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Rocky Fork State Park soft opening Hikers' Jamboree slated for May 2

Rocky Fork State Park soft opening Hikers' Jamboree slated for May 2

April 7th, 2015 2:32 pm by Tony Casey

On Saturday, May 2, the general public will finally be let loose to explore the state's newest park. That will be the day of the First Annual Hikers' Jamboree, where people of all ages are welcome to take part in a sun-up-to-sun-down day of events, includ

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Elizabethton man charged with marijuana violations

Elizabethton man charged with marijuana violations

April 7th, 2015 1:40 pm by Staff Report

An Elizabethton man was charged Monday after police reported finding three pounds of marijuana and equipment used to portion the drug for resale during a search of his apartment.

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Update: Creeks overflow in Johnson City, Jonesborough as region remains under severe weather alert

Update: Creeks overflow in Johnson City, Jonesborough as region remains under severe weather alert

April 7th, 2015 1:06 pm by Jessica Fuller

A few storms may become strong to severe today, especially across Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee.

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Senate committee passes bill to make Bible official state book

Senate committee passes bill to make Bible official state book

April 7th, 2015 12:59 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

A Senate committee decided to approve a bill to make the Bible the official book of Tennessee. The committee approved the measure by a 7-0-2 vote; no lawmakers voted against the bill, but two abstained.

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Jack Daniel's prevails as lawmaker withdraws 2nd 'Tennessee Whiskey' challenge

Jack Daniel's prevails as lawmaker withdraws 2nd 'Tennessee Whiskey' challenge

April 7th, 2015 11:58 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican state Sen. Ed Jackson, of Jackson, withdrew his bill without debate on Tuesday that sought to repeal the law passed at the behest of Jack Daniel's in 2013.

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Tenn. bill gives in-state tuition rates to immigrant children on deferred action

Tenn. bill gives in-state tuition rates to immigrant children on deferred action

April 7th, 2015 11:36 am by Associated Press

Tennessee residents who are authorized to be in the United States would be eligible for in-state tuition under legislation headed for a vote in the Senate.

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GOP field gets more crowded as Rand Paul says, 'I am running for president'

GOP field gets more crowded as Rand Paul says, 'I am running for president'

April 7th, 2015 11:20 am by PHILIP ELLIOTT and ADAM BEAM, Associated Press

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky entered the campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a declaration that he's running for the White House to "return our country to the principles of liberty and limited government."

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Family of 8 found dead from carbon monoxide poisoning; family says power was cut

Family of 8 found dead from carbon monoxide poisoning; family says power was cut - VIDEO

April 7th, 2015 9:39 am by Associated Press

The man's stepfather said he had been trying to keep the family warm with a generator after the power was cut because of an outstanding bill.

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'One day I will see her again' - Family cries for justice as man sentenced in drunken crash death

'One day I will see her again' - Family cries for justice as man sentenced in drunken crash death

April 7th, 2015 9:09 am by Becky Campbell

Updated with more photos: Judge Stacy Street sentenced Cody Dingus to one year in jail and three years on supervised probation.

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Woman pleads guilty to striking child, grandmother at school bus stop

Woman pleads guilty to striking child, grandmother at school bus stop

April 6th, 2015 10:37 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A woman charged with striking a 6-year-old child and his grandmother with her vehicle at Unicoi County school bus stop in March 2014 pleaded guilty to two counts of reckless aggravated assault Monday in Unicoi County Criminal Court.

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