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Gun incident in downtown Johnson City leads to marijuana bust

Gun incident in downtown Johnson City leads to marijuana bust

November 12th, 2014 7:00 pm by NET News Service

A Greeneville man pointed a gun at another man's head in downtown Johnson City late Tuesday night in a drug deal gone wrong before police found a stash of marijuana in his car, police said.

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Gas to average under $3 in 2015, government says

Gas to average under $3 in 2015, government says

November 12th, 2014 6:00 pm by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

The average price of gasoline will be below $3 a gallon in 2015, the Energy Department predicted Wednesday. If the sharply lower estimate holds true, U.S. consumers will save $61 billion on gas compared with this year.

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Dangling window washers rescued from World Trade Center

Dangling window washers rescued from World Trade Center

November 12th, 2014 5:55 pm by Associated Press

The workers' ordeal began on the building's south side at around 12:40 p.m. when one of the platform's four cables abruptly developed slack, Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said. The platform tilted sharply and swayed between the 68th and 69th floors.

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Volkswagen establishes labor policy in  Tennessee

Volkswagen establishes labor policy in Tennessee

November 12th, 2014 5:00 pm by Associated Press

Volkswagen Chattanooga says it has established a policy that sets guidelines to interact with labor organizations, but the policy stops short of providing a pathway toward a collective bargaining agreement.

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Global banks fined billions for rigging market

Global banks fined billions for rigging market

November 12th, 2014 2:02 pm by DANICA KIRKA and MARCY GORDON, Associated Press

Traders plotted over Internet chat rooms to manipulate currency markets for years, profiting at the expense of clients — and then congratulating themselves for their brilliance — regulators said Wednesday, as they fined five banks $3.4 billion.

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DNA links Surgoinsville man, now deceased, to 1984 murder

DNA links Surgoinsville man, now deceased, to 1984 murder

November 12th, 2014 12:40 pm by Associated Press

A Hawkins County man who died in a 2011 boating accident and a retired San Diego police criminalist who committed suicide last month were linked by DNA to the murder of a 14-year-old girl three decades ago.

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Mike Faulk passes away

Mike Faulk passes away

November 12th, 2014 10:30 am by Hank Hayes

Mike Faulk, Circuit Court judge for the 3rd Judicial District, has passed away, Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey reported Wednesday morning. Faulk, a Church Hill attorney, had served one term in the Tennessee state Senate.

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NWS says wintry weather on tap for region

NWS says wintry weather on tap for region

November 12th, 2014 8:07 am by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Friday and Saturday mornings should see the lowest thermometer marks, with temperatures reaching the low 20s in the outlying areas.

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Nobody counts police killings in the US

Nobody counts police killings in the US

November 12th, 2014 7:52 am by By Christine Byers, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (MCT)

ST. LOUIS — The nation's approximately 18,000 police agencies are expected to submit specified categories of crime statistics every year to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting program. But inclusion of justifiable homicides is optional.

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Eastman plans public  offering  to complete Taminco deal

Eastman plans public offering to complete Taminco deal

November 11th, 2014 11:22 pm by Hank Hayes

Eastman says it will do a public offering of $800 million 2.70 percent notes due 2020, $800 million 3.80 percent notes due 2025 and $400 million 4.65 percent notes due 2044.

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