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Mandela makes final journey home in South Africa

Mandela makes final journey home in South Africa

December 14th, 2013 1:54 pm by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press

A hearse carrying the body of Nelson Mandela drove into his hometown in rural South Africa ahead of burial Sunday, returning the country's peacemaker to the place where he had always wanted to die.

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No winner in Mega Millions jackpot

No winner in Mega Millions jackpot

December 14th, 2013 1:48 pm by Associated Press

One of the largest jackpots in U.S. lottery history climbed even higher Saturday after no ticket matched all six numbers to win the $425 million top Mega Millions prize.

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Bells toll in Newtown for school shooting victims

Bells toll in Newtown for school shooting victims

December 14th, 2013 1:41 pm by JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press

Bells tolled 26 times to honor the children and educators killed one year ago in a shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School as local churches held memorial services Saturday and President Barack Obama observed a moment of silence.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

December 14th, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include a couple who stole video game systems, a Nickelsville couple who have been indicted, a raid on a Hawkins County cattle rustler and a man who pulled a gun during child visitation, among others.

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Gunman wounds 2 classmates, kills self in Colo. school

Gunman wounds 2 classmates, kills self in Colo. school

December 13th, 2013 7:46 pm by Staff Report

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) —One of the wounded students, a girl, was hospitalized in serious condition after confronting the gunman. The other student suffered minor injuries and was expected to be released from the hospital later Friday.

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Reunion of student and her solidier brother garners standing ovation at UT graduation Friday

Reunion of student and her solidier brother garners standing ovation at UT graduation Friday

December 13th, 2013 6:35 pm by Staff Reports

Marvyl Cockrell was surprised when younger brother Dale Cockrell, who serves in the Navy, came on stage when she graduated.

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Defense bill aims to address sexual assault crisis

Defense bill aims to address sexual assault crisis

December 13th, 2013 2:39 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

A comprehensive defense policy bill that aims to deal with the epidemic of sexual assault in the military is on track for Senate passage next week.

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Astronaut may get Christmas wish for spacewalk

Astronaut may get Christmas wish for spacewalk

December 13th, 2013 2:38 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

Space station astronaut Rick Mastracchio may get his Christmas wish for a spacewalk or two because of a broken cooling system.

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Zebra on loose in Cleveland,Tenn

Zebra on loose in Cleveland,Tenn

December 13th, 2013 2:31 pm by Staff Report

The black-and-white-striped animal that's been spotted at different locales around Cleveland isn't a funny-looking horse. Nope, there's a zebra loose in East Tennessee.

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Singh's wife recants domestic assault accusation

Singh's wife recants domestic assault accusation

December 13th, 2013 1:40 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The domestic altercation between a local doctor and his wife was apparently just a misunderstanding, and the case will be dismissed if the couple has no other problems for the next six months.

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