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Mayor Godsey ousted as chairman of Sullivan County Commission

Mayor Godsey ousted as chairman of Sullivan County Commission

February 18th, 2014 12:12 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission has voted to end County Mayor Steve Godsey's tenure as chairman of the commission's proceedings. The action followed a tumultuous meeting which included a lengthy discussion about the county highway department.

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Peace activists to be sentenced for nuclear protest at Oak Ridge

Peace activists to be sentenced for nuclear protest at Oak Ridge

February 18th, 2014 9:04 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The activists, including an 84-year-old nun, cut through fences at a nuclear weapons plant in Oak Ridge, Tenn., reaching a $548 million storage bunker that holds the nation's primary supply of bomb-grade uranium.

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Tenn. bill would make daylight saving time permanent in state

Tenn. bill would make daylight saving time permanent in state

February 18th, 2014 8:44 am by Associated Press

The bill, sponsored by Republican Rep. Curry Todd of Collierville, would take effect in July if passed and would make daylight-saving time permanent in Tennessee.

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Okla. pharmacy won't give drug for Mo. execution

Okla. pharmacy won't give drug for Mo. execution

February 18th, 2014 8:40 am by JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS and TIM TALLEY, Associated Press

A pharmacy will not provide a drug for a scheduled execution next week as part of a settlement with the death row inmate's attorneys. The man is on death row for raping and killing 15-year-old Ann Harrison after abducting her from a school bus stop.

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Sullivan County could reconsider delay in appointing road commissioner

Sullivan County could reconsider delay in appointing road commissioner

February 17th, 2014 9:51 pm by J. H. Osborne

Heavy speculation swirled through county government on Monday about what might, or might not, happen Tuesday at the Sullivan County Commission's monthly meeting.

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Ethiopian co-pilot hijacks plane to Geneva

Ethiopian co-pilot hijacks plane to Geneva

February 17th, 2014 6:34 pm by ?GEIR MOULSON, Associated Press

It seemed like a routine overnight flight until the Ethiopian Airlines jetliner went into a dive and oxygen masks dropped from the ceiling.

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Man arrested after demanding, then refusing, police and EMS

Man arrested after demanding, then refusing, police and EMS

February 17th, 2014 5:20 pm by Rain Smith

A man reported an assault on Highpoint Avenue, but declined to pursue charges, then demanded an ambulance due to suffering an alleged stroke. When EMS arrived he started yelling over payment for their services.

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Mother of missing Memphis baby arrested again

Mother of missing Memphis baby arrested again

February 17th, 2014 4:11 pm by Associated Press

The mother of a 7-week-old Memphis baby who went missing more than five weeks ago has been charged with first-degree murder, a day after the infant's body was discovered in a ditch.

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KPD: Drunken driver tries to ditch baby after crash

KPD: Drunken driver tries to ditch baby after crash

February 17th, 2014 4:02 pm by Rain Smith

The suspect was located "covered in blood" at a Kingsport residence near the wreck, according to police, and "trying to give a baby away."

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I-81 crash leads to manhunt

I-81 crash leads to manhunt

February 17th, 2014 2:20 pm by Staff Report

State and local police were searching the area of Tri-Cities Crossing on Monday morning after a motorist fled their crashed vehicle on Interstate 81.

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