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Court: State must release execution information

Court: State must release execution information

September 29th, 2014 9:38 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A state appeals court has ruled that Tennessee must turn over the names of those people involved in executions to attorneys for 11 death row inmates. The inmates are suing over the state's lethal injection and electrocution procedures, claiming they are u

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Despite tax rate queries, commission gives OK to 2015 budget

Despite tax rate queries, commission gives OK to 2015 budget

September 29th, 2014 9:29 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County's $123 million fiscal 2015 financial plan was set in place Monday, but not before plenty of debate about whether this year's state-recommended "certified tax rate," which increased property tax rates by 6.6 cents for some residents, coul

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Deputies say man arrested after daughter found, photographed drugs

Deputies say man arrested after daughter found, photographed drugs

September 29th, 2014 9:22 pm by Max Hrenda

A Johnson City man was arrested on drug-related and child abuse charges, deputies said, after his daughter showed officers pictures of drugs being stored inside their home.

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Raided? For city schools, questions loom over Buccaneers' use of Freedom Hall

Raided? For city schools, questions loom over Buccaneers' use of Freedom Hall

September 29th, 2014 9:16 pm by Nathan Baker

Now a month from the first scheduled event at Freedom Hall Civic Center for the East Tennessee State University men's basketball team, city school officials say they still haven't seen the proposed contract for the use of the arena and would like to know

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The Police Blotter returns with cases of caffeine addiction, blunt honesty and more

The Police Blotter returns with cases of caffeine addiction, blunt honesty and more

September 29th, 2014 9:09 pm by Staff Report

Also inside: The proof is in the pudding, keep your eyes peeled and more!

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Johnson City's Science Hill ranked 7th in state football poll

Johnson City's Science Hill ranked 7th in state football poll

September 29th, 2014 5:22 pm by Associated Press

Hampton and Cloudland also ranked high in their divisions.

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Share your Thanksgiving Traditions in Go Tri Magazine

Share your Thanksgiving Traditions in Go Tri Magazine

September 29th, 2014 4:50 pm by Staff Report

The deadline for submissions in Monday, Oct. 6

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Jonesborough man sentenced to 15 years on federal weapons charge

Jonesborough man sentenced to 15 years on federal weapons charge

September 29th, 2014 4:45 pm by Staff Report

Lonnie Gene Greer Jr. pleaded guilty to possession of firearms by a felon.

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Kingsport police: 2 charged in ambush robbery that left victim naked

Kingsport police: 2 charged in ambush robbery that left victim naked

September 29th, 2014 4:26 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Under fear of being shot or otherwise assaulted, police said, the victim ran nude from the scene.

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TBI investigating West Tennessee deputy's killing of teen suspect

TBI investigating West Tennessee deputy's killing of teen suspect

September 29th, 2014 4:02 pm by Associated Press

Madison County Sheriff's deputies Sgt. Tom Knolton and Sgt. Terry Stewart were involved in the shooting death of 18-year-old Dillon McGee Friday afternoon. The TBI did not say which of the two deputies shot McGee.

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