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

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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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Murder trial begins 35 years after 6-year-old vanished in New York

Murder trial begins 35 years after 6-year-old vanished in New York

January 30th, 2015 4:23 pm by JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

Etan Patz was a "tiny man with a big heart" whose life was snuffed out by a worker in the corner candy store on the first day he was allowed to walk alone to catch his bus to school, a prosecutor said.

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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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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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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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Haslam makes stop in Johnson City to push Medicaid expansion plan

Haslam makes stop in Johnson City to push Medicaid expansion plan

January 29th, 2015 9:18 pm by Nathan Baker

On a tip-to-tail tour of Tennessee, Gov. Bill Haslam stopped in Johnson City on Thursday to tout his iteration of a plan to expand Medicaid to cover 200,000 more state residents.

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Girl charged with stabbing boy at SE Tennessee school

Girl charged with stabbing boy at SE Tennessee school

January 29th, 2015 3:48 pm by Associated Press

The girl has been charged with attempted criminal homicide and carrying a weapon on school property.as

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Study: Chances of driver dying in car crash plummets

Study: Chances of driver dying in car crash plummets

January 29th, 2015 2:09 pm by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

Improved vehicle designs and safety technology have a lot to do with the reduced risk, but a weak economy that led to reductions in driving may also have played a role, the institute said.

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