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Hawkins 'assault on a fetus' defendants awaiting rehab

Hawkins 'assault on a fetus' defendants awaiting rehab

March 28th, 2015 1:29 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

Two Hawkins County women have been offered a chance to complete drug rehab as part of the new state law which favors treatment over prison for mothers of babies who are born addicted to drugs.

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Autopsies determine children found in freezer were slain

Autopsies determine children found in freezer were slain

March 28th, 2015 1:26 pm by COREY WILLIAMS, Associated Press

A brother and sister whose bodies were found in a deep freezer in their Detroit home had been beaten to death, autopsies determined Friday, painting a more complete picture of the horrors that unfolded inside the home for years but that apparently went un

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Elementary principal in McMinnville insists military haircut is 'mohawk,' forces 2nd haircut on child

Elementary principal in McMinnville insists military haircut is 'mohawk,' forces 2nd haircut on child

March 28th, 2015 1:23 pm by Will Healey, Times Free Press

Seven-year-old Adam Stinnett went to school March 9 with a spiffy new "high and tight" haircut in honor of his stepbrother, an active member of the U.S. Army.

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Wiggly words on immigration policy from 2016 GOP contenders

Wiggly words on immigration policy from 2016 GOP contenders

March 28th, 2015 1:17 pm by NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press

Thanks to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, it's becoming even clearer that immigration is the banana peel of 2016 Republican presidential politics.Just ask Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.

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Rally slated over Indiana law some say allows discrimination

Rally slated over Indiana law some say allows discrimination

March 28th, 2015 1:13 pm by RICK CALLAHAN, Associated Press

Organizers expect a large turnout Saturday afternoon at a rally against Indiana's newest law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people.

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Unicoi County Chamber of Commerce members discusses Insure Tennesee, DUI legislation over breakfast

Unicoi County Chamber of Commerce members discusses Insure Tennesee, DUI legislation over breakfast

March 27th, 2015 9:58 pm by Brad Hicks

The status of the Insure Tennessee program, proposed DUI-related legislation and a bill to make the financial aid process simpler for prospective students were among the topics discussed during Friday morning's Unicoi County Chamber of Commerce Legislativ

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9 candidates seek superintendent position for Unicoi County schools

9 candidates seek superintendent position for Unicoi County schools

March 27th, 2015 9:54 pm by Brad Hicks

The applications are in, and a total of nine candidates are vying to become the next superintendent of the Unicoi County Schools system.

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JC home insurance lowest in state, according to study

JC home insurance lowest in state, according to study

March 27th, 2015 9:50 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City has the lowest home insurance rates in Tennessee, with the five least-expensive rates found in East Tennessee, according to a recent study.

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Davy Crockett State Historic Park sets goals for wild frontier

Davy Crockett State Historic Park sets goals for wild frontier

March 27th, 2015 9:47 pm by Jessica Fuller

Park or historic site?How about both?

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ETSU's Roan Scholars seek leaders with sound minds and sound bodies

ETSU's Roan Scholars seek leaders with sound minds and sound bodies

March 27th, 2015 9:38 pm by Tony Casey

Of all the outstanding qualities common in East Tennessee State University's Roan Scholars Leadership Program, what characteristic carries more value than all the rest for the organization's steering committee?The ability to lead.

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