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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) -- Authorities say 12 students have been injured, including some severe injuries, when a school bus crashed in Washington County.
The Johnson City Press reports that
emergency dispatchers said that five ambulances and three helicopters
were sent to the scene where the crash happened around 3 p.m. on
Washington County Sheriff's Office
spokeswoman Leighta Laitinen said there were 67 students on the bus when
it rolled over. She said 12 were taken to two hospitals with various
injuries, but there were no fatalities.
Laitinen said authorities including the
Tennessee Highway Patrol were still investigating the cause of the
crash. No other vehicles were apparently involved.
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2 appellate court judges are stepping down
May 24, 2013 21:29 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Two Tennessee appellate court judges have notified Gov. Bill Haslam that they will not run for another term on the bench in the August 2014 retention election.
Patricia J. Cottrell, a judge on the Court of Appeals, and Joseph M. Tipton, who sits on the Court of Criminal Appeals bench, will both leave after September of next year.
The announcements come after the state legislature left Tennessee without a way to replace judges who step down or die when a commission expires at the end of next month.
Members of the soon-to-be-defunct Judicial Nominating Commission will make recommendations for replacements to give to Haslam before the panel expires. Haslam will appoint the replacements from those recommendations.
US durable goods orders rise 3.3 percent in April
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in April, buoyed by more demand for military and civilian aircraft and an increase in business investment.
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