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Tennessee handgun permits explode as lawmakers look to loosen regulations

Tennessee handgun permits explode as lawmakers look to loosen regulations

March 9th, 2015 1:29 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

In 2008, roughly one out of 32 Tennesseans had a valid handgun permit. Now, it's nearly one out of 13.

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Car slams into Arby's; two suffer minor injuries - PHOTOS

Car slams into Arby's; two suffer minor injuries - PHOTOS

March 9th, 2015 11:39 am by Tony Casey

A mid-Monday morning accident in front of Arby's on North Roan Street in Johnson City left the drivers of two vehicles with minor facial injuries.

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2 UT football players plead not guilty to rape charges

2 UT football players plead not guilty to rape charges

March 9th, 2015 11:24 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

The two appeared in Knox County Criminal Court for arraignment on charges they raped a 19-year-old woman in November in a South Knoxville apartment.

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Johnson City looking for Building Authority applicants

Johnson City looking for Building Authority applicants

March 9th, 2015 11:12 am by Staff Report

The Johnson City Board of Commissioners soon will consider an appointment to the Public Building Authority Board of Directors.

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Racist video chant: Univ. of Oklahoma president says frat members 'disgraceful'

Racist video chant: Univ. of Oklahoma president says frat members 'disgraceful' - VIDEO

March 9th, 2015 10:34 am by Associated Press

President David Boren joined students at a pre-dawn rally on the Norman campus, just hours after the Sigma Alpha Epsilon said an investigation confirmed the contents of the online video and announced the local chapter would close.

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Tennessee man gets 68 years for killing pregnant woman, unborn child

Tennessee man gets 68 years for killing pregnant woman, unborn child

March 9th, 2015 10:23 am by Associated Press

Brandon Scott Donaldson fired 11 rounds at Marcia Crider and her mother as they drove away after an argument.

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Despite complaints, downtown Kingsport bike lines to stay

Despite complaints, downtown Kingsport bike lines to stay

March 9th, 2015 8:51 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

During a major resurfacing project done by the Tennessee Department of Transportation last year, Center Street through downtown Kingsport was reconfigured from four lanes to three, with two being travel lanes and the center a two-way left turn lane.

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Meet your neighbor: Doctoral student finds challenge in MMA fighting

Meet your neighbor: Doctoral student finds challenge in MMA fighting

March 8th, 2015 9:47 pm by Jessica Fuller

Looks can be deceiving.Angie Dugan may weigh 97 pounds, but that hasn't stopped her from attaining a winning record as a mixed martial arts fighter. Dugan has begun her fourth year of training in as an amateur MMA fighter with three fights under her belt,

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Chasing Snakes 10k course ready for runners - PHOTOS

Chasing Snakes 10k course ready for runners - PHOTOS

March 8th, 2015 9:42 pm by Tony Casey

The Irish blessing "May the road rise up to meet you," is used as a motto for Saturday's annual Johnson City Chasing Snakes 10k road race and anyone familiar with the layout of the course knows it's perfectly fitting.

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Washington College Academy hopes open campus will shine light on 200-plus years of learning

Washington College Academy hopes open campus will shine light on 200-plus years of learning

March 8th, 2015 9:39 pm by Max Hrenda

Although attendance has seen a sharp decline since its inception in the late 1700s, the men and women in charge of the region's oldest institution of higher learning hope to demonstrate its value to the community.

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