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Uncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson decision

November 24th, 2014 8:03 am by DAVID A. LIEB and ANDALE GROSS, Associated Press

The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer, fueling new speculation about the timing as protesters demand justice for Michael Brown.

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Shooting investigated at Bluff City youth home

Shooting investigated at Bluff City youth home

November 24th, 2014 2:10 pm by Rain Smith

According to records at the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, two employees who monitor the home heard "four or five" shots at 3:25 a.m.

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Charges pending in serious Sullivan County crash

Charges pending in serious Sullivan County crash

November 24th, 2014 10:55 am by Rain Smith

A weekend car crash on South Holston Dam Road has injured four people, one of whom suffered life-threatening injuries.

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High winds blamed for 10,000 losing electricity in Hawkins

High winds blamed for 10,000 losing electricity in Hawkins

November 24th, 2014 12:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

The problem, which has been attributed to high winds in the area, caused Holston Electric Cooperative to lose its feed from the Tennessee Valley Authority.

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Merry marijuana: Pot sellers woo holiday shoppers

Merry marijuana: Pot sellers woo holiday shoppers

November 24th, 2014 10:27 am by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press

From new marijuana strains for the holidays to gift sets and pot-and-pumpkin pies, the burgeoning marijuana industry in Colorado is scrambling to get a piece of the holiday shopping dollar.

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel stepping down

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel stepping down

November 24th, 2014 10:09 am by By Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

The move is aimed at opening the way for a new leadership structure to deal with changing national security challenges in the final two years of President Barack Obama's term, the official said.

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Can-do canine: Family hopes getting service dog will open up seizure-stricken son's world

Can-do canine: Family hopes getting service dog will open up seizure-stricken son's world

November 24th, 2014 8:44 am by Nick Shepherd

Seeing someone have a seizure is a scary experience. Seeing your son go from laughing to full-body convulsions a month before his first birthday is terrifying.

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Do you need to break the bank to get a good phone?

Do you need to break the bank to get a good phone?

November 24th, 2014 8:19 am by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writer

Sales of high-end Samsung and Apple phones remain robust, but demand for budget phones is growing.

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New Jersey looks at 'yes means yes' college sex policy

New Jersey looks at 'yes means yes' college sex policy

November 23rd, 2014 8:28 pm by MICHAEL CATALINI, Associated Press

You think the attractive woman at the party who has been chatting you up all night is ready to take things to the next level. But if things turn sexual, are you sure that will hold up under legal scrutiny?

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BMA has questions about laptops for students

BMA has questions about laptops for students

November 23rd, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The laptops would be used by students for three years, but KCS would keep the laptops an additional two years. John Payne said the plan is to purchase the laptops by the end of the year and have them in the hands of students sometime in early January.

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Working mother raising six children struggles at Christmas

Working mother raising six children struggles at Christmas

November 23rd, 2014 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

Tina Page, who works an early shift at Brookhaven so she can be home when her children get out of school, says after she pays her utilities and the rent for her single-wide trailer and lot there's just not much of her paycheck left.

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