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NE Tennessee shootout: 2 charged after incident stemming from funeral home fight

NE Tennessee shootout: 2 charged after incident stemming from funeral home fight

April 25th, 2014 1:26 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Police believe that a verbal altercation that occurred at a funeral earlier this week escalated into an alleged exchange of gunfire late Monday night that landed two Hawkins County men in jail.

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Rejected for the prom: Did jilted wannabe date stab teenage girl to death?

Rejected for the prom: Did jilted wannabe date stab teenage girl to death?

April 25th, 2014 1:19 pm by DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press

A 16-year-old girl was stabbed to death inside a Connecticut high school Friday.

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Idea to privatize Johnson City's school bus service may not have legs

Idea to privatize Johnson City's school bus service may not have legs

April 25th, 2014 12:49 pm by Gary B. Gray

Based on Johnson City's conventional 47-bus fleet, the city would likely pay a contractor $1,927,000 a year for fixed-route service.

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Johnson City Vice Mayor Stout officially kicks off run for state house

Johnson City Vice Mayor Stout officially kicks off run for state house

April 25th, 2014 12:38 pm by Max Hrenda

The 6th District seat is held by state Rep. Micah Van Huss.

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Police charge 2 in 20-year-old Tennessee slaying

Police charge 2 in 20-year-old Tennessee slaying

April 25th, 2014 12:28 pm by Associated Press

Both are 36 now, but would have been juveniles at the time of the slaying.

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25 cats found hanging from trees killed with blows to the head

25 cats found hanging from trees killed with blows to the head

April 25th, 2014 12:28 pm by Associated Press

A baseball bat, two shovels and a metal pipe were found near the scene in Yonkers, N.Y.

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GOP Senate candidate says it's 'a bad idea' to outlaw cockfighting

GOP Senate candidate says it's 'a bad idea' to outlaw cockfighting

April 25th, 2014 12:26 pm by Associated Press

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Bevin made the comments during a rally on March 29 in Corbin, Ky.

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Tennessee boy's pain patch death investigated as homicide

Tennessee boy's pain patch death investigated as homicide

April 25th, 2014 12:22 pm by Associated Press

Police are investigating the death of a Chattanooga toddler as a homicide after an autopsy report found that a pain patch caused his death.

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VW lawyer: Automaker has deals in place outside Tennessee

VW lawyer: Automaker has deals in place outside Tennessee

April 25th, 2014 11:41 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Tennessee's $300-million incentive offer to expand the plant has been complicated by Republican politicians' opposition to the United Auto Workers campaign to unionize workers there.

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Johnson City man with long criminal record accused of stealing TV

Johnson City man with long criminal record accused of stealing TV

April 25th, 2014 9:41 am by Staff Report

Jason Lee Avery was arrested late Thursday night on West Market Street after an incident on North Barton Street.

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