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North Carolina woman indicted on charges of hitting Unicoi boy, grandmother with car

North Carolina woman indicted on charges of hitting Unicoi boy, grandmother with car

March 2nd, 2015 9:37 pm by Brad Hicks

A Unicoi County grand jury has indicted a North Carolina woman arrested last year after officials said she struck a boy and his grandmother with her vehicle at a Unicoi bus stop.

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Plans to move Model Mill, Mize properties ahead evolve in spite of legal appeals

Plans to move Model Mill, Mize properties ahead evolve in spite of legal appeals

March 2nd, 2015 9:36 pm by Nathan Baker

Though the appeals of two dismissed lawsuits seeking to halt the proposed development of the Model Mill and Mize properties are still pending, the company aiming to demolish the century-old flour mill and build apartments in its place could start as soon

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Bristol woman pleads guilty to abusing grandmother

Bristol woman pleads guilty to abusing grandmother

March 2nd, 2015 9:30 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Sullivan County woman who was charged with elder abuse following the death of her grandmother pleaded guilty on Monday, and in conjunction with another charge, is currently set to spend three and a half years behind bars.

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TN mislabels 3,500 drivers' licenses Not for Federal ID'

TN mislabels 3,500 drivers' licenses Not for Federal ID'

March 2nd, 2015 9:26 pm by Kristi L. Nelson, Knoxville News Sentinel

Some 3,500 Tennesseans who got new driver's licenses Feb. 17-19 at state driver service centers or online accidentally received licenses with "Not for Federal Identification" printed on them, the state said Monday.

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East Tenn. police chief replaced after 1st day on job

East Tenn. police chief replaced after 1st day on job

March 2nd, 2015 9:26 pm by Times Free Press Staff

The City of Cleveland has replaced its police chief after his first official day on the job.

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Federal judge blocks Nebraska's same-sex marriage ban

Federal judge blocks Nebraska's same-sex marriage ban

March 2nd, 2015 9:21 pm by MARGERY A. BECK, Associated Press and GRANT SCHULTE, Associated Press

Nebraska's same-sex marriage ban was thrown into question Monday alongside those in three nearby states that are set for a hearing before a federal appeals court.

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LA police chief: Man killed on Skid Row reached for gun

LA police chief: Man killed on Skid Row reached for gun

March 2nd, 2015 9:19 pm by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

Police fatally shot a homeless man on Skid Row during a "brutal" videotaped struggle in which a rookie officer cried out that the man had grabbed his gun, the Los Angeles police chief said Monday.

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Georgia woman nears execution for husband's murder

Georgia woman nears execution for husband's murder

March 2nd, 2015 9:17 pm by KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press

The only woman on Georgia's death row will become the first female to be executed in 70 years in the state Monday evening, unless the U.S. Supreme Court steps in with a last-minute reprieve.

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Lamar Alexander one of three GOP senators promising temporary aid if health care law is skewered

Lamar Alexander one of three GOP senators promising temporary aid if health care law is skewered

March 2nd, 2015 5:08 pm by Alan Fram, Associated Press

Three leading Republican senators are promising to help millions of people who may lose federal health insurance subsidies if the Supreme Court invalidates a pillar of President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Panel formed to review student testing, assessment in Tenn.

Panel formed to review student testing, assessment in Tenn.

March 2nd, 2015 4:30 pm by Lucas L. Johnson II, Associated Press

A new task force will review student testing and assessment amid concerns that students are being overtested, the state Education Department announced Monday.

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