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Tenn. man exonerated for rape added to growing registry

Tenn. man exonerated for rape added to growing registry

June 2nd, 2014 8:00 pm by Associated Press

A Tennessee man who was falsely imprisoned for a rape he did not commit is part of a growing number of people who have been added to the National Registry of Exonerations.

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Supreme Court refuses to hear Tennessee mosque case

Supreme Court refuses to hear Tennessee mosque case

June 2nd, 2014 7:56 pm by Associated Press

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear the appeal of a group of neighbors who tried unsuccessfully to block the construction of a mosque in Murfreesboro.

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Three local state representatives back state constitutional amendments

Three local state representatives back state constitutional amendments

June 2nd, 2014 7:48 pm by Hank Hayes

Three Tennessee Republican state representatives on Monday urged a "yes" vote for three constitutional amendments — involving abortion, judicial selection and a state income tax — scheduled for the November ballot.

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Sullivan BOE may join county's lawsuits against Kingsport, Bristol

Sullivan BOE may join county's lawsuits against Kingsport, Bristol

June 2nd, 2014 7:40 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Board of Education is expected on Wednesday to consider approval of its inclusion as a plaintiff in the county's lawsuits against the cities of Bristol and Kingsport over more than 30 years worth of liquor-by-the-drink tax revenues.

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Man who disrupted Oregon flight gets probation

Man who disrupted Oregon flight gets probation

June 2nd, 2014 6:00 pm by STEVEN DUBOIS, Associated Press

An Alaska Airlines passenger who tried to open an emergency exit during a flight from Anchorage, Alaska, to Portland was sentenced Monday to three years on probation.

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4 four hurricanes likely, say noted storm forecasters

4 four hurricanes likely, say noted storm forecasters

June 2nd, 2014 4:18 pm by Ken Kaye, Sun Sentinel (MCT)

The Colorado State University climatologists now call for 10 named storms, including four hurricanes, with one of those being major.

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Group supporting incumbent justices raises $600K

Group supporting incumbent justices raises $600K

June 2nd, 2014 4:10 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey of Blountville has been spearheading efforts to persuade voters to reject the justices, each of whom was appointed by then-Gov. Phil Bredesen, a Democrat.

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Man indicted in fatal Fort Henry Drive wreck

Man indicted in fatal Fort Henry Drive wreck

June 2nd, 2014 3:33 pm by Rain Smith

Jeremy Sturgill, 36, of Jonesville, Va., faces multiple charges in the Kingsport crash, including vehicular homicide by an intoxicated person, two counts of reckless aggravated assault and a second offense of DUI.

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Kingsport man charged with attempted murder

Kingsport man charged with attempted murder

June 2nd, 2014 12:18 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested following a fight with family members when he allegedly pointed a gun at a man's face and crashed his pickup while trying to run people over.

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Apparent murder-suicide investigated in Bluff City

Apparent murder-suicide investigated in Bluff City

June 2nd, 2014 9:43 am by Rain Smith

According to Bluff City Police Chief Greg Depew, the discovery was spurred by a request for a welfare check at 238 Woodland Drive.

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