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Police say Erwin man tackles pregnant woman, resists arrest

Police say Erwin man tackles pregnant woman, resists arrest

January 29th, 2014 9:09 pm by Brad Hicks

An Erwin man was arrested Monday and is now facing multiple assault charges, including one for allegedly tackling a pregnant woman, after police say a fight between him and his girlfriend escalated.

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Update: Police need help finding woman accused of taking $90K worth of rings from Johnson City jewelry store

Update: Police need help finding woman accused of taking $90K worth of rings from Johnson City jewelry store

January 29th, 2014 4:33 pm by Becky Campbell

A police report on the incident indicated the woman took three rings — one valued at $45,00, another valued at $25,000 and one valued at $23,800 — she had been looking at.

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Monarch butterflies drop, migration may disappear

Monarch butterflies drop, migration may disappear

January 29th, 2014 1:12 pm by MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press

The decline in the Monarch population now marks a statistical long-term trend and can no longer be seen as a combination of yearly or seasonal events, experts say.

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Late Alderman Michael Phillips was quick learner, glad to serve town, Unicoi leaders say

Late Alderman Michael Phillips was quick learner, glad to serve town, Unicoi leaders say

January 29th, 2014 1:07 pm by Brad Hicks

Phillips, who was serving his first term as an alderman for the town of Unicoi, died Saturday in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital after battling illness.

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Atlanta in crisis: Rare snowstorm left city paralyzed, motorists stranded

Atlanta in crisis: Rare snowstorm left city paralyzed, motorists stranded

January 29th, 2014 10:40 am by RAY HENRY and RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press

Some residents expressed outrage that more precautions weren't taken this time around and schools and other facilities weren't closed ahead of time.

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Off the Wall News: Republican congressman threatens to throw reporter over balcony

Off the Wall News: Republican congressman threatens to throw reporter over balcony - VIDEO

January 29th, 2014 10:20 am by Associated Press

The New York representative remains under investigation by the Justice Department for potentially violating campaign finance law.

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Applications open for Tenn. Supreme Court vacancy

Applications open for Tenn. Supreme Court vacancy

January 29th, 2014 9:54 am by Associated Press

Justice Bill Koch has announced he is retiring on July 15 to become dean of the Nashville School of Law.

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Playing with gun: Tennessee teen killed in shooting, friend arrested

Playing with gun: Tennessee teen killed in shooting, friend arrested

January 29th, 2014 9:37 am by Associated Press

The teen was a student at McGavock High School, which is where President Obama is scheduled to speak on Thursday.

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Washington County offices close for the day

Washington County offices close for the day

January 29th, 2014 9:21 am by Becky Campbell

All county offices in Washington County will be closed today after officials conducted a reassessment of road conditions early this morning.

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State of the Union reaction: Republicans say Obama can't do much without them

State of the Union reaction: Republicans say Obama can't do much without them

January 29th, 2014 9:15 am by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

"America does not stand still, and neither will I" — President Barack Obama.

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