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Ex-cop kills himself on Interstate in Tennessee

Ex-cop kills himself on Interstate in Tennessee

March 26th, 2014 8:04 am by Chattanooga Times Free Press

Charles Keith Murphree, 44, committed suicide between the towns of Jasper and Kimball on the westbound side of the interstate, bringing traffic to a halt Tuesday afternoon.

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Judge Joe Brown challenging Tennessee contempt of court charges

Judge Joe Brown challenging Tennessee contempt of court charges

March 26th, 2014 7:41 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Brown, whose nationally syndicated TV show was canceled last year, is running in the Democratic primary for district attorney general in Shelby County.

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Bill to end Tennessee motorcycle helmet law fails

Bill to end Tennessee motorcycle helmet law fails

March 26th, 2014 7:37 am by Max Hrenda

"I've got some constituents who are very passionate behind it, and I lean toward letting our citizens exercise as much freedom as possible" - Senate bill sponsor Mike Bell, R-Riceville.

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Death toll at 24: Washington mudslide searchers press on with dogs, bare hands

Death toll at 24: Washington mudslide searchers press on with dogs, bare hands

March 26th, 2014 7:11 am by MANUEL VALDES and PHUONG LE, Associated Press

Despite the grim discoveries as the search entered its fifth day Wednesday - and the likelihood that more bodies will be found - officials were still hoping to find survivors.

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Satellite spots 122 possible objects in search for missing plane

Satellite spots 122 possible objects in search for missing plane

March 26th, 2014 7:07 am by ROB GRIFFITH and TODD PITMAN, Associated Press

Malaysia says a satellite has captured images of 122 objects in the Indian Ocean that might be from the missing plane.

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Dodgers outspend Yankees: 1 of 10 things to know today

Dodgers outspend Yankees: 1 of 10 things to know today

March 26th, 2014 7:01 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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High schoolers get glimpse of medical field

High schoolers get glimpse of medical field

March 25th, 2014 10:37 pm by Max Hrenda

This week, area high school students were offered a chance to learn the mechanics - sometimes literally - of how a medical school class operates.

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Medical marijuana bill fails

Medical marijuana bill fails

March 25th, 2014 10:26 pm by Chas Sisk, The Tennessean

Medical marijuana legislation was rejected Tuesday afternoon, failing for the year without clearing its first hurdle.

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Town official says safety, delays may rise at Five Points

Town official says safety, delays may rise at Five Points

March 25th, 2014 10:16 pm by Max Hrenda

A new development at Jonesborough's "Five Points" intersection may lengthen commuter travel times, but a town official believes it could bolster safety for motorists and construction workers alike.

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Leaders hope for rush job on Boones Creek TIF

Leaders hope for rush job on Boones Creek TIF

March 25th, 2014 10:14 pm by Nathan Baker

Some local leaders are looking to put a rush on expanding a special taxing district in Boones Creek to cash in on an upcoming retailers convention, but Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge wants to take a calmer approach to avoid making what he says could

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