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Attorneys say Mount Carmel mayor violating city code on two issues

Attorneys say Mount Carmel mayor violating city code on two issues

April 29th, 2015 9:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Legal experts from the University of Tennessee believe Mount Carmel Mayor Larry Frost is violating city code by denying aldermen requests to place items on meeting agendas and allowing citizen comments only at the end of meetings.

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Holston Valley patient info found in Bristol recycling bin

Holston Valley patient info found in Bristol recycling bin

April 29th, 2015 4:50 pm by Hank Hayes

A nurse's notes on 1,726 Holston Valley patients were disposed in a bin at Steele Creek Park. Wellmont said the notes were not part of any patients' legal medical record, and patients "were likely not" identity theft victims.

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Lee man guilty of wife's murder

Lee man guilty of wife's murder

April 29th, 2015 4:42 pm by Stephen Igo

According to past reports, authorities were initially notified by Timothy Carter's mother that her daughter-in-law had shot herself. But investigators became suspicious of the self-inflicted gunshot report almost immediately upon responding to the scene.

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Hawkins woman indicted for statutory rape by an authority figure

Hawkins woman indicted for statutory rape by an authority figure

April 29th, 2015 3:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

According to information on her grand jury presentment, Stacie Ann Hall is accused of "engaging in sexual penetration of a victim or by a victim" who at the time was 13 years old.

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Suspect in murder of Kingsport couple pleads not guilty

Suspect in murder of Kingsport couple pleads not guilty

April 29th, 2015 2:06 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON - A man accused of shooting a Sullivan County couple over drug money and later dismembering and burning their bodies pleaded not guilty this morning in Carter County Sessions Court.

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Fall Branch man fined for killing birds with pesticide

Fall Branch man fined for killing birds with pesticide

April 29th, 2015 1:03 pm by Matthew Lane

An officer with the TWRA received a complaint in April 2013 from a property owner in Washington County about several dead animals on their property. The dead animals included a coyote, raccoon, opossum, skunk, vultures, hawks and a blue jay.

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Mount Carmel creates committee to advise on formation of new senior center

Mount Carmel creates committee to advise on formation of new senior center - VIDEO

April 29th, 2015 10:02 am by Jeff Bobo

It wasn't quite the Baltimore riots, but Mount Carmel senior citizens displayed some minor civil disobedience during Tuesday's Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting as the town moved closer to creating a new municipal senior center.

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Graffiti's arrival at national parks infuriates outdoor enthusiasts

Graffiti's arrival at national parks infuriates outdoor enthusiasts

April 29th, 2015 9:57 am by By Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Federal officials say graffiti is surging in some parks, even as it has been declining in most others. Hardest hit are those near population centers, such as Golden Gate National Recreation Area in the San Francisco Bay Area and Joshua Tree

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NASA spacecraft to impact planet Mercury on Thursday

NASA spacecraft to impact planet Mercury on Thursday

April 29th, 2015 9:54 am by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

NASA's Mercury-orbiting spacecraft, Messenger, is going out with a bang this week, adding a hefty crater to the little planet closest to the sun.

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US Supreme Court considering challenge to execution drug

US Supreme Court considering challenge to execution drug

April 29th, 2015 9:53 am by TIM TALLEY, Associated Press

Exactly one year after a botched lethal injection, attorneys for other Oklahoma death row inmates were set to ask the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to outlaw a sedative used in the procedure

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