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Johnson City teen's death remains under investigation

Johnson City teen's death remains under investigation

March 11th, 2014 6:40 am by NET News Service

On Saturday, the body of 19-year-old Jaremy Taylor Kazen, 268 W. Main St., Apt. 13, was found floating in a retention pond at the Plymouth Ridge Apartments complex at 2560 Plymouth Road.

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States wrestle with developing, restricting drones

States wrestle with developing, restricting drones

March 11th, 2014 6:34 am by MICHELLE L. PRICE, Associated Press

Law enforcement, government agencies and others are itching to use drones for everything from finding lost hikers to tracking shifting wildfires. But privacy watchdogs are urging state legislatures to step in and head off any potential privacy violations.

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Colorado collects $2M in recreational pot taxes

Colorado collects $2M in recreational pot taxes

March 11th, 2014 6:25 am by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press

Including licensing fees and taxes from Colorado's pre-existing medical marijuana industry, the state collected about $3.5 million from the marijuana industry in January.

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Man in underwear arrested after allegedly beating on trailer with pipe

Man in underwear arrested after allegedly beating on trailer with pipe

March 10th, 2014 3:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly after 2 a.m. Monday, Rogersville Police Department Officer Chris Price was dispatched to a "partially nude male" causing a disturbance outside a residence at the Timberline Mobile Home Park.

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Bill shields Tenn. school religious displays from suits

Bill shields Tenn. school religious displays from suits

March 10th, 2014 3:26 pm by Associated Press

The legislation says schools can display scenes or symbols associated with such celebrations on school property, if the display includes more than one religion, or one religion and at least one secular scene or symbol.

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Boston Marathon beefs up security with thousands of cops, no-bag rule

Boston Marathon beefs up security with thousands of cops, no-bag rule

March 10th, 2014 3:21 pm by By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

A year after two bombs killed three people and wounded scores more near the finish line, one of the world's most famous marathons has become a 26.2-mile public-safety puzzle for officials.

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Man assaults pregnant woman over chores

Man assaults pregnant woman over chores

March 10th, 2014 3:12 pm by Rain Smith

Officers responded to a dispute at a Kingsport residence, where a man became irate with his girlfriend for, "not cleaning the house fast enough."

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Man allegedly displays gun at Kingsport restaurant

Man allegedly displays gun at Kingsport restaurant

March 10th, 2014 2:25 pm by Rain Smith

A dispute in the parking lot of a Kingsport restaurant has prompted the arrest of a man on charges of aggravated assault, as he allegedly pointed a gun at a coworker.

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Survey: Uninsured rate drops; health law cited

Survey: Uninsured rate drops; health law cited

March 10th, 2014 8:43 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

With just three weeks left to sign up under President Barack Obama's health care law, a major survey tracking the rollout finds that the uninsured rate keeps going down.

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Endangered penguin on display at Ripley's Aquarium

Endangered penguin on display at Ripley's Aquarium

March 10th, 2014 8:36 am by Staff Report

A rare African black-footed penguin is on display at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg. According to The Mountain Press, the as-yet-unnamed penguin is a male that was born at the aquarium in January.

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