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Tractor Supply theft suspect flees police

Tractor Supply theft suspect flees police

November 21st, 2014 9:26 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The man suspected of stealing a mini-bike and small engines from a Kingsport store has been arrested, netting additional charges for allegedly fleeing police through a crowded parking lot and nearly striking another motorist.

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More signs of Florida shooter's troubled life

More signs of Florida shooter's troubled life

November 21st, 2014 9:14 pm by BRENDAN FARRINGTON and JUAN CARLOS LLORCA, Associated Press

A man who shot three people at a Florida State University library complained to police and property managers in New Mexico that cameras were watching him in his apartment and that he heard voices talking about and laughing at him, according to police repo

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Update: 3 drivers cited after 3-car pileup near ETSU

Update: 3 drivers cited after 3-car pileup near ETSU

November 21st, 2014 9:04 pm by Max Hrenda

A man was hurt, a car was disabled, traffic was slowed and three charges were handed out to three drivers, police said, after a rear-end collision caused a three-car pileup near East Tennessee State University.

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House GOP sues Obama administration on health law

House GOP sues Obama administration on health law

November 21st, 2014 8:46 pm by Alan Fram, Associated Press

House Republicans filed a federal lawsuit Friday accusing the Obama administration of exceeding its constitutional powers in carrying out President Barack Obama's prized health care law, giving legal voice to conservatives who have long protested that he

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Police: Man lived with mom's corpse for month

Police: Man lived with mom's corpse for month

November 21st, 2014 8:38 pm by Associated Press

Police in southeastern Kentucky say a man lived with his dead mother's corpse for about a month without reporting the death to anyone.

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Judge orders DNA samples in UT rape investigation

Judge orders DNA samples in UT rape investigation

November 21st, 2014 5:47 pm by By Matt Slovin and Anita Wadhwani

Knoxville police have obtained DNA samples from two University of Tennessee football players in connection with their investigation into the alleged rape and sexual assault of two 19-year-old women early Sunday morning.

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East Tennessee woman grabs pet before fleeing burning home

East Tennessee woman grabs pet before fleeing burning home

November 21st, 2014 2:09 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

They escaped through a basement door.

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Tennessee mom, who drove away van of kids as trooper fired shots, indicted again in chase

Tennessee mom, who drove away van of kids as trooper fired shots, indicted again in chase

November 21st, 2014 1:44 pm by Associated Press

Defense attorney Alan Maestas says the charges aren't justified but that he's willing to discuss a plea bargain.

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House speaker says of GOP: 'We will not stand idle' on immigration

House speaker says of GOP: 'We will not stand idle' on immigration

November 21st, 2014 1:03 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

House Speaker John Boehner declared Friday that President Barack Obama was "damaging the presidency" with his unilateral action on immigration

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Reigning Miss Tennessee drops in on Unicoi County students

Reigning Miss Tennessee drops in on Unicoi County students

November 21st, 2014 10:20 am by Brad Hicks

After she was crowned Miss Tennessee 2014, Hayley Lewis was given the task of serving as spokeswoman for Gov. Bill Haslam's character-education program.

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