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'Facebook murders' trial: Defense attorney brings up prosecutor's wife in cross examination

'Facebook murders' trial: Defense attorney brings up prosecutor's wife in cross examination

May 7th, 2015 10:29 am by Becky Campbell

"I need to approach right now" - Assistant DA Dennis Brooks as he voiced objection to Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood.

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Health systems set joint task force for merger talks

Health systems set joint task force for merger talks

May 7th, 2015 9:57 am by Nathan Baker

Setting designees for what will surely be a full slate of meetings in leather chairs at conference room tables, the leaders of Wellmont Health System and Mountain State Health Alliance announced Wednesday the makeup of a joint task force.

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Task force to make final funding push toward Tweetsie Trail completion

Task force to make final funding push toward Tweetsie Trail completion

May 7th, 2015 9:30 am by Tony Casey

Soon about 6,000 letters and brochures will be mailed out to Elizabethton and Carter County area residences and business, asking for financial help in finishing the Tweetsie Trail.

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Johnson City Police Department seeking information after Thursday morning armed robbery

Johnson City Police Department seeking information after Thursday morning armed robbery

May 7th, 2015 9:24 am by Staff Reports

The Johnson City Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division is seeking information about a Thursday morning armed robbery that occurred at Scotchman convenience store at 2300 S. Greenwood Dr.

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Redflex agreement increases city's take if speed-enforcement cameras installed at school zones

Redflex agreement increases city's take if speed-enforcement cameras installed at school zones

May 7th, 2015 9:13 am by Gary B. Gray

City commissioners will consider an amended agreement tonight with Redflex Traffic Systems that would reduce the amount paid to the company, but also requires Johnson City to install speed enforcement cameras at school zones to keep that price stable.

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Why soccer players make the best distance runners

Why soccer players make the best distance runners

May 7th, 2015 8:48 am by Tony Casey

I think it's important for young kids to play a team sport. They learn social skills that running doesn't foster nearly as well. I think soccer forms a great endurance foundation for aspiring young runners and, frankly, for most kids, is more fun than jus

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Elizabethton woman in running for a custom-modified wheelchair van; Letter Carriers set to 'Stamp Out Hunger' on Saturday

May 7th, 2015 8:40 am by Sue Guinn Legg

May is Mobility Awareness Month and the nonprofit National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association is celebrating heroes across the country who live with disabilities by giving away four custom-modified wheelchair vans.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Unicoi County softball

May 6th, 2015 11:34 pm by Douglas Fritz

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PHOTO GALLERY: Happy Valley softball

May 6th, 2015 11:31 pm by Douglas Fritz

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'Toppers beat D-B for district title

'Toppers beat D-B for district title

May 6th, 2015 10:57 pm by Dave Ongie, Press Staff Writer

Science Hill's five-run fourth inning lifted the Hilltoppers to a 10-5 win in their fifth consecutive meeting against Dobyns-Bennett for the District 1-AAA baseball championship.

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