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Blountville woman arrested on third theft over $1,000 charge

Blountville woman arrested on third theft over $1,000 charge

April 9th, 2014 11:11 am by Becky Campbell

Alleged thief targeted Wal-Mart three times this year

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ETSU asking counties to pay more for autopsies

ETSU asking counties to pay more for autopsies

April 9th, 2014 10:27 am by Staff Report

Eight Northeast Tennessee counties are facing higher costs for autopsies and forensic services from East Tennessee State University's James H. Quillen College of Medicine to help pay for more staff now required by state regulations.

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Knox Co. deputy fired, arrested in child rape investigation

Knox Co. deputy fired, arrested in child rape investigation

April 9th, 2014 7:50 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

A Knox County grand jury indicted Dennis Mills Jr. on charges of rape of a child, statutory rape by an authority figure and incest.

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Second robbery in two weeks prompts safety awareness for ETSU staff, students

Second robbery in two weeks prompts safety awareness for ETSU staff, students

April 8th, 2014 10:39 pm by Max Hrenda

Although a recent report from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation showed that crime rates at local colleges declined in 2013, East Tennessee State University faculty, staff, and students are seeing that 2014 is a brand new year.

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House panel OKs Haslam's free tuition plan

House panel OKs Haslam's free tuition plan

April 8th, 2014 4:49 pm by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam's signature proposal to create a program that would cover tuition at two-year colleges for any high school graduate is headed to a full House vote.

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Police investigate shooting on Kingsport street

Police investigate shooting on Kingsport street

April 8th, 2014 3:04 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Kingsport police are investigating an early Tuesday morning incident that left a man with a gunshot wound, marking the second time the alleged victim has been shot in just over two years.

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Tennessee Senate overwhelmingly votes for open gun carry without permit

Tennessee Senate overwhelmingly votes for open gun carry without permit

April 8th, 2014 2:34 pm by Associated Press

The chamber voted 25-2 in favor of the bill sponsored by Republican Sen. Mae Beavers of Mt. Juliet.

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Clark confirms re-election bid for DA

Clark confirms re-election bid for DA

April 8th, 2014 1:49 pm by Becky Campbell

Tony Clark doesn't have a free ride through the May primary or the August general election. Local attorney Jerome Cochran is challenging Clark in the primary and Independent candidate Dan Smith will face the winner of that in August.

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Man accused in package-bomb deaths of former Johnson City couple gets Oct. trial

Man accused in package-bomb deaths of former Johnson City couple gets Oct. trial

April 8th, 2014 12:10 pm by staff and wire reports

The Setzers lived in Johnson City and graduated from Science Hill High School before relocating to Middle Tennessee.

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Halsam says he hasn't decided whether to pull incentives from VW if union vote voided

Halsam says he hasn't decided whether to pull incentives from VW if union vote voided

April 8th, 2014 12:01 pm by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

"We think democracy matters, no matter where you are" - Gov. Bill Haslam.

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