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Former Carter County teacher sentenced in aggravated statutory rape, solicitation of minor case

Former Carter County teacher sentenced in aggravated statutory rape, solicitation of minor case

April 2nd, 2014 9:01 pm by John Thompson

Former Carter County elementary school teacher Kelly Smith, 31, was sentenced Wednesday to 90 days in jail, followed by 3 years probation on his convictions of one count of aggravated statutory rape and two count of solicitation of a minor.

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Six candidates aim for three seats in Washington County's 6th Commission District race

Six candidates aim for three seats in Washington County's 6th Commission District race

April 2nd, 2014 8:51 pm by Gary B. Gray

Six candidates are in the hunt this year to fill three available seats and represent Washington County's 6th Commission District.

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Sheriff's office: Fort Hood reports active shooter

Sheriff's office: Fort Hood reports active shooter

April 2nd, 2014 6:27 pm by Associated Press

Fort Hood has reported an active shooter to local authorities.

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Local 10-year-old fiddler makes his Grand Ole Opry debut

Local 10-year-old fiddler makes his Grand Ole Opry debut

April 2nd, 2014 5:21 pm by John Thompson

Friday was an experience of a lifetime for Carson Peters.

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UPDATE: THP identifies body found found in Watauga Lake

UPDATE: THP identifies body found found in Watauga Lake

April 2nd, 2014 5:20 pm by John Thompson

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has identified the woman whose body was found in Watauga Lake on Monday.

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The Buzz: 10 local news items that will get you talking today

The Buzz: 10 local news items that will get you talking today

April 2nd, 2014 4:22 pm by Staff Reports

Miss something? The Buzz is here to fill you in on 10 essential news and sports stories that might have slipped past you.

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Tea Party darling Cruz claims religious liberties are under attack

Tea Party darling Cruz claims religious liberties are under attack

April 2nd, 2014 1:39 pm by ALAN SUDERMAN and PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press

Ted Cruz last year led a partial government shutdown over the national health care law.

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East Tennessee teacher loses job after taking student to ER

East Tennessee teacher loses job after taking student to ER

April 2nd, 2014 8:10 am by Dan Henry, Times Free Press

The twitterverse exploded: "What is wrong with this world?" "No good deed goes unpunished!!!"

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New charge against man in Holly Bobo case: Today in the Tennessee news roundup

New charge against man in Holly Bobo case: Today in the Tennessee news roundup

April 2nd, 2014 8:04 am by Associated Press

Authorities have added a charge of witness coercion against a man accused of kidnapping and killing Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo.

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Malaysia police: Jet mystery may never be solved

Malaysia police: Jet mystery may never be solved

April 2nd, 2014 7:59 am by EILEEN NG and NICK PERRY, Associated Press

Police are investigating the pilots and crews for any evidence suggesting they may have hijacked or sabotaged the plane.

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