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Redskins appeal trademark decision on team name

Redskins appeal trademark decision on team name

August 14th, 2014 4:25 pm by Associated Press

The team announced that it had filed its complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and that it "points out the many errors" in the decision by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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Robin Williams' wife: He had Parkinson's disease

Robin Williams' wife: He had Parkinson's disease

August 14th, 2014 2:39 pm by Associated Press

The wife of the actor-comedian said he was not ready to share his Parkinson's diagnosis publicly.

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Middle Tennessee high school coach arrested on statutory rape charges

Middle Tennessee high school coach arrested on statutory rape charges

August 14th, 2014 2:34 pm by Josh Cross

"Once she told a couple of her friends, it started getting talked about among the students" - Gallatin Police Department spokesman Bill Storment.

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Plan for Middle Tennessee battlefield park moving forward

Plan for Middle Tennessee battlefield park moving forward

August 14th, 2014 2:20 pm by Associated Press

The move comes after the project remained stalled for months due to a dispute over moving a historic home from the property.

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Update: Missouri troopers to take over Ferguson security

Update: Missouri troopers to take over Ferguson security

August 14th, 2014 1:36 pm by Associated Press

The St. Louis suburb has been besieged by violent clashes between police and crowds protesting the shooting death of an unarmed teenager.

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Mourners gather for driver killed by Tony Stewart's car

Mourners gather for driver killed by Tony Stewart's car

August 14th, 2014 11:55 am by MARY ESCH, Associated Press

Kevin Ward Jr.'s casket, decorated with orange and white flowers, was carried into South Lewis Senior High School about an hour before services were to begin. Ward, a 2012 graduate, lived in nearby Port Leyden.

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Judge clears record of ex-Knox trustee who pleaded guilty to misconduct

Judge clears record of ex-Knox trustee who pleaded guilty to misconduct

August 14th, 2014 10:41 am by Jim Balloch, Knoxville News-Sentinel

John Duncan III , the son of U.S. Rep. John J. "Jimmy" Duncan Jr. and nephew of state Sen. Becky Duncan Massey, pleaded guilty in July 2013 to the felony charge, and resigned from office.

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East Tennessee group rallying to bring submarine to region

East Tennessee group rallying to bring submarine to region

August 13th, 2014 4:40 pm by Associated Press

If the sub isn't sold, it will be sunk off the coast of Florida and turned into an artificial reef.

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Should Tony Stewart face criminal charges in racetrack death?

Should Tony Stewart face criminal charges in racetrack death?

August 13th, 2014 12:36 pm by JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer

"The question over whether someone was reckless is a factual one, and one a prosecutor might let a jury decide" - Corey Rayburn Yung of the Kansas University School of Law.

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Execution date set for another Tennessee inmate

Execution date set for another Tennessee inmate

August 13th, 2014 12:28 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Supreme Court has set an execution date for Lee Hall, who was convicted in the 1991 death of his ex-girlfriend.

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