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Secret Service chief resigns after security lapses

Secret Service chief resigns after security lapses

October 1st, 2014 3:50 pm by EILEEN SULLIVAN and ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday, a day after bitingly critical questioning by Congress about a White House security breach. There had been increasing calls for her departure during the day.

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Motorist alert

Motorist alert

October 1st, 2014 3:30 pm by Staff Report

Westbound lanes of University Parkway and Franklin Street to remain closed until Thursday afternoon, officials say.

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FREE CAR WASH! Donations sought for Ebola virus response in Liberia

FREE CAR WASH! Donations sought for Ebola virus response in Liberia

October 1st, 2014 2:34 pm by Staff Reports

BEST Inc. will hold its second free car wash on Saturday at Bojangles on West State of Franklin Road near East Tennessee State University's Minidome.

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What you need to know about the U.S. Ebola case

What you need to know about the U.S. Ebola case

October 1st, 2014 2:32 pm by Associated Press

"Ebola can be scary. But there's all the difference in the world between the U.S. and parts of Africa where Ebola is spreading" - CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden said.

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Ex-cop pleads guilty in East Tennessee drugstore killings

Ex-cop pleads guilty in East Tennessee drugstore killings

October 1st, 2014 2:21 pm by Associated Press

The double murder-robbery took place May 23, 2013, in Bean Station.

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Homecoming queen is king on the gridiron

Homecoming queen is king on the gridiron

October 1st, 2014 11:55 am by By Tim Chambers. The Tomahawk

Johnson County has produced a lot of quality athletes over the years but one girl's "Destiny" could be headed for stardom.

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Alexander opponent Ball pours $1M of own money into Senate campaign

Alexander opponent Ball pours $1M of own money into Senate campaign

October 1st, 2014 11:44 am by Associated Press

Gordon Ball is a Knoxville attorney who largely self-funded his primary campaign with $408,000 of his own money.

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Tenn. school board chair in flap over racy bottle opener

Tenn. school board chair in flap over racy bottle opener

October 1st, 2014 11:20 am by Associated Press

A Middle Tennessee school board chairman is apologizing for a controversy over his involvement in a business that created a novelty bottle opener shaped like a woman's behind but says he won't step down.

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Should the Secret Service chief resign over White House breach?

Should the Secret Service chief resign over White House breach?

October 1st, 2014 11:13 am by EILEEN SULLIVAN and ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

Two senior lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Wednesday urged Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to leave her job, saying they had lost confidence and trust in her ability to protect President Barack Obama.

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U.S. construction spending down 0.8 percent

U.S. construction spending down 0.8 percent

October 1st, 2014 11:00 am by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer

U.S. construction spending fell in August, the second decline in the past three months, with housing, non-residential and government projects all showing weakness.

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