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'It WAS him': Defense admits Tsarnaev bombed Boston Marathon

'It WAS him': Defense admits Tsarnaev bombed Boston Marathon

March 4th, 2015 7:45 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

The question, for all practical purposes, is no longer whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took part in the Boston Marathon bombing. It's whether he deserves to die for it.

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News Crime Regional & National
Ex-East Tennessee official accused of stealing $220K from solid waste fund

Ex-East Tennessee official accused of stealing $220K from solid waste fund

March 4th, 2015 5:17 pm by Staff Report

Morristown's former solid waste director has been indicted on charges that he misappropriated more than $220,000 in government funds over a four-year period.

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Crime Off the Wall News
'Burning for Jesus': Woman jailed for antics at Rogersville eternal flame

'Burning for Jesus': Woman jailed for antics at Rogersville eternal flame

March 4th, 2015 5:08 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

She also climbed a tree on the courthouse lawn.

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Crime
I-81 U-turn ignites Kingsport crash, Piney Flats woman's arrest

I-81 U-turn ignites Kingsport crash, Piney Flats woman's arrest

March 4th, 2015 5:04 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Shortly after the 8 p.m. crash, the allegedly intoxicated driver told police that in making the maneuver, she "didn't realize she was on Interstate."

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News Education
No Sullivan North? 2 of 3  facilities options would close high school

No Sullivan North? 2 of 3 facilities options would close high school

March 4th, 2015 5:00 pm by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

Sullivan North would either become a middle school or not be used as a school at all.

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Crime Local News
Police: Johnson City man found with meth-making materials inside apartment

Police: Johnson City man found with meth-making materials inside apartment

March 4th, 2015 2:32 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city man was arrested on drug charges after officers found him holding a possible methamphetamine lab inside his apartment.

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News Local News
Snow expected Thursday, but less than previous storms

Snow expected Thursday, but less than previous storms

March 4th, 2015 1:25 pm by Tony Casey

The snow just won't go away. Though snow days have plagued the schedules of local education providers, commuters and municipalities, it appears there's more on the way.

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News Regional & National Health
McDonald's dropping human antibiotics from chicken

McDonald's dropping human antibiotics from chicken

March 4th, 2015 11:58 am by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

The practice has become a public health issue, with officials saying it can lead to germs becoming resistant to drugs so that they're no longer effective in treating a particular illness in humans.

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Columns As I See It
Tide may have turned on Attorney General election in Tennessee

Tide may have turned on Attorney General election in Tennessee

March 4th, 2015 11:54 am by Robert Houk

Democrats need to give voters a distraction that they can happily get behind. Medical marijuana may just be it.

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