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Portrait unveiled to honor retired Judge Arden Hill

Portrait unveiled to honor retired Judge Arden Hill

December 15th, 2014 4:35 pm by Becky Campbell

Criminal Court Judge Stacy Street organized the unveiling, and said it was far past time for it to happen. Hill was first elected as a Carter County General Sessions judge in 1966 and elected as a Criminal Court judge in 1974. He was the first, and only,

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Ex-THP trooper's assault charge dismissed at wife's request

Ex-THP trooper's assault charge dismissed at wife's request

December 15th, 2014 4:15 pm by Becky Campbell

Russel D. Holtsclaw was arrested by Johnson City police Aug. 10 after an alleged assault on his wife at their home during an argument on his birthday.

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Haslam reveals health care expansion plan

Haslam reveals health care expansion plan

December 15th, 2014 12:18 pm by Nathan Baker

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced his proposal for a two-year pilot program to expand health insurance coverage to hundreds of thousands of state residents using federal dollars provided through the Affordable Care Act.

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Nashville police kill 16-year-old boy who wounded officer

Nashville police kill 16-year-old boy who wounded officer

December 15th, 2014 11:59 am by Associated Press

The boy was listed as a runaway at the time of the shooting.

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Families of Newtown victims sue rifle manufacturer

Families of Newtown victims sue rifle manufacturer

December 15th, 2014 11:35 am by Associated Press

The negligence and wrongful death lawsuit, filed in Bridgeport Superior Court, asserts that the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle should not have been made publicly available because it was designed for military use and is unsuited for hunting or home defense.

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BREAKING: Police say Sydney cafe hostage situation is over after more than 16 hours

BREAKING: Police say Sydney cafe hostage situation is over after more than 16 hours

December 15th, 2014 10:52 am by Associated Press

A flurry of loud bangs erupted early Tuesday as a swarm of heavily armed police stormed a downtown Sydney cafe where a gunman had been holding an unknown number of people hostage for more than 16 hours.

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Governor Haslam to unveil Tennessee Medicaid expansion plan

Governor Haslam to unveil Tennessee Medicaid expansion plan

December 15th, 2014 10:06 am by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Gov. Bill Haslam has reached a tentative agreement with the Obama administration for an alternative health care expansion plan that would allow Tennessee to use federal funding to buy private health insurance for more working low income residents, similar

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5 hostages escape Sydney cafe; crisis enters 12th hour

5 hostages escape Sydney cafe; crisis enters 12th hour

December 15th, 2014 7:13 am by KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press

Five people escaped from a Sydney cafe where a gunman took an unknown number of hostages during Monday morning rush hour.

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TVA engineers still searching for seepage source at Boone Dam

TVA engineers still searching for seepage source at Boone Dam

December 14th, 2014 10:12 pm by Gary B. Gray

Tennessee Valley Authority engineers on Friday were still working to find the cause of water seepage at Boone Dam.

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