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Science Hill sophomore wins Miss Tennessee Teen USA

Science Hill sophomore wins Miss Tennessee Teen USA

October 7th, 2013 7:40 pm by Nathan Baker

For 15-year-old Morgan Moseley, the last year has been an exciting ride, but she didn’t expect the pageant train to take off so quickly.

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High court weighs limits on campaign contributions

High court weighs limits on campaign contributions

October 7th, 2013 3:18 pm by Associated Press

In its first major campaign finance case since the Citizens United ruling in 2010, the Supreme Court is considering whether to undo some limits on contributions from the biggest individual givers to political campaigns.

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Update: Pickup driver injured in State of Franklin crash

Update: Pickup driver injured in State of Franklin crash

October 7th, 2013 2:32 pm by Staff Reports

A city man was injured after being involved in a two-car accident Monday afternoon, police said.

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Update: One injured in pickup's foggy crash with tractor-trailer on I-26 near North Carolina line

Update: One injured in pickup's foggy crash with tractor-trailer on I-26 near North Carolina line

October 7th, 2013 11:07 am by Staff Reports

A tanker truck carrying the hazardous chemical methoxy propanol on Interstate 26 was struck by a Chevrolet pickup truck Monday morning in Unicoi County, leaving one man injured, authorities said.

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FBI stats say Tennessee is most dangerous state in US

FBI stats say Tennessee is most dangerous state in US

October 7th, 2013 10:56 am by Charley Blaine and Michael B. Sauter, 24/7 Wall St./USAToday

You might think that going to California, Texas or New York exposes you to a lot of crime. But in fact it was Tennessee that had the nation’s highest violent crime rate last year.

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Crime
Police: 2 Pennsylvania men passed fake $100 bills in Johnson City

Police: 2 Pennsylvania men passed fake $100 bills in Johnson City

October 7th, 2013 10:23 am by Staff Report

Two Pennsylvania men were arrested Friday on charges that they passed counterfeit bills at four Johnson City businesses, allegedly buying breakfast, liquor and donuts with the fake cash.

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Crime
Police say teen gave sister's ID, had marijuana when questioned at Johnson City convenience store

Police say teen gave sister's ID, had marijuana when questioned at Johnson City convenience store

October 7th, 2013 9:19 am by Staff Report

A shoplifting complaint at a Johnson City convenience market prompted police Sunday to arrest a woman on drug and identity theft charges.

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Opinion
ETSU oursourcing and property rezoning in Sunday's Forum

ETSU oursourcing and property rezoning in Sunday's Forum

October 7th, 2013 9:17 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on outsourcing at ETSU and property rezoning.

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Corporal punishment: Area schools’ policies mixed

Corporal punishment: Area schools’ policies mixed

October 7th, 2013 8:46 am by Nathan Baker

The official policies of local schools are split on the question of allowing corporal punishment of students, but in practice, many school administrators say spanking and paddling are on the decline

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Do you remember when Dollywood was Silver Dollar City?

Do you remember when Dollywood was Silver Dollar City?

October 7th, 2013 8:45 am by Bob Cox

The recent announcement by Dolly Parton that a $300 million expansion was coming to Dollywood prompted today’s column. Dolly’s dream park evolved over a duration of 25 years.

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