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Trucker killed on I-40 in East Tennessee

Trucker killed on I-40 in East Tennessee

May 15th, 2015 4:11 pm by Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Wreckage closed the westbound lanes for seven hours near Dandridge.

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Kingsport killer dies on death row after 37 years

Kingsport killer dies on death row after 37 years

May 15th, 2015 4:00 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Natural causes, not the needle, took life of Donald Wayne Strouth, who was sentenced to death in 1978.

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Kingsport police say man admitted he starved Labradoodle '45 days'

Kingsport police say man admitted he starved Labradoodle '45 days'

May 15th, 2015 3:54 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The discovery of an "emaciated" dog has prompted the arrest of a Kingsport man, according to police, as he estimated that he hadn't fed the animal in a month and a half.

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Boston Marathon bomber sentenced to death

Boston Marathon bomber sentenced to death

May 15th, 2015 3:45 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid" who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother.

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Basketball coach tabbed to lead Unicoi County Schools

Basketball coach tabbed to lead Unicoi County Schools

May 15th, 2015 11:38 am by Sue Guinn Legg

John English will succeed Denise Brown, whose contract was not renewed in January.

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Pilot Flying J customers claim fraud at Haslam-owned chain went deeper

Pilot Flying J customers claim fraud at Haslam-owned chain went deeper

May 15th, 2015 10:21 am by Travis Loller, Associated Press

A handful of companies that refused to settle fraud complaints in 2013 with Haslam-owned Pilot Flying J say they have uncovered a deception that other firms overlooked.

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TBI warns of fake painkillers 50 times stronger than heroin

TBI warns of fake painkillers 50 times stronger than heroin

May 15th, 2015 10:12 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued a warning about illicit pills that appear to be oxycodone but instead are a drug 50 times more potent than heroin.

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Report: Woman killed by Johnson City trash truck was not under influence

Report: Woman killed by Johnson City trash truck was not under influence

May 15th, 2015 10:06 am by Becky Campbell

"She was completely sober. She wasn't walking around drunk. She didn't throw herself off the curb" - Greg Harper, victim's son.

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Sevier County deputy indicted for on-duty sex

Sevier County deputy indicted for on-duty sex

May 15th, 2015 10:03 am by Knoxville News Sentinel

A fired Sevier County Sheriff's Office deputy has been indicted for allegedly having sex on the job with woman he met earlier the same day while answering an E-911 call, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

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Johnson City Development Authority grants expense review to County Commission

Johnson City Development Authority grants expense review to County Commission

May 15th, 2015 9:41 am by Nathan Baker

JCDA members Allan Spritzer and Ralph Van Brocklin, also Johnson City's mayor, hesitated Thursday to grant the county's request for final review of expenses made using proceeds from rent payments made by Northeast State Community College for the use of th

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