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Rape investigation follows post-prom party in north Georgia

Rape investigation follows post-prom party in north Georgia

May 15th, 2014 2:50 pm by Kate Harrison, Times Free Press

Multiple reports from the community assert that several young men were involved in the alleged assault.

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Unicoi Co. video fight: Mother gets plea deal, charges dropped for 2

Unicoi Co. video fight: Mother gets plea deal, charges dropped for 2

May 15th, 2014 2:01 pm by Brad Hicks

One of the 13-year-old girls involved in the fight had posted a video of the fight to her Facebook account.

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17-year-old high school senior unseats West Virginia state lawmaker in primary

17-year-old high school senior unseats West Virginia state lawmaker in primary

May 15th, 2014 11:36 am by Associated Press

After Tuesday's GOP primary, the high school senior is one election away from becoming the youngest state lawmaker in West Virginia history.

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Johnson City woman accused of dragging sheriff's deputy, ramming cruiser

Johnson City woman accused of dragging sheriff's deputy, ramming cruiser

May 15th, 2014 11:32 am by Becky Campbell

Jessica L. Ball faces numerous charges.

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Aaron Hernandez indicted in Boston double slaying

Aaron Hernandez indicted in Boston double slaying

May 15th, 2014 11:29 am by PAIGE SUTHERLAND, Associated Press

The victims in that killing, Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado, were shot to death as they sat in a car in Boston's South End on July 16, 2012.

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Woman blasts NE Tennessee town board for refusing wedding request

Woman blasts NE Tennessee town board for refusing wedding request

May 15th, 2014 10:44 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A mother of a bride-to-be gave the Rogersville Board of Mayor and Aldermen an earful Tuesday evening after the board refused to let her close a section of Main Street for a wedding later this month.

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High bidder stuck in limbo after city hall auction in Bluff City

High bidder stuck in limbo after city hall auction in Bluff City

May 15th, 2014 10:31 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Sherry Grubb put in the winning bid for the old city hall building in Bluff City, and now she wonders why the Board of Mayor and Aldermen has yet to approve the sale.

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28 percent water rate hike in Unicoi brings controversy

28 percent water rate hike in Unicoi brings controversy

May 15th, 2014 10:19 am by Brad Hicks

A notice was recently sent to Unicoi Water Utility District customers advising them of an upcoming rate increase, but two former district commissioners contend this letter is misleading, and the stated reason for the increase is inaccurate.

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2 fired professors sue Tennessee's Bryan College over belief statement excluding evolution possibility

2 fired professors sue Tennessee's Bryan College over belief statement excluding evolution possibility

May 15th, 2014 9:47 am by Associated Press

The dispute began in February when trustees clarified the school's statement of belief to exclude the possibility that God may have used evolution as part of creation.

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Segregation making comeback 60 years after Brown decision

Segregation making comeback 60 years after Brown decision

May 15th, 2014 9:24 am by JESSE J. HOLLAND and KIMBERLY HEFLING, Associated Press

Blacks are now seeing more school segregation than they have in decades, and more than half of Latino students are now attending schools that are majority Latino.

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