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Outside jury sought in Bennett murder trial

Outside jury sought in Bennett murder trial

March 18th, 2014 8:43 pm by Becky Campbell

Defense attorneys in a well-publicized first-degree murder case asked a judge Tuesday to select the trial jury outside the coverage area of local media so the prospective panel will have no knowledge of the incident or their client.

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Drugs a big issue for DCS commissioner, department

Drugs a big issue for DCS commissioner, department

March 18th, 2014 8:34 pm by Tony Casey

There are two sides to every story, said Tennessee Department of Children's Services Commissioner Jim Henry, and he intends to make sure the other side of the story is heard in regards to recent child deaths in Tennessee, many of which were blamed on DCS.

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TBI probes claims of misused county resources in sheriff's reelection campaign

TBI probes claims of misused county resources in sheriff's reelection campaign

March 18th, 2014 7:40 pm by Rain Smith, Net News Service

A former Sullivan County officer turned political opponent of Sheriff Wayne Anderson has made criminal complaints about the incumbent's reelection campaign, claiming misuse of taxpayer-funded resources and spurring a probe by the Tennessee Bureau of Inves

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Auburn hires Bruce Pearl

Auburn hires Bruce Pearl

March 18th, 2014 6:20 pm by AP

Auburn has hired former Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl to revive a struggling basketball program that hasn't been to the NCAA tournament in more than a decade.

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McCaffery to Iowa for son's surgery before game

McCaffery to Iowa for son's surgery before game

March 18th, 2014 6:18 pm by AP

Iowa coach Fran McCaffery will be in and out of Dayton as the Hawkeyes get ready for their first NCAA tournament game in eight years, facing Tennessee in Wednesday's first-round game.

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Lady Vols eager to end their Final Four drought

Lady Vols eager to end their Final Four drought

March 18th, 2014 6:14 pm by AP

Much has been made of Connecticut chasing history with a chance to win its ninth national championship and break a tie with the Lady Vols. Well, Tennessee would like to be the one to break that tie and end its Final Four drought while reclaiming its statu

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Elizabethton man receives drug charges twice in one day

Elizabethton man receives drug charges twice in one day

March 18th, 2014 5:24 pm by Staff Reports

Less than 24 hours after an Elizabethton man received a summons for drug charges, he was arrested on additional drug charges - by the same officers.

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Tennessee governor appeals same-sex marriage order

Tennessee governor appeals same-sex marriage order

March 18th, 2014 4:49 pm by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam and state Attorney General Robert Cooper on Tuesday filed a motion saying overturning the law without an appeals court reviewing the case "frustrates the will of the people of Tennessee."

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2 get plea deals in Johnson City sexual battery, robbery case

2 get plea deals in Johnson City sexual battery, robbery case

March 18th, 2014 4:43 pm by Becky Campbell

The incident happened Aug. 22 outside and inside a residence on St. Louis Street.

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Police: Accused shoplifter hinted that he would shoot cop, challenged to fight

Police: Accused shoplifter hinted that he would shoot cop, challenged to fight

March 18th, 2014 4:34 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

He was charged with retaliation for past actions, a Class E felony.

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