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Victims ID'd, more information released in Tennessee explosion case

Victims ID'd, more information released in Tennessee explosion case

February 12th, 2014 1:27 pm by CAITLIN RICKARD CRICKARD, Lebanon Democrat

Jon Setzer, 74, was found dead at the scene, and Marion Setzer, 72, was taken via LifeFlight helicopter to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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King University alumni fundraiser pledges $1M if president is removed

King University alumni fundraiser pledges $1M if president is removed

February 12th, 2014 12:49 pm by Nathan Baker

An organized group of former King University students have raised more than $200,000 in three days, hoping to use their dollars to depose President Gregory Jordan from his position at the private college.

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UPDATE: Woman compares assault to Knockout game, JC police need help with investigation

UPDATE: Woman compares assault to Knockout game, JC police need help with investigation

February 12th, 2014 10:18 am by Becky Campbell

21-year-old victim was found unconscious near downtown crosswalk on State of Franklin Road

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Unicoi County school board approves pay plan to submit to Tennessee Board of Education

Unicoi County school board approves pay plan to submit to Tennessee Board of Education

February 12th, 2014 8:43 am by Brad Hicks

Intent of the differentiated pay plans is to give local control to districts in regard to salary schedule and to “create another level for districts to attract and retain teachers based on a flexible set of potential criteria.”

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Gray man to plead guilty  to federal weapons charges

Gray man to plead guilty to federal weapons charges

February 12th, 2014 8:36 am by Becky Campbell

Derrick Dakota Kitzmiller led THP trooper on chase before shoot-out

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King University president still in charge after two-thirds of faculty vote no-confidence

King University president still in charge after two-thirds of faculty vote no-confidence

February 12th, 2014 8:33 am by Nathan Baker

A day after nearly two-thirds of King University’s faculty members voted that they had no confidence in the performance of current President Greg Jordan, a university spokeswoman said there were no plans to oust the administrator.

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Raffle winner donates $25,000 gala winnings to several local causes

Raffle winner donates $25,000 gala winnings to several local causes

February 12th, 2014 8:18 am by Sue Guinn Legg

When Joe Herman’s numbers came up the winner in the recent Mountain States Foundation Spirit Gala raffle, he took his $25,000 in winnings and did something different — he gave it all away.

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State, local agencies prepare for pending wintry weather

State, local agencies prepare for pending wintry weather

February 11th, 2014 9:39 pm by Max Hrenda

Although earlier projections of a mix of rain, snow, and ice have since been changed, the promise of wintry weather is still forcing state and local agencies into a heightened state of awareness — and caution.

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In speech attacking Obamacare, Roe says he, wife ‘fixed’

In speech attacking Obamacare, Roe says he, wife ‘fixed’

February 11th, 2014 9:17 pm by Gary B. Gray

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-1st, said Monday the Affordable Care Act should not force insurance companies to cover pregnancies, citing as a very personal example in that he and his wife were “fixed.”

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Supermarket wine bill zips past House panel

Supermarket wine bill zips past House panel

February 11th, 2014 9:09 pm by Nathan Baker

A bill aiming to allow wine to be sold in supermarkets and convenience stores across the state continued its buoyant rise through the state capital Tuesday, garnering quick approval by the House Finance, Ways & Means Committee.

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