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Accused jewel thief bound over to grand jury

Accused jewel thief bound over to grand jury

February 19th, 2014 9:41 am by Becky Campbell

Dempsey's sales associate testifies Kingsley Perkins ran out of the store with three rings valued at a total of $93,800.

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Pharmacist accused of attempted murder arraigned in Saturday session

Pharmacist accused of attempted murder arraigned in Saturday session

February 19th, 2014 9:30 am by Becky Campbell

Court held over the weekend to ease clogged docket caused by snow, holiday.

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Sports High schools
Good scores 44, leads Pioneers past 'Toppers again; D-B takes title

Good scores 44, leads Pioneers past 'Toppers again; D-B takes title

February 18th, 2014 11:02 pm by Trey Williams

David Crockett's Patrick Good wasnt named the MVP of the District 1-AAA tournament on Tuesday, but good luck convincing Science Hill he wasnt.The sophomore guard scored 44 points and the Pioneers needed every one of them to outlast the Hilltoppers, 71-70,

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Tennessee bill to allow businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples dies in committee

Tennessee bill to allow businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples dies in committee

February 18th, 2014 10:28 pm by Associated Press

The measure sponsored by Republican Sen. Mike Bell of Riceville was pulled from the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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NWS says Tuesday's warmer weather no preview of things to come

NWS says Tuesday's warmer weather no preview of things to come

February 18th, 2014 10:04 pm by By Max Hrenda and Ron Campbell, Press Staff Writers

According to the National Weather Service station in Morristown, things might become a little damp as the week progresses.

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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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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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