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House speaker says of GOP: 'We will not stand idle' on immigration

November 21st, 2014 1:03 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

House Speaker John Boehner declared Friday that President Barack Obama was "damaging the presidency" with his unilateral action on immigration

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Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy

Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy

November 22nd, 2014 9:51 am by JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

President Barack Obama's expansive executive action on immigration is good for the U.S. economy - just not as good as partnering with Congress on broader reforms.

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Tractor Supply theft suspect flees police

Tractor Supply theft suspect flees police

November 21st, 2014 9:26 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The man suspected of stealing a mini-bike and small engines from a Kingsport store has been arrested, netting additional charges for allegedly fleeing police through a crowded parking lot and nearly striking another motorist.

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More signs of Florida shooter's troubled life

More signs of Florida shooter's troubled life

November 21st, 2014 9:14 pm by BRENDAN FARRINGTON and JUAN CARLOS LLORCA, Associated Press

A man who shot three people at a Florida State University library complained to police and property managers in New Mexico that cameras were watching him in his apartment and that he heard voices talking about and laughing at him, according to police repo

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Judge orders DNA samples in UT rape investigation

Judge orders DNA samples in UT rape investigation

November 21st, 2014 5:47 pm by By Matt Slovin and Anita Wadhwani

Knoxville police have obtained DNA samples from two University of Tennessee football players in connection with their investigation into the alleged rape and sexual assault of two 19-year-old women early Sunday morning.

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East Tennessee woman grabs pet before fleeing burning home

East Tennessee woman grabs pet before fleeing burning home

November 21st, 2014 2:09 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

They escaped through a basement door.

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Tennessee mom, who drove away van of kids as trooper fired shots, indicted again in chase

Tennessee mom, who drove away van of kids as trooper fired shots, indicted again in chase

November 21st, 2014 1:44 pm by Associated Press

Defense attorney Alan Maestas says the charges aren't justified but that he's willing to discuss a plea bargain.

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Bill Cosby performances canceled in Las Vegas, Tucson

Bill Cosby performances canceled in Las Vegas, Tucson

November 21st, 2014 12:42 pm by FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

The announcements came amid widening allegations of sexual assault.

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Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

November 20th, 2014 8:42 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families."

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Update: Official says FSU gunman was alumnus, attorney

Update: Official says FSU gunman was alumnus, attorney

November 20th, 2014 12:01 pm by GARY FINEOUT and BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press

Three students were wounded before police killed the gunman in a shootout, authorities said.

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Nashville cops seize 425 pounds of pot in undercover operation

Nashville cops seize 425 pounds of pot in undercover operation

November 20th, 2014 11:11 am by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

Police said three people also had more than $250,000 between them when they were arrested around 12:51 a.m. Thursday.

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