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Junk food king - Does McDonald's have an image problem?

Junk food king - Does McDonald's have an image problem?

August 18th, 2014 11:29 am by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

While McDonald's has added salads and a yogurt parfait to its menu over the years, Americans are gravitating toward other attributes, like organic produce and meat raised without antibiotics.

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Missouri police crisis: Can the investigation be trusted?

Missouri police crisis: Can the investigation be trusted?

August 18th, 2014 11:01 am by DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

The coming days and weeks will be crucial as grand jurors begin hearing evidence that will help determine whether Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson is charged with a state crime for the Aug. 9 shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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ETSU prof keeps things groovy with '60s-centered class

ETSU prof keeps things groovy with '60s-centered class

August 17th, 2014 9:48 pm by Carter Giegerich, Press Staff Writer

In an age of politically charged hashtags, viral video clips capturing blatant prejudice and social media accounts bristling with anti-discriminatory rhetoric, it's easy to take part in online activism from the comfort of our own homes.

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2 dead, 2 injured in shooting involving Knoxville police cadet

2 dead, 2 injured in shooting involving Knoxville police cadet

August 16th, 2014 3:09 pm by Associated Press

A Knoxville police cadet and another person have been killed and two other people have been injured in a shooting stemming from a family feud.

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Police: Tennessee man killed daughter, son before turning gun on self

Police: Tennessee man killed daughter, son before turning gun on self

August 16th, 2014 3:01 pm by Associated Press

Memphis police say a man shot and killed his 6-year-old daughter and his 24-year-old son before turning the gun on himself during a domestic dispute.

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Possible immigration rift for Obama with Democrats

Possible immigration rift for Obama with Democrats

August 16th, 2014 1:55 pm by JULIE PACE and ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

President Barack Obama is facing potential rifts with members of his own party in tough re-election contests as he barrels toward a fall fight with Republicans over his ability to change immigration policies.

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ETSU prof reflects on time spent on-, off-camera with Robin Williams

ETSU prof reflects on time spent on-, off-camera with Robin Williams

August 15th, 2014 9:10 pm by Staff Report

It's probably not hard to believe that what East Tennessee State University's Dr. Brad DeWeese remembers most about working with the late Robin Williams in the movie "Patch Adams" was that he was a comedian both when the cameras were and weren't rolling.

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String of Tennessee computer failures affect real people

String of Tennessee computer failures affect real people

August 15th, 2014 8:47 pm by Tony Gonzalez, The Tennessean

It's become a broken record in Tennessee: When state government runs into controversy, someone blames a computer system.

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Texas' Perry charged with coercion for veto threat

Texas' Perry charged with coercion for veto threat

August 15th, 2014 8:41 pm by PAUL J. WEBER and WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press

A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday for allegedly abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption - making the possible 2016 presidential hopeful his state's

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Update: Police now say shooter cop did not know teen was suspected in robbery

Update: Police now say shooter cop did not know teen was suspected in robbery

August 15th, 2014 2:43 pm by DAVID A. LIEB and ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

Michael Brown's death ignited four days of clashes with furious protesters.

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