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Bill would allow judge to issue search warrant by telephone

Bill would allow judge to issue search warrant by telephone

February 28th, 2014 10:01 pm by Hank Hayes

Tennessee prosecutors want to move the way search warrants are issued out of the 20th century. But, in the 21st century, some state senators who sit on the Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee are standing in the way.

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Crime Local News
Three plead guilty in Lee County battery thefts

Three plead guilty in Lee County battery thefts

February 28th, 2014 9:58 pm by Wes Bunch

Authorities said the trio stole 11 batteries from road tractors and heavy-duty trucks over the weekend of Nov. 10, 2013.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Keselowski nabs pole position at Phoenix

Keselowski nabs pole position at Phoenix

February 28th, 2014 9:39 pm by JOHN MARSHALL, AP Sports Writer

Brad Keselowski earned the first Sprint Cup pole under NASCAR's new format, edging Joey Logano with a track-record top speed of 139.384 mph at Phoenix International Raceway on Friday.

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Local News Education
Sullivan County students earning college credit in high school

Sullivan County students earning college credit in high school

February 28th, 2014 8:51 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County students are blurring the line between high school and college, with high school students earning college credit across the county.

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Sheriff: Jonesborough resident heard daughter's screams, found woman standing in doorway

Sheriff: Jonesborough resident heard daughter's screams, found woman standing in doorway

February 28th, 2014 6:52 pm by NET News Service

Sheriff Ed Graybeal said a woman awoke to her dog barking and the screams of her 7-year-old child before going to her daughter's room and seeing 45-year-old Diane Minton, of 2926 Chestnut Lane, standing in the doorway.

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Update: Knoxville man shot in downtown Johnson City

Update: Knoxville man shot in downtown Johnson City

February 28th, 2014 4:35 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Police have released the name of a man shot late Thursday night in downtown Johnson City.

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Two more school bus crashes bring total to five in just over a week

Two more school bus crashes bring total to five in just over a week

February 28th, 2014 4:05 pm by Stephen Igo and Nick Shepherd

In a little more than a week, two accidents occurred in Bloomingdale, one in Gate City, one in Piney Flats and one in Big Stone Gap.

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News Regional & National
Ousted Ukraine president defiant in 1st appearance since flight from country

Ousted Ukraine president defiant in 1st appearance since flight from country

February 28th, 2014 2:59 pm by DALTON BENNETT, Associated Press; LAURA MILLS, Associated Press

The sudden arrival of men in military uniform patrolling key strategic facilities prompted Ukraine to accuse Russia of "military invasion and occupation" - a claim that brought an alarming new dimension to the crisis.

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USDA adds foods to moms and kids food program

USDA adds foods to moms and kids food program

February 28th, 2014 2:59 pm by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Pregnant women, mothers and children who get federal assistance with their grocery bills will now be able to buy more whole-grain foods, yogurt, fish, fruits and vegetables.

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News Local News Police Blotter
Car 'defaced' by lewd image in frost

Car 'defaced' by lewd image in frost

February 28th, 2014 12:05 pm by Rain Smith

A man wished to file a vandalism report, saying his car had been "defaced." He also requested that an officer respond in a hurry, before the rising sun destroyed the evidence.

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