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Police: Blasts at mosque in Nigeria kill 35 people

Police: Blasts at mosque in Nigeria kill 35 people

November 28th, 2014 8:52 pm by IBRAHIM GARBA and CHIKA ODUAH, Associated Press

Multiple explosions tore through the central mosque in Nigeria's second-largest city on Friday, killing 35 people, police said.

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Ferguson protest closes 2 St. Louis-area malls

Ferguson protest closes 2 St. Louis-area malls

November 28th, 2014 7:07 pm by JIM SALTER and TOM FOREMAN Jr., Associated Press

Demonstrators temporarily shut down two large malls in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday, as rallies were held nationwide to protest a grand jury's recent decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot 1

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Ray Rice wins appeal, 'suspension vacated'

Ray Rice wins appeal, 'suspension vacated'

November 28th, 2014 3:21 pm by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer

Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, which has been "vacated immediately," the players' union said Friday.

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More than 100 rounds fired by gunman in Austin, Texas consulate shooting

More than 100 rounds fired by gunman in Austin, Texas consulate shooting

November 28th, 2014 11:54 am by Jim Vertuno, Associated Press

A gunman attempted to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze and fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings early Friday before he died, Austin authorities said.

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Case against previously convicted Clarksville killer dropped after 20 years

Case against previously convicted Clarksville killer dropped after 20 years

November 28th, 2014 11:45 am by Associated Press

A former Fort Campbell soldier once convicted of taking part in killing four people has been freed from prison after prosecutors dropped the case against him 20 years after the crime.

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Off-target: Marksmen mangle Carter signs

Off-target: Marksmen mangle Carter signs

November 28th, 2014 9:53 am by John Thompson

The Pond Mountain Shooting Range was meant to provide marksmen with targets set up at 25, 50 and 100 yards.

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Fitness center opens cross-training venue

Fitness center opens cross-training venue

November 28th, 2014 9:44 am by Gary B. Gray

iTrain Fitness owner Michael Hardin has leased the former Edge Performance Sports Training Center and plans to use the 16,000 square feet for Spartan SGX Training and assorted athletic uses, making it the only facility in Johnson City offering both cross-

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Taste and conviviality meet in perfect harmony at Osaka II

Taste and conviviality meet in perfect harmony at Osaka II

November 28th, 2014 9:21 am by Mystery Diner

Okay, I'll say it: Japanese cuisine has gained a foothold and a following in East Tennessee. When you can walk into a convenience store and hear the pig-tailed and snuff-using lady behind the counter discussing the finer points of Tempura preparation with

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Hope and all the fixings served at Haven of Mercy

Hope and all the fixings served at Haven of Mercy

November 27th, 2014 6:09 pm by Tony Casey

Thomas Squires, the organizer of the Haven of Mercy Thanksgiving Day meal, stood at the door to greet and say farewell to those who stopped by the Johnson City shelter for a plate of food Thursday. When he noticed tears in the eyes of one of the patrons,

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WCSO reports two cases of tires being slashed in Gray

WCSO reports two cases of tires being slashed in Gray

November 27th, 2014 6:01 pm by Staff Reports

Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal said vandals slashed more than 200 tires at a used car lot in Gray and a nearby apartment complex early Thanksgiving morning.WCSO reports two cases of tires being slashed in Gray

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