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Local SWAT team takes part in explosives training in New Mexico

Local SWAT team takes part in explosives training in New Mexico

February 18th, 2014 9:15 pm by Max Hrenda

After sending some of its officers to an explosives training program at no cost, the Washington County Sheriffs Office might be trying to get less bang for no bucks.

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2 inmates convicted of assault from Carter jail fight

2 inmates convicted of assault from Carter jail fight

February 18th, 2014 5:47 pm by John Thompson

Two prisoners in the Carter County Jail had another day in court on Tuesday after they were charged with assaulting a third prisoner last week.

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Torbush turns attention to coaching staff

Torbush turns attention to coaching staff

February 18th, 2014 5:42 pm by Kelly Hodge

With the recruiting season mostly behind him, East Tennessee State football coach Carl Torbush is moving on with other priorities.High on his list is expanding the new programs coaching staff in the early spring.

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Ex-soldier convicted of raping, killing Iraqi teenager dies in federal prison

Ex-soldier convicted of raping, killing Iraqi teenager dies in federal prison

February 18th, 2014 5:31 pm by BRETT BARROUQUERE, Associated Press

Federal Bureau of Prisons spokesman John Stahley says the death of 28-year-old Steven Dale Green of Midland, Texas, on Saturday morning is being investigated as a suicide.

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Vandy suspends coach after drunk driving arrest

Vandy suspends coach after drunk driving arrest

February 18th, 2014 4:48 pm by Associated Press

Vavae Tata was arrested Sunday morning when police located him a few blocks away from an accident where he had crashed into two parked vehicles.

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Police: Johnson City man swallowed crack, assaulted Elizabethton policeman during traffic stop

Police: Johnson City man swallowed crack, assaulted Elizabethton policeman during traffic stop

February 18th, 2014 3:54 pm by John Thompson

The incident began a few minutes after midnight on Sunday on the Milligan Highway.

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9 Dead as Mayhem Grips Ukrainian Capital

9 Dead as Mayhem Grips Ukrainian Capital

February 18th, 2014 3:33 pm by By ANDREW HIGGINS and ANDREW E. KRAMER, Associated Press

Mayhem gripped the center of the Ukrainian capital Tuesday evening as riot police officers tried to drive two armored personnel carriers through stone-reinforced barriers in Independence Square, the focal point of more than two months of protests against

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Benefit set for NE Tennessee man paralyzed in hunting mishap

Benefit set for NE Tennessee man paralyzed in hunting mishap

February 18th, 2014 1:11 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

On Oct. 14, Keith Campbell fell 20 feet from a tree stand while hunting. Following surgery the next day, doctors confirmed that Keith will be paralyzed from the chest down.

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Mayor Godsey ousted as chairman of Sullivan County commission

Mayor Godsey ousted as chairman of Sullivan County commission

February 18th, 2014 12:57 pm by J.H. Osborne, NET News Service

In a majority vote, the commission elected County Commissioner Eddie Williams as its new chairman, with the gavel passing immediately from Godsey to Williams.

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Your Turn: Should Tennessee go on daylight saving time all year long?

Your Turn: Should Tennessee go on daylight saving time all year long?

February 18th, 2014 12:17 pm by staff and wire reports

A bill pending in the Tennessee legislature would have the state adopt a uniform time system.

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