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Common Core on partial hold as Tennessee General Assembly adjourns for the year

Common Core on partial hold as Tennessee General Assembly adjourns for the year

April 17th, 2014 4:36 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

State lawmakers concluded a session Thursday in which they approved measures to allow folks to buy wine in grocery stores, fight methamphetamine production and give high school graduates free tuition at community colleges.

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Trial date set for adults in Unicoi Co. girls' Facebook video fight

Trial date set for adults in Unicoi Co. girls' Facebook video fight

April 17th, 2014 2:53 pm by Brad Hicks

A trial date has been set for the three adults who were allegedly present at a recorded fight between two juveniles, the video of which police said was previously posted on the Facebook page of one of the minors.

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Ex-Boone coach subject of TBI, DCS probe about alleged relationship with student

Ex-Boone coach subject of TBI, DCS probe about alleged relationship with student

April 17th, 2014 2:08 pm by Becky Campbell

Ryan Arnold's sudden resignation in February surprised the high school sports community, and he offered no direct confirmation about his reason.

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Public art plan: Johnson City Commission to decide sculptures, locations

Public art plan: Johnson City Commission to decide sculptures, locations

April 17th, 2014 11:10 am by Gary B. Gray

The Johnson City Public Art Committee and the curator have narrowed the selections and will be recommending those to commissioners. The art is expected to be installed in time for the Blue Plum Festival.

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Gov. Bill Haslam signs bill ending 'forced' annexations

Gov. Bill Haslam signs bill ending 'forced' annexations

April 17th, 2014 11:00 am by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Legislative records show Haslam signed the bill with little fanfare on Tuesday.

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2 U.S. House Democrats pressing inquiry into Tennessee VW union vote

2 U.S. House Democrats pressing inquiry into Tennessee VW union vote

April 17th, 2014 9:44 am by Associated Press

They sent a joint letter to Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam seeking more information on activities by state officials ahead of the 712-626 vote against the UAW in February.

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Electric chair, Common Core, hemp and meth pending: Tennessee lawmakers head into final day of session

Electric chair, Common Core, hemp and meth pending: Tennessee lawmakers head into final day of session

April 17th, 2014 9:29 am by Associated Press

The House and Senate are scheduled to meet in floor sessions to complete their calendars.

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Blast on site of Tennessee ammunition plant kills 1

Blast on site of Tennessee ammunition plant kills 1

April 17th, 2014 9:28 am by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

Rescue workers were called Wednesday afternoon to a blast at the Rio Ammunition plant in McEwen, about 55 miles west of Nashville.

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Man in serious condition after falling 150 yards from Knoxville overlook

Man in serious condition after falling 150 yards from Knoxville overlook

April 17th, 2014 8:49 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

The unidentified man in his 20s was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center after being rescued about 6:30 a.m., according to Knoxville Fire Department spokesman Capt. D.J. Corcoran.

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Two men charged in separate cases of sexual battery

Two men charged in separate cases of sexual battery

April 16th, 2014 9:45 pm by Becky Campbell

Washington County sheriff's officers arrested two men last week in separate and unrelated sexual battery cases involving children.

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