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4th of July: A time to celebrate, remember

July 4th, 2015 10:44 pm by Jessica Fuller

The Tri-Cities had no shortage of celebration Saturday as the country celebrated its 239th Independence Day with fireworks, parades, music and food.

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Face of JCPD, WCSO gets younger, retaining veteran officers becomes more difficult

Face of JCPD, WCSO gets younger, retaining veteran officers becomes more difficult

July 4th, 2015 10:32 pm by Becky Campbell

The face of the Johnson City Police Department - like many law enforcement agencies - is getting younger and younger.That also means the experience on the force is, to some degree, dwindling.

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Sports Elizabethton Twins
Twins rocked by Greeneville

Twins rocked by Greeneville

July 4th, 2015 11:13 pm by Staff Report

Connor Goedert had four hits and the Greeneville Astros lit up Elizabethton's pitchers early for a 10-3 win over the Twins on Saturday at Pioneer Park.

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Sports Local Golf
Familiar foes tied for ETA lead

Familiar foes tied for ETA lead

July 4th, 2015 11:12 pm by Joe Avento

Cayman Ratliff said if he wins the Carter County Bank East Tennessee Amateur golf tournament again, he wants to earn it. This year, he'll have to do it against some familiar competition.

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New Tenn. law requires mandatory jail time before probation for vehicular homicide

New Tenn. law requires mandatory jail time before probation for vehicular homicide

July 4th, 2015 10:35 pm by Becky Campbell

Sentences for anyone convicted of vehicular homicide or vehicular assault just got tougher with a new law that will require jail time before they can get probation, and their release eligibility just doubled.

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New Right to Try Law named in honor of 'Silver Linings' speaker

New Right to Try Law named in honor of 'Silver Linings' speaker

July 4th, 2015 10:26 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

In the final two years of his life, Bristol marketing executive Phil Timp led his friends and supporters in raising more than $125,000 for research for a treatment and cure for ALS.

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Churches, legislators discuss policies on same-sex marriage

Churches, legislators discuss policies on same-sex marriage

July 4th, 2015 10:24 pm by David Floyd

The question of same-sex marriage has moved from the courtroom to the church, where local religious leaders from various denominations continue to grapple with the issue of officiating same-sex unions.

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Child dead, four others injured in I-81 crash

Child dead, four others injured in I-81 crash

July 4th, 2015 9:43 pm by NET NEWS SERVICE

A child was killed and four other people, including two who were airlifted to local hospitals, were injured as the result of a two-vehicle crash in Washington County, Va., Saturday afternoon.

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East Tennessee Amater second round scores & third round tee times

July 4th, 2015 9:07 pm by Staff Report

Scores from the second round and tee times for the third round of the East Tennessee Amateur

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Couple accused of forcing teen into sex trade

Couple accused of forcing teen into sex trade

July 4th, 2015 2:55 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

These travelers insisted they were vacationers who happened to meet a Texas runaway on a Greyhound bus to Knoxville.

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