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NE Tennessee man facing more than 100 child porn charges

NE Tennessee man facing more than 100 child porn charges

June 10th, 2015 5:13 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The investigation pointed to numerous images of children in the nude and lascivious exhibitions of genitals.

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4-year-old fatally shoots self in West Tennessee after finding gun

4-year-old fatally shoots self in West Tennessee after finding gun

June 10th, 2015 2:33 pm by Associated Press

Others were at the home at the time including five siblings, who were watching television in a living room while the child's father was outside doing yard work.

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Haslam pushes local leaders to engage state legislators

Haslam pushes local leaders to engage state legislators

June 10th, 2015 12:15 pm by Staff Report

Gov. Bill Haslam on Tuesday issued an appeal to officials from Tennessee cities and towns to help influence what he described as a "changing" state Legislature less concerned with the interests of traditional institutions.

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Appalachian Air grounded after slow takeoff

Appalachian Air grounded after slow takeoff

June 10th, 2015 11:52 am by Associated Press

Less than a year after taking off, eastern Kentucky's only commercial airline is being been grounded.

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Murder charge dropped against Georgia woman who induced abortion

Murder charge dropped against Georgia woman who induced abortion

June 10th, 2015 11:42 am by Russ Bynum, Associated Press

A Georgia prosecutor dismissed murder charges Wednesday against a 23-year-old woman accused of inducing an abortion by taking pills in a case that baffled even abortion opponents.

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Gray woman accused of shoplifting, biting staff at Johnson City Walmart

Gray woman accused of shoplifting, biting staff at Johnson City Walmart

June 10th, 2015 11:09 am by Staff Report

A Gray woman was arrested Tuesday by Johnson City police and charged with felony shoplifting and misdemeanor assault, among other charges, after officers said she attempted to steal items from a big box store, then fought with store employees trying to st

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Wellmont, Mountain States plan work groups to address key health problems after merger

Wellmont, Mountain States plan work groups to address key health problems after merger

June 10th, 2015 10:15 am by Nathan Baker

Wellmont Health System and Mountain States Health Alliance announced Wednesday plans to create four community work groups to help the proposed merged system treat what the health professionals say are the region's most challenging health issues.

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Hunter First Baptist volunteers spruce up parks

Hunter First Baptist volunteers spruce up parks

June 10th, 2015 9:16 am by John Thompson

It takes a lot of work to keep Elizabethton's parks and recreation areas clean and maintained. Director Mike Mains only has a small staff to do the work, but he received some valuable assistance this past weekend from friends of the parks at Hunter First

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Elizabethton City Council to hold public hearing on budget

Elizabethton City Council to hold public hearing on budget

June 10th, 2015 8:59 am by John Thompson

The Elizabethton City Council will meet Thursday evening to hold a public hearing and what should be the final reading on the budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year.

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Hope for hemp grows as seeds go in ground

Hope for hemp grows as seeds go in ground

June 9th, 2015 10:08 pm by Nathan Baker

Wayne Smith and Walt Heber slowly sidle across a tilled section of soil Monday afternoon on a secluded hill in the Eastern Star area of Washington County.

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