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Inmate fight precedes prison lockdown

Inmate fight precedes prison lockdown

July 1st, 2014 6:36 pm by Staff Report

One man injured in fight

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Overall, Tennessee students improve on state tests

Overall, Tennessee students improve on state tests

July 1st, 2014 5:33 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Tennessee students made gains in the majority of the state's 31 grade and subject-level tests, although some didn't fare too well in reading, according to results released Tuesday.

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Sniff test: Johnson City Commission's $600K allocation in one-time school money needs state review

Sniff test: Johnson City Commission's $600K allocation in one-time school money needs state review

July 1st, 2014 5:33 pm by Gary B. Gray

Two attempts to pass a property tax increase to help schools failed.

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2 NE Tennessee men accused of luring 13-year-olds to sex party sentenced to probation

2 NE Tennessee men accused of luring 13-year-olds to sex party sentenced to probation

July 1st, 2014 5:23 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Two Hawkins County men accused of attempting to lure three 13-year-old girls to a 3 a.m. sex party late last year were sentenced to probation Monday in Hawkins County Sessions Court.

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Founders Park gets entrance arch from Tupelo Honey

July 1st, 2014 5:18 pm by Gary B. Gray

The work is made from hammered iron and copper and represents pollination.

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Garbage, recycling pickup to be business as usual over 4th

Garbage, recycling pickup to be business as usual over 4th

July 1st, 2014 2:12 pm by For the Press

The only days of the year that garbage/recycling schedules are altered are Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

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Judge strikes down Kentucky's gay marriage ban

Judge strikes down Kentucky's gay marriage ban

July 1st, 2014 2:00 pm by BRETT BARROUQUERE, Associated Press

A federal judge in Kentucky struck down the state's ban on gay marriage on Tuesday, though the ruling was temporarily put on hold and it was not immediately clear when same-sex couples could be issued marriage licenses.

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Should Congress increase the federal gasoline tax?

Should Congress increase the federal gasoline tax?

July 1st, 2014 12:38 pm by Johnson City Press

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker thinks it is time to raise the federal gas tax.

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Referee dies after being punched at soccer match; man arrested

Referee dies after being punched at soccer match; man arrested

July 1st, 2014 12:34 pm by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press

A man who was punched in the head over the weekend while refereeing an adult-league soccer match died Tuesday, authorities and a longtime friend of the referee said.

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NYC cop's conviction in cannibalism case overturned

NYC cop's conviction in cannibalism case overturned

July 1st, 2014 12:29 pm by TOM HAYS, Associated Press

A former New York Police Department officer was set to leave jail on Tuesday after a judge overturned his conviction in a bizarre case accusing him of plotting to kidnap, kill and eat young women.

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