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Execution date set for another Tennessee inmate

Execution date set for another Tennessee inmate

August 13th, 2014 12:28 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Supreme Court has set an execution date for Lee Hall, who was convicted in the 1991 death of his ex-girlfriend.

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Same-sex marriage: Appeals court won't delay ruling striking down Virginia's ban

Same-sex marriage: Appeals court won't delay ruling striking down Virginia's ban

August 13th, 2014 12:21 pm by Associated Press

A panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond on Wednesday denied the request by a county court clerk in northern Virginia to stay the decision while it is appealed to the Supreme Court.

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Lawsuit filed by mother of teen killed in NE Tennessee wreck

Lawsuit filed by mother of teen killed in NE Tennessee wreck

August 13th, 2014 12:17 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Ashley N. Lawson, 18, of Mooresburg, was killed Aug. 5 after a tractor-trailer reportedly attempting to make an illegal left turn crossed the center line on Highway 11-W into the path of the vehicle Lawson was driving, causing a head-on collision.

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UPDATE: Mountain States, Cigna sign network agreement after 2-year stalemate

UPDATE: Mountain States, Cigna sign network agreement after 2-year stalemate

August 13th, 2014 12:06 pm by Nathan Baker

After more than two years of being left out of the network, customers with Cigna insurance can once again receive care at Mountain States Health Alliance's facilities at in-network rates.

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Knox torture slayings: Online petition to keep Coleman in prison tops 53K signatures

Knox torture slayings: Online petition to keep Coleman in prison tops 53K signatures

August 13th, 2014 11:57 am by Megan Boehnke, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Vanessa Coleman has twice been convicted for facilitating the murder of Channon Christian, 21, who was kidnapped, tortured, raped and killed along with her boyfriend, Christopher Newsom, 23, in January 2007.

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Bullying continues to be a problem in Tennessee schools

Bullying continues to be a problem in Tennessee schools

August 13th, 2014 9:43 am by Johnson City Press

A state report released last year identified 5,478 confirmed cases of bullying in Tennessee schools.

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New lawsuit filed against Unicoi Co. sheriff, deputy

New lawsuit filed against Unicoi Co. sheriff, deputy

August 13th, 2014 9:14 am by Brad Hicks

It's the second suit against Sheriff Mike Hensley in a week.

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National Guard lending hand with tornado cleanup in NE Tennessee

National Guard lending hand with tornado cleanup in NE Tennessee

August 13th, 2014 8:56 am by Associated Press

The tornado hit the Speedwell area July 27 with winds greater than 140 mph, and storms also caused damage in Campbell and Claiborne counties.

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City Cup set for this weekend

City Cup set for this weekend

August 12th, 2014 11:56 pm by Joe Avento

The competition between Johnson City Country Club and Blackthorn Club has been close each year.

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Stewart's plans remain in question

Stewart's plans remain in question

August 12th, 2014 11:52 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Stewart missed last Sunday's NASCAR race at Watkins Glen, New York in the wake of a sprint car accident that killed on-foot driver Kevin Ward Jr.

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