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Drug busts yield Mexican Ice, hundreds of pills, pot, more than $10,000 in cash

Drug busts yield Mexican Ice, hundreds of pills, pot, more than $10,000 in cash

March 13th, 2014 11:25 pm by Jeff Bobo

Third Judicial Drug Task Force Director Timothy Davis, who is based in Greene County, said the meth alone has a street value of $34,000. "These were not street level dealers."

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Local News
Rogersville may tie water hikes to cost of living index

Rogersville may tie water hikes to cost of living index

March 13th, 2014 11:19 pm by Jeff Bobo

It's an idea presented to the Rogersville Water Commission last month by water superintendent Sean Hatchett. The goal is to increase the water rate annually at the same rate the cost of living increases, plus one percent.

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Sports Sports Live NASCAR/Racing
Little time for Wolfe, Keselowski to celebrate with Bristol up next

Little time for Wolfe, Keselowski to celebrate with Bristol up next

March 13th, 2014 9:19 pm by Dave Ongie

In the ultra-competitive world of NASCAR Sprint Cup racing, that truism is what keeps crew chiefs like Paul Wolfe tossing and turning at night.

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News Regional & National
Panel urges end to U.S. ban on transgender troops

Panel urges end to U.S. ban on transgender troops

March 13th, 2014 7:07 pm by Staff Report

The United States should join the dozen other nations that allow transgender people to serve in the armed forces, an independent commission said in a report released Thursday, saying there is no medical reason for the decades-old ban.

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Business & Technology
Amazon hikes Prime membership to $99 per year

Amazon hikes Prime membership to $99 per year

March 13th, 2014 6:39 pm by Associated Press

Amazon is betting that shoppers will pay $20 more for its popular Prime two-day free shipping and video streaming service of movies and TV shows.

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News Crime Local News
Man allegedly faked drug test 15 times with water and yellow dye before getting caught

Man allegedly faked drug test 15 times with water and yellow dye before getting caught

March 13th, 2014 4:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rodney Wallen's 2013 drug possession conviction would have been expunged in May if he'd completed the terms of his probation.

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News Regional & National
Missing jet creates legion of armchair sleuths

Missing jet creates legion of armchair sleuths

March 13th, 2014 4:02 pm by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Airlines Writer

The world is captivated by the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 and why it has created a legion of armchair sleuths, spouting theories in some cases so strange they belong in science-fiction films.

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News Business & Technology
Trade group: Americans spent $56 billion on pets

Trade group: Americans spent $56 billion on pets

March 13th, 2014 1:55 pm by SUE MANNING, Associated Press

Millions of pets across America live like little humans these days — and as long as people treat them that way, pet spending should keep climbing after a record 2013.

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News Local News Police Blotter
Man reports infected toenail as gunshot wound

Man reports infected toenail as gunshot wound

March 13th, 2014 1:37 pm by Rain Smith

A man repeatedly dialed 911 to report being shot, even after a responding officer observed the "injuries" and told him to "sober up." He was eventually booked into jail, making unusual use of his one phone call.

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Community Health
Spring forward with these veggies

Spring forward with these veggies

March 13th, 2014 12:00 pm by Marci Gore

With spring right around the corner, now is the perfect time to enjoy fresh vegetables. Try these recipes for using early spring veggies.

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