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Supreme Court to cops: 'Get a warrant' to search cellphones

Supreme Court to cops: 'Get a warrant' to search cellphones

June 25th, 2014 12:04 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The decision was unanimous.

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JC men among 9 charged in national Ponzi scheme

JC men among 9 charged in national Ponzi scheme

June 24th, 2014 11:12 pm by Becky Campbell

An intricate Ponzi scheme that involved three men from Johnson City and a fake coal-mining business located here bilked $15 million from 160 investors all over the country, according to federal court documents charging nine people in the conspiracy.

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From salt to mash: Tennessee Hills Distillery poised for fall opening

From salt to mash: Tennessee Hills Distillery poised for fall opening

June 24th, 2014 11:00 pm by Nathan Baker

Four months after receiving approval from the Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen, interior renovations to the Salt House are mostly complete, and the Tennessee Hills Distillery is on course to begin selling craft spirits by the fall.

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Ballpark beer welcomed back in moderation

Ballpark beer welcomed back in moderation

June 24th, 2014 10:50 pm by Max Hrenda

After several years of a "dry" spell, the Johnson City Cardinals put a new beverage on tap for their fans to enjoy.

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Larkin lawyers to state: Too little, too late

Larkin lawyers to state: Too little, too late

June 24th, 2014 10:44 pm by Becky Campbell

Defense attorneys for Dale Larkin, whose first-degree murder conviction reversal is being challenged by state prosecutors, have a message for the state - too little, too late.

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Criminal charges filed against researcher who faked HIV vaccine study

Criminal charges filed against researcher who faked HIV vaccine study

June 24th, 2014 4:11 pm by Associated Press

Experts say ex-laboratory manager Dong Pyou Han was especially brazen when he manipulated blood samples that led to millions of dollars in research and false hopes for a breakthrough.

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How long will Kevin Huffman last as Tennessee's education commissioner?

How long will Kevin Huffman last as Tennessee's education commissioner?

June 24th, 2014 3:57 pm by Joy Garrison, The Tennessean

Fueled by the Tea Party, noise surrounding Kevin Huffman has reached a fever pitch.

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What can the U.S. do to improve safety for gays in other countries?

What can the U.S. do to improve safety for gays in other countries?

June 24th, 2014 3:50 pm by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

Anti-gay laws are taking root in nearly 80 countries.

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Former state legislator killed in hit-and-run crash in Kingsport

Former state legislator killed in hit-and-run crash in Kingsport

June 24th, 2014 11:00 am by Wes Bunch

The driver of the vehicle then fled the scene and was arrested a short time later.

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AP source: LeBron will become free agent

AP source: LeBron will become free agent

June 24th, 2014 10:26 am by TIM REYNOLDS, Associated Press Basketball Writer

LeBron James is heading back to free agency.

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