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Stock-holding seniors, retirees see benefits from Tennessee tax law change, but cities seek relief as losses loom

Stock-holding seniors, retirees see benefits from Tennessee tax law change, but cities seek relief as losses loom

December 9th, 2013 9:48 pm by Gary B. Gray

Changes in Tennessee’s Hall Income Tax over the past few years have rewarded seniors and retirees who own stock, but a continual rise in the exemption level means less money for cities and the possibility of property tax hikes.

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Larkin’s attorneys say autopsy info off-limits

Larkin’s attorneys say autopsy info off-limits

December 9th, 2013 9:36 pm by Becky Campbell

Defense attorneys for a man facing a second trial in the 2003 drowning death of his wife filed a motion last month asking a judge to limit the evidence prosecutors can use from the first trial.

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No more roundball at Hall for Bucs, for now

No more roundball at Hall for Bucs, for now

December 9th, 2013 7:14 pm by Joe Avento

After some discussions about the ETSU basketball team possibly playing more games at the Johnson City-owned facility, the team will return to the Minidome for the rest of its home schedule, the university’s athletic director Richard Sander said Monday.

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Johnson City woman claims ex tried to cause her to wreck, told her they should die

Johnson City woman claims ex tried to cause her to wreck, told her they should die

December 9th, 2013 5:14 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Johnson City woman told police she was driving her ex-boyfriend to an aunt’s house in Hawkins County Friday night when he allegedly “jerked” the steering wheel out of her hand attempting to crash the car, telling her they both should die.

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Deputy says breakup led man to chase Butler woman with wooden-handled tool while 2nd man smashed car windows

Deputy says breakup led man to chase Butler woman with wooden-handled tool while 2nd man smashed car windows

December 9th, 2013 5:02 pm by John Thompson

The front windshield, the rear windshield and the driver's side rear widow had all been broken out.

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New Mexico officer fired after shooting at van full of kids to appeal

New Mexico officer fired after shooting at van full of kids to appeal

December 9th, 2013 4:49 pm by Staff Report

Video from a police cruiser's dashboard camera taken during the Oct. 28 traffic stop has drawn national attention. It showed Montoya shooting at the minivan as a Memphis, Tenn., woman drove away from a traffic stop.

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Current, former Los Angeles sheriff's deputies charged in beatings of inmates and visitors, unjust detentions

Current, former Los Angeles sheriff's deputies charged in beatings of inmates and visitors, unjust detentions

December 9th, 2013 4:43 pm by Associated Press

The FBI has been investigating allegations of excessive force and other misconduct at the county's jails since at least 2011.

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Haslam writes feds letter about hopes for Tennessee deal on Medicaid expansion

Haslam writes feds letter about hopes for Tennessee deal on Medicaid expansion

December 9th, 2013 4:32 pm by Associated Press

The governor said the letter sent to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius sums up efforts by his administration to negotiate a special arrangement for the state.

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Blountville woman dies from injuries in Kingsport crash

Blountville woman dies from injuries in Kingsport crash

December 9th, 2013 4:23 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Kingsport police report Elise A. Kiser, 53, died on Saturday afternoon at Holston Valley Medical Center. She had been in critical condition since the two-vehicle collision on Dec. 2.

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Updated: Police say Johnson City woman got mad over lack of alcohol, destroyed TV and other items in own home

Updated: Police say Johnson City woman got mad over lack of alcohol, destroyed TV and other items in own home

December 9th, 2013 3:50 pm by Staff Report

Elizabeth A. Collins, 55, was arrested after police were called to a disturbance at 1734 Mary St. on Sunday.

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