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Boko Haram leader claims massacre in Baga, threatens more

Boko Haram leader claims massacre in Baga, threatens more

January 21st, 2015 9:48 am by HARUNA UMAR and MICHELLE FAUL, Associated Press

As many as 2,000 civilians were killed and 3,700 homes and business were destroyed in the Jan. 3 attack on the town near Nigeria's border with Cameroon, said Amnesty International.

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State funding cuts proposed for services for intellectually disabled

State funding cuts proposed for services for intellectually disabled

January 20th, 2015 9:49 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Governor Bill Haslam's request for an across the board 7 percent reduction in state agency spending and the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities' proposal to meet that request with nearly $14 million cuts to its Medicaid Wavier and Fa

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Obama in State of the Union: The shadow of crisis has passed

Obama in State of the Union: The shadow of crisis has passed

January 20th, 2015 9:45 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama declared Tuesday night that the "shadow of crisis" has passed America and urged Congress to build on economic gains by raising taxes on the nation's wealthiest to pay for reductions for the middle class - an agenda more likely to an

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Delivery man still suffering from injuries received in attack

Delivery man still suffering from injuries received in attack

January 20th, 2015 9:32 pm by Jessica Fuller

Brad Booker began his night shift on Jan. 13 delivering food for Mid-City Grill like any other. He received an order for delivery, packed the food into his car, and headed to make a delivery at 2217 Wyndale Road.Little did he know that delivery would cost

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'X' factor: 150 jobs would be lost if company chooses to head to competing state

'X' factor: 150 jobs would be lost if company chooses to head to competing state

January 20th, 2015 9:29 pm by Nathan Baker

An estimated $8 million payroll would suddenly disappear from the local economy.

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State Rep. Matthew Hill replaced on Tennessee's House Local Government Committee

State Rep. Matthew Hill replaced on Tennessee's House Local Government Committee

January 20th, 2015 9:25 pm by Gary B. Gray

Tennessee's House Local Government Committee, chaired last year by 7th District state Rep. Matthew Hill, R-Jonesborough, will now be chaired by Rep. Timothy Wirgau of Buchanan.

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Analysis: Obama barrels into final act of presidency unbowed

Analysis: Obama barrels into final act of presidency unbowed

January 20th, 2015 8:08 pm by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

It's not just the State of the Union speech that President Barack Obama is turning on its head. It's the whole notion of a lame-duck president.

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Police: Doctor shot inside hospital, gunman killed himself

Police: Doctor shot inside hospital, gunman killed himself

January 20th, 2015 7:27 pm by PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press

A man shot a doctor inside a leading Boston hospital Tuesday, critically wounding the physician before killing himself.

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City man arrested after recycling parts from stolen car, JCPD officers say

City man arrested after recycling parts from stolen car, JCPD officers say

January 20th, 2015 6:04 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City Police officers arrested a city man in connection with a car that was stolen from a Johnson City Housing Authority community last month.

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UPDATED WITH PHOTOS: South Johnson City bank robbed, man flees on foot

UPDATED WITH PHOTOS: South Johnson City bank robbed, man flees on foot

January 20th, 2015 4:53 pm by Staff Report

According to emergency radio communications, a man robbed the Capital Bank branch at 2710 S. Roan St, leaving with cash.

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