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Murder trial jury can watch Super Bowl unless Hernandez mentioned, says judge

Murder trial jury can watch Super Bowl unless Hernandez mentioned, says judge

January 30th, 2015 2:22 pm by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

Hernandez caught quarterback Tom Brady's last Super Bowl touchdown pass in the Patriots' 2012 loss to the New York Giants.

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A gruff billy goat's baaaad day: Deputy's bean-bag shotgun stops charging animal

A gruff billy goat's baaaad day: Deputy's bean-bag shotgun stops charging animal

January 30th, 2015 1:41 pm by John Thompson

A trespassing billy goat was the loser in an encounter with a Carter County deputy sheriff on Wednesday.

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Woman charged with hitting boy, grandmother with car waives hearing

Woman charged with hitting boy, grandmother with car waives hearing

January 30th, 2015 1:37 pm by Brad Hicks

The Tennessee Highway Patrol previously reported the collision that injured then-6-year-old Austin Smith and his grandmother, Katherine Bryant, occurred at around 6:30 a.m. March 6 at a bus stop in the 5200 block of Unicoi Drive.

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Winghazi? Pro-wrestler cheats at Wing Bowl, stuffs food in fanny pack

Winghazi? Pro-wrestler cheats at Wing Bowl, stuffs food in fanny pack

January 30th, 2015 12:52 pm by Associated Press

Professional wrestling star Mick Foley was ejected from the Wing Bowl eating contest Friday after stuffing uneaten chicken wings into a fanny pack.

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Former GOP nominee Romney will not run for president in '16

Former GOP nominee Romney will not run for president in '16

January 30th, 2015 11:00 am by Steve Peoples, Associated Press

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016.

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Judge's ruling allows closure of Greeneville developmental center

Judge's ruling allows closure of Greeneville developmental center

January 30th, 2015 10:49 am by Associated Press

A federal judge has accepted the state's proposal to close Tennessee's last large facility housing mentally disabled people by the end of next June.

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George Zimmerman assault case drops after ex-girlfriend recants story

George Zimmerman assault case drops after ex-girlfriend recants story

January 30th, 2015 10:44 am by Mike Schneider, Associated Press

An aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman opened when his ex-girlfriend said he threw a wine bottle at her has been dropped because she recanted her story and stopped cooperating with investigators, a prosecutor said Friday.

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Ex-rap mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in deadly hit-and-run

Ex-rap mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in deadly hit-and-run

January 30th, 2015 10:07 am by RAQUEL MARIA DILLON, Associated Press

He was held on $2 million bail and could face a murder charge.

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ETSU football team to play Vols in 2018 at Neyland Stadium

ETSU football team to play Vols in 2018 at Neyland Stadium

January 30th, 2015 8:06 am by Joe Avento

An official announcement about the game is expected to come out within the next few days.

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Family pushes to legalize cannabis oil in Tennessee

Family pushes to legalize cannabis oil in Tennessee

January 29th, 2015 10:01 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

The Mathes family just celebrated Josie's first birthday last week. But the Matheses have never met their daughter. At least, the daughter they know is there underneath the unrelenting seizures that plague her frequently.

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