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Sportsmen push for constitutional hunting and fishing rights

Sportsmen push for constitutional hunting and fishing rights

May 7th, 2014 8:31 am by By Scott S. Greenberger, Stateline.org (MCT)

Eight states are considering constitutional amendments to protect hunting and fishing rights.

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Local lawyers recognized for work with Pro Bono Project

Local lawyers recognized for work with Pro Bono Project

May 7th, 2014 8:23 am by Hank Hayes

Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Gary Wade on Tuesday night lifted up Northeast Tennessee attorneys who have given free legal services to low-income and elderly residents, and victims of domestic violence.

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Federal report: Global warming disrupts Americans' lives

Federal report: Global warming disrupts Americans' lives

May 6th, 2014 10:41 pm by Associated Press

Shortly after the report came out Tuesday, President Barack Obama used several television weathermen to make his point about the bad weather news and a need for action to curb carbon pollution before it is too late.

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BMA officially names Fleming city manager

BMA officially names Fleming city manager

May 6th, 2014 10:29 pm by Matthew Lane

"I'll do everything in my power to hold the public trust, to communicate transparently and help bring life to community dreams," Fleming said.

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Eastman offering $500M in 30-year notes

Eastman offering $500M in 30-year notes

May 6th, 2014 8:02 pm by Hank Hayes

Eastman will use the net proceeds for general corporate purposes, which may include working capital, capital expenditures, repayment of indebtedness from time to time and other matters in connection with the implementation of its strategic initiatives.

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Parole hearing continued in 'Stringbean' murder case

Parole hearing continued in 'Stringbean' murder case

May 6th, 2014 6:55 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Board of Parole has asked for a psychological evaluation for the man in prison for murdering country comic David "Stringbean" Akeman and his wife, Estelle, in 1973.

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KPD finds pot, cash after suspect allegedly shot at car three days earlier

KPD finds pot, cash after suspect allegedly shot at car three days earlier

May 6th, 2014 4:41 pm by Nick Shepherd

Close to a pound of a marijuana was found, along with cash and guns, in a Kingsport man's apartment after he was arrested for shooting at a vehicle three days before, according to Kingsport police.

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Man who flipped truck allegedly admits drinking two beers, taking 'anxiety' medicine

Man who flipped truck allegedly admits drinking two beers, taking 'anxiety' medicine

May 6th, 2014 4:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man who rolled his pickup on its side in a two-vehicle accident early Friday morning allegedly admitted to drinking two beers and taking his "anxiety" medicine earlier in the day.

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Damage, missing bumper betray woman's version of Hawkins wreck

Damage, missing bumper betray woman's version of Hawkins wreck

May 6th, 2014 3:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman told police she'd been sideswiped by an oncoming vehicle Sunday morning, but the damage to her vehicle, as well as her bumper found near a downed fence, told a different story.

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KPD makes arrest in serial indecent exposures

KPD makes arrest in serial indecent exposures

May 6th, 2014 11:44 am by Rain Smith

A West Virginia man has been arrested by Kingsport police, accused of exposing himself to women in hotel elevators and a shopping center's parking lot.

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