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U-Haul status in limbo after purchasing deadline passes

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U-Haul status in limbo after purchasing deadline passes

April 15th, 2014 9:43 pm by Gary B. Gray

On April 1, a provision in Johnson City's agreement to purchase the downtown U-Haul property went into effect, reducing the city's financial commitment on two distinct offers by $10,000 each month until the company vacates the premises.

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Man arrested twice in two days on alcohol-related offenses

Man arrested twice in two days on alcohol-related offenses

April 15th, 2014 11:17 pm by Staff Report

Last week, a Jonesborough man was arrested twice in two days and charged with seven offenses that, police said, resulted from alcohol abuse.

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Purse-ona non grata, a dog dookie afternoon, a couple's night out, and more from the Police Blotter

Purse-ona non grata, a dog dookie afternoon, a couple's night out, and more from the Police Blotter

April 15th, 2014 10:40 pm by Staff Report

Also inside: A few bricks shy of a full load, fashionable felonies, the world's most unimpressive forgery, and more!

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59 years later, Marine Corps ID card gets returned

59 years later, Marine Corps ID card gets returned

April 15th, 2014 9:20 pm by Tony Casey

It was 1954 when native East Tennessean Herman Church was at a function at a park in Evansville, Ind., when his wallet slipped out of his back pocket.

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Studsvik now in hands of company's competitor

Studsvik now in hands of company's competitor

April 15th, 2014 9:00 pm by Brad Hicks

Studsvik Inc.'s Tennessee processing facilities - which includes its facility in Erwin - are now in the hands of the Sweden-based nuclear company's competitor.

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Lawmakers pass Haslam's free tuition plan for Tennessee two-year schools

Lawmakers pass Haslam's free tuition plan for Tennessee two-year schools

April 15th, 2014 8:31 pm by Associated Press

Haslam wants to pay for the program by using $300 million in excess lottery reserve funds and join it with a $47 million endowment.

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No apology: Tennessee House votes to express 'regret' for slavery

No apology: Tennessee House votes to express 'regret' for slavery

April 15th, 2014 7:51 pm by Associated Press

The Republican-controlled chamber removed language from the original resolution that sought to offer "profound apologies" for slavery.

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So long, 'Zo: UT men's b-ball coach accepts job at Cal

So long, 'Zo: UT men's b-ball coach accepts job at Cal

April 15th, 2014 4:48 pm by ANTONIO GONZALEZ, AP Sports Writer

A more relaxed fan base, milder weather and a chance to coach at the top-rated public university in the country added up to Cuonzo Martin making the decision to leave Tennessee for California.

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TBI says Knoxville attorney was swapping money, pills for sex

TBI says Knoxville attorney was swapping money, pills for sex

April 15th, 2014 2:39 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Bruce Poston was arrested Tuesday morning.

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Off the Wall News: Woman arrested after stuffed monkey found hanging in storage unit

Off the Wall News: Woman arrested after stuffed monkey found hanging in storage unit

April 15th, 2014 12:25 pm by BECKY VARGO, Grand Haven Tribune

Attached to the monkey was a note: "This is you!!!"

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Police evacuate area near Boston Marathon finish line after discovery of unattended backpacks

Police evacuate area near Boston Marathon finish line after discovery of unattended backpacks

April 15th, 2014 8:06 pm by Associated Press

Police spokesman Dave Estrada says the backpacks were discovered Tuesday evening, a year after two bombs in backpacks exploded at the end of the marathon and killed three people.

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