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Off the Wall News: Ex-Tennessee sheriff arrested after 115-mph chase by troopers, cemetery crash

Off the Wall News: Ex-Tennessee sheriff arrested after 115-mph chase by troopers, cemetery crash

July 14th, 2014 11:56 am by Associated Press

Police say he ran into at least one tombstone while leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase.

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VW to build new SUV in Tennessee, add 2,000 jobs

VW to build new SUV in Tennessee, add 2,000 jobs

July 14th, 2014 11:43 am by ERIK SCHELZIG and TOM KRISHER, Associated Press

The German automaker announced Monday that it will invest $600 million to expand the factory and set up a new research center that will employ about 200 engineers.

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Nitrogen plant's plan to discharge treated water into Nolichucky draws concerns

Nitrogen plant's plan to discharge treated water into Nolichucky draws concerns

July 14th, 2014 11:30 am by AP

US Nitrogen, a subsidiary of Austin Powder Co., plans to produce ammonium nitrate, an ingredient used in industrial explosives, at its plant in Midway,

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Kingsport mayor accuses state legislator of telling merchants to sue city over flooding

Kingsport mayor accuses state legislator of telling merchants to sue city over flooding

July 14th, 2014 11:27 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Tony Shipley denies Dennis Phillips' assertion.

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Light poles removed from I-26 bridge over Holston

Light poles removed from I-26 bridge over Holston

July 14th, 2014 11:20 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

The lights have been off for years. Now, the poles are gone, too.

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Crime
Police arrest man accused of swinging knife at Johnson City Kmart employees over earrings

Police arrest man accused of swinging knife at Johnson City Kmart employees over earrings

July 14th, 2014 10:04 am by Staff Report

Matthew R. Harris was charged with two counts of aggravated assault and theft of property over $500.

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News Local News Election 2014
No response from Hill, Van Huss on Press' election questions, no participation in forum

No response from Hill, Van Huss on Press' election questions, no participation in forum

July 14th, 2014 10:00 am by Gary B. Gray

Challengers Phil Carriger and Todd Franklin, who are seeking the District 7 spot, and Clayton Stout, who is running for the District 6 seat, accepted the forum invitations and responded to questions.

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Sports Columns Douglas Fritz
All-Star game not what it used to be

All-Star game not what it used to be

July 14th, 2014 9:12 am by Douglas Fritz

Once upon a time, the Major League Baseball All-Star game was the only time certain players squared off against guys from the other league in a truly competitive setting.

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ETSU senior represents her school, herself at Salzburg Voice Festival

ETSU senior represents her school, herself at Salzburg Voice Festival

July 14th, 2014 8:44 am by Max Hrenda

When she came to East Tennessee State University as a freshman in 2011, Megan Hawkins had her sights set on learning to teach music.

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Jonesborough BMA to discuss increased traffic ticket fees

Jonesborough BMA to discuss increased traffic ticket fees

July 13th, 2014 10:06 pm by Max Hrenda

By Monday evening, Jonesborough may become the first Washington County municipality to take advantage of a new state law aimed at reducing law enforcement maintenance costs by increasing traffic citation fees.

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