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East Tennessee man charged with Aryan Nations beating, attempted murder

East Tennessee man charged with Aryan Nations beating, attempted murder

August 11th, 2014 2:01 pm by Bob Fowler, Knoxville News-Sentinel

A member of the Aryan Nations white supremacist gang has been indicted in the attempted first-degree murder and aggravated assault of a 31-year-old Oak Ridge man in November.

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Former NFL player who lost life rescuing boys in Tennessee honored

Former NFL player who lost life rescuing boys in Tennessee honored

August 11th, 2014 9:10 am by MEALAND RAGLAND-HUDGINS, The Daily News Journal

Brad Logsdon recalls seeing Jerry Anderson three times while looking for a fishing spot on Stones River.

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Software predicts when, where serious accidents are most likely to occur on Tennessee highways

Software predicts when, where serious accidents are most likely to occur on Tennessee highways

August 10th, 2014 5:17 pm by Shelly Bradbury, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hotshot Hollywood directors make movies about machines that can predict the future and software programs that can peer ahead in time. The drama makes for great movies, but it's not all science fiction: the Tennessee Highway Patrol is already using that ki

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Update: Tony Stewart won't race in wake of crash that killed other driver

Update: Tony Stewart won't race in wake of crash that killed other driver

August 10th, 2014 10:25 am by Associated Press

The decision comes hours after Stewart struck and killed a driver who was walking on a dirt track during a race on Saturday night.

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Palestinians accept new 72-hour cease-fire offer

Palestinians accept new 72-hour cease-fire offer

August 10th, 2014 9:01 am by MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH and KARIN LAUB, Associated Press

Israel had walked away from cease-fire talks over the weekend, after militants resumed their rocket fire on southern Israel with the expiration of an earlier three-day truce.

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'Kill the police': Missouri crowd shouts after teen's fatal shooting

'Kill the police': Missouri crowd shouts after teen's fatal shooting

August 10th, 2014 8:13 am by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

A St. Louis County chapter of the NAACP called for the FBI to look into the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, a predominantly black suburb a few miles north of downtown St. Louis.

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False bomb threat reported at Cherokee High School

False bomb threat reported at Cherokee High School

August 8th, 2014 10:06 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

It may have been intended as a prank, but the person who posted a "graffiti" false bomb threat at Cherokee High School Friday afternoon could be facing a felony charge.

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News Regional & National Business & Technology
GM issues third recall on SUVs that can catch fire

GM issues third recall on SUVs that can catch fire

August 8th, 2014 11:55 am by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

The problem, revealed in documents posted by federal safety regulators this week, is so serious that GM is telling customers to park the SUVs outdoors until they are repaired because they could catch fire when left unattended.

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U.S .makes good on Obama's promise to bomb targets in Iraq

U.S .makes good on Obama's promise to bomb targets in Iraq

August 8th, 2014 11:20 am by JULIE PACE and ROBERT BURNS, Associated Press

"America is coming to help" - President Barack Obama.

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News Regional & National Election 2014
Lightning rod state Sen. Stacey Campfield blasted out in primary

Lightning rod state Sen. Stacey Campfield blasted out in primary

August 7th, 2014 11:56 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Controversial lawmaker who often drew the ire of his own GOP colleagues

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