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Haslam to give 4th State of State speech tonight

Haslam to give 4th State of State speech tonight

February 3rd, 2014 4:55 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam said Monday that he's making it a priority to fund key education initiatives and care for the state's most vulnerable citizens despite a tight budget year.

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Unicoi man arrested on multiple theft charges

Unicoi man arrested on multiple theft charges

February 3rd, 2014 4:25 pm by Staff Reports

A Unicoi County man was arrested for burglary, theft over $1,000, theft over $500 and theft under $500 after a sheriff’s department investigation.

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Gag order: Ex-Virginia governor, wife told to limit communication with family, friends

Gag order: Ex-Virginia governor, wife told to limit communication with family, friends

February 3rd, 2014 2:55 pm by Associated Press

Magistrate Judge David J. Novak reminded the former first couple multiple times that the punishment for breaking those rules could be jail time.

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Off the Wall News: What would your car say to the truck in the next lane?

Off the Wall News: What would your car say to the truck in the next lane?

February 3rd, 2014 2:39 pm by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

A radio beacon would continually transmit a vehicle's position, heading, speed and other information. Cars would receive the same information back from other vehicles, and a vehicle's computer would alert the driver to an impending collision.

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Extermination: Sochi city hall orders killing of stray dogs at Olympic sites

Extermination: Sochi city hall orders killing of stray dogs at Olympic sites

February 3rd, 2014 2:33 pm by NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press

Thousands of stray dogs have been living amid the mud and rubble of Olympic construction sites, roaming the streets and snowy mountainsides, and begging for scraps of food.

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Pedestrian struck by car on Kingsport's Stone Drive

Pedestrian struck by car on Kingsport's Stone Drive

February 3rd, 2014 2:15 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The incident happened on Saturday around 11 p.m. when a 1996 Toyota Camry struck a pedestrian attempting to cross E. Stone Drive.

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Willing to say 'Yes': Women's Hall of Fame honors ETSU vice president

Willing to say 'Yes': Women's Hall of Fame honors ETSU vice president

February 3rd, 2014 2:09 pm by LEIGH ANN LAUBE, NET News Service

Dr. Wilsie Bishop has never been one to shy away from a challenge.

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East Tennessee businessman pleads guilty to drugging, taking explicit photos of underage girls

East Tennessee businessman pleads guilty to drugging, taking explicit photos of underage girls

February 3rd, 2014 1:44 pm by Alex Green, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Terry Lynn Hayes has pleaded guilty to transporting pornography involving a minor and knowingly giving minors — three girls aged 14, 15 and 16 — cocaine and Xanax, according to U.S. court documents.

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Off the Wall News: Guess you won't get that bootlegged copy of 'A Madea  Christmas' after all

Off the Wall News: Guess you won't get that bootlegged copy of 'A Madea Christmas' after all

February 3rd, 2014 1:38 pm by COURTNEY ASTOLFI, Sandusky Register

Police stumbled on more than a thousand bootlegged movies last week and will soon level criminal charges against the man who’s allegedly turning them for profit.

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UPDATE: Ex-Senate candidate Owens pleads guilty to multiple charges

UPDATE: Ex-Senate candidate Owens pleads guilty to multiple charges

February 3rd, 2014 12:47 pm by Becky Campbell

A former U.S. Senate candidate testified at a hearing Monday that he was not taking his medication for a bipolar disorder when he solicited a minor for sex and had an “out-of-body experience” during the 2011 incident.

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