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Appeals court upholds torture-slaying sentence

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A state appeals court has upheld the conviction and sentence of one of the men who kidnapped, tortured and murdered a Knoxville couple in 2007. Letalvis Cobbins claimed his trial was tainted by the drug use and misconduct of former Knoxville Judge Richard Baumgartner. On Friday, ...

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Fired Dooley should receive praise for his off-field performance at UT

–kking27@my.apsu.edu The somewhat short career of Derek Dooley at the University of Tennessee didn’t really show much success on the field. The Vols, under his direction, compiled a record of 15-21, including only three Southeastern Conference wins. The 41-18 loss to Vanderbilt was the trigger that sprung Dooley from the ...

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