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Tennessee lawmaker arrested on drunken driving charge

Tennessee lawmaker arrested on drunken driving charge

April 17th, 2015 1:45 pm by Associated Press

Nashville police stopped Rep. Bill Beck on Friday morning and arrested him after he declined to complete a roadside sobriety or a breath alcohol test. Beck is a first-term Democrat who represents portions of downtown and eastern Nashville.

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Community Sunday Stories TriCityMom
Historic Places: Rocky Mount treats guests like it's 1791

Historic Places: Rocky Mount treats guests like it's 1791

April 17th, 2015 1:30 pm by Amanda Marsh

From the first governor of the Southwest Territory to everyday 21st century folks, the Cobb-Massengill home has remained a fixture of frontier life for more than 200 years.

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Sports Sports Live Photos NASCAR/Racing

Photo Gallery Bristol Race Weekend

April 17th, 2015 1:09 pm by jonathan mccoy

NASCAR fans from around the world have started the first of two annual pilgrimages to Bristol Raceway for the Food City 500.

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Community Videos TriCityMom Furry Friends
Sullivan County Animal Shelter adoptable animals this week.

Sullivan County Animal Shelter adoptable animals this week. - VIDEO

April 17th, 2015 11:00 am by Staff Report

Watch the Furry Friends video for this week to meet you new best friend. This week we meet the cats, Alucard and Slinky, and some beautiful dogs, Buddy, Gator, Spencer, and Trigger.

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Opinion
Customers merit equal treatment

Customers merit equal treatment

April 17th, 2015 9:48 am by Letters to the Editor

It reminds me of signs I saw years ago stating that a business reserves the right to refuse service to anyone. It meant that they believed in racial segregation and would not serve black customers.

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Sports Vols Sports
Lack of QB depth could cause headaches for Tennessee

Lack of QB depth could cause headaches for Tennessee

April 17th, 2015 9:35 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee's lack of a proven backup plan at quarterback represents arguably the Volunteers' greatest cause for concern in their bid for a breakthrough season.

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Traveling man: Will Sullivan's Yennie stay or go?

Traveling man: Will Sullivan's Yennie stay or go?

April 17th, 2015 9:30 am by Rick Wagner

"I'll have to weigh pretty heavily the longing to be home and the work we've done here," Yennie said after a school board budget work session, adding that if he moves to his parents' home state, he will miss folks here. "I've got a lot of tasks yet to do

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Community Sports Live Photos Outdoors

Catch of the Week Gallery (Week 4)

April 17th, 2015 9:30 am by Staff Report

From the looks of it, the fishin' is getting good. Share your catch of the week with us at outdoors@timesnews.net for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate from Watson's Marine & Tackle.

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News Regional & National
Tennessee lawmakers OK $33.8B annual state spending plan

Tennessee lawmakers OK $33.8B annual state spending plan

April 17th, 2015 9:29 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

State lawmakers on Thursday approved Tennessee's $33.8 billion annual spending plan after rejecting Democrats' attempts to add a provision to authorize Medicaid expansion that had been twice defeated earlier in the year.

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News Regional & National
Gulf health 5 years after BP spill: Resilient yet scarred

Gulf health 5 years after BP spill: Resilient yet scarred

April 17th, 2015 9:28 am by SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press; CAIN BURDEAU, Associated Press

Federal data and numerous scientific studies show lingering problems. Splotches of oil still dot the seafloor and wads of tarry petroleum-smelling material hide in pockets in the marshes of Barataria Bay.

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