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Hawkins commissioner files ethics complaint against mayor’s secretary

Hawkins commissioner files ethics complaint against mayor’s secretary

November 12th, 2013 3:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Commissioner Danny Alvis has filed an ethics complaint against Martha Wallace, who is County Mayor Melville Bailey’s executive secretary and greets all visitors to his office.

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Competency at issue for former U.S. Senate candidate accused in murder-for-hire, child sex solicitation cases

Competency at issue for former U.S. Senate candidate accused in murder-for-hire, child sex solicitation cases

November 12th, 2013 3:06 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Jonesborough man accused in a solicitation of a minor case and a murder-for-hire plot has a mental disease, and his competency to stand trial is in question, according to a state prosecutor’s comments to a judge Tuesday.

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Feds to advise on death penalty in marathon attack

Feds to advise on death penalty in marathon attack

November 12th, 2013 3:00 pm by Associated Press

Prosecutors plan to make their recommendation this week on whether they believe Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should face the death penalty if convicted in the deadly attack.

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Man arrested after arguing with cops over music

Man arrested after arguing with cops over music

November 12th, 2013 2:38 pm by Rain Smith

When told he'd have to keep his music down the man refused, telling police he was inside his home and, "This is America."

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NASCAR driver Bayne reveals he has MS; Knoxville native plans to keep racing

NASCAR driver Bayne reveals he has MS; Knoxville native plans to keep racing

November 12th, 2013 2:01 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Determined to learn exactly what caused his mystery illness in 2011, Trevor Bayne made repeated visits to the Mayo Clinic, asking questions about his health and medical history. Finally in June, he got an answer: multiple sclerosis.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
‘Odyssey Abridged’ a labor of love for Northeast Theatre cast and crew

‘Odyssey Abridged’ a labor of love for Northeast Theatre cast and crew

November 12th, 2013 12:54 pm by Entertainment Staff

Northeast State’s Department of Theatre brings to life one of the best-known Greek stories ever written with its contemporary retelling “The Odyssey Abridged: A Puppet Journey of Epic Proportions,” opening Thursday.

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All day shopping frenzy on Thanksgiving?

All day shopping frenzy on Thanksgiving?

November 12th, 2013 12:20 pm by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

Now Thanksgiving is slowly becoming just another shopping day. Over the past few years, major retailers, including Target and Toys R Us, slowly have pushed opening times into Thanksgiving night to one-up each other and compete for holiday dollars.

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Police report gravel bust at Kingsport motel

Police report gravel bust at Kingsport motel

November 12th, 2013 11:28 am by Rain Smith

A short police pursuit and a woman found hiding in a basement led to the seizure of a large quantity of "gravel" at a Kingsport motel, according to police.

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Light snow expected to move across region

Light snow expected to move across region

November 12th, 2013 9:17 am by Staff Report

The National Weather Service is forecasting the first widespread, light snow of the season to hit the region on Tuesday.

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5-ex Madoff employees on trial in NYC for fraud

5-ex Madoff employees on trial in NYC for fraud

November 12th, 2013 8:25 am by LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYS, Associated Press

In the many years he spent as a trader at Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, David Kugel learned that investments that Madoff claimed to be making for clients were fiction.

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