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7,780 flood insurance policies face hike in Tennessee

7,780 flood insurance policies face hike in Tennessee

March 24th, 2014 7:54 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

For many Tennessee property owners in flood-prone areas, a move by Congress to soften steep increases to subsidized insurance policies may come as little comfort.

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Update on the search for the Malaysian plane

Update on the search for the Malaysian plane

March 24th, 2014 7:41 am by Associated Press

Chinese and Australian search planes spotted several objects in the southern Indian Ocean on Monday that could be debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner. A summary of the latest information in the investigation.

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Police chief says alleged downtown Johnson City shooter could face federal charge in wake of slaying

Police chief says alleged downtown Johnson City shooter could face federal charge in wake of slaying

March 24th, 2014 7:27 am by Max Hrenda

"At this point, we haven't been able to determine (motive). What we're getting is, it started out as a verbal (argument), then a physical confrontation, and then it escalated to gunfire" - JCPD Chief Mark Sirois.

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Mother's boyfriend charged in infant's death: Today in the Tennessee news roundup

Mother's boyfriend charged in infant's death: Today in the Tennessee news roundup

March 24th, 2014 6:15 am by Associated Press

Also: police shooting in Nashville, elective baby deliveries, band director killed in crash

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School kids speak gibberish: 1 of 10 things to know today

School kids speak gibberish: 1 of 10 things to know today

March 24th, 2014 6:00 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday.

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Fire destroys Tennessee Tech frat house

Fire destroys Tennessee Tech frat house

March 23rd, 2014 10:17 pm by Jamie McGee, The Tennessean

The Cookeville Fire Department responded to a fire following a party at a Tennessee Tech University fraternity house early Saturday morning.

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Six hopefuls for District 4 commission seats

Six hopefuls for District 4 commission seats

March 23rd, 2014 10:11 pm by Gary B. Gray

This year's race for Washington County District 4 commissioner includes six candidates qualified to run for three seats.

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Four in running for newest Sessions Court judgeship in Washington County

Four in running for newest Sessions Court judgeship in Washington County

March 23rd, 2014 9:52 pm by Becky Campbell

Three local attorneys and the incumbent sitting judge are running for a Washington County Sessions Court judgeship created last year by the County Commission.

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Tennessee ends Mercer's NCAA run with 83-63 romp

Tennessee ends Mercer's NCAA run with 83-63 romp

March 23rd, 2014 9:09 pm by JOEDY McCREARY, AP Sports Writer

Jarnell Stokes had 17 points and a career-high-tying 18 rebounds, and the Volunteers denied Mercer a second straight upset in the NCAA tournament by routing the Bears 83-63 on Sunday night.

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Fire chief: Washington state landslide toll rises to 4

Fire chief: Washington state landslide toll rises to 4

March 23rd, 2014 9:06 pm by DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press

At least 18 people remained missing, though authorities warned that number could grow.

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