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White House suggests TVA could be sold to state and local governments

White House suggests TVA could be sold to state and local governments

March 4th, 2014 2:16 pm by Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free Press

America's biggest federal utility could come under state and local ownership if Congress goes along with a plan proposed today by the Obama administration.

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UPDATE: Testimony turns emotional in murder trial

UPDATE: Testimony turns emotional in murder trial

March 4th, 2014 1:59 pm by Becky Campbell

Justin A. Stratton, aka Puff, is on trial for allegedly murdering a man in 2011. The trial is continuing.

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Johnson City police release images of pharmacy robbery

Johnson City police release images of pharmacy robbery

March 4th, 2014 10:36 am by Staff Report

Police said that at around 5 p.m. Monday, a masked gunman stole an undetermined amount of prescription medication from The Medicine Shoppe (Bevins Pharmacy), 1301 N. Roan St.

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Erwin policeman seriously injured in crash after swerving to miss deer

Erwin policeman seriously injured in crash after swerving to miss deer

March 4th, 2014 8:49 am by Brad Hicks

"He's holding on, but he's definitely got some serious injuries" -Chief Regan Tilson.

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Details emerge in weekend shooting of Carter County teen

Details emerge in weekend shooting of Carter County teen

March 3rd, 2014 9:54 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Sheriff's Department has released more information about Saturday's incident in which a 13-year-old boy was shot in the neck.

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Weather service warns of icy early-morning road conditions

Weather service warns of icy early-morning road conditions

March 3rd, 2014 9:44 pm by Nathan Baker and Max Hrenda, Press Staff Writers

While the latest round of winter weather is expected to conclude by this afternoon, the National Weather Service said early morning road conditions may not be ideal.

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After heart, lung transplant, Weston readies for another fight

After heart, lung transplant, Weston readies for another fight

March 3rd, 2014 9:35 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Weston Keeton, the 7-year-old Blountville boy who underwent a heart and double lung transplant at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in December, will undergo an unprecedented post-transplant heart valve surgery Wednesday.

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Russia sets Ukraine agenda with diplomacy, threats

Russia sets Ukraine agenda with diplomacy, threats

March 3rd, 2014 9:29 pm by DALTON BENNETT and DAVID McHUGH, Associated Press

Russian troops said to be 16,000 strong tightened their stranglehold on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula Monday, openly defying the U.S. and the European Union and rattling world capitals and stock markets.

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Senate passes bill to legalize switchblade knives

Senate passes bill to legalize switchblade knives

March 3rd, 2014 8:07 pm by Associated Press

The state Senate has passed a bill to legalize switchblades and other knives with blades longer than 4 inches in Tennessee.

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Supermarket wine sales bill headed to governor

Supermarket wine sales bill headed to governor

March 3rd, 2014 6:42 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Legislation allowing wine to be sold outside Tennessee liquor stores is headed to the governor for his consideration.

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