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State lacks evidence, frees man after 30 years on death row

State lacks evidence, frees man after 30 years on death row

April 3rd, 2015 9:51 pm by KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press

A man who spent nearly 30 years on Alabama's death row walked free Friday hours after prosecutors acknowledged that the only evidence they had against him couldn't prove he committed the crime.

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Two wounded in Middle Tennessee shooting, police searching for suspect

Two wounded in Middle Tennessee shooting, police searching for suspect

April 3rd, 2015 1:58 pm by Xavier Smith, Lebanon Democrat

The incident happened just after noon in a grocery store parking lot.

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Tennessee Senate votes to ban drones over sporting events, jails, fireworks

Tennessee Senate votes to ban drones over sporting events, jails, fireworks

April 3rd, 2015 1:44 pm by Associated Press

The state Senate has voted to ban drones from recording images above ticketed events with more than 100 people in attendance.

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YMCA director says no altercation ocurred inside prior to stabbing death

YMCA director says no altercation ocurred inside prior to stabbing death

April 3rd, 2015 1:27 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

22-year-old Huey Stanley Jr. was killed.

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Hiring slowdown: US employers added just 126K jobs in March

Hiring slowdown: US employers added just 126K jobs in March

April 3rd, 2015 12:59 pm by JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

A weakening U.S. economy spilled into the job market in March as employers added just 126,000 jobs - the fewest since December 2013 - snapping a 12-month streak of gains above 200,000.

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Johnson City wants to quash subpoenas in suit over pedestrian killed by garbage truck

Johnson City wants to quash subpoenas in suit over pedestrian killed by garbage truck

April 3rd, 2015 11:01 am by Becky Campbell

The first hearing in the case is set on Wednesday at 11 a.m.

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Lawnmower rider injured in accident on bike trail, winds up in water

Lawnmower rider injured in accident on bike trail, winds up in water

April 3rd, 2015 10:03 am by John Thompson

The man was found under the lawnmower, face down in the water.

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Johnson City man threatened Tree Streets residents with kitchen knives, police say

Johnson City man threatened Tree Streets residents with kitchen knives, police say

April 3rd, 2015 9:42 am by Staff Report

Edward W. Cleveland was charged with aggravated assault.

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Tree Streets group wants ETSU to move ahead on Greek Village

Tree Streets group wants ETSU to move ahead on Greek Village

April 3rd, 2015 9:19 am by Tony Casey

Commenting on ETSU's recent five-year suspension of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity - over what the school determined to be cases of hazing - the South Side Neighborhood Organization released its opinion, carefully saying the group doesn't necessarily rep

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Johnson City Commission approves stadium lease for ETSU football; downtown pavilion stalled

Johnson City Commission approves stadium lease for ETSU football; downtown pavilion stalled

April 3rd, 2015 9:16 am by Gary B. Gray

The university has the option to extend the agreement for an additional one-year term to cover the 2016 season.

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