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In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants dropped

In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants dropped

March 24th, 2014 7:15 pm by Chas Sisk, The Tennessean

A Republican state senator dropped legislation Monday that would have extended in-state tuition to some undocumented immigrants, saying he doesn't have the support to pass the measure this year.

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Body found: Greeneville authorities believe house fire set to cover up crime

Body found: Greeneville authorities believe house fire set to cover up crime

March 24th, 2014 5:09 pm by Staff Report

Authorities believe that a Greeneville house fire may have been set to cover up a murder and assault.

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Ukraine orders troop pullout from Crimea

Ukraine orders troop pullout from Crimea

March 24th, 2014 4:40 pm by LAURA MILLS and PETER LEONARD, Associated Press

Bystanders mocked some retreating sailors as "rats" fleeing a sinking ship.

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King University officials honor memory of athlete slain in downtown Johnson City

King University officials honor memory of athlete slain in downtown Johnson City

March 24th, 2014 4:16 pm by Staff Report

"DeShaun Greer played as hard as anyone that I have coached in my eight years at King" - Head Men's Basketball Coach George Pitts.

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UPDATE: Suspect in deadly shooting picks up new charge as police say gun was stolen

UPDATE: Suspect in deadly shooting picks up new charge as police say gun was stolen - VIDEO

March 24th, 2014 4:03 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City police investigators said the gun used in a deadly downtown shooting Sunday was stolen during in a home burglary last year.

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UPDATE: Jonesborough man tells deputies he was robbed by four, one of them armed

UPDATE: Jonesborough man tells deputies he was robbed by four, one of them armed

March 24th, 2014 2:49 pm by Staff Report

Washington County Sheriff's deputies arrested four people this weekend after a Jonesborough man said they broke into his house and robbed him while brandishing a gun.

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Train derails, climbs escalator at Chicago airport

Train derails, climbs escalator at Chicago airport

March 24th, 2014 2:32 pm by CARLA K. JOHNSON and PRIYA SRIDHAR, Associated Press

Authorities say they're looking into whether faulty brakes, signals or human error may have caused a Chicago public-transit train to jump the tracks and scale an escalator at O'Hare International Airport.

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Woman in court after police say she drove drunk with children in car

Woman in court after police say she drove drunk with children in car

March 24th, 2014 2:18 pm by Staff Report

A Jonesborough woman who was arrested for drunken driving - while, police said, she had children in her car - will appear in Sessions Court this week to face her charges.

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Off the Wall News: Accused burglar left alone makes off with cop's car

Off the Wall News: Accused burglar left alone makes off with cop's car

March 24th, 2014 1:51 pm by Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner

"The officer is beating himself up over this and knows he shouldn't have stepped away from the car. It was a bad judgement call on his part" - Police Chief Ken Eborn.

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Off the Wall News: Police seek killer who beheaded flamingos in zoo

Off the Wall News: Police seek killer who beheaded flamingos in zoo

March 24th, 2014 1:49 pm by Associated Press

The culprit, or culprits, struck twice, both times at night.

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