Monthly Archives: November 2015

Small Earthquake Nearby

A 2.4 magnitude earthquake struck Dalton and north Georgia last night. It happened just before 8 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The epicenter was about three kilometers northwest of Dalton, underneath Interstate 75. It took place 18 kilometers … Continue reading

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Adele’s “25” Shatters Album Sales Records

Mic.Music | By: Tom Barns It’s official: Adele is pop divinity. On Tuesday, Billboard and Nielsen Music confirmed Adele’s 25 has officially broken the all-time first-week sales record, previously set by NSYNC’s No Strings Attached in 1991. Many music critics had forecasted it, but … Continue reading

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Group ask Haslam to Change Refugee Approach

Over 125 Nashville businesses, civic organizations and faith groups are asking Gov. Bill Haslam to change his stance on resettling Syrian refugees in Tennessee. Haslam last week said he asked the federal government to suspend resettlement “until states can become … Continue reading

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Cyber Monday to Draw 120 Million Shoppers

You can expect more deals online Monday if you didn’t get out to shop on Black Friday. Cyber Monday sales are expected to be strong, with many retailers matching or exceeding their Black Friday sale prices. The National Retail Federation says … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood Shooter to Appear In Court

The man accused of opening fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs was due for his first appearance in court Monday, as speculation continued to mount over what motivated the attack and how authorities would prosecute the suspect. … Continue reading

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Three Arrested In Shelbyville Home Invasions

Three suspects have been arrested in connection with a series of home invasions in Bedford County. Officials with the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office said the incidents happened between 7:49 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Witnesses described one of the suspects as … Continue reading

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Tenn. Promise Helps Spike In Higher Ed Enrollment

The executive director of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s free-tuition program says it has contributed to the spike in students pursuing a higher education. Tennessee Promise offers eligible high school seniors free tuition to a two-year community or technical college. According … Continue reading

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