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Nun gets nearly 3 years in prison for nuke protest

Nun gets nearly 3 years in prison for nuke protest

February 18th, 2014 9:39 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

An 84-year-old nun was sentenced Tuesday to nearly three years in prison for breaking into a nuclear weapons complex and defacing a bunker holding bomb-grade uranium, a demonstration that exposed serious security flaws at the Tennessee plant.

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Science Hill subtracting foreign exchange program

Science Hill subtracting foreign exchange program

February 18th, 2014 9:31 pm by Nathan Baker

Fearing negative impacts of Tennessees increasing reliance on statistical data, Science Hill will not host students from other countries as part of its foreign exchange program.

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Johnson City preacher's video against biracial marriage goes viral

Johnson City preacher's video against biracial marriage goes viral - VIDEO

February 18th, 2014 9:26 pm by Tony Casey

A "hit job" is what Brother Donny Reagan of Johnson City's Happy Valley Church of Jesus Christ thinks of controversy stirred by a video sent across the Internet last week, in which he rails against biracial marriages in a sermon he gave last year.

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Crime
After serving time in Unicoi County, man arrested on JC charges

After serving time in Unicoi County, man arrested on JC charges

February 18th, 2014 9:19 pm by Max Hrenda

An Erwin man was arrested this week on charges stemming from two incidents that took place last year.

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Local SWAT team takes part in explosives training in New Mexico

Local SWAT team takes part in explosives training in New Mexico

February 18th, 2014 9:15 pm by Max Hrenda

After sending some of its officers to an explosives training program at no cost, the Washington County Sheriffs Office might be trying to get less bang for no bucks.

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Crime
2 inmates convicted of assault from Carter jail fight

2 inmates convicted of assault from Carter jail fight

February 18th, 2014 5:47 pm by John Thompson

Two prisoners in the Carter County Jail had another day in court on Tuesday after they were charged with assaulting a third prisoner last week.

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Torbush turns attention to coaching staff

Torbush turns attention to coaching staff

February 18th, 2014 5:42 pm by Kelly Hodge

With the recruiting season mostly behind him, East Tennessee State football coach Carl Torbush is moving on with other priorities.High on his list is expanding the new programs coaching staff in the early spring.

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Ex-soldier convicted of raping, killing Iraqi teenager dies in federal prison

Ex-soldier convicted of raping, killing Iraqi teenager dies in federal prison

February 18th, 2014 5:31 pm by BRETT BARROUQUERE, Associated Press

Federal Bureau of Prisons spokesman John Stahley says the death of 28-year-old Steven Dale Green of Midland, Texas, on Saturday morning is being investigated as a suicide.

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Vandy suspends coach after drunk driving arrest

Vandy suspends coach after drunk driving arrest

February 18th, 2014 4:48 pm by Associated Press

Vavae Tata was arrested Sunday morning when police located him a few blocks away from an accident where he had crashed into two parked vehicles.

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Police: Johnson City man swallowed crack, assaulted Elizabethton policeman during traffic stop

Police: Johnson City man swallowed crack, assaulted Elizabethton policeman during traffic stop

February 18th, 2014 3:54 pm by John Thompson

The incident began a few minutes after midnight on Sunday on the Milligan Highway.

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