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Greeneville woman launches bid to counter Westboro's protest at Erwin airman's funeral

June 18th, 2010 11:48 pm by Brad Hicks

Greeneville resident Natasha Tenney said she was appalled when she heard members of the Westboro Baptist Church would be in Johnson City on Monday to picket the memorial service of Senior Airman Benjamin White. So appalled that she decided to take action.

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TVA halts solar power incentive program for fixes

June 18th, 2010 2:39 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Valley Authority is placing a moratorium on a popular program that pays homeowners and businesses that generate electricity from solar energy. The Tennessean reports about $31 million has been spent or committed of the

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Transportation of huge generator to affect traffic in East Tenn. starting Saturday

June 18th, 2010 11:50 am by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Traffic will be slowed because of a huge generator being transported from Knox County to Virginia in the next 15 to 20 days.Saturday, it will go from the Forks of the River Industrial Park in Knox County to Jefferson City. It will t

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Deputies find suspect's dentures near body of dead woman

June 18th, 2010 11:36 am by Associated Press

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. - Authorities found a suspect's dentures, engraved with his name, near the body of a woman found dead on a roadside in Smith County. The Associated Press is reporting the body of Cynthia Dawn Crabtree, of Cookeville, was discovered May 2

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Wamp presses Haslam's gambling connections

June 18th, 2010 4:26 am by Tom Humphrey

NASHVILLE - In campaigning for governor, Zach Wamp has continued to press Republican rival Bill Haslam's links to gambling operations through Pilot Corp., both in selling lottery tickets within Tennessee and hosting other gambling activities outside the s

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Three charged in Johnson City murder ordered to undergo mental evaluations

June 18th, 2010 4:22 am by Rex Barber

Three Gray residents charged in the murder of a man on East Pine Street had their hearings reset to August on Thursday so they could undergo mental evaluations.John Anthony "Tony" Purcell, 42, 1119 Honaker Court, Gray, and Gary James Gilbert, 40, 2727 Kin

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Accused I-26 overlook murderer says attorney too zealous

June 18th, 2010 4:19 am by Brad Hicks

Accused murderer John Lee Brooks is not satisfied with the manner in which First District Public Defender Jeff Kelly is handling his case and voiced his displeasure at a Thursday morning hearing in Unicoi County Sessions Court."He is doing everything I as

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Washington Co. Sheriff's department probing shooting

June 18th, 2010 4:17 am by Staff Report

The Washington County Sheriff's Department is investigating a shooting that took place around 9:55 p.m. Thursday at 176 Burton France Road in which one man was shot.The victim was transported to the hospital.

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