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Update: Woman accused of trying to bite cop during blood test after chase through Johnson City, Elizabethton

Update: Woman accused of trying to bite cop during blood test after chase through Johnson City, Elizabethton

January 6th, 2015 5:15 pm by Staff Report

A Shady Valley woman veered into oncoming traffic during a police chase through Johnson City and Elizabethton and tried to bite an officer as she was arrested early Tuesday morning, resulting in numerous charges, Johnson City police reported.

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Florida could become Deep South's prime gay wedding destination

Florida could become Deep South's prime gay wedding destination

January 6th, 2015 4:20 pm by JASON DEAREN and MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL, Associated Press

With gay marriage now legal in Florida, same-sex couples from around the Deep South crossed the border Tuesday as the Sunshine State became a prime regional destination for gay and lesbian weddings still banned back home.

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Ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell gets 2 years for corruption

Ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell gets 2 years for corruption

January 6th, 2015 3:24 pm by LARRY O'DELL and ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press

He was sentenced Tuesday after being convicted of 11 counts of corruption.

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Update: Charges dropped against one third of defendants accused in April 2013 murder, other two defendants to be tried separately

Update: Charges dropped against one third of defendants accused in April 2013 murder, other two defendants to be tried separately

January 6th, 2015 3:18 pm by Becky Campbell

Citing the unreliability of a key witness, Assistant District Attorney General Erin McArdle dismissed felony murder and three attempted aggravated robbery charges against one of three men arrested in the April 2013 homicide of a man outside a Johnson City

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White House says it will veto bill to approve oil pipeline

White House says it will veto bill to approve oil pipeline

January 6th, 2015 2:31 pm by DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

The White House on Tuesday threatened to veto the first piece of legislation introduced in the Republican-controlled Senate, a bill approving the much-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline, in what was expected to be the first of many confrontations over energ

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Small SUV could be made in Chattanooga, report says

Small SUV could be made in Chattanooga, report says

January 6th, 2015 2:24 pm by Chattanooga Times Free Press

A new concept for a 5-seat sport utility vehicle that Volkswagen is expected to show off next week at the Detroit auto show could be made in Chattanooga, according to The Wall Street Journal.

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GOP takes charge as new Congress convenes

GOP takes charge as new Congress convenes

January 6th, 2015 2:15 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

Republicans assumed full control of Congress on Tuesday for the first time in eight years in a day of pomp, circumstance and raw politics beneath the Capitol Dome.

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Few leads in shooting of California parents, baby's death

Few leads in shooting of California parents, baby's death

January 6th, 2015 1:31 pm by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press

Detectives do not believe the crime was a random act, and the FBI is assisting in the investigation.

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Snow expected from Midwest to Northeast, then bitter cold

Snow expected from Midwest to Northeast, then bitter cold

January 6th, 2015 1:02 pm by Associated Press

A winter weather system expected to dump more than a foot of snow in some places has begun its trek east, with a separate blast of arctic air right on its heels.

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NE Tennessee man accused of attacking mother after demanding gun for suicide

NE Tennessee man accused of attacking mother after demanding gun for suicide

January 6th, 2015 12:35 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The man allegedly placed his mother in a choke hold and twisted her arm behind her back because she refused to give him the key to the gun safe.

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