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Open gun carry sponsor moves for full House vote

Open gun carry sponsor moves for full House vote

April 11th, 2014 4:25 pm by Associated Press

The House sponsor of a bill seeking to remove permit requirements to carry guns openly in Tennessee wants to bypass committees and hold a full floor vote on the measure.

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Update: I-26 clear, traffic flow back to normal

April 11th, 2014 2:47 pm by Staff Report

I-26 shut down between Boones Creek and Gray.

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Three seek GOP nomination for Hawkins County trustee

Three seek GOP nomination for Hawkins County trustee - VIDEO

April 11th, 2014 2:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

Three candidates are seeking the Republican nomination for the Hawkins County trustee seat currently held by Patsy Courtney, who is retiring after serving two full terms and one partial term.

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Two men arrested after police find drugs, syringes, 16-year-old runaway girl

Two men arrested after police find drugs, syringes, 16-year-old runaway girl

April 11th, 2014 1:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies arrested two young adult males Monday after they were allegedly found in possession of drugs, syringes, and paraphernalia, living in a recreational vehicle with 16-year-old runaway female.

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Tip on contraband drop-off leads to multiple charges

Tip on contraband drop-off leads to multiple charges

April 11th, 2014 1:05 pm by Nick Shepherd

Information about a contraband drop-off at the Sullivan County Jail led to a woman being arrested on multiple charges, according to a press release.

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Financial disclosures show Venable doubled Godsey in contributions

Financial disclosures show Venable doubled Godsey in contributions

April 11th, 2014 12:31 pm by J. H. Osborne

In just five weeks, Richard Venable received more than twice the amount of campaign contributions as Sullivan County Mayor Steve Godsey received during a 10-week period, public records on file with the Sullivan County Election Commission show.

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Pelvis 'thrusting' cited in assault on drinking buddies

Pelvis 'thrusting' cited in assault on drinking buddies

April 11th, 2014 9:56 am by Rain Smith

When one woman "got sick" after a night at the bar — and a female friend assisted her by "holding her hair" — their male acquaintance started "calling them names" and "thrusting his pelvis."

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10 killed as bus, truck carrying students collide

10 killed as bus, truck carrying students collide

April 11th, 2014 9:19 am by CHANNING JOSEPH, Associated Press; FENIT NIRAPPIL, Associated Press

A FedEx tractor-trailer crossed over a grassy median on a Northern California freeway and slammed into a bus carrying more than 40 high school students in an explosive crash that left 10 people dead, authorities said.

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Tennessee teen hit by car while changing tire dies

Tennessee teen hit by car while changing tire dies

April 11th, 2014 9:18 am by Associated Press

A 13-year-old boy who was trying to change a flat tire alongside Interstate 24 in Smyrna has died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver.

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Ex-principal fires back after being cut from finalists list in Hawkins

Ex-principal fires back after being cut from finalists list in Hawkins

April 11th, 2014 12:31 am by Jeff Bobo

In a written statement, Dr. William Royal told the Times-News that some members of the Hawkins County Board of Education are more interested in "tag lines" during their campaigning and tenure than providing students with the best education possible.

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