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Relatives: Vet arrested at White House needs help

September 21st, 2014 8:23 pm by BETSY BLANEY and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

An Iraq war veteran accused of scaling a fence and making it into the White House before the Secret Service stopped him posed no threat to anyone and needs counseling instead of prosecution, members of his family said Sunday.

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Focus on UVa employee in student's disappearance

Focus on UVa employee in student's disappearance

September 22nd, 2014 4:46 pm by Associated Press

Officials investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student focused Monday on the man they believe was the last person seen with her, searching his apartment for a second time and trying to locate the campus employee to arrest him on rec

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Data reveals problems at youth detention center

Data reveals problems at youth detention center

September 22nd, 2014 12:16 pm by Associated Press

A troubled youth development center in Middle Tennessee was having problems in the months leading up to 32 teens escaping from the facility, according to recent data.

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Rep. Roe's staff to hold office hours locally

Rep. Roe's staff to hold office hours locally

September 22nd, 2014 11:43 am by Staff Report

Rep. Phil Roe will send staff to hold office hours in Jonesborough on from 2 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct.14 at the Washington County Office Building.

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Chattanooga candy maker closing its doors

Chattanooga candy maker closing its doors

September 22nd, 2014 11:37 am by Mike Pare, The Times Free Press

Ferrara Candy Co. is closing its Chattanooga production plant by the end of the year and laying off all of its manufacturing employees, the company announced today.

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Tazewell animal shelter building area's first pet cemetery

Tazewell animal shelter building area's first pet cemetery

September 22nd, 2014 10:42 am by Associated Press

A Northeast Tennessee animal shelter is helping to build a pet cemetery in a move that will also fulfill a woman's dying wish.

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Magnitude 2.5 quake hits Monroe County

Magnitude 2.5 quake hits Monroe County

September 22nd, 2014 9:44 am by Associated Press

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.5 earthquake occurred in Monroe County Saturday night.

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Former Titans kicker Bironas killed in car crash

Former Titans kicker Bironas killed in car crash

September 21st, 2014 9:43 pm by Associated Press

Rob Bironas, who worked his way through odd jobs and the Arena Football League before becoming one of the NFL's most accurate kickers, died in a car crash. He was 36.

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Sheriff: Fla. man kills 6 grandchildren, daughter

Sheriff: Fla. man kills 6 grandchildren, daughter

September 19th, 2014 1:00 pm by Tamara Lush, Associated Press

An ex-convict who killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself had been in and out of jail and spent time in prison for accidentally shooting his son to death during a hunting trip, according to authorities and records.

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East Tennessee special needs student left on bus for hours

East Tennessee special needs student left on bus for hours

September 19th, 2014 9:46 am by Associated Press

A mother of a sixth-grade boy with special needs says her son was left on a bus for more than five hours.

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Scotland votes to remain part of United Kingdom

Scotland votes to remain part of United Kingdom

September 19th, 2014 9:01 am by Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press

Scottish voters have resoundingly rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.

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