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Judge nixes paragraph related to Summitt in UT athletics discrimination lawsuit

Judge nixes paragraph related to Summitt in UT athletics discrimination lawsuit

October 21st, 2014 9:18 am by Dan Fleser, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The amended complaint, filed in June, included a paragraph stating that as part of the athletic department consolidation UT athletic director Dave Hart forced Summitt "into an involuntary early retirement."

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Olympian Oscar Pistorius starts serving 5-year prison term for girlfriend's shooting death

Olympian Oscar Pistorius starts serving 5-year prison term for girlfriend's shooting death

October 21st, 2014 8:30 am by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY, Associated Press

Pistorius, who had cried and wretched during his trial, was unemotional as he stood to hear his sentence.

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Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

October 20th, 2014 4:27 pm by Associated Press

Jesse L. Matthew Jr. was charged with abducting and raping a woman in suburban Washington, D.C., in 2005

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Railroad merger talks derail

Railroad merger talks derail

October 20th, 2014 1:59 pm by Tom Murphy, Associated Press

Canadian Pacific Railway has ended talks with U.S. counterpart CSX about a possible combination and plans no more discussions.

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Foster children left in TennCare lurch

Foster children left in TennCare lurch

October 20th, 2014 11:33 am by Tom Wilemon, The Tennessean

When Tennessee abdicated responsibility for Medicaid applications to the federal government, foster children got locked out.

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Bodies of 7 women found in northwestern Indiana

Bodies of 7 women found in northwestern Indiana

October 20th, 2014 11:05 am by Associated Press

The Lake County coroner's office said three of the bodies were found Sunday night at two locations in Gary, a city about 30 miles southeast of Chicago.

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Rangers rescue family lost in Smoky Mountains

Rangers rescue family lost in Smoky Mountains

October 20th, 2014 11:02 am by Associated Press

Rangers in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park have rescued a Louisiana family who became lost while hiking Mount LeConte.

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Tennessee school principal killer back in custody

Tennessee school principal killer back in custody

October 20th, 2014 10:59 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Police had been searching for Kenneth Bartley after he threatened to strangle his mother Thursday night, according to an arrest warrant.

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Kpt. downtown master plan being worked on by city leaders

Kpt. downtown master plan being worked on by city leaders

October 19th, 2014 9:03 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

A unified master plan for downtown is in the works, one that will draw from many previous plans done over the years and hopefully culminate in a unified vision of what downtown should be for the next 20 years.

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Nashville's Johnny Cash Museum expansion planned

Nashville's Johnny Cash Museum expansion planned

October 18th, 2014 10:36 pm by Getahn Ward, The Tennessean

The owner of The Johnny Cash Museum downtown has bought the building south of Broadway it calls home for $2.7 million, with plans for an expansion that will include adding a third floor.

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