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Budgeting bill hopes to eliminate exception for Washington County

Budgeting bill hopes to eliminate exception for Washington County

February 13th, 2015 10:57 pm by Nathan Baker

An enigmatic exception to a state budgeting law singling out Washington County could be changed this legislative session in one of several bills originating locally.

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High court upholds mom's conviction in faith-healing case

High court upholds mom's conviction in faith-healing case

February 13th, 2015 10:47 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

Using a Loudon County case as a backdrop, the Tennessee Supreme Court on Friday upheld for the first time a parent's right to choose faith over medicine - even if a child dies as a result.

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Tenn. Supreme Court to hear challenge of electric chair law

Tenn. Supreme Court to hear challenge of electric chair law

February 13th, 2015 10:40 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Supreme Court has agreed to hear a legal challenge over a law allowing the state to electrocute death row prisoners if lethal injection drugs are unavailable.

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Suspect in shooting of 3 students had 13 guns, stash of ammo

Suspect in shooting of 3 students had 13 guns, stash of ammo

February 13th, 2015 10:37 pm by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press and JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press

The suspect in the deaths of three Muslim college students in North Carolina had at least a dozen firearms stashed in his home, according to search warrants released Friday as world leaders decried the shootings.

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Former Vol Johnson un-inivited to NFL Combine

Former Vol Johnson un-inivited to NFL Combine

February 13th, 2015 9:47 pm by Matt Slovin, The Tennessean

A day after a Knox County grand jury issued two indictments for aggravated rape, former University of Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson, a suspect in the case, lost his invitation to this month's NFL Combine.

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Update: 2nd charged in Mid-City Grill driver robbery caused school lockdown in 2011

Update: 2nd charged in Mid-City Grill driver robbery caused school lockdown in 2011

February 13th, 2015 5:33 pm by Becky Campbell

Police said a second man has been arrested in connection to an alleged armed robbery that occurred in mid-January.

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Johnson City man punches wife in face, threatens her with gun, city police say

Johnson City man punches wife in face, threatens her with gun, city police say

February 13th, 2015 4:28 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City police arrested a man on a domestic aggravated assault charge after his wife reported being punched in the face, then threatened with a weapon after an argument.

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Great horned owlet found in East Tennessee taken to wildlife rehabilitator

Great horned owlet found in East Tennessee taken to wildlife rehabilitator

February 13th, 2015 3:49 pm by Liv McConnell, Knoxville News-Sentinel

TWRA and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agents determined the owlet's parents had not visited the nest since its return.

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NFL withdraws combine invitation to A.J. Johnson, ex-Vol accused of rape

NFL withdraws combine invitation to A.J. Johnson, ex-Vol accused of rape

February 13th, 2015 1:27 pm by From staff and wire reports

Johnson had been on the list of invited players that was released last week.

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