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Confederate battle flags placed at MLK center, historic church in Atlanta

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Confederate battle flags placed at MLK center, historic church in Atlanta

July 30th, 2015 10:07 am by Associated Press

The Rev. Shannon Jones of Ebenezer Baptist tells The Associated Press that police and federal officials were working to remove the flags Thursday morning.

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Human trafficking sting nets more than a dozen arrests

Human trafficking sting nets more than a dozen arrests

August 1st, 2015 10:04 pm by Associated Press

State investigators say more than a dozen people were arrested on charges related to sex trafficking during a sting in West Tennessee.

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Unicoi, Carter counties join Retire Tennessee

Unicoi, Carter counties join Retire Tennessee

July 31st, 2015 11:05 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development announced Friday that Carter and Unicoi counties have met the competitive stipulations for inclusion in the state's retiree recruitment marketing program, Retire Tennessee.

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'I kill terrorists for a living': Stalking suspect's Facebook messages laced with threats

'I kill terrorists for a living': Stalking suspect's Facebook messages laced with threats

July 31st, 2015 10:50 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

Excerpts from Facebook messages that Derrick Dalton Goins sent a 16-year-old revealed he was allegedly using his fictitious position with the Secret Service - whether it be a delusion, fantasy or just a blatant lie - to coerce and threaten the girl.

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Dozens of Clinton emails censored for security reasons

Dozens of Clinton emails censored for security reasons

July 31st, 2015 10:47 pm by KEN DILANIAN, Associated Press and LISA LERER, Associated Press

Dozens of emails that traversed Hillary Clinton's private, unsecure home server contain national security information now deemed too sensitive to make public, according to the latest batch of records released Friday.

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Judge blocks release of recordings by anti-abortion group

Judge blocks release of recordings by anti-abortion group

July 31st, 2015 10:41 pm by SUDHIN THANAWALA, Associated Press

A federal judge on Friday blocked the release of any recordings made at meetings of an abortion providers' association by an anti-abortion group that previously revealed secretly recorded videos of a Planned Parenthood leader.

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Fed holds steady on rates, seeks further economic gains

Fed holds steady on rates, seeks further economic gains

July 29th, 2015 2:15 pm by Associated Press

The statement noted that the job market, housing and consumer spending have all improved. The Fed also expects inflation to rise gradually toward its 2 percent target.

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Ohio cop faces murder charge in driver's killing

Ohio cop faces murder charge in driver's killing

July 29th, 2015 1:19 pm by Associated Press

Hamilton County's prosecutor says Wednesday that the grand jury indicted Officer Ray Tensing on a charge of murder in the shooting of 43-year-old Samuel DuBose.

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Boy Scouts lift ban on gay leaders, but religious exclusions still exist

Boy Scouts lift ban on gay leaders, but religious exclusions still exist

July 29th, 2015 9:57 am by David Floyd

With the Supreme Court's recent ruling on same-sex marriage, gay issues are on everyone's mind of late, and gays and lesbians might have experienced another milestone on the road to equal treatment. Emphasis on "might."

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Jonesborough Visitors Center forum will press Insure Tennessee case

Jonesborough Visitors Center forum will press Insure Tennessee case

July 29th, 2015 9:02 am by Tony Casey

No matter how you look at, from a business or an overall public health perspective, getting more Tennesseans covered by health insurance is the right choice for the state, according to Tony Garr.

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Man arrested after demanding cash from bank for 'taking down terrorists'

Man arrested after demanding cash from bank for 'taking down terrorists'

July 28th, 2015 9:32 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Hawkins County man who allegedly demanded cash from tellers at a Rogersville bank Tuesday for "money owed to him for taking down terrorists" was charged with attempted robbery.

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