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Electric chair, Common Core, hemp and meth pending: Tennessee lawmakers head into final day of session

Electric chair, Common Core, hemp and meth pending: Tennessee lawmakers head into final day of session

April 17th, 2014 9:29 am by Associated Press

The House and Senate are scheduled to meet in floor sessions to complete their calendars.

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Blast on site of Tennessee ammunition plant kills 1

Blast on site of Tennessee ammunition plant kills 1

April 17th, 2014 9:28 am by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

Rescue workers were called Wednesday afternoon to a blast at the Rio Ammunition plant in McEwen, about 55 miles west of Nashville.

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Man in serious condition after falling 150 yards from Knoxville overlook

Man in serious condition after falling 150 yards from Knoxville overlook

April 17th, 2014 8:49 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

The unidentified man in his 20s was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center after being rescued about 6:30 a.m., according to Knoxville Fire Department spokesman Capt. D.J. Corcoran.

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Two men charged in separate cases of sexual battery

Two men charged in separate cases of sexual battery

April 16th, 2014 9:45 pm by Becky Campbell

Washington County sheriff's officers arrested two men last week in separate and unrelated sexual battery cases involving children.

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Market Street lot to get new grocery store

Market Street lot to get new grocery store

April 16th, 2014 9:11 pm by Nathan Baker

A new grocery market in Johnson City aims to bring a European flavor to the area's food store offerings.

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3 seek 2 Washington County District 9 seats

3 seek 2 Washington County District 9 seats

April 16th, 2014 9:01 pm by Gary B. Gray

Three candidates are running for two available Washington County Commission, District 9 spots this year.

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Committee OKs release of $150K for new animal shelter

Committee OKs release of $150K for new animal shelter

April 16th, 2014 9:00 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Washington County Budget Committee on Wednesday approved a resolution which, once approved by the County Commission, will release $150,000 to the Washington County-Johnson City Animal Control Board.

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UPDATE: One arrested after Johnson City home invasion, stolen property found in Wilson Ave. residence

UPDATE: One arrested after Johnson City home invasion, stolen property found in Wilson Ave. residence

April 16th, 2014 7:40 pm by Staff Reports

A police report from the Johnson City Police Department says a Murfreesboro man is accused of joining two other suspects in forcing themselves into a victim's home, threatening the victim and ransacking her belongings Tuesday morning.

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Woman rescued from Laurel Fork falls

Woman rescued from Laurel Fork falls

April 16th, 2014 7:30 pm by Staff Reports

An approximately 60-year-old woman was rescued by the Carter County Rescue Squad's Tactical Rescue Team Wednesday afternoon.

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Updated: Convicted felon charged with attempted murder after standoff with deputies in Limestone

Updated: Convicted felon charged with attempted murder after standoff with deputies in Limestone

April 16th, 2014 4:32 pm by Staff Report

The victim told deputies her boyfriend had assaulted her and had a shotgun. She said he made threats to kill her, himself and anyone that tried to come into the home.

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