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Ex-officer's mother displeased with Unicoi County over settlement

Ex-officer's mother displeased with Unicoi County over settlement

October 28th, 2014 8:49 am by Brad Hicks

An alleged discrepancy in a monetary settlement paid to a former Unicoi County Sheriff's Department deputy by Unicoi County has the ex-officer's mother upset.

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Thanks a million: Washington County Commission approves $1M gift for ETSU arts center

Thanks a million: Washington County Commission approves $1M gift for ETSU arts center

October 27th, 2014 9:35 pm by Gary B. Gray

A majority of Washington County commissioners on Monday approved giving East Tennessee State University $1 million over the next 10 years for its new fine arts center, though a handful of commissioners pushed back, claiming it wasn't right to do so while

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Second Harvest, WCQR launch this year's Project Thanksgiving campaign

Second Harvest, WCQR launch this year's Project Thanksgiving campaign

October 27th, 2014 9:28 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

WCQR-FM radio and Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee have kicked off their annual drive to provide Thanksgiving dinners to 6,000 area homes in need.

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Pastor who performed gay marriage keeps ordination

Pastor who performed gay marriage keeps ordination

October 27th, 2014 9:18 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A Methodist pastor who was disciplined after he officiated at the wedding of his gay son will be allowed to remain an ordained minister.

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Child molester offers research suggesting boys want sex with men

Child molester offers research suggesting boys want sex with men

October 27th, 2014 6:06 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

William John Jordan concluded in a research paper there was a difference between a pedophile - someone who is attracted to prepubescent children - and a pederast - a man who has sex with boys between the ages of 8 and 16.

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Former Nashville teacher jailed on child porn charges

Former Nashville teacher jailed on child porn charges

October 27th, 2014 5:40 pm by Andy Humbles, The Tennessean

A former Metro elementary school teacher has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of downloading images of child pornography on a school-issued laptop.

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Highway patrol rescues volunteer in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Highway patrol rescues volunteer in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

October 27th, 2014 4:26 pm by Associated Press

A volunteer with the National Park Service has been rescued from a trail in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park after a fall from a horse.

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Update: Police say 2 arrested after meth lab mishap results in car fire

Update: Police say 2 arrested after meth lab mishap results in car fire - VIDEO

October 27th, 2014 3:31 pm by Max Hrenda

Police said a city couple was arrested on felony drug charges after they caught their car on fire while trying to make methamphetamine.

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Roadrunner gives more than $50,000 to Christmas Box

Roadrunner gives more than $50,000 to Christmas Box

October 27th, 2014 1:45 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Contribution expected to help sustain holiday food distribution for several years.

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Governors' quarantines against medical advice

Governors' quarantines against medical advice

October 27th, 2014 8:26 am by Frank Eltman, Associated Press

State leaders in New York and New Jersey are at odds with scientists over Ebola as the states' governors back 21-day quarantines for medical workers returning from West Africa.

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