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Tenn. House advances guns-in-parks bill opposed by Haslam

Tenn. House advances guns-in-parks bill opposed by Haslam

March 10th, 2015 7:59 pm by Associated Press

"We've had seven years of people with gun carry permits all across the state - in state parks, local parks, Little League games - and there's not been any problems," Rep. Mike Harrison of Rogersville said.

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KPD: Man confronts 'bully' by pointing gun at newborn

KPD: Man confronts 'bully' by pointing gun at newborn

March 10th, 2015 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

A 9-day-old baby was reportedly in the crosshairs of a Monday family feud in Kingsport, as her grandfather allegedly pointed a loaded shotgun at a man who was holding her.

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5 charged in connection with Tenn. woman's death

5 charged in connection with Tenn. woman's death

March 10th, 2015 4:45 pm by Associated Press

Four people have been arrested in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found burned in Middle Tennessee, and a fifth person has been added to Tennessee's Ten Most Wanted list.

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Dutch group seeking photo of WWII Hawkins soldier

Dutch group seeking photo of WWII Hawkins soldier

March 10th, 2015 2:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A foundation that "adopts" U.S. military graves in the Netherlands is working to put faces alongside the more than 10,000 names (including one Hawkins County native) carved in stone at a WWII cemetery and memorial in Margraten.

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Witness: Truck on tracks for 8 minutes before Amtrak crash

Witness: Truck on tracks for 8 minutes before Amtrak crash

March 10th, 2015 1:49 pm by EMERY P. DALESIO and MARTHA WAGGONER, Associated Press

The state transportation secretary said that if someone had called the railroad emergency number posted at the crossing, a dispatcher could have reached oncoming trains in time to stop them.

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Sullivan County stings net $80K in counterfeit goods

Sullivan County stings net $80K in counterfeit goods

March 10th, 2015 12:51 pm by Rain Smith

Police report that the parking lot sales of counterfeit merchandise - including fake North Face jackets, Beats headphones and designer purses - has prompted a pair of Sullivan County arrests, along with the seizure of hundreds of pieces of bogus products.

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Slap to woman's butt nets felony for Kingsport teen

Slap to woman's butt nets felony for Kingsport teen

March 10th, 2015 10:34 am by Rain Smith

A man has been arrested for allegedly stalking a female through a Kingsport hospital, then delivering an unsolicited, unwelcome slap to her rear before running away.

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Tennessee looks at school systems' administrative costs

Tennessee looks at school systems' administrative costs

March 10th, 2015 9:57 am by Rick Wagner

Northeast Tennessee public schools systems' administrative costs as a percentage of operating budgets vary from 7.2 percent in Washington County to 13.3 percent for Rogersville City School, according to a just-released report.

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TDOT 'a little overwhelmed' with pothole repairs

TDOT 'a little overwhelmed' with pothole repairs

March 10th, 2015 9:20 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The snow and ice may be gone, but the damage they left behind is still evident.

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Secret Service testing drones, how to disrupt their flying

Secret Service testing drones, how to disrupt their flying

March 10th, 2015 8:56 am by ALICIA A. CALDWELL and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

A U.S. official briefed on the plans said the Secret Service was testing drones for law enforcement or protection efforts and to look for ways, such as signal jamming, to thwart threats from civilian drones.

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