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Woman in dismissed murder case: 'Victory is bittersweet'

Woman in dismissed murder case: 'Victory is bittersweet'

March 24th, 2015 8:45 pm by JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press

An Arizona woman who spent 22 years on death row in her son's killing before her conviction was thrown out said Tuesday she doesn't know why the 4-year-old was murdered and had nothing to do with his death, despite allegations from prosecutors.

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Police: Rogersville man arrested on theft charges after 2-year investigation

Police: Rogersville man arrested on theft charges after 2-year investigation

March 24th, 2015 8:38 pm by Staff Report

A Rogersville man has been jailed on charges of theft after an investigation that stems from an incident that happened more than a year ago, Johnson City police said.

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Car 54 found: Kingsport police locate 'cruiser' stolen from cop's yard

Car 54 found: Kingsport police locate 'cruiser' stolen from cop's yard

March 24th, 2015 4:26 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

It was ditched on a local road with minor damage.

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Former ETSU football player, Kingsport businessman dies unexpectedly

Former ETSU football player, Kingsport businessman dies unexpectedly

March 24th, 2015 4:03 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

He was a member of the Bucs' winning 1969 Grantland Rice Bowl team that defeated Louisiana Tech 34-14.

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7 East Tennessee school systems sue the state over funding

7 East Tennessee school systems sue the state over funding

March 24th, 2015 3:51 pm by Associated Press

The lawsuit names Gov. Bill Haslam, Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey, House Speaker Beth Harwell and other officials who serve on the Tennessee Board of Education.

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Drunken woman 'accidentally' shot into Kingsport apartment, police say

Drunken woman 'accidentally' shot into Kingsport apartment, police say

March 24th, 2015 3:45 pm by Staff Report

The bullet nearly struck a neighbor.

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Tennessee school voucher bill continuing to advance in House

Tennessee school voucher bill continuing to advance in House

March 24th, 2015 2:02 pm by Associated Press

The measure sponsored by Republican Rep. Bill Dunn of Knoxville was approved 8-5 in a House education committee on Tuesday.

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Southwest Virginia man stabbed brother, hid on roof, sheriff says

Southwest Virginia man stabbed brother, hid on roof, sheriff says

March 24th, 2015 1:38 pm by Staff Report

Joseph Samuel Murray was tracked down by a police dog and surrendered after negotiations with deputies.

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UPDATE: Jet with 150 people crashes in French Alps; Europe in shock

UPDATE: Jet with 150 people crashes in French Alps; Europe in shock

March 24th, 2015 12:37 pm by LORI HINNANT and CLAUDE PARIS, Associated Press

A passenger jet carrying at least 147 people crashed Tuesday in a remote area of the French Alps as it flew from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, authorities said. As search-and-rescue teams raced to the region, France's president warned that no survivors were e

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Updated with photos: Woman killed in Telford fire, no foul play suspected

Updated with photos: Woman killed in Telford fire, no foul play suspected

March 24th, 2015 12:16 pm by Staff Reports

A woman died in a house fire on the 100 block of Meadowview Lane in Telford late Monday night, Captain Shawn Judy of the Washington County Sheriff's Office confirmed Tuesday.

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