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Though legal, officials have safety concerns about riding in truck beds

Though legal, officials have safety concerns about riding in truck beds

March 31st, 2014 9:44 pm by Max Hrenda

Even though Tennessee law permits certain children to ride in truck beds, law enforcement personnel said that law is not often enforced. Members of the Johnson City Police Department and Tennessee Highway Patrol said that's because the law is not often vi

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Board of Zoning Appeals to consider Evolve variance for Mill property

Board of Zoning Appeals to consider Evolve variance for Mill property

March 31st, 2014 9:36 pm by Nathan Baker

Today at 6 p.m., the much-debated multi-family housing complex proposed for the land between State of Franklin Road and West Walnut Street will be discussed by the city's Board of Zoning Appeals, one of its last stops before final approval.

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Woman accused of spitting in deputy's pizza has day in court

Woman accused of spitting in deputy's pizza has day in court

March 31st, 2014 9:23 pm by Brad Hicks

It will be up to a Unicoi County grand jury to decide if the Erwin woman accused of spitting on a pizza purchased by Unicoi County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Frank Rogers will be charged.

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Missing Kingsport man found dead

Missing Kingsport man found dead

March 31st, 2014 6:26 pm by Staff Report

A Kingsport man who police had been searching for since March 5 was found dead.

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More victims found on east side of Washington mudslide

More victims found on east side of Washington mudslide

March 31st, 2014 4:47 pm by LISA BAUMANN and MANUEL VALDES, Associated Press

Searchers have had to contend with treacherous conditions, including household chemicals, septic tanks, gasoline and propane containers. When rescuers and dogs leave the site, they are hosed off by hazardous materials crews.

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Down to the wire: Mad dash for health care sign-ups on deadline day

Down to the wire: Mad dash for health care sign-ups on deadline day

March 31st, 2014 2:43 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

Supporters of the overhaul fanned out across the country in a final dash to sign up uninsured Americans.

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Liquor giant sues over Tennessee's storage law

Liquor giant sues over Tennessee's storage law

March 31st, 2014 2:06 pm by Lance Williams, Nashville

Liquor giant Diageo Americas, the owner of Tullahoma, Tenn.-based George Dickel whiskey, has sued the state of Tennessee over a nearly 80-year-old law requiring distillers to store their alcohol within the state's borders.

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Tennessee death row inmates dying of natural causes

Tennessee death row inmates dying of natural causes

March 31st, 2014 1:04 pm by Associated Press

Many inmates awaiting execution on Tennessee's death row never make it to the execution chamber.

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Gray Fossil Site seeks volunteers with training set for Saturday

Gray Fossil Site seeks volunteers with training set for Saturday

March 31st, 2014 12:19 pm by Contributed - ETSU

"Our volunteers get the opportunity to work alongside the paleontologists" - Dr. Steven Wallace, site manager of the Gray Fossil Site.

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No indictment: Grand jury returns no true bill in fatal Elizabethton Hwy. crash

No indictment: Grand jury returns no true bill in fatal Elizabethton Hwy. crash

March 31st, 2014 11:35 am by Staff Report

Chyanne Elizabeth Gobble, 20, 612 Maple St., was arrested in September on a charge of leaving the scene of an accident involving a death.

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