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Attorney to challenge law used in gorilla mask case

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — The attorney for a former Eastern Tennessee State University student says his client was acting within his First Amendment rights when police say he disrupted an on-campus Black Lives Matter rally while wearing a gorilla mask and carrying a rope and bananas. News outlets report ...

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Our Take: Media Black Out

CELESTE MALONE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF @DELESTECANIELLE In recent weeks, President Donald Trump’s press secretary, Sean Spicer, has barred media outlets of his choosing to not report on updates within the White House such as CNN, Los Angeles, BuzzFeed and other predominantly liberal news sources. This act, in my opinion, is truly sickening and ...

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Protesters, drivers both deserve safety

Drivers should not be allowed to hit a protester blocking traffic; however, immediate arrest and action should take place if the protest is illegal.  Sen. Bill Ketron, R-Murfreesboro, filed a bill giving drivers immunity from civil liability if they injure a protester who is blocking traffic, according to The Tennessean.  ...

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