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French police hunt gunmen who killed 12 at weekly newspaper

French police hunt gunmen who killed 12 at weekly newspaper

January 7th, 2015 9:15 pm by JAMEY KEATEN and ELAINE GANLEY, Associated Press

Police hunted for three heavily armed men with possible links to al-Qaida in the military-style, methodical killing of 12 people Wednesday at the office of a satirical newspaper that caricatured the Prophet Muhammad.

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Police begin investigation after human bones found near bridge

Police begin investigation after human bones found near bridge

January 7th, 2015 9:09 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Police on Wednesday responded to South Knoxville after an environmental survey crew discovered human bones in an overgrown area near the Henley Bridge.

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Winter weather causes several local school delays

Winter weather causes several local school delays

January 7th, 2015 9:02 pm by Staff Report

The following is a list of school closings and delays in anticipation of or in reaction to inclement weather on Thursday, Jan. 8.

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Haslam: All Dems will be needed to pass Tenn. Medicaid deal

Haslam: All Dems will be needed to pass Tenn. Medicaid deal

January 7th, 2015 4:17 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam says long-awaited details on his Medicaid expansion proposal should be released "within 24 hours" and that he expects to need the votes of all Democrats in the GOP-controlled Legislature to give the deal a chance of passage.

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Obama: Paris shooting a cowardly attack on journalists

Obama: Paris shooting a cowardly attack on journalists

January 7th, 2015 12:34 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

Three masked gunmen shouted "Allahu akbar!" as they stormed the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper. It was France's deadliest postwar terrorist attack.

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UT medical school looking at expansion

UT medical school looking at expansion

January 7th, 2015 11:42 am by Associated Press

The aim is a satellite campus in Nashville in partnership with Saint Thomas Health that would be located on six acres near Saint Thomas West Hospital.

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Sisters, 15 and 11, charged in older brother's fatal shooting

Sisters, 15 and 11, charged in older brother's fatal shooting

January 7th, 2015 11:38 am by JASON DEAREN, Associated Press

Law enforcement officials said they discovered the teen's body late Monday night at the family home in rural White Springs in north Florida.

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TBI: Teen accused in Knoxville drive-by murder captured in Chattanooga

TBI: Teen accused in Knoxville drive-by murder captured in Chattanooga

January 7th, 2015 9:44 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Jabriel Aireece Linzy, 18, was taken into custody at a Chattanooga apartment Tuesday evening by TBI agents, U.S. Marshals and local police, according to a TBI news release.

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County schools to upgrade cameras

County schools to upgrade cameras

January 7th, 2015 9:36 am by Nathan Baker

The remaining $138,000 of a half-million dollar fund for security upgrades will be used to beef up the video surveillance systems at the county's 14 schools after the expenditures were approved Tuesday by the Washington County Board of Education.

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Utility asks customers to save power during cold weather

Utility asks customers to save power during cold weather

January 7th, 2015 9:32 am by Staff Report

Citing increased demand during the invading cold snap, the Tennessee Valley Authority and the Johnson City Power Board are asking electric utility customers to conserve energy where possible.

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