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Thursday Jul 10 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

ACLU wants to challenge law on drug-addicted mothers

The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee has issued a call for plaintiffs to help challenge a new state law that allows prosecutors to criminalize women who give birth to drug-dependent babies.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law, ACLU, Activism

Thursday Jul 10 | WATE-TV Knoxville

West Knoxville man spots bear outside his window

A person of interest was taken into custody after a sergeant was shot and killed at the Tennessee National Guard Armory in Perry County.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Perry County, TN

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

East Tenn. mother first to face charges under new lawEast Tenn....

East Tenn. mother first to face charges under new law Mallory Loyola, 26, of Madisonville gave birth to a baby girl on Sunday, July 6th.

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Related Topix: Madisonville, TN, Drugs

WATE-TV Knoxville

Jefferson County man tricked by timeshare scam

A groundbreaking was held Wednesday for a new multi-million dollar residential development on the Marble Alley property in downtown Knoxville.

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, TN, Knoxville, TN, Healthcare Law, Law

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Monroe County memorial honors veterans

As the Independence Day celebrations continue throughout East Tennessee many also spend the day remembering loved ones who have fought for our freedoms.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Sweetwater man admits to raping 14-year-oldSweetwater man admits to...

A Monroe County man accused of raping a 14-year-old girl with a mental disability is now facing charges.

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Related Topix: Sweetwater, TN

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Knoxville News Sentinel

Friends of slain Monroe County man jubilant at arrests

As a group people in Florida see it, the eight-year-old homicide case of a beloved friend in Monroe County is finally close to an end.

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Related Topix: Tellico Plains, TN

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Cleveland Daily Banner

Melanie Connatser joins JA as nonprofit's new president

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT of the Ocoee Region has named Melanie Connatser as its new president.

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Related Topix: Sweetwater, TN, Maryville College, Liberty University, Cleveland, TN, Ocoee, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville woman indicted in 2006 death of husband

A Knoxville woman was arraigned Monday on charges of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit first-degree murder in the connection with the 2006 death of her then-husband, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced.

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Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Federal Prisons, Prison, Tellico Plains, TN

WATE-TV Knoxville

Sweetwater woman getting car back thanks to deputies, volunteers

Deputies in Monroe County are hard at work in their off hours, lending a hand to an elderly woman from Sweetwater.

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Related Topix: Sweetwater, TN

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Driver out of hospital after boat runs ashore,a

A boat traveled 40 feet across dry land before hitting a tree in Monroe County over the weekend, according to a TWRA spokesperson.

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Related Topix: Sweetwater, TN

Fri Jun 13, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Monroe County war memorial nearly halfway to fundraising goal

You likely remember the story of Trooper Lowell Russell. He nearly lost his life in a fiery crash on I-40, but Friday he is spending his time helping to get a war memorial in Monroe County.

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Related Topix: Johnson City, TN, The Daily Show, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Morristown, TN, Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving

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