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Movies on Main returns with early Memorial Day opener

Movies on Main returns with early Memorial Day opener

May 23rd, 2014 8:55 am by Max Hrenda

There are times when parents and their children can disagree about how much time should be spent outside versus indoors doing things like watching movies.

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Tennessee brings back the electric chair

Tennessee brings back the electric chair

May 23rd, 2014 8:30 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

As the rest of the nation debates the feasibility and humanity of lethal injections against a backdrop of scarce drugs and botched executions, Tennessee has come up with an alternative: the electric chair.

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Unicoi residents show in force against utility bill hike

Unicoi residents show in force against utility bill hike

May 22nd, 2014 10:03 pm by Brad Hicks

As Unicoi Water Utility District customers brace for a 28 percent increase on their June bills, a number of these customers showed up at a public meeting held Thursday evening at utility office to voice their concerns over the water rate raise.

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Many events on tap for Memorial Day weekend

Many events on tap for Memorial Day weekend

May 22nd, 2014 9:24 pm by Tony Casey

Many local organizations and venues will have special events and services to honor those who've died to protect the citizens of our country.

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Commission discusses departments, Freedom Hall's future at budget talk

Commission discusses departments, Freedom Hall's future at budget talk

May 22nd, 2014 9:13 pm by Tony Casey

The City Commission expressed frustration about the way Freedom Hall is being subsidized by the city as an event venue, but not producing door-busting shows.

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Update: THP releases name of motorcyclist killed in Johnson City crash with city truck

Update: THP releases name of motorcyclist killed in Johnson City crash with city truck - VIDEO

May 22nd, 2014 8:00 pm by Staff Report

The crash was reported in front of 703 E. Watauga Avenue about 1:30 p.m.

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Ford picks up 1 vote in sheriff's race as primary results certified, no word on recount

Ford picks up 1 vote in sheriff's race as primary results certified, no word on recount

May 22nd, 2014 5:55 pm by Gary B. Gray

That left him 12 votes short of incumbent Sheriff Ed Graybeal.

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Update: Police say teen wounded in Carver lied about how he was shot

Update: Police say teen wounded in Carver lied about how he was shot

May 22nd, 2014 5:07 pm by Staff Report

The teen, whose name was not released because of his age, was charged with false reporting and being a juvenile in possession of a handgun.

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Update: UT report shows fraternity paddled students, poured hot sauce on students' genitalia

Update: UT report shows fraternity paddled students, poured hot sauce on students' genitalia

May 22nd, 2014 4:05 pm by Megan Boehnke, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The aspiring members, it turns out, had already been denied by the fraternity's national headquarters and were subjected to hazing with no hope of becoming Alpha Phi Alpha brothers.

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House passes curbs on NSA surveillance

House passes curbs on NSA surveillance

May 22nd, 2014 2:16 pm by KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer

Although the compromise measure was significantly "watered down," in the words of Democrat Jan Schakowsky of Illinois, it passed by a vote of 303 to 120, with 9 members not voting.

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