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By DAMON LAWRENCE
The dry piece of tissue Eva Yates clutched in her hand told the story.
“I had my crying towel out, but I didn't have to use it,” Yates said as she left the Roane County Courthouse on Sunday.
Yates had just learned the jury deliberating the fate of her nephew, Leon Houston, was hopelessly deadlocked. Judge James “Buddy” Scott declared a mistrial in the case.
“I'm pleased with it,” Yates said of the outcome.
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