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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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Turkeys and traffic can create Thanksgiving hazards

Turkeys and traffic can create Thanksgiving hazards

November 25th, 2014 11:00 pm by Staff Report

Homes packed with family, ovens hot for hours and children in the kitchen all contribute to a heightened risk for fire on Thanksgiving, while the excess traffic from travelers on roadways spurs a spike in serious crashes.

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Ferguson officer: 'I know I did my job right'

Ferguson officer: 'I know I did my job right'

November 25th, 2014 9:05 pm by Associated Press

Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson says he couldn't have done anything differently in his confrontation with Michael Brown to have prevented the 18-year-old's shooting death.

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Final defendants sentenced in Kingsport counterfeiting scheme

Final defendants sentenced in Kingsport counterfeiting scheme

November 25th, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Prosecutors say the defendants stole ink cartridges and purchased a scanner, paper and other equipment to make counterfeit $5 and $20 bills, then passed the money at various retail businesses.

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Brown family blasts prosecutor's handling of case

Brown family blasts prosecutor's handling of case

November 25th, 2014 6:51 pm by Associated Press

Attorneys for Michael Brown's family vowed Tuesday to push for federal charges against the police officer who killed the unarmed 18-year-old, and they renewed calls for peace following a night of violent protests.

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