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Despite zoning rules, Rogersville adopts Park Place streets into city

Despite zoning rules, Rogersville adopts Park Place streets into city

December 15th, 2014 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Rogersville Board of Mayor and Aldermen agreed Tuesday to maintain the streets at the Park Place residential development, even though that's technically the homeowners' responsibility.

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Weber City fire destroys mobile home

December 15th, 2014 3:10 pm by David Grace

Upon arrival, Lane said the mobile home, located at Lot 116 in Winston Peters Trailer Park, was engulfed in flames. Lane says no one was home at the time of the fire.

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Violence breaks out between Kingsport officer and suspect during domestic call

Violence breaks out between Kingsport officer and suspect during domestic call

December 15th, 2014 2:44 pm by Nick Shepherd

Doughty was taken to the ground but kept resisting arrest. So the officer punched him in the face and head three times. Doughty was eventually handcuffed and allegedly told the officer if he ever saw him out, he would kill him.

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Vanderbilt review praises Innovation Academy, has questions about its future

Vanderbilt review praises Innovation Academy, has questions about its future

December 15th, 2014 2:28 pm by Rick Wagner

Two-year review has high praise for IA and ETSU hub. (This has bonus information not in Monday's print edition story.)

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Outstanding warrant arrest leads to pot bust

Outstanding warrant arrest leads to pot bust

December 15th, 2014 11:39 am by Nick Shepherd

While there, patrol officers came across Alyssa Moore, 24, Beechnut City Road, Blountville, who was in the room with Darnell. When Moore walked by, SCSO officers noticed an odor of marijuana emitting from her.

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UPDATE: Haslam reaches agreement to expand Medicaid in Tennessee

UPDATE: Haslam reaches agreement to expand Medicaid in Tennessee

December 15th, 2014 11:35 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam announced Monday that he has reached a deal to expand Medicaid in Tennessee after more than a year of discussions with federal officials.

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ETSU pathologist addresses concerns of Hawkins officials

ETSU pathologist addresses concerns of Hawkins officials

December 15th, 2014 10:54 am by Jeff Bobo

Among the concerns presented Thursday were the cost increase, past complaints about delays in bodies being returned for funerals, and past complaints about a previous forensic pathologist keeping body parts after autopsies for medical study.

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Your info has been hacked. Now what do you do?

Your info has been hacked. Now what do you do?

December 15th, 2014 9:37 am by BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writer

Criminals stole personal information from tens of millions of Americans in data breaches this past year. Of those affected, one in three may become victims of identity theft, according to research firm Javelin.

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Cancer patients testing drugs on mouse 'avatars'

Cancer patients testing drugs on mouse 'avatars'

December 15th, 2014 9:22 am by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

They are paying a private lab to breed mice that carry bits of their own tumors so treatments can be tried first on the customized rodents. The idea is to see which drugs might work best on a specific person's specific cancer.

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Tennessee police kill 16-year-old robbery suspect who shot officer

Tennessee police kill 16-year-old robbery suspect who shot officer

December 15th, 2014 9:20 am by Associated Press

Police say that's when the teen pulled out a pistol and shot 42-year-old Officer John Downs in the leg. Four other officers then returned fire, killing the suspect, who police have identified as Xavier McDonald.

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