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In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants dropped

In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants dropped

March 24th, 2014 7:15 pm by Chas Sisk, The Tennessean

A Republican state senator dropped legislation Monday that would have extended in-state tuition to some undocumented immigrants, saying he doesn't have the support to pass the measure this year.

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Body found: Greeneville authorities believe house fire set to cover up crime

Body found: Greeneville authorities believe house fire set to cover up crime

March 24th, 2014 5:09 pm by Staff Report

Authorities believe that a Greeneville house fire may have been set to cover up a murder and assault.

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Ukraine orders troop pullout from Crimea

Ukraine orders troop pullout from Crimea

March 24th, 2014 4:40 pm by LAURA MILLS and PETER LEONARD, Associated Press

Bystanders mocked some retreating sailors as "rats" fleeing a sinking ship.

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King University officials honor memory of athlete slain in downtown Johnson City

King University officials honor memory of athlete slain in downtown Johnson City

March 24th, 2014 4:16 pm by Staff Report

"DeShaun Greer played as hard as anyone that I have coached in my eight years at King" - Head Men's Basketball Coach George Pitts.

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UPDATE: Suspect in deadly shooting picks up new charge as police say gun was stolen

UPDATE: Suspect in deadly shooting picks up new charge as police say gun was stolen - VIDEO

March 24th, 2014 4:03 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City police investigators said the gun used in a deadly downtown shooting Sunday was stolen during in a home burglary last year.

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Train derails, climbs escalator at Chicago airport

Train derails, climbs escalator at Chicago airport

March 24th, 2014 2:32 pm by CARLA K. JOHNSON and PRIYA SRIDHAR, Associated Press

Authorities say they're looking into whether faulty brakes, signals or human error may have caused a Chicago public-transit train to jump the tracks and scale an escalator at O'Hare International Airport.

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Update: Official says 108 names on list of missing in Washington state mudslide

Update: Official says 108 names on list of missing in Washington state mudslide

March 24th, 2014 12:13 pm by DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press

Snohomish County emergency management director John Pennington says that doesn't mean there are 108 injuries or fatalities. But he says it's the consolidated list of reported missing from various sources that authorities are working from.

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Malaysia's prime minister says missing plane plunged into Indian Ocean

Malaysia's prime minister says missing plane plunged into Indian Ocean

March 24th, 2014 10:06 am by Associated Press

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says a new analysis of satellite data shows that the missing Malaysia Airlines plane plunged into the southern Indian Ocean.

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7,780 flood insurance policies face hike in Tennessee

7,780 flood insurance policies face hike in Tennessee

March 24th, 2014 7:54 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

For many Tennessee property owners in flood-prone areas, a move by Congress to soften steep increases to subsidized insurance policies may come as little comfort.

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Update on the search for the Malaysian plane

Update on the search for the Malaysian plane

March 24th, 2014 7:41 am by Associated Press

Chinese and Australian search planes spotted several objects in the southern Indian Ocean on Monday that could be debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner. A summary of the latest information in the investigation.

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