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Corker touts Congressional review of Iran nuclear deal (includes video)

Corker touts Congressional review of Iran nuclear deal (includes video)

April 8th, 2015 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker pitched his legislation for a full Congressional review of an Iran nuclear agreement to a room full of Rotarians and other community leaders on Wednesday.

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Tsarnaev guilty on all charges in Boston Marathon bombing

Tsarnaev guilty on all charges in Boston Marathon bombing

April 8th, 2015 6:21 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

BOSTON - Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted on all charges Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing by a jury that will now decide whether the 21-year-old should be executed.

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Bluff City appoints alderman to replace Harmon

Bluff City appoints alderman to replace Harmon

April 8th, 2015 5:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

James "Spike" Good was appointed toward the end of the Bluff City BMA's monthly meeting this week. Good is also running for one of three seats on the board in the May elections and will only serve for the months of April and May unless elected.

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Stepfather accused of pointing rifle at 9-year-old

Stepfather accused of pointing rifle at 9-year-old

April 8th, 2015 2:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man was charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly threatened his 9-year-old stepdaughter by pointing a .22 caliber rifle at her before taking her to school Monday morning.

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Tractor trailer struck by train at Kingsport crossing

Tractor trailer struck by train at Kingsport crossing

April 8th, 2015 12:45 pm by Rain Smith

A truck driver has been cited for an early morning incident at a Kingsport railroad crossing, where his tractor trailer became stuck and was plowed by a passing train.

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Kingsport man nets second murder charge, implicated in third case

Kingsport man nets second murder charge, implicated in third case

April 8th, 2015 10:42 am by Rain Smith

A man who has been jailed for 14 months in the bludgeoning death of a Kingsport woman is now indicted in a second murder, according to police, and remains a person of interest in a third, nearly two-decade old homicide.

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Bill to make Bible official state book of Tennessee advances

Bill to make Bible official state book of Tennessee advances

April 8th, 2015 9:30 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says he opposes a measure to make the Bible the official state book of Tennessee, saying the legislation "belittles the most holy book that's ever been written."

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KPD seeks third person in attempted murder case

KPD seeks third person in attempted murder case

April 8th, 2015 8:15 am by Rain Smith

Police are continuing to search for one of two suspects in last week's attempted murder at a Kingsport hotel, adding that they have obtained a warrant for a woman who appears to have tried to assist the wanted man's flight.

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Haslam signs Tennessee guns-in-parking-lots bill

Haslam signs Tennessee guns-in-parking-lots bill

April 8th, 2015 7:31 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Bill Haslam has signed legislation that allows workers to sue their employers if they are fired for storing guns in cars parked on company lots.

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Tennessee Supreme Court: Bail is not an absolute right

Tennessee Supreme Court: Bail is not an absolute right

April 8th, 2015 7:27 am by Associated Press

The opinion stemmed from the Knoxville case of Latickia Burgins, who had bailed out of jail after being arrested on a misdemeanor charge and was later charged in connection with a violent carjacking.

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