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Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

October 22nd, 2014 3:02 pm by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

The warning covers certain models made by BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Mazda, Honda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota.

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Former ETSU student among 4 arrested while protesting police brutality in Chattanooga

Former ETSU student among 4 arrested while protesting police brutality in Chattanooga

October 23rd, 2014 11:05 am by Times Free Press/Johnson City Press

The protesters were marching with Concerned Citizens for Justice Wednesday as part of a national day of protests and were arrested when they entered the intersection and blocked traffic, the group said on its Facebook page.

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Attorney defends Greene County Schools in naked' incident with wrestling team

Attorney defends Greene County Schools in naked' incident with wrestling team

October 23rd, 2014 9:39 am by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Knoxville attorney George Underwood Jr. has filed a $10.5 million lawsuit in Greene County Circuit Court on behalf of parent Cliff Allen against the naked man, Deaton Joseph Myers, and Greene County Schools.

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Your Turn: Are bogus classes with automatic A's common for collegiate athletes?

Your Turn: Are bogus classes with automatic A's common for collegiate athletes?

October 23rd, 2014 12:34 pm by AARON BEARD and EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

Tell us what you think about the cheating scandal. Is UNC alone on this?

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Teen charged in Tennessee Papa John's killing

Teen charged in Tennessee Papa John's killing

October 23rd, 2014 11:57 am by Associated Press

17-year-old Darious A. Fitzpatrick faces charges of first-degree murder, felony murder, especially aggravated robbery, two counts of aggravated robbery, using a gun as a felon, using a stolen gun, and three counts of using a gun during a felony.

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Tennessee Wildlife officer placed on leave for assault charge

Tennessee Wildlife officer placed on leave for assault charge

October 23rd, 2014 11:08 am by Associated Press

A Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officer has been placed on leave after being charged with assaulting his father-in-law.

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Haslam outlines process to review Tennessee academic standards

Haslam outlines process to review Tennessee academic standards

October 22nd, 2014 2:47 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Academic standards are typically reviewed in Tennessee every six years. But with discussion in Tennessee and across the country about Common Core state standards, Haslam said it's time to take a fresh look.

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Palestinian plows through crowd, kills baby at Jerusalem station

Palestinian plows through crowd, kills baby at Jerusalem station

October 22nd, 2014 2:23 pm by IAN DEITCH, Associated Press

The incident came after months of tensions between Jews and Palestinians in east Jerusalem - the section of the city claimed by the Palestinians as their future capital.

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Tennessee man pleads not guilty to raping Holly Bobo

Tennessee man pleads not guilty to raping Holly Bobo

October 22nd, 2014 12:05 pm by Associated Press

The brother of a man charged with kidnapping and killing a Tennessee woman has pleaded not guilty to raping her.

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CDC: Monitoring for all coming from Ebola nations into U.S.

CDC: Monitoring for all coming from Ebola nations into U.S.

October 22nd, 2014 11:59 am by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

All will now be monitored for symptoms of illness for 21 days.

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Experts: Autopsy shows Ferguson cop shot Michael Brown at close range

Experts: Autopsy shows Ferguson cop shot Michael Brown at close range

October 22nd, 2014 11:55 am by Staff Report

St. Louis County medical examiner Dr. Michael told the Post-Dispatch that the autopsy report "does support that there was a significant altercation at the car."

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