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What happened to Corker's VW promise? 1 thing to know in today's Tennessee roundup

What happened to Corker's VW promise? 1 thing to know in today's Tennessee roundup

March 1st, 2014 8:25 am by Associated Press

Friday marked the end of the two-week period within which U.S. Sen. Bob Corker promised Volkswagen would announce another line at its factory in Tennessee if workers there rejected representation by the United Auto Workers union.

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Crimean leader claims control in section of Ukraine, asks Putin for help

Crimean leader claims control in section of Ukraine, asks Putin for help

March 1st, 2014 8:15 am by DALTON BENNETT and DAVID McHUGH, Associated Press

It was the latest escalation following the ouster of Ukraine's pro-Russian president last week by a protest movement aimed at turning Ukraine toward the European Union and away from Russia.

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Bucs come up short at Upstate, fate remains uncertain

Bucs come up short at Upstate, fate remains uncertain

February 28th, 2014 11:11 pm by Kelly Hodge

Rashawn Rembert scored a career-high 33 points, with eight 3-pointers, but the Spartans held on for a hard-fought 79-73 victory in the Hodge Center. The win was worth third place in the Atlantic Sun Conference and a home game in the quarterfinals next Tue

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Skullduggery? Trustee's exit from race extends deadlines

Skullduggery? Trustee's exit from race extends deadlines

February 28th, 2014 9:53 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Trustee Jack Daniels' withdrawal as a candidate in the May 6 Republican primary on Thursday put into effect a state law known as the Anti-Skullduggery Act of 1991, which extends both the qualifying and withdrawal deadlines.

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Local law enforcement officials backing Haslam methamphetamine bill

Local law enforcement officials backing Haslam methamphetamine bill

February 28th, 2014 9:40 pm by Becky Campbell

An amendment to Gov. Bill Haslam's proposed bill aimed at eliminating methamphetamine production in Tennessee will allow consumers to purchase a limited amount of pseudoephedrine, the primary ingredient for meth, before requiring a prescription.

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Alderman absent from Erwin town meetings

Alderman absent from Erwin town meetings

February 28th, 2014 9:26 pm by Brad Hicks

It has been more than seven months since one member of the Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen last attended a meeting of the town's legislative body, and his perpetual absence has prompted other town officials to look into how such absenteeism can be preve

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Sheriff: Jonesborough resident heard daughter's screams, found woman standing in doorway

Sheriff: Jonesborough resident heard daughter's screams, found woman standing in doorway

February 28th, 2014 4:39 pm by Staff Report

After a Jonesborough resident reported finding a woman standing in her daughter's doorway, a Johnson City woman was arrested on an aggravated burglary charge Friday.

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Pet of the week 2-28-14

Pet of the week 2-28-14

February 28th, 2014 4:22 pm by Ron Campbell

Pepe is a Pub/French Bulldog mix looking for a home.

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Car 'defaced' by lewd image in frost

Car 'defaced' by lewd image in frost

February 28th, 2014 2:58 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The blotter is derived from recent central dispatch records and incident reports of area police agencies.

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Extreme exercise could lead to a serious kidney condition

Extreme exercise could lead to a serious kidney condition

February 28th, 2014 2:32 pm by Shannon Cake/WPTV

Doctors inside local emergency rooms are sounding the alarm about a fitness craze that's landing otherwise healthy young people in the hospital.

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