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Judge orders DNA samples in UT rape investigation

Judge orders DNA samples in UT rape investigation

November 21st, 2014 5:47 pm by By Matt Slovin and Anita Wadhwani

Knoxville police have obtained DNA samples from two University of Tennessee football players in connection with their investigation into the alleged rape and sexual assault of two 19-year-old women early Sunday morning.

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East Tennessee woman grabs pet before fleeing burning home

East Tennessee woman grabs pet before fleeing burning home

November 21st, 2014 2:09 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

They escaped through a basement door.

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Tennessee mom, who drove away van of kids as trooper fired shots, indicted again in chase

Tennessee mom, who drove away van of kids as trooper fired shots, indicted again in chase

November 21st, 2014 1:44 pm by Associated Press

Defense attorney Alan Maestas says the charges aren't justified but that he's willing to discuss a plea bargain.

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House speaker says of GOP: 'We will not stand idle' on immigration

House speaker says of GOP: 'We will not stand idle' on immigration

November 21st, 2014 1:03 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

House Speaker John Boehner declared Friday that President Barack Obama was "damaging the presidency" with his unilateral action on immigration

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Reigning Miss Tennessee drops in on Unicoi County students

Reigning Miss Tennessee drops in on Unicoi County students

November 21st, 2014 10:20 am by Brad Hicks

After she was crowned Miss Tennessee 2014, Hayley Lewis was given the task of serving as spokeswoman for Gov. Bill Haslam's character-education program.

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Elizabethton stadium project step closer to breaking ground

Elizabethton stadium project step closer to breaking ground

November 21st, 2014 10:15 am by John Thompson

Construction on the new football stadium at Elizabethton High School moved a step closer to breaking ground Thursday morning with the signing of a contract with Joe LaPorte, president and chief executive officer of Citizens Bank, to donate $500,000 to the

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Hawkins County digs up old issues in considering ETSU, Knox County for forensics

Hawkins County digs up old issues in considering ETSU, Knox County for forensics

November 21st, 2014 10:15 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

It's been more than a decade since a former Quillen College of Medicine forensic pathologist was sued for allegedly keeping body parts from a murder victim, but Hawkins County commissioners are having a hard time forgetting.

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Sidewalk dining to be on table for Erwin board

Sidewalk dining to be on table for Erwin board

November 21st, 2014 10:08 am by Brad Hicks

The Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen will soon have the consideration of sidewalk dining regulations on its plate.

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Couple charged in child abuse case among indicted by grand jury

Couple charged in child abuse case among indicted by grand jury

November 21st, 2014 10:00 am by Becky Campbell

A city couple accused of treating their child's severe burn with expired antibiotic cream and the wound with dirty toilet paper was indicted by a Washington County grand jury on a neglect charge this week.

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Traffic camera decision deferred at Johnson City commissioners meeting

Traffic camera decision deferred at Johnson City commissioners meeting

November 20th, 2014 10:23 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City commissioners on Thursday deferred a decision on two offers by Redflex Traffic Systems to continue the company's digital red-light enforcement offerings at slightly reduced rates.

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