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Autopsy: Cleveland boy was shot once by officer

Autopsy: Cleveland boy was shot once by officer

December 12th, 2014 2:09 pm by Associated Press

A 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun died from a single shot fired by a rookie police officer, according to an autopsy released Friday.

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TDOC: Closing prison not deal with privately owned complex

TDOC: Closing prison not deal with privately owned complex

December 12th, 2014 2:05 pm by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Tennessee prison officials say their plan to close a state prison in Nashville isn't tied to a complex deal in which 2,550 state inmates will be housed at a Corrections Corporation of America-owned facility.

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The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

December 12th, 2014 1:04 pm by Staff Report

The Buzz, flying in to keep you up to date on today's stories.

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Update: Captain says guilty conscience led to Shell's confession

Update: Captain says guilty conscience led to Shell's confession

December 12th, 2014 12:07 pm by John Thompson

A 23-year-old Carter County man pleaded guilty Friday to a 2012 Roan Mountain killing during a drug deal gone bad.

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Ramsey changes course on governor's Medicaid expansion plan

Ramsey changes course on governor's Medicaid expansion plan

December 12th, 2014 10:25 am by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press

Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says that if fellow Republican Gov. Bill Haslam succeeds in his negotiations with President Barack Obama's administration on a special Tennessee deal for Medicaid expansion, the result could be "sellable" to skeptical state lawma

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Bluff City woman charged with shooting husband now accused of three-year poisoning campaign

Bluff City woman charged with shooting husband now accused of three-year poisoning campaign

December 12th, 2014 9:13 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A Bluff City woman who allegedly shot her husband in the back, leaving him paralyzed and crawling through the woods for help while she went to Pigeon Forge with their children, is now being accused of poisoning him for the last three years.

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Captain's recovery steams ahead after losing leg to locomotive

Captain's recovery steams ahead after losing leg to locomotive

December 11th, 2014 10:02 pm by Max Hrenda

After Captain the dog lost his leg to a passing train, neither veterinarians, shelter workers nor even his owner thought he had much of a chance at survival.

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Por la Madre: St. Mary's celebrates Hispanic, American Catholic heritage in Our Lady of Guadalupe

Por la Madre: St. Mary's celebrates Hispanic, American Catholic heritage in Our Lady of Guadalupe

December 11th, 2014 9:43 pm by Max Hrenda

While Dec. 25 might be the pre-eminent Christian celebration of the month, this week, members of St. Mary's Catholic Church celebrated another December milestone of faith.

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Carter County man pleads guilty to assaulting deputy during arrest

Carter County man pleads guilty to assaulting deputy during arrest

December 11th, 2014 9:37 pm by John Thompson

A man accused of assaulting a deputy of the Carter County Sheriff's Department entered a guilty plea on Wednesday.

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Incomplete Unicoi school board likely to determine director's fate

Incomplete Unicoi school board likely to determine director's fate

December 11th, 2014 9:31 pm by Brad Hicks

Dwight Bennett's death left an open seat on the six-member Unicoi County Board of Education, and it appears unlikely that seat will be filled before the board meets next month to decide whether Unicoi County Director of Schools Denise Brown will continue

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