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Search continues for missing Sullivan County couple

Search continues for missing Sullivan County couple

April 10th, 2015 8:00 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

It has now been three months since Sullivan County couple Arthur "Art" Gibson Jr., 38, and Amber Terrell, 22, were reported missing and their 1999 Ford Escort was found abandoned on Big Springs Road in Carter County.

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Taste of Hollywood for 'Gathering in the Gap'

Taste of Hollywood for 'Gathering in the Gap'

April 10th, 2015 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Golden Globe, Emmy and Tony award nominated Patrick Wilson and his brothers have a family rock band, The Wilson Van, that will headline the 9th annual Gathering in the Gap Music Festival in Big Stone Gap.

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Tenn. lawmakers can't agree on guns bill drafted as NRA gift

Tenn. lawmakers can't agree on guns bill drafted as NRA gift

April 10th, 2015 8:13 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A bill to allow people with handgun carry permits to be armed in all of the state's parks - and intended as a welcoming gift for gun enthusiasts attending the NRA convention in Nashville - has gotten tied up amid bickering between Republicans.

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Haslam wants lawmakers to approve tax break for FedEx

Haslam wants lawmakers to approve tax break for FedEx

April 9th, 2015 7:50 am by Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's administration wants lawmakers to approve a cut in aviation fuel taxes for Memphis-based FedEx Corp. Under the proposal, FedEx's aviation fuel tax liability would be capped at $10.5 million - down from $32 million.

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VA makes little headway in fight to shorten waits for care

VA makes little headway in fight to shorten waits for care

April 9th, 2015 7:21 am by DAVID B. CARUSO, Associated Press

A year after Americans recoiled at new revelations that sick veterans were getting sicker while languishing on waiting lists, data shows that the number of patients facing long waits has not dropped.

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Corker touts Congressional review of Iran nuclear deal (includes video)

Corker touts Congressional review of Iran nuclear deal (includes video)

April 8th, 2015 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker pitched his legislation for a full Congressional review of an Iran nuclear agreement to a room full of Rotarians and other community leaders on Wednesday.

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Outrage spreads with bystander video of police shooting

Outrage spreads with bystander video of police shooting

April 8th, 2015 6:09 pm by Associated Press

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - A white South Carolina police officer who claimed he killed an unarmed black man in self-defense has been fired after being charged with murder.

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Bill to make Bible official state book of Tennessee advances

Bill to make Bible official state book of Tennessee advances

April 8th, 2015 9:30 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says he opposes a measure to make the Bible the official state book of Tennessee, saying the legislation "belittles the most holy book that's ever been written."

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Haslam signs Tennessee guns-in-parking-lots bill

Haslam signs Tennessee guns-in-parking-lots bill

April 8th, 2015 7:31 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Gov. Bill Haslam has signed legislation that allows workers to sue their employers if they are fired for storing guns in cars parked on company lots.

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Tennessee Supreme Court: Bail is not an absolute right

Tennessee Supreme Court: Bail is not an absolute right

April 8th, 2015 7:27 am by Associated Press

The opinion stemmed from the Knoxville case of Latickia Burgins, who had bailed out of jail after being arrested on a misdemeanor charge and was later charged in connection with a violent carjacking.

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