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Manhunt continues in Unicoi Co. after home invasion

Manhunt continues in Unicoi Co. after home invasion

December 10th, 2013 10:09 am by Brad Hicks

A woman was approached by two men wearing ski masks at her home on Pleasant Hill Drive. They taped her to a chair and demanded the combination to a safe.

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No plastic guns: 1 of 10 things to know today at a glance

No plastic guns: 1 of 10 things to know today at a glance

December 10th, 2013 7:21 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at national and world news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Obama urges world to act on Mandela legacy

Obama urges world to act on Mandela legacy

December 10th, 2013 7:11 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

Celebrating one of his personal heroes, President Barack Obama praised Nelson Mandela as the last great liberator of the 20th century, urging the world to carry on his legacy by fighting inequality, poverty and discrimination.

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Erwin board OKs resolution on animal shelter

Erwin board OKs resolution on animal shelter

December 9th, 2013 9:57 pm by Brad Hicks

Nearly six months to the day that the Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted to sever its funding to the Unicoi County Animal Welfare Board, and effectively the Unicoi County Animal Shelter, the board lent its approval to a proposal that will resolve the

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Student housing complex on former Mullican site slated for summer completion

Student housing complex on former Mullican site slated for summer completion

December 9th, 2013 9:50 pm by Nathan Baker

“In the next couple of months, you’ll see us doing what we consider horizontal improvements, we’ll be installing piping and pouring foundations, getting the utilities set,” King said Monday. “It’s going to be a full-scale construction process from now unt

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Stock-holding seniors, retirees see benefits from Tennessee tax law change, but cities seek relief as losses loom

Stock-holding seniors, retirees see benefits from Tennessee tax law change, but cities seek relief as losses loom

December 9th, 2013 9:48 pm by Gary B. Gray

Changes in Tennessee’s Hall Income Tax over the past few years have rewarded seniors and retirees who own stock, but a continual rise in the exemption level means less money for cities and the possibility of property tax hikes.

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Larkin’s attorneys say autopsy info off-limits

Larkin’s attorneys say autopsy info off-limits

December 9th, 2013 9:36 pm by Becky Campbell

Defense attorneys for a man facing a second trial in the 2003 drowning death of his wife filed a motion last month asking a judge to limit the evidence prosecutors can use from the first trial.

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Johnson City woman claims ex tried to cause her to wreck, told her they should die

Johnson City woman claims ex tried to cause her to wreck, told her they should die

December 9th, 2013 5:14 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Johnson City woman told police she was driving her ex-boyfriend to an aunt’s house in Hawkins County Friday night when he allegedly “jerked” the steering wheel out of her hand attempting to crash the car, telling her they both should die.

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New Mexico officer fired after shooting at van full of kids to appeal

New Mexico officer fired after shooting at van full of kids to appeal

December 9th, 2013 4:49 pm by Staff Report

Video from a police cruiser's dashboard camera taken during the Oct. 28 traffic stop has drawn national attention. It showed Montoya shooting at the minivan as a Memphis, Tenn., woman drove away from a traffic stop.

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Current, former Los Angeles sheriff's deputies charged in beatings of inmates and visitors, unjust detentions

Current, former Los Angeles sheriff's deputies charged in beatings of inmates and visitors, unjust detentions

December 9th, 2013 4:43 pm by Associated Press

The FBI has been investigating allegations of excessive force and other misconduct at the county's jails since at least 2011.

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