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Haslam stands by own anti-meth proposal in Tennessee House

Haslam stands by own anti-meth proposal in Tennessee House

March 5th, 2014 1:34 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam says the long-term prospects for his anti-meth proposal remain strong despite the bill being sidetracked in a House subcommittee this week.

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Facebook to delete posts for illegal gun sales

Facebook to delete posts for illegal gun sales

March 5th, 2014 1:05 pm by MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press

Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users selling illegal guns or offering weapons for sale without background checks.

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Piney Flats distillery shines on

Piney Flats distillery shines on

March 5th, 2014 9:59 am by Nathan Baker

In less than three years, partners Tom "Tiny" Roberson, Byron Reece and Gary Melvin are looking to take their startup brand, Tennessee Mellomoon, to multi-state distribution and are reeling in the benefits of a featured spot on a reality television series

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Update: Witness told police shooting began with home invasion; ex-Johnson City policeman's son charged with attempted murder

Update: Witness told police shooting began with home invasion; ex-Johnson City policeman's son charged with attempted murder

March 5th, 2014 9:23 am by Staff Report

The shooting left one person with a wound to the abdomen.

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Police chief: Rash of armed robberies not 'new normal'

Police chief: Rash of armed robberies not 'new normal'

March 4th, 2014 10:02 pm by Max Hrenda

Although there have been five armed robberies in the last week alone, a police department official said the public shouldn't expect to see that trend continue.

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House panel sidetracks Haslam's anti-meth proposal

House panel sidetracks Haslam's anti-meth proposal

March 4th, 2014 9:55 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A House subcommittee Tuesday sidetracked Gov. Bill Haslam's anti-meth proposal while advancing a rival measure that would place lesser restrictions on buying cold and allergy medicines used to make the illegal drug.

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Six vie for three seats in District 1

Six vie for three seats in District 1

March 4th, 2014 9:36 pm by Gary B. Gray

Candidates for the Washington County Commission's 25 available seats are now set.

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Teen charged with attempted murder in wake of Johnson City apartment complex shooting

Teen charged with attempted murder in wake of Johnson City apartment complex shooting

March 4th, 2014 5:11 pm by Staff Report

Police were called to the complex on Austin Springs Road just after midnight on a report that several shots had been fired in the parking lot during an argument.

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Chief: No improvement for Erwin policeman injured in crash

Chief: No improvement for Erwin policeman injured in crash

March 4th, 2014 4:37 pm by Brad Hicks

Patrolman Gregg Copp, 55, remained listed in serious condition at Johnson City Medical Center's intensive care unit.

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White House suggests TVA could be sold to state and local governments

White House suggests TVA could be sold to state and local governments

March 4th, 2014 2:16 pm by Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free Press

America's biggest federal utility could come under state and local ownership if Congress goes along with a plan proposed today by the Obama administration.

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