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TDOC: Closing prison not deal with privately owned complex

TDOC: Closing prison not deal with privately owned complex

December 12th, 2014 2:05 pm by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Tennessee prison officials say their plan to close a state prison in Nashville isn't tied to a complex deal in which 2,550 state inmates will be housed at a Corrections Corporation of America-owned facility.

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The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

December 12th, 2014 1:04 pm by Staff Report

The Buzz, flying in to keep you up to date on today's stories.

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Update: Captain says guilty conscience led to Shell's confession

Update: Captain says guilty conscience led to Shell's confession

December 12th, 2014 12:07 pm by John Thompson

A 23-year-old Carter County man pleaded guilty Friday to a 2012 Roan Mountain killing during a drug deal gone bad.

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Ramsey changes course on governor's Medicaid expansion plan

Ramsey changes course on governor's Medicaid expansion plan

December 12th, 2014 10:25 am by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press

Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says that if fellow Republican Gov. Bill Haslam succeeds in his negotiations with President Barack Obama's administration on a special Tennessee deal for Medicaid expansion, the result could be "sellable" to skeptical state lawma

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Bluff City woman charged with shooting husband now accused of three-year poisoning campaign

Bluff City woman charged with shooting husband now accused of three-year poisoning campaign

December 12th, 2014 9:13 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A Bluff City woman who allegedly shot her husband in the back, leaving him paralyzed and crawling through the woods for help while she went to Pigeon Forge with their children, is now being accused of poisoning him for the last three years.

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Mooney's Diner is Gray's best kept secret

Mooney's Diner is Gray's best kept secret

December 12th, 2014 8:52 am by Mystery Diner

With the majority of the East-West road traffic between Johnson City and Kingsport now traveling on Interstate 26, travel on the old Kingsport Highway (State Route 36,) takes a more sedate pace. Because of this, those travelling Highway 36 get a chance to

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Willow Tree welcomes Underhill Rose, Kupfer for a special night of music

Willow Tree welcomes Underhill Rose, Kupfer for a special night of music

December 12th, 2014 8:47 am by Contributed

Two out-of-town musical acts will be sharing the spotlight during a pair of performances set to take place at a downtown music venue.

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Holiday events going on in the Tri-Cities this week:

Holiday events going on in the Tri-Cities this week:

December 12th, 2014 8:42 am by Contributed

Free events for Christmas in Olde Jonesborough will be held every Saturday through Christmas. This Saturday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., is At Home with Santa - activities for children of all ages including pictures with Santa, storytelling, games, cookie making,

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5 Out & About things to do

5 Out & About things to do

December 12th, 2014 8:35 am by Contributed

Nationally renowned comedian Sinbad will perform at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Instead of performing rehearsed monologues and jokes, Sinbad said he prides himself on being able to "leave everything open" so he can discus

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Captain's recovery steams ahead after losing leg to locomotive

Captain's recovery steams ahead after losing leg to locomotive

December 11th, 2014 10:02 pm by Max Hrenda

After Captain the dog lost his leg to a passing train, neither veterinarians, shelter workers nor even his owner thought he had much of a chance at survival.

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