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NE Tennessee teacher arrested on drug charges at school

NE Tennessee teacher arrested on drug charges at school

September 29th, 2014 11:25 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

She was scheduled for arraignment Monday on drug possession and public intoxication charges.

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State says $21,773 stolen from Middle Tennessee town

State says $21,773 stolen from Middle Tennessee town

September 29th, 2014 10:21 am by Staff Report

Investigators uncovered two schemes and several internal control deficiencies that allowed money to be stolen from the city's water and sewer fund without detection, the report stated.

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Troopers to conduct safety belt, license checks in Unicoi, Sullivan counties

Troopers to conduct safety belt, license checks in Unicoi, Sullivan counties

September 29th, 2014 9:55 am by Staff Report

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct safety belt and drivers license checkpoints in Unicoi and Sullivan counties in October.

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The Grandpa Bandit' talks about easy' life of a robber

The Grandpa Bandit' talks about easy' life of a robber

September 29th, 2014 9:41 am by Matt Lakin, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The job paid better than a thousand dollars a minute.

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Nearly 23K students register for Tennessee's free tuition plan

Nearly 23K students register for Tennessee's free tuition plan

September 29th, 2014 9:00 am by Associated Press

Under the program, students who choose to attend a four-year school after graduation will be able to do so as juniors.

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Recovery of bodies suspended at Japanese volcano

Recovery of bodies suspended at Japanese volcano

September 29th, 2014 8:28 am by EMILY WANG, Associated Press

At least 31 people are believed to have died.

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Motorcycle-truck crash in Bristol sends 2 to hospitals

Motorcycle-truck crash in Bristol sends 2 to hospitals

September 28th, 2014 10:19 pm by Staff Report

Bristol police said the truck was traveling west on Highway 394 when a motorcycle attempted to cross the highway on Whitetop Road and was struck by the truck.

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Updated with photo Gallery: The River runs through 10 years of service

Updated with photo Gallery: The River runs through 10 years of service

September 28th, 2014 9:09 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

"A place where women meet to listen, learn, laugh and wash clothes."

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Jail Recovery Group offers helping hand to inmates

Jail Recovery Group offers helping hand to inmates

September 28th, 2014 9:04 pm by Becky Campbell

Robert Shinn, who has spent a majority of his 45 years sitting in a jail cell, said participating in a new program offered at the Washington County Detention Center is the first time he's every really faced the demons that kept him in a cycle of crime and

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Al-Qaida leader warns of revenge for airstrikes

Al-Qaida leader warns of revenge for airstrikes

September 28th, 2014 8:23 pm by DIAA HADID and DESMOND BUTLER, Associated Press

The leader of al-Qaida's Syria affiliate vowed Sunday that his group would "use all possible means" to fight back against airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition and warned that the conflict would reach Western countries joining the alliance.

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