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Teen's first public steps bring cheers, tears at graduation

Teen's first public steps bring cheers, tears at graduation

May 16th, 2015 9:56 pm by Brian Wilson, The Tennessean

Allie Stanaland stopped and turned back to the stage moments after she received her Blackman High School diploma Thursday night at MTSU's Murphy Center.

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US says IS head of oil operations killed in US raid in Syria

US says IS head of oil operations killed in US raid in Syria

May 16th, 2015 9:47 pm by ROBERT BURNS, Associated Press and SARAH EL DEEB, Associated Press

In a rare ground attack deep into Syria, U.S. Army commandos killed a man described as the Islamic State's head of oil operations, captured his wife and rescued a woman whom American officials said was enslaved.

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Defense seeks mistrial in Vanderbilt rape case

Defense seeks mistrial in Vanderbilt rape case

May 16th, 2015 4:12 pm by Stacey Barchenger, The Tennessean

Attorneys for a former Vanderbilt University football player convicted of raping an unconscious student in 2013 have asked the judge to declare a mistrial.

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Tennessee Aquarium crews release sturgeons back into Tennessee River

Tennessee Aquarium crews release sturgeons back into Tennessee River

May 16th, 2015 4:00 pm by Kendi Anderson, Times Free Press

The prehistoric-looking lake sturgeon swam up and down the Tennessee River until 1961, when they disappeared.

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Mom, daughter land in US after Mexico judge returns custody

Mom, daughter land in US after Mexico judge returns custody

May 16th, 2015 3:50 pm by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press

A Texas woman and her long-missing daughter arrived Saturday morning in Houston, ending an eight-year cross-border case that had mistakenly sent another girl to the U.S. against her will.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Elizabethton soccer

May 16th, 2015 1:29 pm by Douglas Fritz

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Rocky Fork park manager, ranger greeted with reception

Rocky Fork park manager, ranger greeted with reception

May 15th, 2015 10:11 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Unicoi County leaders and a large crowd of well-wishers gathered at the Interstate 26 Welcome Center in Flag Pond Friday to welcome Rocky Fork State Park's new park manager and ranger to the community.

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Health care town hall scheduled at downtown Johnson City church

Health care town hall scheduled at downtown Johnson City church

May 15th, 2015 9:22 pm by Nathan Baker

A poll published this week showed nearly two-to-one support among Tennessee residents for a Medicaid expansion program shopped by Gov. Bill Haslam.

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JCPD remembers officers lost in line of duty

JCPD remembers officers lost in line of duty

May 15th, 2015 9:19 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City police officers and their families gathered Friday to pay tribute to police officers, living and deceased, as National Police Week drew to a close.

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