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Clerk in Knox County discovers $2.6 million in old account

Clerk in Knox County discovers $2.6 million in old account

January 19th, 2015 9:06 am by Associated Press

A court clerk in East Tennessee discovered an account five decades old that contains more than $2.6 million.

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Former Johnson City man pleads guilty in Rhode Island arson scheme

Former Johnson City man pleads guilty in Rhode Island arson scheme

January 19th, 2015 8:36 am by Associated Press

A Johnson City man has pleaded guilty to his role in the burning of an occupied Rhode Island apartment building in what prosecutors called an arson-for-profit.

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Second vehicular homicide trial set for Kingsport man

Second vehicular homicide trial set for Kingsport man

January 18th, 2015 9:38 pm by Becky Campbell

A Kingsport man is scheduled to go to trial this week - for the second time - on a vehicular homicide charge that stems from a deadly wreck on Valentines' Day in 2012.

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Bill would ban use of military items for Tennessee law enforcement agencies

Bill would ban use of military items for Tennessee law enforcement agencies

January 18th, 2015 9:33 pm by Max Hrenda

A Memphis-area state senator said he wanted Tennessee to join the national conversations involving both the public's interaction with and perception of law enforcement agencies, as well as those agencies' possession and use of military equipment.

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Meet Your Neighbor: Childhood readied local restaurant owner for hard work

Meet Your Neighbor: Childhood readied local restaurant owner for hard work - VIDEO

January 18th, 2015 9:26 pm by Douglas Fritz

When Tim Broome was just a kid, he probably didn't know those 12-to-14 hour days on the farm were preparing him for a profession - but they were.

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US teens on alleged crime spree captured in Florida

US teens on alleged crime spree captured in Florida

January 18th, 2015 2:20 pm by Associated Press

Two teenage sweethearts suspected in a crime spree of stolen vehicles and pilfered checks across the U.S. South have been taken into custody in Florida, Kentucky authorities said Sunday.

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Woman critical after being thrown from vehicle in rollover Johnson City crash

Woman critical after being thrown from vehicle in rollover Johnson City crash

January 18th, 2015 9:27 am by Staff Report

Police arrived to find a man walking around the crash scene and a woman lying several feet away.

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More than $1.5 million in designer clothes, purses, shoes to be auctioned Saturday

More than $1.5 million in designer clothes, purses, shoes to be auctioned Saturday

January 17th, 2015 9:57 pm by Jessica Fuller

When Jim Humphreys was going through his late mother's closet in June, he didn't expect to find $1.5 million.No, it wasn't stowed away in a lockbox, tucked away behind clothes or even hidden under the floor boards.It was, well, just kind of hanging there.

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VIDEO: Local artist combines love of animals with artwork to create unique pieces

VIDEO: Local artist combines love of animals with artwork to create unique pieces

January 17th, 2015 9:52 pm by Tony Casey

Local artist Molly Noseworthy knows her animals.

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Lamar Alexander announces plans to revamp No Child Left Behind Act

Lamar Alexander announces plans to revamp No Child Left Behind Act

January 17th, 2015 9:42 pm by Nathan Baker

As the new Republican-led Congress sets to work on this year's slate of legislation, teachers and school administrators are anxiously watching to see what changes are in store for federal education laws.

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