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NE Tennessee cemetery operator indicted on theft, forgery and money laundering charges

NE Tennessee cemetery operator indicted on theft, forgery and money laundering charges

February 3rd, 2015 2:24 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The theft and money laundering charges are Class B felonies punishable by 8-12 years.

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Purported Islamic State video shows Jordan pilot burned to death

Purported Islamic State video shows Jordan pilot burned to death

February 3rd, 2015 2:04 pm by OMAR AKOUR and KARIN LAUB, Associated Press

The spokesman for the Jordanian armed forces confirmed the death of the "hero pilot" Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh and vowed revenge.

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Updated: Johnson City nurse arrested on 12 counts of drug fraud, identity theft

Updated: Johnson City nurse arrested on 12 counts of drug fraud, identity theft

February 3rd, 2015 1:52 pm by Becky Campbell

Police said a Jonesborough woman was arrested on 26 charges after an investigation into alleged prescription fraud at a local clinic.

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House Republican leader says floor votes there for Insure Tennessee

House Republican leader says floor votes there for Insure Tennessee

February 3rd, 2015 12:18 pm by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick, R-Chattanooga, today told House Insurance and Banking Committee members this morning that the House floor votes are there for passing Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal but their panel is key to

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UK passes bill to let scientists make babies from DNA of 3 people, 1st country to legalize it

UK passes bill to let scientists make babies from DNA of 3 people, 1st country to legalize it

February 3rd, 2015 10:55 am by Associated Press

The techniques - which aim to prevent mothers from passing on inherited diseases - involve altering a human egg or embryo before transferring it into the mother.

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Second novel from 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author Harper Lee to be published in July

Second novel from 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author Harper Lee to be published in July

February 3rd, 2015 10:40 am by HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer

Rediscovered last fall, "Go Set a Watchman" is essentially a sequel to "To Kill a Mockingbird," although it was finished earlier.

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2 arrested after Carter Co. deputies find meth lab, marijuana plants

2 arrested after Carter Co. deputies find meth lab, marijuana plants

February 3rd, 2015 10:35 am by John Thompson

More charges were pending the results of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation laboratory report.

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Tying the knot can make for a long and happy life

Tying the knot can make for a long and happy life

February 3rd, 2015 9:54 am by Rebecca Horvath, Community Voices

Marriage isn't something to be entered into lightly; it's designed and purposed to be a lifetime covenant.

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Judge orders man convicted of abusing corpse in Johnson City strangling case to serve prison time

Judge orders man convicted of abusing corpse in Johnson City strangling case to serve prison time

February 3rd, 2015 9:45 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Judge Lisa Rice revoked Christopher Johnson's probation following a hearing in which she found Johnson had "snubbed his nose" at the probation term he received in a 2012 plea bargain agreement in which a murder charge initially filed against him was dismi

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MSHA chief: Insure Tennessee is not Obamacare

February 3rd, 2015 9:30 am by Alan Levine, Mountain States CEO

A vote for Haslam's reforms, Insure Tennessee, is a vote for applying conservative principles to a 50-year-old program that still occupies a 1965-era chassis.

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