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Man pleads guilty in 2012 Greene County killings

Man pleads guilty in 2012 Greene County killings

January 3rd, 2015 7:20 pm by Associated Press

GREENEVILLE — A 33-year-old man has pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder in the shooting deaths almost three years ago of an East Tennessee couple.

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Tenn. GOP spends $230K to help elect out-of-state candidates

Tenn. GOP spends $230K to help elect out-of-state candidates

January 3rd, 2015 6:00 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Republican Party spent $230,000 in the days leading up to the Nov. 4 election helping Senate candidates outside of the state.

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Motorcycle deaths are down sharply, NHTSA report says

Motorcycle deaths are down sharply, NHTSA report says

January 3rd, 2015 4:00 pm by By Charles Fleming, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Motorcycle fatalities on U.S. roadways dropped dramatically in 2013 for the first time since 2009.

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Vols see bright future after late-season surge

Vols see bright future after late-season surge

January 3rd, 2015 2:22 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee's 45-28 victory over Iowa in Friday's TaxSlayer Bowl capped a late-season surge in which the Vols won four of their last five games. The performance should raise expectations for Tennessee as it heads into next season.

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'They needed our help': Weber City community reaching out to family who lost everything in apartment fire

'They needed our help': Weber City community reaching out to family who lost everything in apartment fire

January 3rd, 2015 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

A local family who lost everything in an apartment fire a few days ago has seen an outpouring of support from the community in which they live.

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7-year-old girl survives Ky. plane crash that kills family

7-year-old girl survives Ky. plane crash that kills family

January 3rd, 2015 1:56 pm by Associated Press

"I come to the door and there's a little girl, 7 years old, bloody nose, bloody arms, bloody legs, one sock, no shoes, crying. She told me that her mom and dad were dead, and she had been in a plane crash and the plane was upside down."

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Romo, Witten embrace latest playoff shot in Dallas

Romo, Witten embrace latest playoff shot in Dallas

January 3rd, 2015 1:50 pm by SCHUYLER DIXON, AP Sports Writer

Tony Romo and Jason Witten are the stalwarts in the Dallas offense, and they will be surrounded by runners, receivers and blockers making their playoff debuts against Detroit.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

January 3rd, 2015 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include children being left in filthy conditions while their parents partied, eager newlyweds prompting a BOLO, police seeking a man who stole donations from a sick child, among others

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Late bloomer helps community garden for Eagle Scout project

Late bloomer helps community garden for Eagle Scout project

January 3rd, 2015 10:00 am by Nick Shepherd

For most scouts looking to achieve the rank of Eagle, it takes years, sometimes a lifetime, of scouting to reach that rank. But Strasser came to the scouts later than most, joining the scouts almost four years ago.

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Bearcats out-claw Blue Devils in first Conference 40 meeting of season

Bearcats out-claw Blue Devils in first Conference 40 meeting of season

January 3rd, 2015 12:22 am by George Thwaites

Virginia High basketball coach Barry Reed isn't the easiest guy in the world to please. But even with reservations, he was mostly satisfied with the Bearcats' 72-68 win over Gate City on Friday on Ballard Lee Court.

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