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Police: 2 slain, 5 hurt in New Orleans shooting

Police: 2 slain, 5 hurt in New Orleans shooting

August 11th, 2014 8:33 am by Associated Press

New Orleans police were investigating a drive-by shooting Monday that killed a man and an 18-year-old woman and wounded five other people, three of them children.

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24 rescued from stuck roller coaster

24 rescued from stuck roller coaster

August 11th, 2014 8:30 am by Associated Press

A Six Flags America spokesman said in a statement that it is not yet clear what caused the ride to stop but that it has a computerized safety system that "performed as it is designed to."

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School officials turning to online technology to reduce paperwork

School officials turning to online technology to reduce paperwork

August 11th, 2014 8:00 am by Rick Wagner

Payne said the Data Dashboard — to be paid for with federal Race to the Top money — would take data from Power School and let it be displayed in graph format. The graphs can be tailored to different viewers

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Defense to seek continuance for Wise County woman charged in death of 2-year-old daughter

Defense to seek continuance for Wise County woman charged in death of 2-year-old daughter

August 10th, 2014 9:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The toddler succumbed at a Knoxville hospital to severe injuries inflicted at the Wise County home of Baldwin and her boyfriend, Juwan Moore, on or about Oct. 19, 2012. Moore pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and two felony child abuse charges

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Report: Piney Flats woman killed in crash in Kentucky

Report: Piney Flats woman killed in crash in Kentucky

August 10th, 2014 8:48 pm by Staff Report

Kentucky State Police Trooper Michael Cornett is investigating a single-vehicle crash on KY 221 at Bledsoe around 12:25 p.m. on Sunday.

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From peyote to sex: Religious liberty fight recast

From peyote to sex: Religious liberty fight recast

August 10th, 2014 7:30 pm by RACHEL ZOLL, AP Religion Writer

But after years of culture wars, and amid recent gains for gay rights, the politics of religious liberty has been transformed. Now exemptions are being sought by the largest faith groups in the country

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Work on eroded Chimney Tops Trail nearly complete

Work on eroded Chimney Tops Trail nearly complete

August 10th, 2014 7:16 pm by MORGAN SIMMONS, Knoxville News Sentinel

GATLINBURG — While some crew members pounded rock into gravel with sledgehammers, others used pry bars to skid granite boulders into place.

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Hawkins BOE votes to settle director search contract dispute with TSBA

Hawkins BOE votes to settle director search contract dispute with TSBA

August 10th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

With the announcement that Director of Schools Charlotte Britton would be retiring on June 30, the BOE voted in January to hire the Tennessee School Board Association to conduct the search for her replacement.

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California debates 'yes means yes' sex assault law

California debates 'yes means yes' sex assault law

August 10th, 2014 5:04 pm by JULIE WATSON, Associated Press

SAN DIEGO — College students have heard a similar refrain for years in campaigns to stop sexual assault: No means no.

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Israel, Hamas accept Egyptian cease-fire proposal

Israel, Hamas accept Egyptian cease-fire proposal

August 10th, 2014 4:55 pm by MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH, Associated Press

Israel and the Hamas militant group accepted an Egyptian cease-fire proposal Sunday, clearing the way for the resumption of talks on a long-term truce to end a month of heavy fighting in the Gaza Strip that has taken nearly 2,000 lives.

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