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Cosby cancels shows in Boston; women's group was to protest

Cosby cancels shows in Boston; women's group was to protest

February 8th, 2015 2:25 pm by TRACEE M. HERBAUGH, Associated Press

Bill Cosby cancelled his Sunday stand-up comedy performances in Boston and the theater said tickets will be refunded but didn't offer a reason for abrupt change.

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Teen arrested in mall shooting; only 1 of 3 victims targeted

Teen arrested in mall shooting; only 1 of 3 victims targeted

February 8th, 2015 2:23 pm by Associated Press

A teenager who police say opened fire at a Pittsburgh-area mall, shooting his intended target as well as two bystanders, was arrested early Sunday, and the three victims remain hospitalized.

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Police ID man they say killed 2 adults, 2 children, himself

Police ID man they say killed 2 adults, 2 children, himself

February 8th, 2015 2:19 pm by RAY HENRY, Associated Press

Police say they have identified the gunman who took his own life after killing his ex-wife, another adult and two children in a quiet, suburban neighborhood outside Atlanta.

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North Carolina coaching great Dean Smith dies at 83

North Carolina coaching great Dean Smith dies at 83

February 8th, 2015 1:00 pm by AARON BEARD, AP Basketball Writer

Dean Smith, the Hall of Fame innovator who won two national championships at North Carolina along with an Olympic gold medal while coaching some of the game's biggest names like Michael Jordan, has died. He was 83.

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ETSU's Darwin Day at Gray Natural History Museum proves to be natural draw

ETSU's Darwin Day at Gray Natural History Museum proves to be natural draw

February 7th, 2015 10:36 pm by Jessica Fuller

Nearly 200 years ago, evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin stepped onto the Galapagos Islands and began a study on finches that would alter the world of science and spark a controversy that still resonates today.

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ETSU Sex Week set for Tuesday opening

ETSU Sex Week set for Tuesday opening

February 7th, 2015 10:31 pm by Nathan Baker

With East Tennessee State University's first sexuality education event set to kick off in a few days, one of the organizers, Max Carwile, said she doesn't understand what all the fuss was about.

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Edited: Town says it will address McKinney Center runoff

Edited: Town says it will address McKinney Center runoff

February 7th, 2015 10:23 pm by Max Hrenda

More than 20 months after the grand opening of the McKinney Center, officials with the town of Jonesborough are working to correct a problem that has left some neighboring residents feeling all wet.

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Will 'Project X' alter local development equation?

Will 'Project X' alter local development equation?

February 7th, 2015 10:19 pm by Nathan Baker

Though no ink has yet been laid finalizing a closely watched incentive deal between Washington County and a manufacturing company codenamed "Project X," revealed by public documents to be Denstply, the process by which the package of benefits was approved

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Fresh off Medicaid loss, Haslam pivots to Common Core fight

Fresh off Medicaid loss, Haslam pivots to Common Core fight

February 7th, 2015 10:02 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Fresh off his failed effort to persuade fellow Republicans in the Legislature that he wasn't peddling "Obamacare," Gov. Bill Haslam is pivoting to another tough fight over what he describes as the ruined brand of Common Core education standards.

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Brian Williams taking himself off air temporarily

Brian Williams taking himself off air temporarily

February 7th, 2015 9:58 pm by LYNN ELBER, AP Television Writer

Brian Williams said he is temporarily stepping away from the "NBC Nightly News" amid questions about his memories of war coverage in Iraq, calling it "painfully apparent" that he has become a distracting news story.

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