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Downtown Johnson City? There's an app for that

Downtown Johnson City? There's an app for that

November 21st, 2014 9:52 pm by Tony Casey

The idea to develop an application for smartphones that would help its downloaders better navigate their way to parking, events, dining options and more grew out of an effort to communicate parking options for visitors to downtown Johnson City.

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Man to serve 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to 2 rapes

Man to serve 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to 2 rapes

November 21st, 2014 9:43 pm by Becky Campbell

A Kingsport man will serve 12 years in prison with no possibility for early release after pleading guilty Friday in Washington County Criminal Court to two rapes that happened in and around downtown Johnson City the same night in 2013.

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Daughter hopes to salvage father's name, legacy with overpass naming

Daughter hopes to salvage father's name, legacy with overpass naming

November 21st, 2014 9:40 pm by Brad Hicks

The many motorists that will soon use a railroad overpass to avoid delays at the Second Street rail line will cross over several tracts of property once owned by Pat E. Brown.

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Tractor Supply theft suspect flees police

Tractor Supply theft suspect flees police

November 21st, 2014 9:26 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The man suspected of stealing a mini-bike and small engines from a Kingsport store has been arrested, netting additional charges for allegedly fleeing police through a crowded parking lot and nearly striking another motorist.

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More signs of Florida shooter's troubled life

More signs of Florida shooter's troubled life

November 21st, 2014 9:14 pm by BRENDAN FARRINGTON and JUAN CARLOS LLORCA, Associated Press

A man who shot three people at a Florida State University library complained to police and property managers in New Mexico that cameras were watching him in his apartment and that he heard voices talking about and laughing at him, according to police repo

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Update: 3 drivers cited after 3-car pileup near ETSU

Update: 3 drivers cited after 3-car pileup near ETSU

November 21st, 2014 9:04 pm by Max Hrenda

A man was hurt, a car was disabled, traffic was slowed and three charges were handed out to three drivers, police said, after a rear-end collision caused a three-car pileup near East Tennessee State University.

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House GOP sues Obama administration on health law

House GOP sues Obama administration on health law

November 21st, 2014 8:46 pm by Alan Fram, Associated Press

House Republicans filed a federal lawsuit Friday accusing the Obama administration of exceeding its constitutional powers in carrying out President Barack Obama's prized health care law, giving legal voice to conservatives who have long protested that he

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ETSU's Riley looks to extend hot start against Asheville

ETSU's Riley looks to extend hot start against Asheville

November 21st, 2014 8:45 pm by Joe Avento

He's not the biggest guy on the court, but so far in this young season, Jalen Riley has been the most important player for the East Tennessee State basketball team.

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Lady Buffs confident at 12th straight NAIA XC meet

Lady Buffs confident at 12th straight NAIA XC meet

November 21st, 2014 8:43 pm by Trey Williams

Milligan's women's cross country team won its 12th consecutive AAC championship and enter Saturday's NAIA national championships at the challenging Rim Rock Farm course in Lawrence, Kansas having hit their stride.

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Missouri has to win to have shot at SEC East title

Missouri has to win to have shot at SEC East title

November 21st, 2014 8:41 pm by AP

If the Tigers win Saturday at Tennessee and Nov. 28 against Arkansas, they make a second straight appearance in the Southeastern Conference championship game. If Missouri loses to either of those teams, No. 9 Georgia earns the trip to Atlanta instead.

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