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Takeover: Republicans surge to control of Senate

Takeover: Republicans surge to control of Senate

November 4th, 2014 11:44 pm by Associated Press

Riding a powerful wave of voter discontent, resurgent Republicans captured control of the Senate and tightened their grip on the House Tuesday night in elections certain to complicate President Barack Obama's final two years in office.

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Photo Gallery: Big 7 girls basketball jamboree

November 4th, 2014 9:41 pm by Ned Jilton

Photo highlights from Sullivan Central where the girls tip off in preparation of the 2014-15 basketball season on Tuesday at Sullivan Central in Blountville. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Season over for Tennessee QB Worley

Season over for Tennessee QB Worley

November 4th, 2014 7:37 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Vols coach Butch Jones said Tuesday that the senior quarterback will have season-ending surgery to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder, an injury kept him from playing in UT's last two games.

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Lala-PAW-looza aims to raise money for lost and homeless animals

Lala-PAW-looza aims to raise money for lost and homeless animals

November 4th, 2014 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

"I hope that people will bring their dogs, so it's not just for kids and adults," said Becky Birdwell. "We're just excited to be able to do this and thankful that Stickley Farms are hosting it for us."

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Rocket crash stirs uncertainty about space tourism

Rocket crash stirs uncertainty about space tourism

November 4th, 2014 6:00 pm by JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press

And another question looms: How far will the accident push back the day when paying customers can routinely rocket dozens of miles into the sky for a fleeting feeling of weightlessness and a breathtaking view?

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NASCAR suspends crew members, fines crew chiefs after Texas melee

NASCAR suspends crew members, fines crew chiefs after Texas melee

November 4th, 2014 5:57 pm by staff and wire reports

NASCAR on Tuesday penalized crew members as well as crew chiefs from the No. 5 and No. 24 Sprint Cup teams for their involvement in post-race incidents on Nov. 2 at Texas Motor Speedway.

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Stocks slip as oil slump hits energy companies

Stocks slip as oil slump hits energy companies

November 4th, 2014 5:46 pm by Associated Press

"It's a case of sell first, ask questions later, for anything oil-related," said Quincy Krosby, a market strategist at Prudential Financial.

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Vikings RB Peterson avoids jail in plea agreement

Vikings RB Peterson avoids jail in plea agreement

November 4th, 2014 5:37 pm by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press

Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson avoided jail time on Tuesday in a plea agreement reached with prosecutors to resolve his child abuse case.

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ETSU student, former Science Hill cheerleader found dead in campus residence

ETSU student, former Science Hill cheerleader found dead in campus residence

November 4th, 2014 5:34 pm by Staff Report

Amanda Grace Minutolo was found dead about 11:30 p.m. at 279 Treasure Lane. In a news release, police said no foul play was suspected but an autopsy would be conducted to determine a cause of death.

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Vanderbilt rape case delayed until January

Vanderbilt rape case delayed until January

November 4th, 2014 5:00 pm by Associated Press

The trial of two former Vanderbilt football players accused of raping a student in a campus dorm has been delayed because one of the defense attorneys needs surgery.

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