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Ferguson smoldering in wake of overnight vandalism, police clashes

Ferguson smoldering in wake of overnight vandalism, police clashes

November 25th, 2014 10:42 am by JIM SALTER and DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

Monday night's protests were far more destructive than any of those that followed Brown's Aug. 9 death, with more than a dozen businesses badly damaged or destroyed.

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Toddler dies in Knoxville house fire

Toddler dies in Knoxville house fire

November 25th, 2014 10:18 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Firefighters arrived at 11:45 p.m. to find that flames had already breached the roof of the home and started to come through windows.

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East Tennessee detective sentenced for drugs, stolen property

East Tennessee detective sentenced for drugs, stolen property

November 25th, 2014 9:43 am by Associated Press

A former Newport police detective captain has been sentenced to 90 months in prison for buying and selling stolen property and drugs.

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Most police shootings don't end with prosecutions

Most police shootings don't end with prosecutions

November 25th, 2014 9:04 am by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

A Missouri grand jury's decision to spare police officer Darren Wilson from criminal charges is the latest in a long line of police shooting investigations that show the latitude afforded law enforcement in using deadly force.

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Business owner not pleased with Unicoi commission's decision to leave beer regulations alone

Business owner not pleased with Unicoi commission's decision to leave beer regulations alone

November 25th, 2014 9:01 am by Brad Hicks

Tracy Brummett said he wanted his small convenience store along Tenn. Highway 107 to be able to compete with service stations and grocery stores found within the limits of the towns of Erwin and Unicoi.

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Tobacco magnate's grandson breaks from family tradition

Tobacco magnate's grandson breaks from family tradition

November 25th, 2014 8:56 am by John Thompson

One of the nation's most effective and committed anti-smoking activists brought his message to the Tri-Cities region this week.

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Elizabethton City School Board begins process of replacing retiring superintendent

Elizabethton City School Board begins process of replacing retiring superintendent

November 25th, 2014 8:51 am by John Thompson

The Elizabethton City School Board discussed the process of selecting the successor to Superintendent Ed Alexander during its meeting Monday night.

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Highlights of testimony in Michael Brown shooting

Highlights of testimony in Michael Brown shooting

November 25th, 2014 8:40 am by DAVID A. LIEB and DAVID B. CARUSO, Associated Press

Warning: Explicit language included.

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A town torn apart: Fires, shootings in Ferguson after officer not indicted

A town torn apart: Fires, shootings in Ferguson after officer not indicted

November 25th, 2014 5:45 am by Andale Gross, Associated Press

Flames engulfed at least a dozen businesses in Ferguson early Tuesday and gunfire kept firefighters at bay after protests over the decision not to indict a police officer in Michael Brown's death turned violent, despite pleas for peace from Brown's family

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County body votes to ax commissioner benefits

County body votes to ax commissioner benefits

November 24th, 2014 10:36 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County commissioners' taxpayer-subsidized health insurance will end March 31.

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