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Win shows Johnson one of NASCAR's top drivers

Win shows Johnson one of NASCAR's top drivers

March 3rd, 2015 10:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

With his win in Sunday's Folds of Honor 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Jimmie Johnson captured his 71st career victory, now just five behind Dale Earnhardt for seventh-place on the all-time win list.

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Kingsport businessman, leader Wallace Alley Sr. dies at 88

Kingsport businessman, leader Wallace Alley Sr. dies at 88

March 3rd, 2015 9:53 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Former businessman, civic leader and economic development mover and shaker Wallace D. Alley Sr. has passed away.

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Tennessee school voucher bill advancing in House

Tennessee school voucher bill advancing in House

March 3rd, 2015 9:44 pm by Associated Press

A proposal to create a school voucher program in Tennessee is advancing in the House.

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Netanyahu warns US 'bad deal' would put Iran on nuclear path

Netanyahu warns US 'bad deal' would put Iran on nuclear path

March 3rd, 2015 9:41 pm by DEB RIECHMANN and ARON HELLER, Associated Press

In a direct challenge to the White House, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood before Congress on Tuesday and bluntly warned the U.S. that an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran "paves Iran's path to the bomb." President Barack Obama pushed ba

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Alabama Supreme Court halts gay-marriage licenses

Alabama Supreme Court halts gay-marriage licenses

March 3rd, 2015 9:36 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

The Alabama Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the state's probate judges to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, saying a previous federal ruling that gay-marriage bans violate the U.S. Constitution does not preclude them from following state law

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Motorist facing hit and run, possible DUI charges after Monday crash

Motorist facing hit and run, possible DUI charges after Monday crash

March 3rd, 2015 9:28 pm by John Thompson

A man accused of leaving the scene of an accident on G Street is facing several charges from local and state law enforcement agencies.

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Photos: Task force considers bathroom placement on Tweetsie Trail

Photos: Task force considers bathroom placement on Tweetsie Trail

March 3rd, 2015 9:23 pm by Tony Casey

Members of the group overseeing Johnson City's newest recreation facility are turning their attention to ... facilities.

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Judge: Statement suppressed in sexual battery case because investigator 'went too far'

Judge: Statement suppressed in sexual battery case because investigator 'went too far'

March 3rd, 2015 9:15 pm by Becky Campbell

A former Washington County Sheriff's investigator wanted a suspect to "confess his sins to somebody, particularly me," in order to get the statement needed to prosecute the man, according to the officer's testimony at a suppression hearing in November.

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Washington County jailer fired after Anderson County domestic assault charges

Washington County jailer fired after Anderson County domestic assault charges

March 3rd, 2015 6:54 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County detention officer was fired Monday after an internal investigation into criminal charges placed against him in Clinton, Tennessee.

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Reported knifepoint robbery was fake, ETSU Public Safety says

Reported knifepoint robbery was fake, ETSU Public Safety says

March 3rd, 2015 4:18 pm by Staff Report

A robbery at knifepoint reported last month at Buccaneer Ridge Apartments was untrue, East Tennessee State University Public Safety said Tuesday in an update to staff and students.

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