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East Tennessee businessman pleads guilty to drugging, taking explicit photos of underage girls

East Tennessee businessman pleads guilty to drugging, taking explicit photos of underage girls

February 3rd, 2014 1:44 pm by Alex Green, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Terry Lynn Hayes has pleaded guilty to transporting pornography involving a minor and knowingly giving minors — three girls aged 14, 15 and 16 — cocaine and Xanax, according to U.S. court documents.

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Off the Wall News: Guess you won't get that bootlegged copy of 'A Madea  Christmas' after all

Off the Wall News: Guess you won't get that bootlegged copy of 'A Madea Christmas' after all

February 3rd, 2014 1:38 pm by COURTNEY ASTOLFI, Sandusky Register

Police stumbled on more than a thousand bootlegged movies last week and will soon level criminal charges against the man who’s allegedly turning them for profit.

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UPDATE: Ex-Senate candidate Owens pleads guilty to multiple charges

UPDATE: Ex-Senate candidate Owens pleads guilty to multiple charges

February 3rd, 2014 12:47 pm by Becky Campbell

A former U.S. Senate candidate testified at a hearing Monday that he was not taking his medication for a bipolar disorder when he solicited a minor for sex and had an “out-of-body experience” during the 2011 incident.

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Opinion
Should minimum wage be raised?

Should minimum wage be raised?

February 3rd, 2014 11:49 am by Johnson City Press

During his State of the Union address last week, President Barack Obama said he plans to raise the minimum wage for workers under federal contracts to $10.10 per hour.

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Elizabethton school bus fleet halted by vandals

Elizabethton school bus fleet halted by vandals

February 3rd, 2014 9:10 am by John Thompson

Schools remained on regular schedule. Principals were instructed to note absentees among bus riders.

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Opinion
Tennessee voters elected these representatives

Tennessee voters elected these representatives

February 3rd, 2014 9:04 am by RANDY TAYLOR

This letter is in response to Robert Houk’s column on Jan. 26. I could care less about what the American Civil Liberties Union is doing.

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Robert Houk

Gov. Haslam leading assault on state public education

February 3rd, 2014 8:58 am by Robert Houk

Public schools are under siege in this country, and Tennessee is one of the key battleground states.

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Road rules: What to do in funeral procession

Road rules: What to do in funeral procession

February 3rd, 2014 8:51 am by Johnson City Press

Driver Education 101: What a motorist should do when encountering a funeral procession.

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Sports
Seahawks defense dominates Super Bowl

Seahawks defense dominates Super Bowl

February 2nd, 2014 10:57 pm by The Associated Press

The Seahawks won their first Super Bowl crown in overpowering fashion, punishing Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos 43-8. That masterful defense, the NFL’s stingiest, never let the five-time MVP get going, disarming the highest-scoring offense in leagu

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Unicoi sheriff says he needs storage building, but commissioners not happy about footing bill

Unicoi sheriff says he needs storage building, but commissioners not happy about footing bill

February 2nd, 2014 9:47 pm by Brad Hicks

Although the official end of the winter is still some time away, mowing season is not far from Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley’s mind.

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