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Students challenge Tennessee over voter identification law

Students challenge Tennessee over voter identification law

March 4th, 2015 7:54 pm by Associated Press

A group of Tennessee college students wants a federal court to require the state to accept their school identification cards as valid voter identification.

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'It WAS him': Defense admits Tsarnaev bombed Boston Marathon

'It WAS him': Defense admits Tsarnaev bombed Boston Marathon

March 4th, 2015 7:45 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

The question, for all practical purposes, is no longer whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took part in the Boston Marathon bombing. It's whether he deserves to die for it.

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Ex-East Tennessee official accused of stealing $220K from solid waste fund

Ex-East Tennessee official accused of stealing $220K from solid waste fund

March 4th, 2015 5:17 pm by Staff Report

Morristown's former solid waste director has been indicted on charges that he misappropriated more than $220,000 in government funds over a four-year period.

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No Sullivan North? 2 of 3  facilities options would close high school

No Sullivan North? 2 of 3 facilities options would close high school

March 4th, 2015 5:00 pm by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

Sullivan North would either become a middle school or not be used as a school at all.

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Snow expected Thursday, but less than previous storms

Snow expected Thursday, but less than previous storms

March 4th, 2015 1:25 pm by Tony Casey

The snow just won't go away. Though snow days have plagued the schedules of local education providers, commuters and municipalities, it appears there's more on the way.

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News Regional & National Health
McDonald's dropping human antibiotics from chicken

McDonald's dropping human antibiotics from chicken

March 4th, 2015 11:58 am by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

The practice has become a public health issue, with officials saying it can lead to germs becoming resistant to drugs so that they're no longer effective in treating a particular illness in humans.

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In Ferguson, scathing US report brings pressure for change

In Ferguson, scathing US report brings pressure for change

March 4th, 2015 10:17 am by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

A Justice Department report says blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, are disproportionately subject to excessive police force, baseless traffic stops and citations for infractions as petty as walking down the middle of street.

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Man previously facing life in prison sentenced to less than year

Man previously facing life in prison sentenced to less than year

March 4th, 2015 9:12 am by John Thompson

A man who earlier this year had been facing the possibility of spending the rest of his life in prison was sentenced Monday to serve 75 percent of a sentence of 11 months and 29 days in the Carter County Jail.

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After 44 years, West Carter Fire Chief Conley Jones to resign post on eve of 83rd birthday

After 44 years, West Carter Fire Chief Conley Jones to resign post on eve of 83rd birthday

March 3rd, 2015 10:20 pm by John Thompson

Conley Jones plans to keep answering the alarm as a volunteer firefighter, but after four decades, he is going to assume a new job.

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Photos: Niswonger Children's Hospital fundraiser tops $350,000 in donations

Photos: Niswonger Children's Hospital fundraiser tops $350,000 in donations

March 3rd, 2015 10:03 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Donations to help Niswonger Children's Hospital develop centers of excellence in several specialized treatment areas soared to more than $350,000 Tuesday in the final hours of the hospital's third annual radiothon.

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