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2 Knox Co. deputies on leave after another photographed allegedly choking student

April 28th, 2014 4:17 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Knox County Sheriff Jimmy "J.J." Jones on Sunday night fired Deputy Frank Phillips.

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Bristol woman pleads guilty to murdering neighbor, whose body was mauled by dogs

Bristol woman pleads guilty to murdering neighbor, whose body was mauled by dogs

April 28th, 2014 3:49 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Rachel Lynn Calhoun also pleaded guilty to especially aggravated robbery of the victim, ID theft and fraudulent use of his credit card.

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What kind of snake is this?

What kind of snake is this?

April 28th, 2014 3:29 pm by Gary B. Gray

This snake was spotted in tree in Unicoi County.

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UPDATE: Tornado watch lifted, but storms still in forecast

UPDATE: Tornado watch lifted, but storms still in forecast

April 28th, 2014 3:20 pm by Staff Report

The National Weather Service has lifted a tornado watch that was issued at around 2:35 this afternoon, but still expects rain and thunderstorms to affect our region over the next several days.

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Appeals court halts order recognizing same-sex marriages of couples wed outside Tennessee

April 28th, 2014 1:39 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

In March, a U.S. district court judge in Nashville granted a temporary injunction to the six plaintiffs, forcing the state to recognize their marriages.

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UPDATE: Woman, 1-year-old son treated after 2-car wreck

UPDATE: Woman, 1-year-old son treated after 2-car wreck

April 28th, 2014 1:07 pm by Staff Report

Police said a Limestone woman and her baby were taken to the hospital after she drove through a red light and struck another vehicle.

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UPDATE: Investigators say Gray drove bus between 20, 30 mph over limit

UPDATE: Investigators say Gray drove bus between 20, 30 mph over limit

April 28th, 2014 12:17 pm by Becky Campbell

More than a year and a half after a September 2012 school bus crash injured 39 David Crockett High School students, the driver has a trial date.

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THP says object damaged tire in I-40 church bus crash that killed 8 in Tennessee

THP says object damaged tire in I-40 church bus crash that killed 8 in Tennessee

April 28th, 2014 11:50 am by Associated Press

Col. Tracy Trott called it one of the worst traffic accidents in Tennessee history.

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Is it time to end death penalty in Tennessee?

Is it time to end death penalty in Tennessee?

April 28th, 2014 11:18 am by Johnson City Press

Tennessee lawmakers approved legislation this month to reinstate electrocution as a form of capital punishment in this state. Their action results from a dispute over the drugs that have been used to execute prisoners on Death Row.

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They don't call you 'honey' or 'darling' for nothing

They don't call you 'honey' or 'darling' for nothing

April 28th, 2014 10:59 am by Dan Kyte

Some of my friends (and some are surprised to hear I have friends) have asked why I haven't written anything for this column lately.

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