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Chattanooga police say woman in body armor drove around shooting at people

Chattanooga police say woman in body armor drove around shooting at people

December 27th, 2014 5:55 pm by Kendi Anderson, Times Free Press

A woman dressed in body armor fired shots at multiple people yesterday afternoon, resulting in a police chase on Hixson Pike, which ended in the woman's arrest.

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Police outside cop funeral turn backs on NYC mayor

Police outside cop funeral turn backs on NYC mayor

December 27th, 2014 1:18 pm by JONATHAN LEMIRE, and MIKE BALSAMO, Associated Press

Hundreds of officers outside the church where a funeral was held for a policeman killed along with his partner in an ambush shooting turned their backs on the mayor as he spoke during Saturday's service.

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Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014

Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014

December 27th, 2014 1:11 pm by BERNARD McGHEE, Associated Press

They each turned a moment of violence into a call to action. For James Brady, that moment came when he was shot and wounded by a would-be presidential assassin. For Chung Eun-yong, it was the killings of his two children during the Korean War.

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Returns not trending for post-holiday shoppers

Returns not trending for post-holiday shoppers

December 26th, 2014 9:56 pm by Jessica Fuller

Just because shoppers aren't hustling for gifts doesn't mean they aren't swarming the retail front.

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15 crashes convince TDOT to construct traffic signal

15 crashes convince TDOT to construct traffic signal

December 26th, 2014 9:52 pm by Gary B. Gray

A high number of crashes at the quirky State Route 36-North Roan Street/Mountain View Road intersection has convinced the Tennessee Department of Transportation it's time to construct traffic signals at the site.

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Flying high: Johnson City aircraft builders club to host airship competition

Flying high: Johnson City aircraft builders club to host airship competition

December 26th, 2014 9:43 pm by Tony Casey

A witch, an artificial Red-tailed hawk, a dirigible airship and the Starship Enterprise are just a few things you might see flying through the air if you visit the Johnson City Radio Controllers club off Eastern Star Road.

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Sunset' not over for some state agencies, official says

Sunset' not over for some state agencies, official says

December 26th, 2014 1:03 pm by Tom Humphrey, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Seventeen state government entities were abolished during the 108th General Assembly, and the chairman of a committee overseeing the "sunset" process says that is part of a Republican supermajority trend that will continue in the 109th General Assembly th

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Principle, personal preference draw audience to watch 'The Interview'

Principle, personal preference draw audience to watch 'The Interview'

December 25th, 2014 9:26 pm by Max Hrenda

The controversy surrounding "The Interview" may have created an unusual situation in film history as many chose to see the movie on principle, rather than because of interest in the film itself.

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TWRA, city offer residents option to go green with tree removal

TWRA, city offer residents option to go green with tree removal

December 25th, 2014 9:19 pm by Tony Casey

Johnson City and the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency are giving locals a chance to give a late Christmas present to the fish in Boone Lake.

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Local gyms brace for membership spike after 'holiday haze' ends

Local gyms brace for membership spike after 'holiday haze' ends

December 25th, 2014 9:12 pm by Tony Casey

New Year's resolutions, cold weather and a little extra accumulated weight remain the main reasons for people joining up at local gyms as another calendar year passes.

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