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Judge denies motion for new murder trial

Judge denies motion for new murder trial

February 19th, 2014 8:55 pm by Becky Campbell

Even though a local judge wasn't totally pleased with how a murder investigation interrogation was conducted, he said it wasn't enough to warrant a new trial for the defendant.

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Crime
Bluff City parents arrested after toddlers found by highway

Bluff City parents arrested after toddlers found by highway

February 19th, 2014 7:00 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Bluff City parents have been arrested after their two toddlers were allegedly found wandering unattended near a highway.

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Two men charged with stealing rugs from local business

Two men charged with stealing rugs from local business

February 19th, 2014 5:50 pm by Staff Reports

Police say they arrested two men Tuesday for breaking into a local business and stealing several rugs.

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Opinion
Tennessee Wilderness Act should be passed

Tennessee Wilderness Act should be passed

February 19th, 2014 5:03 pm by SCOTTY BOWMAN

I am writing this letter to show my support for Sen. Lamar Alexanders Tennessee Wilderness Act 2013.

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Opinion
City will set precedent with Gump bird decision

City will set precedent with Gump bird decision

February 19th, 2014 5:01 pm by Johnson City Press

Johnson City commissioners are set to decide on a plan Thursday to help Gump Addition residents who are being harassed by birds.

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Local News
Update: Kingsport home blaze attributed to cooking fire

Update: Kingsport home blaze attributed to cooking fire

February 19th, 2014 3:31 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The cause of the fire has been determined accidental due to unattended cooking.

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Crime Local News
Kingsport business owner faces felony tax evasion charges

Kingsport business owner faces felony tax evasion charges

February 19th, 2014 3:20 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport paint and body shop owner is held in the Sullivan County Jail on 34 counts of tax evasion.

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Devo guitarist Bob Casale dies at age 61

Devo guitarist Bob Casale dies at age 61

February 19th, 2014 11:52 am by Associated Press

Devo founding member Gerald Casale said in a statement that his younger brother's death Monday was "sudden" and "a total shock."

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18 sent to hospital after Tennessee school bus crash

18 sent to hospital after Tennessee school bus crash

February 19th, 2014 11:22 am by Associated Press

A crash involving a school bus in Memphis has sent 18 people to area hospitals.

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Jonesborough planners grant approval for farm winery

Jonesborough planners grant approval for farm winery

February 19th, 2014 11:04 am by Max Hrenda

Storybrook Farm looking to make, sell wine made from fruits grown on the property.

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