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Update: Fired reporter kills 2 former co-workers on live TV

Update: Fired reporter kills 2 former co-workers on live TV

August 26th, 2015 7:09 pm by Associated Press

He planned it all so carefully - a choreographed execution of two former colleagues, broadcast live to a horrified television audience, and also recorded by him and then shared worldwide across social media.

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Church Hill FUMC celebrating 175 years as 'the church on the hill'

Church Hill FUMC celebrating 175 years as 'the church on the hill' - VIDEO

August 26th, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Sometimes you have to look backward in order to move forward, and for "the church on the hill" that gave Church Hill its name, 2015 has been a look back at growth and expansion over the past 175 years.

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Judge upholds Tennessee lethal injection method

Judge upholds Tennessee lethal injection method

August 26th, 2015 6:59 pm by Associated Press

Davidson County Chancery Judge Claudia Bonnyman said from the bench that the plaintiffs, 33 death row inmates, didn't prove that the one-drug method led to a painful and lingering death.

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In TV shooting, a volatile, angry man 'waiting to go BOOM'

In TV shooting, a volatile, angry man 'waiting to go BOOM'

August 26th, 2015 6:45 pm by Associated Press

Long before he filmed himself gunning down a TV reporter and cameraman, the man identified as the killer traced a twisted and volatile career path that saw him fired from at least two stations for conflicts with co-workers.

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Walmart hiring for new neighborhood market

Walmart hiring for new neighborhood market

August 26th, 2015 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The majority of new associates will begin work in October to help prepare the store, currently under construction off Lynn Garden Drive, for its grand opening later this fall.

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SCSO identifies Bluff City woman involved in fatal lawn mower accident

SCSO identifies Bluff City woman involved in fatal lawn mower accident

August 26th, 2015 1:35 pm by Staff report

On Tuesday, the SCSO received a report of an accident involving a lawn mower on the 700 block of Big Arm Branch Road in Bluff City. When officers arrived, a woman was found pinned beneath a lawn mower.

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Sheriff: Suspect in shooting of reporter, cameraman died of self-inflicted gunshot wound

Sheriff: Suspect in shooting of reporter, cameraman died of self-inflicted gunshot wound

August 26th, 2015 9:35 am by Associated Press

Troopers reportedly approached the vehicle and found the male driver suffering from a gunshot wound.

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Fire crews eye weather as heat, wind build in parts of West

Fire crews eye weather as heat, wind build in parts of West

August 26th, 2015 9:31 am by NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press

Massive wildfires in the West have led to poor air quality across the region, causing respiratory problems for people far from the fire lines as well as grounding firefighting aircraft.

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Tennessee's quarterly new business filings up nearly 10 percent

Tennessee's quarterly new business filings up nearly 10 percent

August 26th, 2015 8:41 am by Hank Hayes

Tennessee's economy continues on an upward trajectory with second quarter new business filings up nearly 10 percent, according to a report released Tuesday.

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Study: 'Super lice' strain in Tennessee and Virginia

Study: 'Super lice' strain in Tennessee and Virginia

August 26th, 2015 7:12 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - Local school and health department officials said the strain of lice resistant to treatment is not yet suspected locally in schools, where lice can spread easily.

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