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NTSB: Lack of lights caused crash that killed Food City pilot

NTSB: Lack of lights caused crash that killed Food City pilot

May 20th, 2014 5:03 pm by Staff Report

Bill Starnes, chief pilot for Food City, died in Aug. 24, 2012, when his aircraft crashed into South Holston Lake after transporting passengers to and from the Food City 250 Nationwide Series race.

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5 arrested, 230 pounds of pot seized in Nashville raid

5 arrested, 230 pounds of pot seized in Nashville raid

May 20th, 2014 4:16 pm by Andy Humbles, The Tennessean

A two-month investigation of drug trafficking from Mexico and Texas into Nashville has led to five arrests and 230 pounds of marijuana and 11 pounds of cocaine seized.

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UPDATE: Man stabbed in Mary Street altercation arrested

UPDATE: Man stabbed in Mary Street altercation arrested

May 20th, 2014 4:15 pm by Staff Report

A man who was found with stab wounds to his chest has been arrested, according to police.

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911 glitch fixed, error report pending

911 glitch fixed, error report pending

May 20th, 2014 3:02 pm by Staff Report

An error in cellphone carriers' capabilities to connect 911 calls to dispatchers in Northeast Tennessee has been corrected, officials said, but the reason for that error is still unknown.

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Pennsylvania gay marriage ban overturned by judge

Pennsylvania gay marriage ban overturned by judge

May 20th, 2014 2:41 pm by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III called the plaintiffs - a widow, 11 couples and one of the couples' two teenage daughters - courageous.

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Bridgegate: Ex-Christie aide 'dumbfounded' by traffic plot

Bridgegate: Ex-Christie aide 'dumbfounded' by traffic plot

May 20th, 2014 2:08 pm by ANGELA DELLI SANTI, Associated Press

A committee is trying to determine who ordered traffic lanes blocked in September at the George Washington Bridge and why.

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Dig planned for Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee at Gray Fossil Site

Dig planned for Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee at Gray Fossil Site

May 20th, 2014 2:01 pm by Contributed - ETSU

Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Tennessee will be digging for fossils with East Tennessee State University paleontologist Dr. Steven Wallace on Saturday, June 7.

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GCSD: 2 arrested on theft-, drug-related charges

GCSD: 2 arrested on theft-, drug-related charges

May 20th, 2014 1:56 pm by Staff Report

The Greene County Sheriff's Department said an investigation into suspected drug-related activity resulted in the arrests of two Greeneville residents.

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3 arrested amid drug investigation

3 arrested amid drug investigation

May 20th, 2014 1:46 pm by Staff Report

Three people were arrested and $5,000 in cash was seized after arrests were made as part of a larger drug investigation, Greene County Sheriff Steve Burns said in a news release.

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Ex-players: NFL illegally used drugs

Ex-players: NFL illegally used drugs

May 20th, 2014 1:13 pm by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the league, thirsty for profits, illegally supplied them with risky narcotics and other painkillers that numbed their injuries for games and led to medical complications down the road.

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