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Black Friday overshadowed by Thanksgiving, other shopping days

Black Friday overshadowed by Thanksgiving, other shopping days

November 26th, 2014 2:05 pm by Rick Wagner

Holidays deals coming earlier and earlier, with research showing more deals on Thanksgiving Day than Black Friday.

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Fire fight: Woman trapped in bathroom by  boyfriend started fire to escape

Fire fight: Woman trapped in bathroom by boyfriend started fire to escape

November 26th, 2014 1:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police say a Rogersville woman who was trapped in her bathroom late last Friday night after allegedly being choked and head-butted by her live-in boyfriend, started a small fire to distract him so she could escape.

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Akira's battle: Rogersville child to have first of three brain surgeries on Thanksgiving Day

Akira's battle: Rogersville child to have first of three brain surgeries on Thanksgiving Day

November 26th, 2014 11:09 am by Jeff Bobo

As 16- month-old Akira Arnold begins the first of three major brain surgeries Thanksgiving Day in Cincinnati, her parents David and Misty Arnold will be thankful if this is the beginning of the end of Akira's constant pain.

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Black Friday gun buys test background check system

Black Friday gun buys test background check system

November 26th, 2014 10:46 am by MATT STROUD, Associated Press

In the U.S., there are nine guns for every 10 people. Someone is killed with a firearm every 16 minutes. And every minute, gun shops make about 40 new requests for criminal background checks on people wanting weapons.

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Study: Big legal need among low-income Tennesseans

Study: Big legal need among low-income Tennesseans

November 26th, 2014 9:23 am by Associated Press

According to a news release from the Tennessee Supreme Court, respondents cited conflicts with creditors and landlords, problems obtaining or paying for health care, and difficulties with government benefits.

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Protests against Ferguson decision grow across US

Protests against Ferguson decision grow across US

November 26th, 2014 9:23 am by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis su

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The reasons why holiday shoppers will spend cautiously

The reasons why holiday shoppers will spend cautiously

November 26th, 2014 8:09 am by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and CHRIS RUGABER, AP Business Writers

Gas prices may be hovering at a four-year low, but Americans are paying more for food, health care and other costs. Unemployment is low, too, but then so is wage growth.

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Jones takes oath on Mount Carmel BMA year after being fired from MCPD

Jones takes oath on Mount Carmel BMA year after being fired from MCPD

November 25th, 2014 11:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

Jones was fired last year from the Mount Carmel Police Department amid allegations he had stolen drugs hidden in a jacket that was turned in to the police department as lost and found.

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Ousted Mount Carmel alderman still a strong presence on committees

Ousted Mount Carmel alderman still a strong presence on committees

November 25th, 2014 11:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

Mayor Larry Frost's post-election committee appointments, which included placing his wife on four key committees, was approved by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen Tuesday by a 5-2 vote.

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Quick  thinking 9-year-old boy stops fire from destroying home

Quick thinking 9-year-old boy stops fire from destroying home

November 25th, 2014 11:26 pm by Jeff Bobo

At 12:04 p.m. Monday, the Rogersville Fire Department was dispatched to the Rogersville Housing Authority residence on Locust Street where a downed power line had caught a house on fire.

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