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Police release armed robbery images from West Market liquor store

Police release armed robbery images from West Market liquor store

August 15th, 2013 4:33 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police Thursday released surveillance images from the armed robbery of a West Market Street liquor store in hopes of public assistance in identifying the robber.

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Mother arrested in 'severe' abuse of 14-month-old, police seek her boyfriend

Mother arrested in 'severe' abuse of 14-month-old, police seek her boyfriend

August 15th, 2013 3:31 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

The toddler reportedly suffered a fractured skull.

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Complaint filed on East Tennessee judge who changed baby's name from 'Messiah'

Complaint filed on East Tennessee judge who changed baby's name from 'Messiah'

August 15th, 2013 2:47 pm by Staff Report

A Wisconsin-based nonprofit association of atheists and agnostics says it has filed a complaint against a Tennessee magistrate for changing a baby's name from Messiah to Martin.

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West Tennessee nurse charged in death of child patient

West Tennessee nurse charged in death of child patient

August 15th, 2013 2:33 pm by Staff Report

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says a licensed practical nurse from Cordova has been indicted in the death of a child.

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Judges recuse from Kingsport alderman DUI case

Judges recuse from Kingsport alderman DUI case

August 15th, 2013 2:17 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Two judges assigned to the case of a Kingsport alderman arrested for driving under the influence in June have recused from hearing the case.

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Elizabethton man accused of trying to run over his brother, faces drug charges

Elizabethton man accused of trying to run over his brother, faces drug charges

August 15th, 2013 1:59 pm by John Thompson

The charges resulted from a disturbance outside the Hampton Bait Shop on Wednesday night.

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Teachers object to proposed license process

Teachers object to proposed license process

August 15th, 2013 1:06 pm by Nathan Baker

State and local teachers' union officials say using standardized test scores to justify teacher licenses will hurt Tennessee's education system.

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Roe: Defunding Obamacare won't work

Roe: Defunding Obamacare won't work

August 15th, 2013 12:54 pm by Nathan Baker

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-1st, said Wednesday that threats from fellow legislators to defund the Affordable Care Act are “nigh on impossible” to carry out.

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Judge halts Washington County vehicular homicide hearing to wait for DA's explanation on case differences

Judge halts Washington County vehicular homicide hearing to wait for DA's explanation on case differences

August 15th, 2013 12:16 pm by Becky Campbell

Criminal Court Judge Robert Cupp's directive came during a hearing for Rachel M. Proffitt, who is charged with vehicular homicide in the July 27, 2009, death of Misty M. Briggs, 22, of Jonesborough.

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Johnson City middle school principal makes short list for state's top honor

Johnson City middle school principal makes short list for state's top honor

August 15th, 2013 11:07 am by Staff Report

Tammy Pearce has been named a finalist for for 2013–2014 Tennessee Principal of the Year.

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