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Johnson City murder cases go to grand jury

October 28th, 2010 4:13 am by Becky Campbell

After hearing evidence in a five-hour hearing that lasted all day Wednesday, a judge bound murder charges against two men and a woman over to the grand jury.John Anthony 'Tony' Purcell, 42, and Gary James Gilbert, 39, were each bound over to a grand jury

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Bluff City's vice mayor will take back his BMA seat tonight

October 28th, 2010 4:07 am by Staff Report

The Bristol Herald Courier is reporting that Bluff City's embattled vice mayor will take back his seat on the BMA tonight after a judge rolled the clock back on a dispute that's kept town officials divided for nine months.On Wednesday, Chancellor E.G. Moo

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TBI probes confrontation between Washington County investigator, judge

October 28th, 2010 4:07 am by Becky Campbell

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is taking statements about an alleged heated encounter between a Washington County Sheriff's Office investigator and a local judge.District Attorney General Tony Clark confirmed Wednesday the investigation that involv

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UT earns big for credit card company access to students

October 27th, 2010 12:37 pm by Jennifer Brooks

Credit card companies shelled out millions to Tennessee colleges, alumni associations and fraternities and sororities for the chance to market credit cards to students and alumni. The University of Tennessee system earned $1.4 million in 2009 from Chas

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Map tracks new wave of unreported funding in campaigns

October 27th, 2010 6:21 am by Staff Report

NPR has mapped the organizations that are leading political campaign spending this year.The organizations have ambiguous names, like the 60 Plus Association and Americans for Job Security. They style themselves as independent, grass-roots organizations. B

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Fake health inspections at restaurants on the rise

October 27th, 2010 4:45 am by Nancy DeVille

For the second time in recent months, local health officials are warning restaurants about scammers posing as health inspectors. At least seven restaurants notified the Metro Health Department after receiving suspicious calls from someone wanting to se

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Tennessee drops below average in new state business tax climate

October 27th, 2010 4:42 am by Dave Flessner

Tennessee's tax climate for business fell below average for the first time as rising property taxes hurt the Volunteer State's attractiveness for business, the Tax Foundation reported Tuesday.In its 2011 business climate survey, the nonpartisan Tax Founda

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Letter to judge details spending by woman accused of embezzling millions from employer

October 27th, 2010 4:34 am by Jamie Satterfield

Sure, Leslie Janous courted the media and used the Internet to document a lavish lifestyle she allegedly funded by pilfering her employer's coffers.But she, her domestic partner and daughter weren't the only ones to benefit from her alleged thievery. Just

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Kingsport man charged in reported road rage incident

October 26th, 2010 7:29 pm by NET Staff report

A reported incident of road rage led to the arrest of a Kingsport man early Saturday morning after he allegedly exited his car while stopped at a red light and smashed in another car's driver's side window, a police report said.Police arrested 24-year-old

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Happy Valley assistant basketball coach suspended amid allegations about conduct with student

October 26th, 2010 7:27 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON Mark Jones, an assistant basketball coach at Happy Valley High School, was suspended with pay on Monday, while allegations of his conduct with a student are investigated.Carter County Director of Schools Shirley Ellis said she could not disc

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