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Haslam sworn in to 2nd term as Tennessee governor

Haslam sworn in to 2nd term as Tennessee governor

January 17th, 2015 1:42 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Bill Haslam has been sworn into his second term as Tennessee governor.

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Man who swindled Kingsport bank out of $2.8 million gets 42 months

Man who swindled Kingsport bank out of $2.8 million gets 42 months

January 17th, 2015 1:35 pm by Matthew Lane, Net News Service

A 49-year-old Knoxville man has been sentenced to 42 months in federal prison for swindling First Community Bank of Kingsport out of $2.8 million.

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UTC opens first gender-neutral restroom with 2 more planned in nod to transgender students

UTC opens first gender-neutral restroom with 2 more planned in nod to transgender students

January 17th, 2015 1:30 pm by Tim Omarzu, Chattanooga Times Free Press

No one knows how many transgender students attend the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

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Cosby set to take stage in Denver despite planned protest

Cosby set to take stage in Denver despite planned protest

January 17th, 2015 1:23 pm by THOMAS PEIPERT, Associated Press

Embattled comedian Bill Cosby is set to take the stage in Denver on Saturday, despite a protest planned over sexual assault claims directed against him.

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Warmest year on record? Not for Johnson City

Warmest year on record? Not for Johnson City

January 16th, 2015 10:01 pm by Jessica Fuller

With thoughts of below-freezing temperatures and snowy skies ingrained in the region's memory, some might find it hard to believe 2014 was the warmest recorded year the globe has seen since record keeping began in 1880.

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Bus on mission to help downtrodden, homeless in Johnson City

Bus on mission to help downtrodden, homeless in Johnson City

January 16th, 2015 9:54 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Early each Sunday morning from early November through the early spring, a big black bus rolls into downtown Johnson City and parks near the free dining room at Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church known as The Melting Pot.

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Update: Jury rejects felony murder, finds Marcus Gergish guilty of criminally negligent homicide

Update: Jury rejects felony murder, finds Marcus Gergish guilty of criminally negligent homicide

January 16th, 2015 9:41 pm by Becky Campbell

After eight hours of deliberation, a Washington County jury returned verdict on lesser charge in the April 2013 murder on Nathaniel Drive.

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N.C. motorist injured after Roan Mountain rock slide

N.C. motorist injured after Roan Mountain rock slide

January 16th, 2015 9:35 pm by John Thompson

A North Carolina motorist was injured Wednesday afternoon after her truck hit rocks lying in the road from an earlier rock slide.

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Unicoi Co. Joint Economic Development Board to operate under fiscal year beginning in July

Unicoi Co. Joint Economic Development Board to operate under fiscal year beginning in July

January 16th, 2015 9:29 pm by Brad Hicks

The Joint Economic Development Board of Unicoi County has enacted changes with the aim of bolstering membership and streamlining the audit process.

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Knox County deputy on leave after DUI, domestic charges

Knox County deputy on leave after DUI, domestic charges

January 16th, 2015 9:22 pm by News Sentinel Staff

A Knox County Sheriff's Office deputy was put on administrative leave after authorities arrested him Thursday night on charges of domestic violence and drugged driving.

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