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Knoxville police charge man in stabbing death

Knoxville police charge man in stabbing death

December 16th, 2014 10:03 am by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Lawrence Dewayne Coats has been charged with second-degree murder.

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Sister says family wants late brother's seat filled on Unicoi Co. school board

Sister says family wants late brother's seat filled on Unicoi Co. school board

December 16th, 2014 9:51 am by Brad Hicks

The Board of Education is set to consider the renewal of Director of Schools Denise Brown's contract on Jan. 8.

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News Regional & National
Fight over marijuana more risky in states than DC

Fight over marijuana more risky in states than DC

December 16th, 2014 9:24 am by KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press

It's easy for Congress to meddle with the District of Columbia's decision to legalize recreational use of marijuana, but taking on the states is a different matter.

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Search intensifies for gunman who killed 6

Search intensifies for gunman who killed 6

December 16th, 2014 8:50 am by MARYCLAIRE DALE and SEAN CARLIN, Associated Press

The manhunt for a Marine veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives amid a child custody dispute has spread to two suburban Philadelphia counties.

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Sports
Witten ties NFL record in Cowboys' victory

Witten ties NFL record in Cowboys' victory

December 15th, 2014 11:17 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Witten tied an NFL record by becoming just the fourth player with 11 consecutive seasons of 50 or more receptions Sunday night in the Dallas Cowboys' 38-27 win over the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Local News Education Elizabethton
Gardenhour voted in to succeed Alexander as head of Elizabethton City Schools

Gardenhour voted in to succeed Alexander as head of Elizabethton City Schools

December 15th, 2014 10:13 pm by John Thompson

The process of transitioning from Superintendent Ed Alexander to a new director of schools began Monday night when the Elizabethton City School Board voted unanimously to place Corey Gardenhour as interim director.

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Eldridge cries foul over treatment of firefighter money, intergovernmental body in Press

Eldridge cries foul over treatment of firefighter money, intergovernmental body in Press

December 15th, 2014 10:06 pm by Gary B. Gray

Two stories and an editorial published in the Johnson City Press within the past week apparently prompted County Mayor Dan Eldridge to make a couple of announcements at Monday's County Commission meeting.

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Program with more in store for probationers in sobriety

Program with more in store for probationers in sobriety

December 15th, 2014 9:59 pm by Becky Campbell

There was a little hustle and bustle Monday morning as Christmas shoppers made their way through toys, clothes and all sorts of present ideas.But these spenders didn't have to worry too much about big crowds or no parking.

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News Crime Local News Elizabethton
24 charges for Carter County couple after drug investigation, escape, officials say

24 charges for Carter County couple after drug investigation, escape, officials say

December 15th, 2014 9:54 pm by Max Hrenda

Although it took more than a day and the combined efforts of three law enforcement agencies, officials said two Elizabethton residents were arrested on multiple felony charges that stemmed from an investigation into suspected methamphetamine-related activ

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Haslam announces program to give hundreds of thousands of state residents healthcare

Haslam announces program to give hundreds of thousands of state residents healthcare

December 15th, 2014 9:49 pm by Nathan Baker

Tri-Cities health care administrators and elected officials applauded a proposal Gov. Bill Haslam announced Monday to offer health insurance coverage to hundreds of thousands of state residents through vouchers and health reimbursement accounts, giving a

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