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Haslam stands by own anti-meth proposal in Tennessee House

Haslam stands by own anti-meth proposal in Tennessee House

March 5th, 2014 1:34 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam says the long-term prospects for his anti-meth proposal remain strong despite the bill being sidetracked in a House subcommittee this week.

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Facebook to delete posts for illegal gun sales

Facebook to delete posts for illegal gun sales

March 5th, 2014 1:05 pm by MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press

Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users selling illegal guns or offering weapons for sale without background checks.

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Crime Local News
Washington County constable charged with simple domestic assault

Washington County constable charged with simple domestic assault

March 5th, 2014 11:29 am by Staff Report

Mark Bacon charged following alleged argument with wife over money.

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Piney Flats distillery shines on

Piney Flats distillery shines on

March 5th, 2014 9:59 am by Nathan Baker

In less than three years, partners Tom "Tiny" Roberson, Byron Reece and Gary Melvin are looking to take their startup brand, Tennessee Mellomoon, to multi-state distribution and are reeling in the benefits of a featured spot on a reality television series

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Update: Witness told police shooting began with home invasion; ex-Johnson City policeman's son charged with attempted murder

Update: Witness told police shooting began with home invasion; ex-Johnson City policeman's son charged with attempted murder

March 5th, 2014 9:23 am by Staff Report

The shooting left one person with a wound to the abdomen.

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Opinion
Just say no' to more filming, aka spying

Just say no' to more filming, aka spying

March 5th, 2014 8:58 am by KAREN MEHNER

Someone, somewhere, somehow made a decision to secretively apply for a grant from the Gates Foundation to purchase cameras to secretively tape both teachers and students and purportedly claimed it all a part of the TEAM program to make it appear feasible

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Opinion
Properly dispose of unused medications

Properly dispose of unused medications

March 5th, 2014 8:56 am by Johnson City Press

The Associated Press reported on a government study earlier this week that found most people who abuse addictive prescription painkillers get them for free from friends or relatives.

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Sports ETSU Sports
ETSU survives Lipscomb in 2OT thriller

ETSU survives Lipscomb in 2OT thriller

March 4th, 2014 11:18 pm by Kelly Hodge

Trailing Lipscomb by 16 with eight minutes left in regulation Tuesday night, the Bucs roared back and won 89-88 in double overtime in a wild Atlantic Sun Conference quarterfinal at the Dome.

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McClain lifts Hampton to state tournament berth

McClain lifts Hampton to state tournament berth

March 4th, 2014 10:34 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Cody McClain knocked down a game-winning jumper as Hampton turned the tables on Grace Christian on Tuesday night in a 55-53 win in the Class A boys sectional.

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Police chief: Rash of armed robberies not 'new normal'

Police chief: Rash of armed robberies not 'new normal'

March 4th, 2014 10:02 pm by Max Hrenda

Although there have been five armed robberies in the last week alone, a police department official said the public shouldn't expect to see that trend continue.

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