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10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

August 22nd, 2013 8:00 am by Staff Report

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Jury in Fort Hood rampage trial set to deliberate

Jury in Fort Hood rampage trial set to deliberate

August 22nd, 2013 7:22 am by MICHAEL GRACZYK and PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press

Army Maj. Nidal hasn't put up a fight against charges that he killed 13 people and wounded more than 30 others.

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Medical trip to Kenya becomes nightmare, ETSU medical student escapes captors

Medical trip to Kenya becomes nightmare, ETSU medical student escapes captors

August 21st, 2013 10:15 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

As a fourth year medical student at East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine, Logan Key said she decided to look into a summer program abroad where she could get hands-on experience. But what was supposed to be an overseas experience

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ETSU medical student escapes from captivity at hotel in Kenya

ETSU medical student escapes from captivity at hotel in Kenya

August 21st, 2013 4:36 pm by Staff Report

Logan Key is a fourth-year student at the James H. Quillen College of Medicine.

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NSA collected thousands of US communications from Americans with no connection to terrorism

NSA collected thousands of US communications from Americans with no connection to terrorism

August 21st, 2013 4:20 pm by Associated Press

The National Security Agency declassified three secret U.S. court opinions Wednesday showing how it scooped up as many as 56,000 emails and other communications.

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Manning sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case

Manning sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case

August 21st, 2013 10:17 am by DAVID DISHNEAU and PAULINE JELINEK,Associated Press

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison for giving hundreds of thousands of secret military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks in one of the nation's biggest leak cases since the Pentagon Papers more than a generation ag

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Dolly Parton announces new resort in 10-year, $300M expansion

Dolly Parton announces new resort in 10-year, $300M expansion

August 21st, 2013 9:56 am by RANDALL DICKERSON, Associated Press

Country music legend and Sevier County native Dolly Parton announced Wednesday a commitment to invest $300 million over the next 10 years in her hometown, where she plans to expand her Dollywood properties.

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After same-sex couple's victory in Tennessee town, church ousts gay detective's family

After same-sex couple's victory in Tennessee town, church ousts gay detective's family

August 21st, 2013 7:23 am by Kevin Hardy, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Family members were given an ultimatum: They could repent for their sins and ask forgiveness in front of the congregation. Or leave the church.

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Is it OK to walk through a Tennessee city in a bullet proof vest and carrying a rifle?

Is it OK to walk through a Tennessee city in a bullet proof vest and carrying a rifle?

August 21st, 2013 7:12 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A Nashville judge rejected claims that police had no right to arrest a man who walked around downtown last month wearing a bullet-proof vest and carrying an assault rifle.

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Tennessee man dies after 11-story fall

Tennessee man dies after 11-story fall

August 21st, 2013 6:55 am by Associated Press

Police have not released the man's name or the cause of his fall.

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