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Tenn. lawmakers consider making discipline of judges public

October 29th, 2010 4:39 am by Brandon Gee

Lawmakers are poised to consider sweeping changes to the Court of the Judiciary, the 16-member body that investigates and disciplines Tennessee judges. Members of a state Senate committee appointed to study the Court of the Judiciary want more of the d

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Haunted Horrors convention a Halloween treat

October 29th, 2010 4:30 am by Madison Mathews

KINGSPORT If ghostly gatherings and paranormal parties are your idea of a spooky good time, then you might want to head to Kingsport this weekend for the first ever Haunted Horrors Paranormal and Film Convention.The three-day event is the first of its ki

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Mystery company plans 60,000 square-foot Johnson City expansion

October 29th, 2010 4:26 am by Kate Prahlad

While the Economic Development Board is keeping its cards close to its chest, Director P.C. Snapp divulged some details about one existing company's possible $30 million expansion in Washington County.Snapp, who would not reveal the name of the company or

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Karl Rove questions Sarah Palin's suitability for president

October 28th, 2010 4:27 am by Staff Report

Karl Rove, the former senior adviser to George W Bush, has cast doubt on Sarah Palin's viability as a White House candidate, questioning if the American people thought she had the "gravitas" for the "most demanding job in the world".Expressing the stronge

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Children find mom stabbed, beaten to death; 2 year-old asleep beside her

October 28th, 2010 4:15 am by Staff Report

A 35-year-old Chattanooga woman's children arrived home from school Wednesday to find their mother stabbed and beaten to death, police said.Chandra Powell's 11-year-old son and her 15- and 16-year-old daughters found her body lying on the living room floo

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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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