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Ex-Congressman Bill Jenkins slams effort to oust Tennessee Supreme Court chief justice

Ex-Congressman Bill Jenkins slams effort to oust Tennessee Supreme Court chief justice

August 6th, 2014 8:55 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

"I think I have a good idea of what a judge ought to be" - Bill Jenkins.

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Kingsport legislator Shipley touts bill that would allow property to be de-annexed from 'greedy' cities

Kingsport legislator Shipley touts bill that would allow property to be de-annexed from 'greedy' cities

August 6th, 2014 8:48 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Shipley plans to co-sponsor a bill in next year's Tennessee General Assembly that will allow people to remove their property from past annexations.

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Cards finally get to Twins' Rodriguez

Cards finally get to Twins' Rodriguez

August 5th, 2014 10:57 pm by Joe Avento

The Johnson City Cardinals scored the first earned run of the season off of Dereck Rodriguez on a sacrifice fly by Blake Drake in the 10th inning Tuesday night, and it was the difference in a 3-2 victory over the Elizabethton Twins at Joe O'Brien Field.

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UPDATE: Police identify woman killed in Rogersville wreck

UPDATE: Police identify woman killed in Rogersville wreck

August 5th, 2014 10:25 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

HCSO Deputy Mike Lipe, who happened to pass by shortly after the wreck, and several witnesses reportedly removed the infant and a male passenger from the vehicle while it was smoking.

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'Any day now': Bright's Zoo preparing for long-necked bundle of joy

'Any day now': Bright's Zoo preparing for long-necked bundle of joy - VIDEO

August 5th, 2014 9:55 pm by Max Hrenda

One of the animals at Washington County's only zoo is expecting a baby any day, but zookeepers said it would be a "stretch" to determine when that day would arrive.

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Police say Arkansas couple had drug-induced hallucinations that led to death of 10-month-old son

Police say Arkansas couple had drug-induced hallucinations that led to death of 10-month-old son

August 5th, 2014 9:49 pm by Associated Press

Preliminary autopsy reports said the child died of "exposure and abandonment."

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Take One urges ex-cons to avoid second take at prison

Take One urges ex-cons to avoid second take at prison

August 5th, 2014 9:47 pm by Becky Campbell

Nearly half of all people released from serving a prison sentence will return within a three-year period, but a new program sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Correction is aimed at reducing that number one inmate at a time.

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Though county case contained, shelter director cautions against rabies exposure

Though county case contained, shelter director cautions against rabies exposure

August 5th, 2014 9:41 pm by Max Hrenda

After a local dog tested positive for a deadly strain of rabies, the director of the Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter is stressing that pet owners take precautions to insure their animals avoid the disease.

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Ramsey's big wallet: Tennessee Supreme Court races see spending spike

Ramsey's big wallet: Tennessee Supreme Court races see spending spike

August 5th, 2014 9:41 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The governor appoints justices and voters decide whether to keep them for full eight-year terms. Only one justice has ever lost.

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Dykes sheds light on closed-door meeting with Haslam, Huffman

Dykes sheds light on closed-door meeting with Haslam, Huffman

August 5th, 2014 9:35 pm by Nathan Baker

Washington County Director of Schools Ron Dykes opened up Tuesday evening during the regular meeting of the district's Board of Education to reveal the topics of discussion at a closed-door meeting two weeks ago between representatives of seven area distr

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