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Federal appeal filed for Y-12 protesters, challenges sabotage convictions

Federal appeal filed for Y-12 protesters, challenges sabotage convictions

August 5th, 2014 1:29 pm by Frank Munger, Knoxville News Sentinel

The legal team for three Plowshares protesters has filed an appeal with the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, challenging their convictions on a sabotage charge for breaking into the Y-12 nuclear weapons plant in Oak Ridge and taking acti

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Hit and run crash prompts felony charges

Hit and run crash prompts felony charges

August 5th, 2014 12:40 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Vehicle that fled scene with substantial front end damage was soon spotted on Interstate 26.

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Update: Attack at Afghan base kills US 2-star general

Update: Attack at Afghan base kills US 2-star general

August 5th, 2014 11:39 am by Associated Press

A man dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire Tuesday on foreign troops at a military base.

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Off the Wall News: Deputies say half-naked man killed after jumping on tracks, running toward train

Off the Wall News: Deputies say half-naked man killed after jumping on tracks, running toward train

August 5th, 2014 9:55 am by Chattanooga Times Free Press

A Norfolk Southern conductor and witness both report seeing the white male in his 20's before the incident.

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Defense says charges mixed up between teens in post-prom rape case

Defense says charges mixed up between teens in post-prom rape case

August 5th, 2014 9:38 am by Tyler Jett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Attorneys claim the DA's office mixed up the names while reading the evidence.

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Poll reveals fractured opinions on how to pay for highways

Poll reveals fractured opinions on how to pay for highways

August 5th, 2014 9:25 am by JOAN LOWY and JENNIFER AGIESTA, Associated Press

"People want to have a federal (transportation) program and they don't want to pay for it" - Joshua Schank, president and CEO of the Eno Center for Transportation

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Defendant pleads guilty in burglary of Erwin restaurant

Defendant pleads guilty in burglary of Erwin restaurant

August 5th, 2014 8:53 am by Brad Hicks

One of the six men charged late last year for his involvement in the October burglary of a Unicoi restaurant and/or a December home invasion pleaded guilty Monday in Unicoi County Criminal Court.

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District 7 candidates debate

District 7 candidates debate

August 5th, 2014 12:26 am by Max Hrenda

Three days before the state's Republican primary election - and three days after the conclusion of early voting - two of the three candidates for the District 7 seat of the state House of Representatives appeared before an assemblage of Washington County

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Local early voting rises 15 percent over 2010 figures

Local early voting rises 15 percent over 2010 figures

August 4th, 2014 11:59 pm by Gary B. Gray

Early voting numbers for Thursday's state primary and county general elections this year are significantly higher locally than 2010, the last year in which similar elections were held.

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Good Samaritan Ministries expands into Piney Flats

Good Samaritan Ministries expands into Piney Flats

August 4th, 2014 11:59 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Sarah Wells: "It's going to change things here, and it's going to change a lot for Good Sam,"

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