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Ferguson officer who shot Michael Brown resigns

Ferguson officer who shot Michael Brown resigns

November 29th, 2014 8:54 pm by Associated Press

Darren Wilson told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch he was stepping down out of his "own free will" after the department told him it had received threats of violence if he remained an employee. "I'm not willing to let someone else get hurt because of me."

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Put on your bowling shoes: UT beats Vandy 24-17

Put on your bowling shoes: UT beats Vandy 24-17

November 29th, 2014 8:48 pm by By TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

Joshua Dobbs ran for two touchdowns and 91 yards and Tennessee beat Vanderbilt 24-17 Saturday to become eligible for the Volunteers' first bowl since 2010.

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Rail fan's ride on Santa Train the opportunity of a lifetime

Rail fan's ride on Santa Train the opportunity of a lifetime

November 29th, 2014 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

"When I found out I had won the tickets, I was shocked. I didn't know what to say. Anybody who's a rail fan wants to ride. This was a once-in-a-lifetime experience for me," Griffin said.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Richlands at Gate City 2A West region semifinals

November 29th, 2014 6:40 pm by Jonathan McCoy

Photos from Saturday's VHSL 2A West regional semifinal game at Gate City's Legion Field, a 35-28 Richlands win.

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Cherokee sophomore chosen for Congress of Future Medical Leaders

Cherokee sophomore chosen for Congress of Future Medical Leaders

November 29th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Ian Frazier was nominated to represent Cherokee on his academic achievement, leadership potential and determination to serve humanity in the field of medicine.

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Vols wear helmet stickers honoring Chiefs' Berry

Vols wear helmet stickers honoring Chiefs' Berry

November 29th, 2014 4:12 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee football team bore stickers on their helmets honoring Eric Berry, the Kansas City Chiefs star facing a preliminary diagnosis of lymphoma, during Saturday's game at Vanderbilt.

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Scores of Russian gays are seeking asylum in US

Scores of Russian gays are seeking asylum in US

November 29th, 2014 4:00 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

The Department of Homeland Security's latest figures show that overall applications for asylum by Russians totaled 969 in the 2014 fiscal year, up 34 percent from 2012.

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Supporters march for an 'oasis' of change

Supporters march for an 'oasis' of change

November 29th, 2014 2:35 pm by Calvin Sneed, Community Contributor

Marching for a wonderful cause brought together civic leaders and local Kingsport residents on Saturday, Nov. 15. The subject of the march is an "oasis" of hope for women through love, laughter... and laundry.

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The Oasis of Kingsport working to meet needs of area women

The Oasis of Kingsport working to meet needs of area women

November 29th, 2014 2:30 pm by Katina Rose

The Oasis of Kingsport is 100 percent funded from donations. This holiday season, they are holding fundraisers and asking community members to consider making a donation to assist with the cost of running The Oasis and keeping the utilities on.

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Allandale gets in the Christmas spirit

Allandale gets in the Christmas spirit

November 29th, 2014 2:00 pm by Staff reports

"We decorate the mansion every year for Christmas, and we've got a least one Christmas tree in every room and foyer in the mansion. Some of them have two," said Rod Gemayel, curator of Allandale Mansion.

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