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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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PAC attack: Jonesborough mayor, others take aim at Washington County commissioner with clown parody

PAC attack: Jonesborough mayor, others take aim at Washington County commissioner with clown parody

April 8th, 2014 10:28 am by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Citizens for Better Government has pointed a negative political finger at Commissioner Mark Ferguson by distributing to homes and businesses colorful flyers depicting a clown and the words "EMBARRASSING!"

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Update: Johnson City police standoff with armed felon ends, man in custody

Update: Johnson City police standoff with armed felon ends, man in custody - VIDEO

April 8th, 2014 8:38 am by Becky Campbell

Carson Garrett was charged with aggravated domestic assault and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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U.S.-China face off: 1 of 10 Things to Know Today

U.S.-China face off: 1 of 10 Things to Know Today

April 8th, 2014 8:12 am by Staff Report

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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