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Purported Islamic State video shows Jordan pilot burned to death

Purported Islamic State video shows Jordan pilot burned to death

February 3rd, 2015 2:04 pm by OMAR AKOUR and KARIN LAUB, Associated Press

The spokesman for the Jordanian armed forces confirmed the death of the "hero pilot" Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh and vowed revenge.

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House Republican leader says floor votes there for Insure Tennessee

House Republican leader says floor votes there for Insure Tennessee

February 3rd, 2015 12:18 pm by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick, R-Chattanooga, today told House Insurance and Banking Committee members this morning that the House floor votes are there for passing Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal but their panel is key to

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UK passes bill to let scientists make babies from DNA of 3 people, 1st country to legalize it

UK passes bill to let scientists make babies from DNA of 3 people, 1st country to legalize it

February 3rd, 2015 10:55 am by Associated Press

The techniques - which aim to prevent mothers from passing on inherited diseases - involve altering a human egg or embryo before transferring it into the mother.

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Second novel from 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author Harper Lee to be published in July

Second novel from 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author Harper Lee to be published in July

February 3rd, 2015 10:40 am by HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer

Rediscovered last fall, "Go Set a Watchman" is essentially a sequel to "To Kill a Mockingbird," although it was finished earlier.

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2 arrested after Carter Co. deputies find meth lab, marijuana plants

2 arrested after Carter Co. deputies find meth lab, marijuana plants

February 3rd, 2015 10:35 am by John Thompson

More charges were pending the results of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation laboratory report.

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Judge orders man convicted of abusing corpse in Johnson City strangling case to serve prison time

Judge orders man convicted of abusing corpse in Johnson City strangling case to serve prison time

February 3rd, 2015 9:45 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Judge Lisa Rice revoked Christopher Johnson's probation following a hearing in which she found Johnson had "snubbed his nose" at the probation term he received in a 2012 plea bargain agreement in which a murder charge initially filed against him was dismi

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Hunt starts for Erwin ambulance service

Hunt starts for Erwin ambulance service

February 2nd, 2015 9:47 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County Commissioner and Ambulance Committee member Gene Wilson opened Monday's committee meeting with a message to county citizens.

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Rotary Clubs band together to build Tweetsie station

Rotary Clubs band together to build Tweetsie station

February 2nd, 2015 9:43 pm by Tony Casey

Thanks to the cooperation of area Rotary Clubs, the Tweetsie Trail is set to see another improvement project expand its use.

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Friday bomb discovery was Navy ordnance

Friday bomb discovery was Navy ordnance

February 2nd, 2015 9:40 pm by John Thompson

It was a busy time for emergency responders in Elizabethton on Friday afternoon when a bomb threat was called in to Carter County Bank in downtown, and in an unrelated matter about an hour later, some military ordnance was discovered at the nearby OmniSou

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High hopes: State excited about potential of hemp

High hopes: State excited about potential of hemp

February 2nd, 2015 9:34 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications from farmers and producers interested in growing industrial hemp.

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