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Former Johnson City man pleads guilty in Rhode Island arson scheme

Former Johnson City man pleads guilty in Rhode Island arson scheme

January 19th, 2015 8:36 am by Associated Press

A Johnson City man has pleaded guilty to his role in the burning of an occupied Rhode Island apartment building in what prosecutors called an arson-for-profit.

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US teens on alleged crime spree captured in Florida

US teens on alleged crime spree captured in Florida

January 18th, 2015 2:20 pm by Associated Press

Two teenage sweethearts suspected in a crime spree of stolen vehicles and pilfered checks across the U.S. South have been taken into custody in Florida, Kentucky authorities said Sunday.

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Police: 2 dead, 1 wounded in central Florida mall shooting

Police: 2 dead, 1 wounded in central Florida mall shooting

January 17th, 2015 9:26 pm by The Associated Press

A Florida man had "several pockets full of ammunition" when he targeted his wife in a shooting Saturday morning that killed two people at a mall food court where the woman worked, police said.

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Obama seeking tax increases on wealthy to help middle class

Obama seeking tax increases on wealthy to help middle class

January 17th, 2015 9:22 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama will call for increasing taxes on the wealthiest Americans by raising the capital gains rate and eliminating a tax break on inheritances, then using the revenue to fund new tax credits and other cost-saving measures for the middle c

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Parents charged with abusing 4 children in Memphis

Parents charged with abusing 4 children in Memphis

January 17th, 2015 1:45 pm by Associated Press

Prosecutors say the parents of four children have been charged with repeatedly beating, choking and kicking them.

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Haslam sworn in to 2nd term as Tennessee governor

Haslam sworn in to 2nd term as Tennessee governor

January 17th, 2015 1:42 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Bill Haslam has been sworn into his second term as Tennessee governor.

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UTC opens first gender-neutral restroom with 2 more planned in nod to transgender students

UTC opens first gender-neutral restroom with 2 more planned in nod to transgender students

January 17th, 2015 1:30 pm by Tim Omarzu, Chattanooga Times Free Press

No one knows how many transgender students attend the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

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Cosby set to take stage in Denver despite planned protest

Cosby set to take stage in Denver despite planned protest

January 17th, 2015 1:23 pm by THOMAS PEIPERT, Associated Press

Embattled comedian Bill Cosby is set to take the stage in Denver on Saturday, despite a protest planned over sexual assault claims directed against him.

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Knox County deputy on leave after DUI, domestic charges

Knox County deputy on leave after DUI, domestic charges

January 16th, 2015 9:22 pm by News Sentinel Staff

A Knox County Sheriff's Office deputy was put on administrative leave after authorities arrested him Thursday night on charges of domestic violence and drugged driving.

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Mom of slaying victim relieved' at lesser verdict in slaying of pregnant teen

Mom of slaying victim relieved' at lesser verdict in slaying of pregnant teen

January 16th, 2015 9:18 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

The tattoo told the tale of this devastating loss for the mother and grandmother of a slain teenager and her unborn son.

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