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Suspect in Kingsport domestic shooting dies

Suspect in Kingsport domestic shooting dies

March 19th, 2014 11:26 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport man suspected of fatally shooting his wife and then turning the gun on himself has passed away.

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Engineers in School

March 19th, 2014 10:39 am by Tony Duncan

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Governor set to sign wine bill Thursday

Governor set to sign wine bill Thursday

March 19th, 2014 9:57 am by Nathan Baker

During a visit to Johnson City Tuesday to promote education reform, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said he will likely sign the anticipated wine-in-grocery-stores bill into law Thursday.

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Haslam visits to tout state standards

Haslam visits to tout state standards

March 18th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nathan Baker

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam appeared at Johnson City's Indian Trail Intermediate School Tuesday to reaffirm his dedication to the state's implementation of Common Core State Standards and the accompanying standardized testing, despite recent attempts in th

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Outside jury sought in Bennett murder trial

Outside jury sought in Bennett murder trial

March 18th, 2014 8:43 pm by Becky Campbell

Defense attorneys in a well-publicized first-degree murder case asked a judge Tuesday to select the trial jury outside the coverage area of local media so the prospective panel will have no knowledge of the incident or their client.

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Drugs a big issue for DCS commissioner, department

Drugs a big issue for DCS commissioner, department

March 18th, 2014 8:34 pm by Tony Casey

There are two sides to every story, said Tennessee Department of Children's Services Commissioner Jim Henry, and he intends to make sure the other side of the story is heard in regards to recent child deaths in Tennessee, many of which were blamed on DCS.

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TBI probes claims of misused county resources in sheriff's reelection campaign

TBI probes claims of misused county resources in sheriff's reelection campaign

March 18th, 2014 7:40 pm by Rain Smith, Net News Service

A former Sullivan County officer turned political opponent of Sheriff Wayne Anderson has made criminal complaints about the incumbent's reelection campaign, claiming misuse of taxpayer-funded resources and spurring a probe by the Tennessee Bureau of Inves

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Tennessee governor appeals same-sex marriage order

Tennessee governor appeals same-sex marriage order

March 18th, 2014 4:49 pm by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam and state Attorney General Robert Cooper on Tuesday filed a motion saying overturning the law without an appeals court reviewing the case "frustrates the will of the people of Tennessee."

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2 get plea deals in Johnson City sexual battery, robbery case

2 get plea deals in Johnson City sexual battery, robbery case

March 18th, 2014 4:43 pm by Becky Campbell

The incident happened Aug. 22 outside and inside a residence on St. Louis Street.

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14 charged in online child exploitation network

14 charged in online child exploitation network

March 18th, 2014 3:03 pm by Eric Tucker, Associated Press

Fourteen men were charged with operating an online child exploitation network that investigators said preyed upon hundreds of boys across the United States and overseas, authorities announced Tuesday.

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