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Preliminary hearing for accused killer in downtown fatal shooting reset

Preliminary hearing for accused killer in downtown fatal shooting reset

March 27th, 2014 12:03 pm by Staff Report

The preliminary hearing for a man charged in a deadly downtown shooting was scheduled for Thursday but now will be held next week.

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All in the family: East Tennessee mayor's son-in-law gets 2nd highest paying job despite lack of certification

All in the family: East Tennessee mayor's son-in-law gets 2nd highest paying job despite lack of certification

March 27th, 2014 9:55 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Although the position was created specifically for a certified mechanic, Steven McLain isn't a certified mechanic.

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26 Tennessee Main Street cities generate $59.8 million

26 Tennessee Main Street cities generate $59.8 million

March 27th, 2014 9:33 am by staff and wire reports

The department says 646 jobs were generated and 182 new businesses sprang up in the 26 communities in 2013. Jonesborough, Kingsport, Bristol and Greeneville are among them.

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Charlotte mayor in bribe sting: 1 of 10 things to know today

Charlotte mayor in bribe sting: 1 of 10 things to know today

March 27th, 2014 9:18 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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UPDATE: Man arrested after Unicoi County search to be held without bond

UPDATE: Man arrested after Unicoi County search to be held without bond

March 27th, 2014 7:41 am by Brad Hicks

Keenan Akil Shepherd was arrested after the incident on Sugar Hollow Road. Sheriff Mike Hensley said Shepherd was found with a loaded handgun and several pounds of marijuana.

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UPDATE: Driver blames unresponsive steering wheel in 2012 Elizabethton vehicular homicide case

UPDATE: Driver blames unresponsive steering wheel in 2012 Elizabethton vehicular homicide case

March 26th, 2014 9:13 pm by John Thompson

Defendant Micah Cates testified Thursday morning that the steering wheel of his 2002 BMW 325i became unresponsive as it was approaching a curve at the intersection of the Milligan Highway and Okolona Road on the morning of Aug. 14, 2012.

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Spay/neuter ordinance takes effect; permits being issued

Spay/neuter ordinance takes effect; permits being issued

March 26th, 2014 9:04 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City's most recent animal ordinance is now in full effect, and animal control officials have already issued two permits for animals running loose that are unaltered.

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Developer moves forward with project in downtown Johnson City

Developer moves forward with project in downtown Johnson City

March 26th, 2014 9:01 pm by Nathan Baker

A local real estate developer hopes to continue Johnson City's downtown recent revitalization gains with a $1.2 million residential and retail project in a former Market Street hardware store.

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Five aiming for District 5 Washington County Commission seats

Five aiming for District 5 Washington County Commission seats

March 26th, 2014 8:56 pm by Gary B. Gray

Five candidates are vying for two District 5 Washington County Commission seats this year.

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U.S. Supreme Court bolsters domestic violence gun ban law

U.S. Supreme Court bolsters domestic violence gun ban law

March 26th, 2014 3:56 pm by Associated Press

The ruling was a victory for the Obama administration, gun control groups and advocates for victims of domestic abusers who say the gun ban is critical in preventing the escalation of domestic violence.

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