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Update: Shooter at Seattle Pacific University wasn't student, worked alone

Update: Shooter at Seattle Pacific University wasn't student, worked alone

June 5th, 2014 8:16 pm by MANUEL VALDES and PHUONG LE, Associated Press

A lone gunman armed with a shotgun and knife opened fire Thursday in a building at a small Seattle university, fatally wounding one person before a student subdued him with pepper spray as he tried to reload, police said.

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Once deemed dead, fugitive banker pleads guilty

Once deemed dead, fugitive banker pleads guilty

June 5th, 2014 3:48 pm by RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press

Former investment adviser Aubrey Lee Price was previously declared dead. On Thursday, Price — very much alive — stood before a judge and pleaded guilty in a fraud scheme that fueled a rural bank's collapse and cost his investors tens of millions.

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Cops crash party 'blasting polka'

Cops crash party 'blasting polka'

June 5th, 2014 3:25 pm by Rain Smith

A man called police with a noise complaint on his neighbors in Wise. He said his attempts to go to sleep proved unsuccessful, due to their "loud, noisy polka party."

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Eastman coming back online, 'systems are stable'

Eastman coming back online, 'systems are stable'

June 5th, 2014 12:58 pm by Hank Hayes

The restart process continues on Thursday after beginning on Wednesday evening, when the sounds of sirens and horns drifted into the Green Acres and Borden Mill residential areas.

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KPD: Man pulls gun in parking lot rage

KPD: Man pulls gun in parking lot rage

June 5th, 2014 10:46 am by Rain Smith

A motorist who was called down for allegedly speeding through a Kingsport apartment complex has been arrested, accused of pulling a gun on his critic and threatening to "put a bullet in his head."

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UT scientists warn of insect damage to crops

UT scientists warn of insect damage to crops

June 5th, 2014 7:11 am by Associated Press

By 2013, damage caused by the spotted wing drosophila pest had spread to fruits in 23 counties, from Greene County in the east to Gibson County in the west.

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PBS: Ivory tusks are off 'Antiques Roadshow'

PBS: Ivory tusks are off 'Antiques Roadshow'

June 5th, 2014 6:58 am by Associated Press

The Wildlife Conservation Society lauded the decision as an important step in ensuring elephant ivory tusks and their "assumed monetary value" are not glorified on TV.

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Man arrested in fatal elevator stabbing of boy, 6

Man arrested in fatal elevator stabbing of boy, 6

June 5th, 2014 6:45 am by JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press

A man believed to have stabbed a 6-year-old boy to death and critically injured a 7-year-old girl in an elevator knife attack was arrested Wednesday just minutes after officials appealed for help catching him.

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Local reaction to Haslam's prescription drug abuse plan positive

Local reaction to Haslam's prescription drug abuse plan positive

June 4th, 2014 10:22 pm by Nick Shepherd

"I'm glad the governor is making this a priority," said Sullivan County District Attorney General Barry Staubus. "Tennessee has a pill problem and here in East Tennessee, it's a real problem."

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Ailshie withdraws from consideration for Hawkins director of schools position

Ailshie withdraws from consideration for Hawkins director of schools position

June 4th, 2014 10:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

Ailshie had four out of seven votes on the BOE. The current BOE policy requires a super-majority — or five votes — to appoint a director. Board members came to Wednesday's meeting armed with a variety of legal opinions and ready for a fight.

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