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Johnson City police: High-beam headlights led to marijuana arrest

Johnson City police: High-beam headlights led to marijuana arrest

March 10th, 2015 10:01 am by Staff Report

Kareem Alexander was arrested after a traffic stop on West State of Franklin Road.

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Carter County out $12,000 after winning lawsuit in beer-license case

Carter County out $12,000 after winning lawsuit in beer-license case

March 10th, 2015 8:58 am by John Thompson

The Budget Committee of the Carter County Commission learned Monday night that the county would have been better off if it had been sued for money in a recently settled federal case.

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Mobile food cart ordinance OK'd; gun sales in school zones discussed

Mobile food cart ordinance OK'd; gun sales in school zones discussed

March 10th, 2015 8:49 am by Jessica Fuller

The town of Unicoi's discussion on mobile food carts is now heading toward the Board of Mayor and Aldermen for approval.

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Jonesborough beer-sampling bill passes final reading

Jonesborough beer-sampling bill passes final reading

March 9th, 2015 10:04 pm by Max Hrenda

Despite hearing concerns from a couple of citizens, the town of Jonesborough moved ahead with an ordinance to permit beer sampling at off-premise locations.

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Tot recovering after police say he was shot by 3-year-old

Tot recovering after police say he was shot by 3-year-old

March 9th, 2015 9:44 pm by Staff Report

Police say an 18-month-old boy who was shot in the head by his 3-year-old brother is improving and may be released soon from a Nashville hospital.

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Baby improving after 14 hours in overturned car in icy river

Baby improving after 14 hours in overturned car in icy river

March 9th, 2015 9:41 pm by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press

Police responding to a report from a fisherman about an overturned car in an icy Utah river were stunned to discover an 18-month-old girl dangling in a car seat inside, unconscious but alive.

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Major survey shows gun ownership declining

Major survey shows gun ownership declining

March 9th, 2015 9:38 pm by EMILY SWANSON, Associated Press

The number of Americans who live in a household with at least one gun is lower than it's ever been, according to a major American trend survey that finds the decline in gun ownership is paralleled by a reduction in the number of Americans who hunt.

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Woman now in wheelchair testifies at Boston bombing trial

Woman now in wheelchair testifies at Boston bombing trial

March 9th, 2015 9:35 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

A woman testifying from a wheelchair Monday in the Boston Marathon bombing trial recalled shielding her husband from the sight of his mangled leg, being pushed to the ground by a bystander frantically trying to extinguish the flames on her body and coming

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'Michelangelo of buttocks injections' convicted of murder

'Michelangelo of buttocks injections' convicted of murder

March 9th, 2015 9:29 pm by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

A former madam who bragged of doing black-market "body sculpting" on thousands of women was convicted on Monday of murder in the death of a dancer whose heart stopped after nearly half a gallon of silicone was injected into her buttocks.

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Erwin one step closer to uncorking new package stores, liquor regulations

Erwin one step closer to uncorking new package stores, liquor regulations

March 9th, 2015 9:12 pm by Brad Hicks

Erwin's governing body is one step closer to uncorking the town's new package store and liquor by the drink regulations.

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