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As military sex cases end, more calls for change

As military sex cases end, more calls for change

March 21st, 2014 8:00 am by JEFFREY COLLINS and MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

Just last week, Congress debated ways to curb the assaults and the Senate approved a measure to protect victims and bar the "good soldier defense" to ensure evidence alone determines a defendant's fate, but the debate is far from over.

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FBI investigating death of Tennessee bank robber at U.S. prison

FBI investigating death of Tennessee bank robber at U.S. prison

March 21st, 2014 7:37 am by Associated Press

54-year-old Paul Anderson was found on the floor of his cell on Sunday night.

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Indian Ocean search by air for missing plane comes up empty

Indian Ocean search by air for missing plane comes up empty

March 21st, 2014 7:25 am by KRISTEN GELINEAU and SCOTT MCDONALD, Associated Press

Search planes flying deep into the southern Indian Ocean found nothing Friday that could be from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, Australia's acting prime minister said.

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FAA gets 911 tapes from Holston Mountain plane crash

FAA gets 911 tapes from Holston Mountain plane crash

March 21st, 2014 7:13 am by John Thompson

Getting the wreckage off the mountain's steep, wooded terrain is a challenge for local authorities.

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$5M in hand, Elizabethton schools ready to begin work on new stadium

$5M in hand, Elizabethton schools ready to begin work on new stadium

March 21st, 2014 6:59 am by John Thompson

The money will be used to construct a new athletic complex and music room at Elizabethton High School.

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Johnson City Commission approves ETSU garage traffic signal for State of Franklin

Johnson City Commission approves ETSU garage traffic signal for State of Franklin

March 21st, 2014 6:59 am by Gary B. Gray

The plan is contingent upon East Tennessee State University's construction of a new performing arts center on what is known as Lot 1 - an area between the Millennium Centre and Bank of Tennessee.

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Google's anti-spy game: 1 of 10 Things to Know Today

Google's anti-spy game: 1 of 10 Things to Know Today

March 21st, 2014 6:00 am by Associated Press

Today's roundup of news from across the nation and around the world.

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'Best lead' in plane search: 2 objects seen in sea

'Best lead' in plane search: 2 objects seen in sea

March 20th, 2014 9:29 pm by KRISTEN GELINEAU and SCOTT MCDONALD, Associated Press

Search planes joined a freighter early Friday to scan rough seas in one of the remotest places on Earth after satellite images detected possible pieces from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the southern Indian Ocean.

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Quick action may put wine on '14 ballots

Quick action may put wine on '14 ballots

March 20th, 2014 9:26 pm by Nathan Baker

With a scrawl of ink on paper, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam passed the wine-in-grocery-stores bill into law Thursday, making way for bottled wine to be sold in supermarkets, convenience stores and big box retailers across the state.

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Fight video brings mother's arrest in Unicoi Co.

Fight video brings mother's arrest in Unicoi Co.

March 20th, 2014 9:16 pm by Brad Hicks

Officials with the Unicoi County Sheriff's Department said Thursday that a social media video of two Unicoi County girls fighting was recently brought to their attention, and the mother of one of the girls, who police said witnessed the scuffle, is now fa

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