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Vandal defaces victim's vehicle with parenting advice

Vandal defaces victim's vehicle with parenting advice

April 18th, 2014 11:42 am by Rain Smith

A Big Stone Gap man told police that he drove from his home — "for all the world to see"— while unaware that graffiti was scrawled down the side of his van.

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Man's body found under deck in Knoxville

Man's body found under deck in Knoxville

April 18th, 2014 11:36 am by Associated Press

Police say an autopsy has found no evidence of foul play in the death of a man whose body was found underneath a deck behind a Knoxville home.

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Winners and losers in Tenn. legislative session

Winners and losers in Tenn. legislative session

April 18th, 2014 7:12 am by Associated Press

Drones, hemp production, healthcare and handguns were all on tap. Here is a list of some of the winners and losers of the legislative session that concluded on Thursday.

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Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ferry captain

Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ferry captain

April 18th, 2014 7:00 am by Associated Press

Prosecutors say they've asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving hundreds missing and feared dead.

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Blountville man gets 10 years on enticement charge

Blountville man gets 10 years on enticement charge

April 18th, 2014 7:00 am by Matthew Lane

A 31-year-old Blountville man, who embarked on a four-month-long campaign to groom a 13-year-old boy to have sex with him, has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.

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Board votes to move IA to Holston, possibly putting remaining grant money in jeopardy

Board votes to move IA to Holston, possibly putting remaining grant money in jeopardy

April 17th, 2014 11:10 pm by Rick Wagner

Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee will move from Bloomingdale to Blountville next school year. The question is whether that move could come at a financial penalty of a quarter of a million dollars.

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Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

April 17th, 2014 10:58 pm by ALICIA CHANG, AP Science Writer

Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected — a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and not too cold for life.

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108th Tennessee General Assembly adjourns for the year

108th Tennessee General Assembly adjourns for the year

April 17th, 2014 4:28 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

State lawmakers concluded a session Thursday in which they approved measures to allow folks to buy wine in grocery stores, fight methamphetamine production and give high school graduates free tuition at community colleges.

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Obama shows skepticism on Russia in Ukraine

Obama shows skepticism on Russia in Ukraine

April 17th, 2014 4:26 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama conveyed skepticism Thursday about Russian promises to de-escalate a volatile situation in Ukraine, and said the United States and its allies are ready to impose fresh sanctions if Moscow doesn't make good on its commitments.

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Woman sentenced for stealing $74K from late brother's estate

Woman sentenced for stealing $74K from late brother's estate

April 17th, 2014 3:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

The sister of a Hawkins County man who died in 1999 was sentenced to eight years Wednesday for stealing more than $74,000 from his estate over the course of 14 years.

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