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Off the Wall News: Handcuffed woman at large after stealing patrol car

Off the Wall News: Handcuffed woman at large after stealing patrol car

December 11th, 2013 5:14 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say the woman was sitting in the back seat of the patrol car early Tuesday morning when she was able to climb into the front and flee in the vehicle.

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Verdict: Jury finds Roan Mountain woman not guilty of attempted second-degree murder

Verdict: Jury finds Roan Mountain woman not guilty of attempted second-degree murder

December 11th, 2013 4:06 pm by John Thompson

A Carter County jury today rejected prosecutors' attempt to send a Roan Mountain woman to prison for stabbing her estranged husband.

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Sullivan highway commissioner retires amid Tennessee Bureau of Investigation probe

Sullivan highway commissioner retires amid Tennessee Bureau of Investigation probe

December 11th, 2013 2:44 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Terry Shaffer has headed the Sullivan County Highway Department for approximately three years.

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SW Virginia man charged with 2nd-degree murder in death of 2-year-old girl

SW Virginia man charged with 2nd-degree murder in death of 2-year-old girl

December 11th, 2013 2:30 pm by Staff Report

The arrest resulted from an investigation into a May 2012 incident at an apartment in Bristol, Va.

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Reader Photo: Sad Santa Sidney

December 11th, 2013 1:38 pm by Lisa Slemons

Sid looks so sad in this picture maybe because he has been a bad boy and will not be getting a new bone under the tree!

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U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander places chief of staff on leave amid child porn investigation

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander places chief of staff on leave amid child porn investigation

December 11th, 2013 12:21 pm by Associated Press

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander says his chief of staff has been placed on leave after learning the staffer's home was being searched as part of a child pornography investigation.

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Unicoi Co. Animal Shelter's new task: Find 2 new countywide animal control officers

Unicoi Co. Animal Shelter's new task: Find 2 new countywide animal control officers

December 11th, 2013 11:06 am by Brad Hicks

One officer is to be on-duty or on-call at all times, and all calls will come through the animal shelter or directly to the officer on-call.

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Off the Wall News: No use crying over spilt milk ... lots of it

Off the Wall News: No use crying over spilt milk ... lots of it

December 11th, 2013 10:55 am by Norwalk Reflector

Tanker overturns spilling hundreds of gallons of milk and closing highway for 4 hours.

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Opinion
Gough hates Affordable Care Act and idiots, but can’t say why

Gough hates Affordable Care Act and idiots, but can’t say why

December 11th, 2013 8:48 am by IAN WATSON

Kenneth Gough’s column (“ ‘Useful idiots’ will be made to pay for Obamacare”) in Sunday’s paper was highly successful in expressing a negative opinion about the Affordable Care Act, but failed completely to explain the reason.

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Cutting Hall tax would hurt local taxpayers

Cutting Hall tax would hurt local taxpayers

December 11th, 2013 8:45 am by Johnson City Press

A recent change to Tennessee’s Hall Income Tax on investments is an excellent example of the law of unintended consequences.

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