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Update: Police release name of woman who fatally shot herself in car in north Johnson City

Update: Police release name of woman who fatally shot herself in car in north Johnson City

December 10th, 2013 11:10 am by Staff Reports

Johnson City police were responding to a domestic dispute Monday night just off the Bristol Highway when they heard a noise resembling that of a gunshot, police said.

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Fundraising roadblocks run afoul of Tennessee traffic laws

Fundraising roadblocks run afoul of Tennessee traffic laws

December 10th, 2013 11:01 am by Ben Benton, Chattanooga Times Free Press

For years, volunteer fire departments, charitable organizations, church groups and sports teams all over the region, South and country have manned street corners and intersections calling for donations.

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Remember all that summer rain? It could mean a lower electric bill this winter

Remember all that summer rain? It could mean a lower electric bill this winter

December 10th, 2013 11:00 am by Associated Press

The rainfall this year has led to a record-setting year for TVA's 29 hydroelectric dams, which produced more energy in 2013 than at any other time in the past eight decades.

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Manhunt continues in Unicoi Co. after home invasion

Manhunt continues in Unicoi Co. after home invasion

December 10th, 2013 10:09 am by Brad Hicks

A woman was approached by two men wearing ski masks at her home on Pleasant Hill Drive. They taped her to a chair and demanded the combination to a safe.

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No plastic guns: 1 of 10 things to know today at a glance

No plastic guns: 1 of 10 things to know today at a glance

December 10th, 2013 7:21 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at national and world news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Obama urges world to act on Mandela legacy

Obama urges world to act on Mandela legacy

December 10th, 2013 7:11 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

Celebrating one of his personal heroes, President Barack Obama praised Nelson Mandela as the last great liberator of the 20th century, urging the world to carry on his legacy by fighting inequality, poverty and discrimination.

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Erwin board OKs resolution on animal shelter

Erwin board OKs resolution on animal shelter

December 9th, 2013 9:57 pm by Brad Hicks

Nearly six months to the day that the Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted to sever its funding to the Unicoi County Animal Welfare Board, and effectively the Unicoi County Animal Shelter, the board lent its approval to a proposal that will resolve the

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Student housing complex on former Mullican site slated for summer completion

Student housing complex on former Mullican site slated for summer completion

December 9th, 2013 9:50 pm by Nathan Baker

“In the next couple of months, you’ll see us doing what we consider horizontal improvements, we’ll be installing piping and pouring foundations, getting the utilities set,” King said Monday. “It’s going to be a full-scale construction process from now unt

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Stock-holding seniors, retirees see benefits from Tennessee tax law change, but cities seek relief as losses loom

Stock-holding seniors, retirees see benefits from Tennessee tax law change, but cities seek relief as losses loom

December 9th, 2013 9:48 pm by Gary B. Gray

Changes in Tennessee’s Hall Income Tax over the past few years have rewarded seniors and retirees who own stock, but a continual rise in the exemption level means less money for cities and the possibility of property tax hikes.

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Larkin’s attorneys say autopsy info off-limits

Larkin’s attorneys say autopsy info off-limits

December 9th, 2013 9:36 pm by Becky Campbell

Defense attorneys for a man facing a second trial in the 2003 drowning death of his wife filed a motion last month asking a judge to limit the evidence prosecutors can use from the first trial.

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