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Judge dismisses murder charge against Larkin with prejudice

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Judge dismisses murder charge against Larkin with prejudice

September 30th, 2014 10:36 am by Becky Campbell

Prosecutors will not be able to retry Johnson City resident Dale Larkin on charges that he killed his wife 11 years ago.

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International Storytelling Center and Dollywood announce storytelling partnership

International Storytelling Center and Dollywood announce storytelling partnership

September 30th, 2014 11:43 am by Contributed

Dollywood's DreamMore Resort has partnered with ISC to assist with training, performances and other special activities.

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Museum hopes Clinchfield study keeps students on track

Museum hopes Clinchfield study keeps students on track

September 29th, 2014 9:48 pm by Brad Hicks

The establishment of the Clinchfield Railroad in the early 1900s indelibly shaped the culture of history of Unicoi County, with its impact still seen to this day.

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Despite tax rate queries, commission gives OK to 2015 budget

Despite tax rate queries, commission gives OK to 2015 budget

September 29th, 2014 9:29 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County's $123 million fiscal 2015 financial plan was set in place Monday, but not before plenty of debate about whether this year's state-recommended "certified tax rate," which increased property tax rates by 6.6 cents for some residents, coul

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Deputies say man arrested after daughter found, photographed drugs

Deputies say man arrested after daughter found, photographed drugs

September 29th, 2014 9:22 pm by Max Hrenda

A Johnson City man was arrested on drug-related and child abuse charges, deputies said, after his daughter showed officers pictures of drugs being stored inside their home.

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Raided? For city schools, questions loom over Buccaneers' use of Freedom Hall

Raided? For city schools, questions loom over Buccaneers' use of Freedom Hall

September 29th, 2014 9:16 pm by Nathan Baker

Now a month from the first scheduled event at Freedom Hall Civic Center for the East Tennessee State University men's basketball team, city school officials say they still haven't seen the proposed contract for the use of the arena and would like to know

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The Police Blotter returns with cases of caffeine addiction, blunt honesty and more

The Police Blotter returns with cases of caffeine addiction, blunt honesty and more

September 29th, 2014 9:09 pm by Staff Report

Also inside: The proof is in the pudding, keep your eyes peeled and more!

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What happened to 9? Microsoft skips ahead to Windows 10 to emphasize advances

What happened to 9? Microsoft skips ahead to Windows 10 to emphasize advances

September 30th, 2014 1:37 pm by BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writer

The current version, Windows 8, has been widely derided for forcing radical behavioral changes.

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Haunted Tours planned at Natural History Museum

Haunted Tours planned at Natural History Museum

September 30th, 2014 1:20 pm by Contributed - ETSU

The Haunted Tours will include everything loved by haunted house enthusiasts, such as ghosts, jump-scares and dark mazes, but with a "mad scientist and paleontology" theme.

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Boy, 15, won't be tried as adult in murder of half-brother in SW Virginia

Boy, 15, won't be tried as adult in murder of half-brother in SW Virginia

September 30th, 2014 11:50 am by Stephen Igo, NET News Service

The boy is accused of shooting his 24-year-old half-brother to death in Pound, Va.

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Oklahoma man charged with 1st-degree murder in coworker's beheading

Oklahoma man charged with 1st-degree murder in coworker's beheading

September 30th, 2014 11:47 am by Associated Press

Nolen's family says he recently had converted to Islam. Federal authorities were still investigating whether there was any connection.

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