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Country singer Kevin Sharp dies at 43

Country singer Kevin Sharp dies at 43

April 20th, 2014 9:45 pm by Peter Cooper, The Tennessean

Singer Kevin Sharp, a country music hit-maker who became an unwearying advocate for children with chronic diseases, died Saturday, April 19 at age 43.

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Meet Your Neighbor: At 86, Tom Eorgan remembers, feels need for speed

Meet Your Neighbor: At 86, Tom Eorgan remembers, feels need for speed

April 20th, 2014 9:05 pm by Gary B. Gray

At 86, Johnson City's Tom Eorgan still gets fired up when a simple short-track racing axiom is mentioned, and he has good reason. He was not a moonshiner, but he did follow in their footsteps, blazing around dirt tracks in Tennessee and Virginia in an era

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Two vying for Criminal Court judgeship

Two vying for Criminal Court judgeship

April 20th, 2014 9:00 pm by Becky Campbell

Candidates Dennis Brooks and Lisa Rice answer questions about the role and why they think they are suited for the job

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Volunteers beckoned as Boone Lake Cleanup draws near

Volunteers beckoned as Boone Lake Cleanup draws near

April 20th, 2014 8:52 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Boone Lake Association is calling all hands to tow away trash and celebrate its accomplishments at the 15th annual Boone Lake Cleanup, set for Saturday.

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Center, parks targets for Day of Service work

Center, parks targets for Day of Service work

April 20th, 2014 8:47 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Local members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Tennessee Gamma Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon at East Tennessee State University, local Boy Scouts Troops 131 and 311, Terry Henderson Landscaping and the city of Johnson City are callin

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Two WCSO deputies injured in car crash

Two WCSO deputies injured in car crash

April 20th, 2014 8:14 pm by Staff Report

Two sheriff's deputies are in stable condition after suffering injuries in a single-car crash this weekend.

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Woman arrested on suspicion of involvement in hit-and-run

Woman arrested on suspicion of involvement in hit-and-run

April 20th, 2014 8:05 pm by Staff Report

Police said they arrested a city woman after she fled the scene of an auto accident.

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The Buzz: Top 10 news and sports stories you may have missed Easter weekend

The Buzz: Top 10 news and sports stories you may have missed Easter weekend

April 20th, 2014 7:09 pm by Staff Report

Just in case Easter kept you too busy this weekend, The Buzz is here to bring you the most important local and national news and sports stories.

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Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

April 20th, 2014 5:51 pm by GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters.

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In Colorado, pot holiday tries to go mainstream

In Colorado, pot holiday tries to go mainstream

April 20th, 2014 3:50 pm by NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press

Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.

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