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Police: 9 dead in shooting all members of rival biker gangs

Police: 9 dead in shooting all members of rival biker gangs

May 17th, 2015 9:26 pm by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press

A shootout among rival biker gangs at a popular Central Texas restaurant left nine people dead and 18 injured, and it sent panicked patrons and bystanders fleeing for safety, a police spokesman said Sunday.

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Penguin dance for 'Ellen' wins Cherokee Elementary $100,000 from Target

Penguin dance for 'Ellen' wins Cherokee Elementary $100,000 from Target - VIDEO

May 17th, 2015 12:34 pm by Staff Report

In an episode set to air Monday on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show, "Ellen," Cherokee Principal Mary Nelle McIntyre and 20-year veteran teacher Andrea Baker were surprised with the gift from Target's "Thanks A Billion" campaign.

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Princess for a day: Little princesses don their gowns for annual Princess Ball - VIDEO

May 16th, 2015 10:12 pm by Jessica Fuller

Almost 200 little princesses donned their gowns and tiaras Saturday afternoon for the 3rd-annual Princess Ball at the Memorial Park Center.

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Annual Wayne Scott Strawberry Festival continues to grow

Annual Wayne Scott Strawberry Festival continues to grow

May 16th, 2015 10:08 pm by Jessica Fuller

With Scott's Strawberries on the shelves, what's not to celebrate?

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Johnson City Schools behind on requiring state-mandated Certificate of Immunization

Johnson City Schools behind on requiring state-mandated Certificate of Immunization

May 16th, 2015 10:04 pm by Tony Casey

Catherine O'Leary has made her case in front of the Board of Education at the past two open monthly meetings, passionately saying the completed Tennessee Department of Health Certificate of Immunization needs to be considered "the student's ticket in the

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Teen's first public steps bring cheers, tears at graduation

Teen's first public steps bring cheers, tears at graduation

May 16th, 2015 9:56 pm by Brian Wilson, The Tennessean

Allie Stanaland stopped and turned back to the stage moments after she received her Blackman High School diploma Thursday night at MTSU's Murphy Center.

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Defense seeks mistrial in Vanderbilt rape case

Defense seeks mistrial in Vanderbilt rape case

May 16th, 2015 4:12 pm by Stacey Barchenger, The Tennessean

Attorneys for a former Vanderbilt University football player convicted of raping an unconscious student in 2013 have asked the judge to declare a mistrial.

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Tennessee Aquarium crews release sturgeons back into Tennessee River

Tennessee Aquarium crews release sturgeons back into Tennessee River

May 16th, 2015 4:00 pm by Kendi Anderson, Times Free Press

The prehistoric-looking lake sturgeon swam up and down the Tennessee River until 1961, when they disappeared.

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Mom, daughter land in US after Mexico judge returns custody

Mom, daughter land in US after Mexico judge returns custody

May 16th, 2015 3:50 pm by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press

A Texas woman and her long-missing daughter arrived Saturday morning in Houston, ending an eight-year cross-border case that had mistakenly sent another girl to the U.S. against her will.

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Rocky Fork park manager, ranger greeted with reception

Rocky Fork park manager, ranger greeted with reception

May 15th, 2015 10:11 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Unicoi County leaders and a large crowd of well-wishers gathered at the Interstate 26 Welcome Center in Flag Pond Friday to welcome Rocky Fork State Park's new park manager and ranger to the community.

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