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Update:  Man who fired  more than 100 rounds in downtown Austin dies in confrontation

Update: Man who fired more than 100 rounds in downtown Austin dies in confrontation

November 28th, 2014 1:16 pm by JIM VERTUNO, Associated Press

"With all the people on the streets, we're very fortunate. I give thanks that no one but the suspect is injured or deceased," said Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo.

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Scott County students learning how to show prospective employers what they have to offer

Scott County students learning how to show prospective employers what they have to offer

November 28th, 2014 9:39 am by Marci Gore

For the past several weeks, students at the Scott County Career and Technical Center in Gate City have been learning how to showcase their skills and talents to prospective employers.

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Second act of shopping frenzy gets started

Second act of shopping frenzy gets started

November 28th, 2014 8:48 am by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Business Writer

The big question: How much Thanksgiving shopping will hurt Black Friday, which is relinquishing its status as the frenzied start of the holiday shopping season?

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Ferguson protests move to Target, Wal-Mart stores

Ferguson protests move to Target, Wal-Mart stores

November 28th, 2014 8:46 am by Associated Press

Dozens of people have interrupted holiday shopping at major retail stores around the St. Louis area to speak out about a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.

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BOE set to turn Kingsley over to county as surplus

BOE set to turn Kingsley over to county as surplus

November 28th, 2014 12:30 am by Rick Wagner

The county Board of Education earlier this year delayed turning over the building in order to give a group seeking to put a community center in the building time to come up with a plan to start and operate a facility there.

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Nevada mustangs rescued from slaughter coming  to sanctuary in Hawkins

Nevada mustangs rescued from slaughter coming to sanctuary in Hawkins

November 27th, 2014 11:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

Free roaming mustangs may be "living symbols of the historic and pioneer spirit of the West" — but they're also being rounded up and auctioned to foreign slaughterhouses to make room for more cattle grazing.

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Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

November 27th, 2014 8:52 pm by Associated Press

Rob and Linda Robertson did what they believed was expected of them as good Christians. When their 12-year-old son Ryan said he was gay, they told him they loved him, but he had to change.

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Nation celebrates Thanksgiving with parades, turkey

Nation celebrates Thanksgiving with parades, turkey

November 27th, 2014 5:05 pm by Associated Press

Millions of Americans across the country are marking the holiday with lots of turkey, football, parades and early shopping, while many are overcoming some nasty weather and power outages.

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Rogersville barn fire destroys large amount of equipment and hay

Rogersville barn fire destroys large amount of equipment and hay

November 27th, 2014 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

An old vehicle which had been jump started a short time earlier and allowed to run for a while is being blamed for sparking a massive barn fire last Saturday afternoon which destroyed several vehicles and a large amount of hay and equipment.

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Tri-Cities labor market still waiting for boost from national economy

Tri-Cities labor market still waiting for boost from national economy

November 27th, 2014 2:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Tri-Cities employment moved slightly lower in this year's third quarter as "discouraged job seekers" continued to leave the labor force, according to a report released Wednesday by the ETSU Bureau of Business and Economic Research.

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