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Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

May 28th, 2014 10:07 am by Staff Report

Maya Angelou, a modern Renaissance woman who survived the harshest of childhoods to become a force on stage, screen, the printed page and the inaugural dais, has died. She was 86.

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Ads opposing Tenn. abortion amendment criticized

Ads opposing Tenn. abortion amendment criticized

May 28th, 2014 8:07 am by Associated Press

Newspaper ads opposing a proposed constitutional amendment to give state lawmakers more power over abortions in Tennessee are drawing criticism for their depiction of a man in a turban trampling on a woman.

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Lawmakers propose 'gun violence restraining order' in wake of Isla Vista shootings

Lawmakers propose 'gun violence restraining order' in wake of Isla Vista shootings

May 28th, 2014 8:02 am by By Patrick McGreevy and Melanie Mason, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

If notified by a subject's family or friends that someone could harm himself or others, law enforcement officers would be able to petition a judge to grant a restraining order that could prohibit possession or purchase of a gun.

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Sports Vols Sports
Vols' Jones doesn't expect QB Ferguson to return

Vols' Jones doesn't expect QB Ferguson to return

May 28th, 2014 1:19 am by Associated Press

Tennessee football coach Butch Jones doesn't expect quarterback Riley Ferguson to return to the Vols. "Riley's no longer with the program," Jones said Tuesday night during the Southeastern Conference spring meetings.

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Local News Education
Three students from area get National Merit Scholarships

Three students from area get National Merit Scholarships

May 28th, 2014 1:00 am by Rick Wagner

They are home-schooled students Andrew R. Carver, of Blountville, and Abigail L. Johnson, of Johnson City, and Dobyns-Bennett's Andrew H. Nottingham.

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Community Local News
RAM clinic planned for Lee County

RAM clinic planned for Lee County

May 28th, 2014 12:19 am by Wes Bunch

Remote Area Medical founder Stan Brock, along with local health and county government officials, confirmed Tuesday that the Knoxville- based nonprofit is planning to host a free two-day clinic beginning Sept. 13 at the Lee County Airport in Jonesville.

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Crime Local News
Parents allegedly refused to help HCSO find driver after wreck

Parents allegedly refused to help HCSO find driver after wreck

May 27th, 2014 11:26 pm by Jeff Bobo

Bradley Ryan Marshall, 30, 335 Jefferson Drive, Church Hill, was charged with failure to exercise due care, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to make immediate notice of an accident and violation of the open container law.

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Woman says VA threatened to impound service dog

Woman says VA threatened to impound service dog

May 27th, 2014 10:43 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

A Knoxville woman said she was unfairly treated by hospital staff at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center at Mountain Home who tried to send her service dog to a nearby animal shelter while she received treatment for broken bones

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Sports Sports Live
Repass raps out walk-off hit, lifts Lady Blue Devils into title game

Repass raps out walk-off hit, lifts Lady Blue Devils into title game

May 27th, 2014 10:40 pm by Dave Ongie

Kasey Repass slapped a seeing-eye, game-winning base hit in the ninth inning that gave the Gate City softball team a 4-3 victory over Central on Tuesday in the Clinch Mountain Conference 40 semifinals.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Gate City vs. Central, Conference 40 softball tournament

May 27th, 2014 8:10 pm by David Grace

Pictures from Tuesday's Clinch Mountain Conference 40 softball tournament semifinal game between Gate City and Central at John Battle in Bristol, Va.

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