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Chattanooga overwhelms Austin Peay 42-6

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jacob Huesman threw for 224 yards and two touchdowns to lead Chattanooga to a 42-6 victory over Austin Peay on Saturday, Sept. 13. Huesman, who was the Southern Conference offensive player of the year in 2013, led Chattanooga (1-2) to a 42-6 third quarter lead before ...

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Hastert donates Capitol flag to Flight 93 memorial

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert gave the flag that flew atop the U.S. Capitol on 9/11 to the Flight 93 National Memorial on Thursday, Sept. 11, saying the building might not still be standing if the plane’s passengers and crew had not rebelled against four hijackers. ...

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Man arrested after discussing drugs on 911 call

MOUNT PLEASANT, Tenn. (AP) — A Columbia man has been arrested after dispatchers heard him discussing drugs on an accidental 911 call. WKRN-TV (http://bit.ly/1tKVF4v ) reports Grant O’Connor was charged with simple possession and possession of drug paraphernalia after his Friday, Sept. 5, arrest in Mount Pleasant. Dispatchers traced the ...

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Heavy rain in Shelby County causing problems

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Officials say heavy rains have caused roads to flood in parts of Shelby County, leading to the evacuation of homes in a neighborhood. The National Weather Service says several inches of rain have fallen in West Tennessee and north Mississippi since about 5 a.m. Thursday, Sept. ...

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Another teen from juvenile jail breakout is found

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve captured another teen who escaped during a mass breakout from a troubled Nashville detention center and that the teen had been living in a vehicle. Local media reports that U.S Marshals arrested the teen at an apartment complex in nearby Murfreesboro on Wednesday ...

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9/11 commemoration amid renewed terror threat

NEW YORK (AP) — With the solemn toll of a bell and a moment of silence, the nation paused Thursday, Sept. 11,  to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at the hallowed site just hours after President Obama promised to root out and destroy a new group ...

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