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Appeals court halts order recognizing same-sex marriages of couples wed outside Tennessee

April 28th, 2014 1:39 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

In March, a U.S. district court judge in Nashville granted a temporary injunction to the six plaintiffs, forcing the state to recognize their marriages.

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UPDATE: Woman, 1-year-old son treated after 2-car wreck

UPDATE: Woman, 1-year-old son treated after 2-car wreck

April 28th, 2014 1:07 pm by Staff Report

Police said a Limestone woman and her baby were taken to the hospital after she drove through a red light and struck another vehicle.

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UPDATE: Investigators say Gray drove bus between 20, 30 mph over limit

UPDATE: Investigators say Gray drove bus between 20, 30 mph over limit

April 28th, 2014 12:17 pm by Becky Campbell

More than a year and a half after a September 2012 school bus crash injured 39 David Crockett High School students, the driver has a trial date.

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THP says object damaged tire in I-40 church bus crash that killed 8 in Tennessee

THP says object damaged tire in I-40 church bus crash that killed 8 in Tennessee

April 28th, 2014 11:50 am by Associated Press

Col. Tracy Trott called it one of the worst traffic accidents in Tennessee history.

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Opinion
Is it time to end death penalty in Tennessee?

Is it time to end death penalty in Tennessee?

April 28th, 2014 11:18 am by Johnson City Press

Tennessee lawmakers approved legislation this month to reinstate electrocution as a form of capital punishment in this state. Their action results from a dispute over the drugs that have been used to execute prisoners on Death Row.

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Columns Community Voices
They don't call you 'honey' or 'darling' for nothing

They don't call you 'honey' or 'darling' for nothing

April 28th, 2014 10:59 am by Dan Kyte

Some of my friends (and some are surprised to hear I have friends) have asked why I haven't written anything for this column lately.

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Opinion
Lack of communication

Lack of communication

April 28th, 2014 10:51 am by FRANK BOLUS

Over the past few years an issue of communication appears to have developed between the legislative branch (County Commission) and the executive branch (county mayor). Perhaps it has something to do with committee attendance, again where information is sh

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Opinion
Wilderness expansion would be a huge win for Tennessee

Wilderness expansion would be a huge win for Tennessee

April 28th, 2014 10:50 am by Johnson City Press

Legislation to designate additional acreage in the Cherokee National Forest as wilderness areas has passed a crucial first test in Congress.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Church at the jail, Boss Hill's fundraising and other notes of the week

April 28th, 2014 10:45 am by Robert Houk

This week, a few notes from a political pundit's notebook. I'll begin with the Republican Primary for Washington County sheriff.

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Jan Hearne

Troublemaker's visit makes for an exciting day at the museum

April 28th, 2014 10:39 am by Jan Hearne

In 1982, I worked as the director of a small county museum. After its grand opening, the board decided to admit everyone free of charge for the first week or so. We wanted to be the "people's museum" though the phrase had not yet been coined.

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