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Tennessee deputies investigate after burned body found in truck

Tennessee deputies investigate after burned body found in truck

December 19th, 2014 9:59 am by Associated Press

Authorities were working to determine the identity of the person and the cause of the fire.

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Judge dismisses final Model Mill suit, clears way for demolition, development to begin

Judge dismisses final Model Mill suit, clears way for demolition, development to begin

December 18th, 2014 10:58 pm by Nathan Baker

A First Judicial District judge removed the last legal roadblock between the wrecking ball and the Model Mill Thursday by dismissing a second lawsuit filed to challenge the project.

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City Commission hits brakes on food truck ordinance

City Commission hits brakes on food truck ordinance

December 18th, 2014 10:50 pm by Max Hrenda

When city commissioners were divided after hearing voices both in support of and in opposition to an ordinance regarding the regulation of mobile food carts, any plans for that regulation may have been sent back to the drawing board.

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Unicoi Commission votes to meet on vacant school board position Jan. 5

Unicoi Commission votes to meet on vacant school board position Jan. 5

December 18th, 2014 10:39 pm by Brad Hicks

Two days after a petition signed by the majority of the Unicoi County Commission requesting a special-called meeting of the commission to discuss the vacancy on the Unicoi County Board of Education was submitted to the county mayor's office, it was made o

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Photo Gallery : A Carter County Christmas

December 18th, 2014 7:45 pm by John Thompson

Angle Tree gifts and Christmas Box food went out to 523 families and 600 children in need Wednesday in Elizabethton.

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Photo Gallery: A Christmas visit to the children's hospital

December 18th, 2014 6:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

"You can't change anyone's life but you can take their mind off of things for a few minutes." - Firefigher Adam Momberger.

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Accused Boston Marathon bomber Tsarnaev appears in court for 1st time since 2013

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Tsarnaev appears in court for 1st time since 2013

December 18th, 2014 5:14 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court Thursday for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013, and he received a shout of encouragement from the mother-in-law of a man who was shot and killed while being questioned by

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3 injured, 1 charged in Limestone Cove crash

3 injured, 1 charged in Limestone Cove crash

December 18th, 2014 5:07 pm by Brad Hicks

According to the preliminary report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the collision occurred around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Tenn. Highway 107 and Tenn. Highway 173.

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Update: TBI resumes involvement in 24th Judicial District

Update: TBI resumes involvement in 24th Judicial District

December 18th, 2014 4:14 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation resumed investigations Thursday in the five-county judicial district where the high-profile death of a 20-year-old nursing student is being prosecuted, a day after saying it was suspending activities there.

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Downtown Johnson City restaurateurs to push back against food trucks on public land

Downtown Johnson City restaurateurs to push back against food trucks on public land

December 18th, 2014 3:42 pm by Tony Casey

Leave it alone. That's Main Street Pizza Company owner Jamie Dove's solution to the debate over a food truck ordinance in Johnson City.

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