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Tenn. Senate authorizes electric chair for executions

Tenn. Senate authorizes electric chair for executions

April 9th, 2014 11:03 pm by Associated Press

The state's lethal injection protocol uses a sedative commonly used to euthanize animals, but states are exhausting supplies. The state's last electrocution was in 2007.

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Kingsport city manager candidate withdraws

Kingsport city manager candidate withdraws

April 9th, 2014 10:15 pm by Matthew Lane

Pat Hardy, with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service — the organization handling the city manager search for the Model City — said Jack Hamlett advised him last week he was removing his name from consideration.

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Higher forensic services costs hitting counties' budgets dead on

Higher forensic services costs hitting counties' budgets dead on

April 9th, 2014 10:09 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

Rules and regulations revolving around death investigations in the state are making for some lively discussions in eight Northeast Tennessee counties.

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As temperatures rise, scams begin  to bloom

As temperatures rise, scams begin to bloom

April 9th, 2014 9:49 pm by Nick Shepherd

One of the most prominent scams that takes place this time of year involves paving. Leslie Earhart, public information officer for the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, said the department sees such scams pop up every year.

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One child dead, 14 hurt in Florida day care crash

One child dead, 14 hurt in Florida day care crash

April 9th, 2014 8:45 pm by Associated Press

A car smashed into an Orlando-area day care Wednesday, killing a girl and injuring 14 others, at least a dozen of them children, authorities said. One person at the hospital was in critical condition and five others were in serious condition.

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Blountville woman charged with third felony Walmart theft

Blountville woman charged with third felony Walmart theft

April 9th, 2014 3:50 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

According to court records, the most recent arrest was Tuesday for a theft that occurred in February at Walmart on West Market Street.

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Radio legend, Neyland Stadium voice Bobby Denton dies

Radio legend, Neyland Stadium voice Bobby Denton dies

April 9th, 2014 3:22 pm by Knoxville News Sentinel

Bobby Denton, a legendary voice at Neyland Stadium and a giant in the radio industry, has died of cancer. He was 73.

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Gate City man gets nearly 10 years for theft from relative

Gate City man gets nearly 10 years for theft from relative

April 9th, 2014 3:22 pm by Wes Bunch

Joseph Edward Ramey stole approximately $2,000 worth of items from a family member's residence, including gold jewelry, necklaces, earrings, a watch and approximately $400 in cash and loose change. The case was his third robbery conviction.

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'Heartbleed' bug causes major security headache

'Heartbleed' bug causes major security headache

April 9th, 2014 2:43 pm by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writers; MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writers

A confounding computer bug called "Heartbleed" is causing major security headaches across the Internet as websites scramble to fix the problem and Web surfers wonder whether they should change their passwords

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Tenn. House OKs watered-down anti-meth bill

Tenn. House OKs watered-down anti-meth bill

April 9th, 2014 2:35 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Supporters of a watered-down version of Gov. Bill Haslam's anti-methamphetamine legislation approved by the House on Wednesday believe it will help in the fight against the drug's production across the state

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