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Police: 2 dead, 1 wounded in central Florida mall shooting

Police: 2 dead, 1 wounded in central Florida mall shooting

January 17th, 2015 9:26 pm by The Associated Press

A Florida man had "several pockets full of ammunition" when he targeted his wife in a shooting Saturday morning that killed two people at a mall food court where the woman worked, police said.

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Obama seeking tax increases on wealthy to help middle class

Obama seeking tax increases on wealthy to help middle class

January 17th, 2015 9:22 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama will call for increasing taxes on the wealthiest Americans by raising the capital gains rate and eliminating a tax break on inheritances, then using the revenue to fund new tax credits and other cost-saving measures for the middle c

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Parents charged with abusing 4 children in Memphis

Parents charged with abusing 4 children in Memphis

January 17th, 2015 1:45 pm by Associated Press

Prosecutors say the parents of four children have been charged with repeatedly beating, choking and kicking them.

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Haslam sworn in to 2nd term as Tennessee governor

Haslam sworn in to 2nd term as Tennessee governor

January 17th, 2015 1:42 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Bill Haslam has been sworn into his second term as Tennessee governor.

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Man who swindled Kingsport bank out of $2.8 million gets 42 months

Man who swindled Kingsport bank out of $2.8 million gets 42 months

January 17th, 2015 1:35 pm by Matthew Lane, Net News Service

A 49-year-old Knoxville man has been sentenced to 42 months in federal prison for swindling First Community Bank of Kingsport out of $2.8 million.

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UTC opens first gender-neutral restroom with 2 more planned in nod to transgender students

UTC opens first gender-neutral restroom with 2 more planned in nod to transgender students

January 17th, 2015 1:30 pm by Tim Omarzu, Chattanooga Times Free Press

No one knows how many transgender students attend the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

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Cosby set to take stage in Denver despite planned protest

Cosby set to take stage in Denver despite planned protest

January 17th, 2015 1:23 pm by THOMAS PEIPERT, Associated Press

Embattled comedian Bill Cosby is set to take the stage in Denver on Saturday, despite a protest planned over sexual assault claims directed against him.

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Warmest year on record? Not for Johnson City

Warmest year on record? Not for Johnson City

January 16th, 2015 10:01 pm by Jessica Fuller

With thoughts of below-freezing temperatures and snowy skies ingrained in the region's memory, some might find it hard to believe 2014 was the warmest recorded year the globe has seen since record keeping began in 1880.

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Bus on mission to help downtrodden, homeless in Johnson City

Bus on mission to help downtrodden, homeless in Johnson City

January 16th, 2015 9:54 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Early each Sunday morning from early November through the early spring, a big black bus rolls into downtown Johnson City and parks near the free dining room at Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church known as The Melting Pot.

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Update: Jury rejects felony murder, finds Marcus Gergish guilty of criminally negligent homicide

Update: Jury rejects felony murder, finds Marcus Gergish guilty of criminally negligent homicide

January 16th, 2015 9:41 pm by Becky Campbell

After eight hours of deliberation, a Washington County jury returned verdict on lesser charge in the April 2013 murder on Nathaniel Drive.

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