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Despite electric car manufacturing in state, Tennessee officials steer clear of zero-emissions plan

Despite electric car manufacturing in state, Tennessee officials steer clear of zero-emissions plan

October 28th, 2013 11:14 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Nissan makes the Leaf and its lithium-ion batteries at its sprawling plant in Smyrna, a Nashville suburb.

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Deputies fatally shoot man in West Tennessee

Deputies fatally shoot man in West Tennessee

October 28th, 2013 10:51 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is reviewing the shooting.

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Investigator, partner help offenders remain free

Investigator, partner help offenders remain free

October 27th, 2013 9:42 pm by Becky Campbell

Steve Sherfey has spent the last 28 years putting people in jail, but a new partnership outside his full-time police officer duties is designed to help offenders stay out of jail.

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Unicoi sheriff proposes selling e-cigarettes to inmates at jail

Unicoi sheriff proposes selling e-cigarettes to inmates at jail

October 27th, 2013 9:38 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley is an ex-smoker. Because of this, Hensley said he fully understands the effect a lack of nicotine can have on one craving a puff.

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Two saved, one life lost in Elizabethton house fire

Two saved, one life lost in Elizabethton house fire

October 27th, 2013 4:28 pm by Staff Reports

Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church members were able to rescue two people from a house fire Sunday morning, but one person died in the blaze.

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Lou Reed, iconic punk poet, dead at 71

Lou Reed, iconic punk poet, dead at 71

October 27th, 2013 3:57 pm by Staff Report

Lou Reed, the great punk poet of rock 'n' roll who profoundly influenced generations of musicians as leader of the Velvet Underground and remained a vital solo performer for decades after, died Sunday. He was 71.

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Bristol mainstay Simply Delicious sets up shop in city

Bristol mainstay Simply Delicious sets up shop in city

October 27th, 2013 2:06 pm by Nathan Baker

The last few years have been extremely busy for Shelby Banner.

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Zombies try to add to army in ETSU romp

Zombies try to add to army in ETSU romp

October 26th, 2013 9:40 pm by Tony Casey

Tag. You’re dead. It’s as simple as that in the game of Zombie Tag.

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Navigator says website woes shows demand for insurance

Navigator says website woes shows demand for insurance

October 26th, 2013 8:44 pm by Nathan Baker

Although capacity and programming problems have plagued the rollout of the federal government’s online health insurance marketplace, local navigator Aubrey Everhart said the new health insurance law shows promise.

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JCPD Chief says using force ‘traumatic’ for officers

JCPD Chief says using force ‘traumatic’ for officers

October 26th, 2013 8:40 pm by Becky Campbell

When Johnson City police officers responded to a domestic call at a local motel, they didn’t know what they’d find.

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