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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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Update: 2 states, 2 murders, 2 guilty pleas

Update: 2 states, 2 murders, 2 guilty pleas

June 23rd, 2014 10:05 am by Becky Campbell

Three people involved in a brutal 2010 murder that led to a missing person search and second murder in Virginia pleaded guilty in a Washington County courtroom Monday.

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Officials say survey stops short in scaling states' safety

Officials say survey stops short in scaling states' safety

June 22nd, 2014 9:50 pm by Max Hrenda

After Tennessee was listed as the country's third most-dangerous state - in a list that included Washington, D.C. - by a business-oriented social media company, questions surrounding the state's safety and the survey's veracity were thrust into public vie

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JC native, Navy officer Tummers part of rescue operation that saved 277

JC native, Navy officer Tummers part of rescue operation that saved 277

June 22nd, 2014 9:35 pm by Elizabeth Saulsbury

Lt. Cmdr. Mike Tummers, a Johnson City native, is part of a Fleet Surgical Team Four on the USS Bataan (LHD 5) and participated in a rescue operation that took place June 6 in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Meet Your Neighbor: Retired JCPD officer Chuck Carroll still proving 'resource'-ful

Meet Your Neighbor: Retired JCPD officer Chuck Carroll still proving 'resource'-ful

June 22nd, 2014 9:28 pm by Tony Casey

After 30 years in law enforcement, former Johnson City Police Department officer Chuck Carroll said it was tough when he retired in 2010.

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Budget process poised to begin in Unicoi County

Budget process poised to begin in Unicoi County

June 22nd, 2014 9:19 pm by Brad Hicks

The process of preparing Unicoi County's budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year will begin Tuesday evening, as the County Commission's Budget Committee will start budgetary talks.

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