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Early voting numbers surpass 2010 total

Early voting numbers surpass 2010 total

May 2nd, 2014 9:54 pm by Gary B. Gray

Early voting for the May 6 Washington County Republican primary ended Thursday with 5,988 votes cast, a number that far surpasses the 2010 primary and an indicator the overall total for this year's election will likely exceed the last primary.

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Prom season gets in full swing in JC

Prom season gets in full swing in JC

May 2nd, 2014 9:44 pm by Nathan Baker

Every year as the weather turns warm, hair salons and makeup counters are mobbed by beaming teenage girls and tuxedo rental stores run out of size lanky.

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Sheriff: Truck accident leaves man in life-threatening condition

Sheriff: Truck accident leaves man in life-threatening condition

May 2nd, 2014 8:16 pm by Staff Report

A man has been airlifted to the hospital after authorities say a truck he may have been working on fell on him.

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Prom Promise event aims to curb underage drinking, accidents

May 2nd, 2014 7:48 pm by Tony Casey

A worst-case scenario on display at Daniel Boone High School on Friday meant to show around 300 seniors the severity of one bad decision just before their senior prom and it culminated with the zipping of a body bag.

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What if a rescue helicopter needed rescuing?

What if a rescue helicopter needed rescuing?

May 2nd, 2014 2:20 pm by Contributed - MSHA

Wings Air Rescue, Carter Co. EMS test skills on remote Ripshin Mountain

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Knox deputy, fired after allegedly choking UT student, seeks reinstatement

May 2nd, 2014 12:13 pm by Associated Press

Knox County Sheriff Jimmy Jones terminated 47-year-old Frank Phillips on Sunday.

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Carter Co. deputies find moonshine still in bedroom

Carter Co. deputies find moonshine still in bedroom

May 2nd, 2014 12:06 pm by John Thompson

The deputies were called to a residence in Minton Hollow on a welfare check on a small child.

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Roadblocks expected today as THP ups patrols for Cinco de Mayo weekend

Roadblocks expected today as THP ups patrols for Cinco de Mayo weekend

May 2nd, 2014 8:55 am by Staff Report

THP to focus this area's effort in Carter County today.

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US gains 288k jobs; jobless rate falls to 6.3 pct.

US gains 288k jobs; jobless rate falls to 6.3 pct.

May 2nd, 2014 8:46 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

The U.S. unemployment rate plunged in April to its lowest level since September 2008 as employers added 288,000 jobs, the most in two years.

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Mall shooting indictment: Today in the Tennessee news roundup

Mall shooting indictment: Today in the Tennessee news roundup

May 2nd, 2014 7:27 am by Associated Press

Also, the number of Tennesseans signing up under the federal health insurance exchange nearly doubled in March, the last month of open enrollment for coverage.

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