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Navy football player, Knoxville native dies in coma

Navy football player, Knoxville native dies in coma

March 26th, 2014 9:55 am by AP

Will McKamey collapsed during football practice three days prior to dying on Tuesday. The freshman running back is from Knoxville where he played high school ball at Grace Christian Academy.

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Ex-cop kills himself on Interstate in Tennessee

Ex-cop kills himself on Interstate in Tennessee

March 26th, 2014 8:04 am by Chattanooga Times Free Press

Charles Keith Murphree, 44, committed suicide between the towns of Jasper and Kimball on the westbound side of the interstate, bringing traffic to a halt Tuesday afternoon.

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Judge Joe Brown challenging Tennessee contempt of court charges

Judge Joe Brown challenging Tennessee contempt of court charges

March 26th, 2014 7:41 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Brown, whose nationally syndicated TV show was canceled last year, is running in the Democratic primary for district attorney general in Shelby County.

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Bill to end Tennessee motorcycle helmet law fails

Bill to end Tennessee motorcycle helmet law fails

March 26th, 2014 7:37 am by Max Hrenda

"I've got some constituents who are very passionate behind it, and I lean toward letting our citizens exercise as much freedom as possible" - Senate bill sponsor Mike Bell, R-Riceville.

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Death toll at 24: Washington mudslide searchers press on with dogs, bare hands

Death toll at 24: Washington mudslide searchers press on with dogs, bare hands

March 26th, 2014 7:11 am by MANUEL VALDES and PHUONG LE, Associated Press

Despite the grim discoveries as the search entered its fifth day Wednesday - and the likelihood that more bodies will be found - officials were still hoping to find survivors.

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Satellite spots 122 possible objects in search for missing plane

Satellite spots 122 possible objects in search for missing plane

March 26th, 2014 7:07 am by ROB GRIFFITH and TODD PITMAN, Associated Press

Malaysia says a satellite has captured images of 122 objects in the Indian Ocean that might be from the missing plane.

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Dodgers outspend Yankees: 1 of 10 things to know today

Dodgers outspend Yankees: 1 of 10 things to know today

March 26th, 2014 7:01 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Medical marijuana bill fails

Medical marijuana bill fails

March 25th, 2014 10:26 pm by Chas Sisk, The Tennessean

Medical marijuana legislation was rejected Tuesday afternoon, failing for the year without clearing its first hurdle.

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Man charged with murder in death of college student from Tennessee

Man charged with murder in death of college student from Tennessee

March 25th, 2014 4:50 pm by Associated Press

Authorities have not said what spurred the killing.

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Navy: Base shooting suspect didn't have own weapon

Navy: Base shooting suspect didn't have own weapon

March 25th, 2014 3:33 pm by BROCK VERGAKIS, Associated Press

A civilian boarded a Navy destroyer at the world's largest naval base late at night, took a weapon from a sailor who was standing watch and used it to shoot and kill another sailor who was trying to help his embattled colleague, Navy officials said Tuesda

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