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Tennessee 'ready' to use electric chair if need be

Tennessee 'ready' to use electric chair if need be

May 23rd, 2014 4:33 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Tennessee is the first state to enact a law to reintroduce the electric chair without giving prisoners an option.

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Elizabethton man accused of trying to run down deputy in Piney Flats, crashes into business

Elizabethton man accused of trying to run down deputy in Piney Flats, crashes into business

May 23rd, 2014 4:05 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Patrick Fries was charged with two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of felony vandalism and driving under the influence.

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Independent candidate Parrish bows out of Carter sheriff's race, throws support to Lunceford

Independent candidate Parrish bows out of Carter sheriff's race, throws support to Lunceford

May 23rd, 2014 3:51 pm by John Thompson

Incumbent Sheriff Chris Mathes, who lost a close GOP primary to challenger Dexter Lunceford, is running a write-in campaign for the August general election.

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"World's ugliest woman" wants to make an anti-bullying documentary

"World's ugliest woman" wants to make an anti-bullying documentary

May 23rd, 2014 11:53 am by ENRIQUE LOPETEGUI, Associated Press

"I know what it is to be bullied and what is to be bullied online, and I want to be the protector of those who think it won't get better" - Lizzie Velasquez.

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Kingsport mayor rescinds non-public dinner invite to JC Commission, continues war on TV reporter

Kingsport mayor rescinds non-public dinner invite to JC Commission, continues war on TV reporter

May 23rd, 2014 9:26 am by Nathan Baker

"Nothing will change in how we do our jobs" - WJHL General Manager Dan Cates.

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Movies on Main returns with early Memorial Day opener

Movies on Main returns with early Memorial Day opener

May 23rd, 2014 8:55 am by Max Hrenda

There are times when parents and their children can disagree about how much time should be spent outside versus indoors doing things like watching movies.

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Tennessee brings back the electric chair

Tennessee brings back the electric chair

May 23rd, 2014 8:30 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

As the rest of the nation debates the feasibility and humanity of lethal injections against a backdrop of scarce drugs and botched executions, Tennessee has come up with an alternative: the electric chair.

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Unicoi residents show in force against utility bill hike

Unicoi residents show in force against utility bill hike

May 22nd, 2014 10:03 pm by Brad Hicks

As Unicoi Water Utility District customers brace for a 28 percent increase on their June bills, a number of these customers showed up at a public meeting held Thursday evening at utility office to voice their concerns over the water rate raise.

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