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Murder suspect tells police husband's texting sparked fatal shooting

Murder suspect tells police husband's texting sparked fatal shooting

April 12th, 2015 9:03 pm by News Sentinel Staff

A woman charged in the shooting death of her husband at the couple's North Knoxville home Saturday morning told investigators she was upset that he was trying to text someone, according to an arrest warrant.

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Students suspended after charges in beach sex assault

Students suspended after charges in beach sex assault

April 12th, 2015 8:58 pm by MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL, Associated Press

Two Alabama college students have been suspended after authorities discovered a cellphone video that allegedly shows them sexually assaulting a woman at a Florida beach while a large crowd of spring-break revelers watches.

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Authorities continue search for suspects in death of girls

Authorities continue search for suspects in death of girls

April 12th, 2015 6:31 pm by Associated Press

The director of the Memphis Police Department called the recent shooting deaths of two girls "beyond tragic" and said authorities are working diligently to find the suspects responsible.

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Second shot: Hillary Clinton running again for president

Second shot: Hillary Clinton running again for president

April 12th, 2015 4:52 pm by KEN THOMAS, Associated Press and LISA LERER, Associated Press

Hillary Rodham Clinton jumped back into presidential politics on Sunday, announcing her much-awaited second campaign for the White House. "Everyday Americans need a champion. I want to be that champion," she said.

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Born of Tragedy, Committed to Serve, Melting Pot Celebrates 25 Years

Born of Tragedy, Committed to Serve, Melting Pot Celebrates 25 Years

April 12th, 2015 12:15 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The celebration will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, April 19, on Munsey's campus at Roan and Water streets and will include a free outdoor concert and a review of the Melting Pot's 25-year history of service.

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Thirsty Orange closes first Tri-Cities Craft Beer Week with crowd

Thirsty Orange closes first Tri-Cities Craft Beer Week with crowd - VIDEO

April 11th, 2015 10:30 pm by Jessica Fuller

The Millennium Centre Courtyard overflowed with kegs and beer tasters from around the Tri-Cities for the fourth annual Thirsty Orange Brew Extravaganza festival, the closer to Tri-Cities Craft Beer Week.

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ETSU adjunct faculty to take part in April 15 Teach Out event to put focus on wages, rights

ETSU adjunct faculty to take part in April 15 Teach Out event to put focus on wages, rights

April 11th, 2015 10:25 pm by Tony Casey

The wages are too darn low. And so are the workers' rights.

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Niswonger donation adds to funding for ETSU's staduim

Niswonger donation adds to funding for ETSU's staduim

April 11th, 2015 10:21 pm by Joe Avento

The pieces continue to come together for the East Tennessee State University football program.At halftime of the team's spring game, the program collected its second $1 million check in just a couple of weeks.

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Barn Busters: Reclaimed wood transforms region's heritage

Barn Busters: Reclaimed wood transforms region's heritage

April 11th, 2015 10:13 pm by Nathan Baker

A heavy stomp on the accelerator pedal sends the straining Chevy pickup lurching forward, pulling its tow rope taught around a poplar beam.

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In historic face to face, Obama, Castro vow to turn the page

In historic face to face, Obama, Castro vow to turn the page

April 11th, 2015 9:41 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press and JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama and Cuba's Raul Castro sat down together Saturday in the first formal meeting of the two country's leaders in a half-century, pledging to reach for the kind of peaceful relationship that has eluded their nations for generations.

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