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Police: 3 conscious after shooting outside Oregon school

Police: 3 conscious after shooting outside Oregon school

December 12th, 2014 4:43 pm by Associated Press

A shooter wounded two boys and a girl outside an alternative high school Friday in what may be a gang-related attack, Portland police said.

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Immigrants flock to workshops after Obama reprieve

Immigrants flock to workshops after Obama reprieve

December 12th, 2014 4:11 pm by AMY TAXIN, Associated Press

In small-town community centers, schools, churches and a vast city convention center, immigrant advocates are spreading the word about President Barack Obama's plan to give millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally a temporary reprieve.

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Hungary's leader wants drug tests for journalists, politicians

Hungary's leader wants drug tests for journalists, politicians

December 12th, 2014 2:21 pm by Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press

The Hungarian prime minister, who has vowed to remake his country into a "non-liberal" state as he moves closer to Moscow, called Friday for mandatory drug testing of journalists and politicians.

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Autopsy: Cleveland boy was shot once by officer

Autopsy: Cleveland boy was shot once by officer

December 12th, 2014 2:09 pm by Associated Press

A 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun died from a single shot fired by a rookie police officer, according to an autopsy released Friday.

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TDOC: Closing prison not deal with privately owned complex

TDOC: Closing prison not deal with privately owned complex

December 12th, 2014 2:05 pm by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Tennessee prison officials say their plan to close a state prison in Nashville isn't tied to a complex deal in which 2,550 state inmates will be housed at a Corrections Corporation of America-owned facility.

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The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

December 12th, 2014 1:04 pm by Staff Report

The Buzz, flying in to keep you up to date on today's stories.

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Update: Captain says guilty conscience led to Shell's confession

Update: Captain says guilty conscience led to Shell's confession

December 12th, 2014 12:07 pm by John Thompson

A 23-year-old Carter County man pleaded guilty Friday to a 2012 Roan Mountain killing during a drug deal gone bad.

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Ramsey changes course on governor's Medicaid expansion plan

Ramsey changes course on governor's Medicaid expansion plan

December 12th, 2014 10:25 am by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press

Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says that if fellow Republican Gov. Bill Haslam succeeds in his negotiations with President Barack Obama's administration on a special Tennessee deal for Medicaid expansion, the result could be "sellable" to skeptical state lawma

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Bluff City woman charged with shooting husband now accused of three-year poisoning campaign

Bluff City woman charged with shooting husband now accused of three-year poisoning campaign

December 12th, 2014 9:13 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A Bluff City woman who allegedly shot her husband in the back, leaving him paralyzed and crawling through the woods for help while she went to Pigeon Forge with their children, is now being accused of poisoning him for the last three years.

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Captain's recovery steams ahead after losing leg to locomotive

Captain's recovery steams ahead after losing leg to locomotive

December 11th, 2014 10:02 pm by Max Hrenda

After Captain the dog lost his leg to a passing train, neither veterinarians, shelter workers nor even his owner thought he had much of a chance at survival.

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