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News Regional & National
Russia sets Ukraine agenda with diplomacy, threats

Russia sets Ukraine agenda with diplomacy, threats

March 3rd, 2014 9:29 pm by DALTON BENNETT and DAVID McHUGH, Associated Press

Russian troops said to be 16,000 strong tightened their stranglehold on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula Monday, openly defying the U.S. and the European Union and rattling world capitals and stock markets.

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Crime
Man goes from one jail to another, police say

Man goes from one jail to another, police say

March 3rd, 2014 9:21 pm by John Thompson

A man who had just been released from the Sullivan County Jail found himself immediately arrested by the Carter County Sheriff's Department on several methamphetamine charges, police said.

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News Regional & National
Senate passes bill to legalize switchblade knives

Senate passes bill to legalize switchblade knives

March 3rd, 2014 8:07 pm by Associated Press

The state Senate has passed a bill to legalize switchblades and other knives with blades longer than 4 inches in Tennessee.

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Local News The Buzz
The Buzz: Keeping you up-to-date with the day's need-to-know stories

The Buzz: Keeping you up-to-date with the day's need-to-know stories

March 3rd, 2014 7:53 pm by Staff Reports

Have you fallen behind on your news? Don't fret! The Buzz is here with all of Monday's need-to-know stories.

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News Regional & National Business & Technology
Supermarket wine sales bill headed to governor

Supermarket wine sales bill headed to governor

March 3rd, 2014 6:42 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Legislation allowing wine to be sold outside Tennessee liquor stores is headed to the governor for his consideration.

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Crime Police Blotter
Police Blotter: Extreme purse-snatching, the butter knife attack, and more

Police Blotter: Extreme purse-snatching, the butter knife attack, and more

March 3rd, 2014 6:01 pm by Staff Reports

Also inside: The hazards of a college town, the strangling game, innocent but guilty, and more!

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Community Heritage
Spectacular Shelbridge

Spectacular Shelbridge

March 3rd, 2014 4:41 pm by Nathan Baker

Originally farmland on the north side of a small train-stop town, the 6,000-square-foot mansion now known as Shelbridge has been home to industrialists and university presidents, but most importantly, families.

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Regional & National Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News - Cockfighting: Just good, wholesome entertainment?

Off the Wall News - Cockfighting: Just good, wholesome entertainment?

March 3rd, 2014 4:37 pm by Mark Saal, Standard-Examiner

"This ain't cruel, this is competition. Cruelty is not feeding them, not watering them, not housing them, and not using them for what they were intended" - "Bob" from Utah.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Apparently they really do return to scene of the crime

Off the Wall News: Apparently they really do return to scene of the crime

March 3rd, 2014 4:28 pm by Sandusky Register

Dollar store dj vu? Accused robber got away the first time, but not the second.

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News Local News
Rolling car hits man at Girls Inc. lot in Johnson City

Rolling car hits man at Girls Inc. lot in Johnson City

March 3rd, 2014 4:01 pm by Staff Report

The car continued to roll down the hill and struck a fence, causing more than $400 in damage.

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