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Jonesborough water, sewer fees set for spike

Jonesborough water, sewer fees set for spike

June 23rd, 2014 8:48 pm by Kristen Swing

Water and sewer customers of the town of Jonesborough will likely see an increase on their monthly bill in the next fiscal year, which is set to begin July 1.

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Haslam backs 12-hour wait in domestic violence cases

Haslam backs 12-hour wait in domestic violence cases

June 23rd, 2014 8:19 pm by Chas Sisk and Walter F Roche Jr., The Tennessean

Gov. Bill Haslam says he supports making the 12-hour "cooling off" period in domestic violence cases mandatory after a prominent Nashville contractor was arrested twice for assaulting his girlfriend in a single day.

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E. Tenn. woman arraigned on charges alleging she planned, carried out husband's murder

E. Tenn. woman arraigned on charges alleging she planned, carried out husband's murder

June 23rd, 2014 6:18 pm by Staff Report

An East Tennessee woman has been arraigned on charges that allege she planned and carried out the murder of her husband.

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UPDATE: I-81 open after tractor-trailer fire scene cleared

UPDATE: I-81 open after tractor-trailer fire scene cleared

June 23rd, 2014 1:55 pm by Max Hrenda

No one was injured, but traffic was stopped for around 40 minutes as emergency crews worked to contain a fire that consumed the cab of a tractor-trailer.

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What role should the United States play in stabilizing Iraq?

What role should the United States play in stabilizing Iraq?

June 23rd, 2014 12:23 pm by LARA JAKES and HAMZA HENDAWI, Associated Press

The fate of Iraq may be decided over the next week.

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Records show Tennessee teacher discipline on the rise as social media reveals inappropriate conduct with students

Records show Tennessee teacher discipline on the rise as social media reveals inappropriate conduct with students

June 23rd, 2014 12:18 pm by Associated Press

The review found that 160 teachers have been disciplined for crossing the line with students or other minors since 2004. Some were caught sending inappropriate messages. Others had sexual relationships with their students.

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Tennessee school shooter arrested on new charge

Tennessee school shooter arrested on new charge

June 23rd, 2014 12:11 pm by Associated Press

Kenneth S. Bartley was convicted this year of reckless homicide for fatally shooting assistant principal Ken Bruce at Campbell County High School in 2005 when he was 14.

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Supreme Court limits existing EPA global warming rules

Supreme Court limits existing EPA global warming rules

June 23rd, 2014 12:06 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The justices said that the Environmental Protection Agency lacks authority in some cases to force companies to evaluate ways to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

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Tennessee man shoots at dog defending woman in domestic attack

Tennessee man shoots at dog defending woman in domestic attack

June 23rd, 2014 12:00 pm by Mark Hicks, Leaf Chronicle

A 50-year-old Clarksville man faces a variety of charges following a domestic violence incident during which he shot at a dog that was trying to protect a woman.

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Display of selected historical 'documents' to be unveiled at Justice Center today

Display of selected historical 'documents' to be unveiled at Justice Center today

June 23rd, 2014 10:35 am by Gary B. Gray

"You will be able to see where our laws came from. It gives you foundation" - Mary Alexander.

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