creek road closed near Jonesborough

January 9th, 2015 10:03 am by Becky Campbell

The crash was reported at 1103 Boones Creek Road near Farm Bureau Insurance offices at 9:55 a.m.

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Obama proposes publicly funded community college based on Tennessee Promise

Obama proposes publicly funded community college based on Tennessee Promise

January 9th, 2015 9:45 am by Nedra Pickler, Associated Press

President Barack Obama wants publicly funded community college available to all Americans, a sweeping proposal that would make higher education as accessible as a high school diploma to boost weak U.S. wages and skills for the modern workforce.

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Unemployment rate falls to 5.6 pct. as US gains 252,000 jobs in best hiring year since 1999

Unemployment rate falls to 5.6 pct. as US gains 252,000 jobs in best hiring year since 1999

January 9th, 2015 8:35 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, Associated Press

The U.S. capped its best year for hiring in 15 years with a healthy job gain in December and the unemployment rate falling to a six-year low. The data adds to signs of strength that contrast with sputtering global growth.

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