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In Ferguson, scathing US report brings pressure for change

In Ferguson, scathing US report brings pressure for change

March 4th, 2015 10:17 am by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

A Justice Department report says blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, are disproportionately subject to excessive police force, baseless traffic stops and citations for infractions as petty as walking down the middle of street.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
Ever seen a giant rabbit? Check out Milligan's version of 'Harvey'

Ever seen a giant rabbit? Check out Milligan's version of 'Harvey'

March 4th, 2015 9:45 am by Contributed to the Press

The play has been adapted for film and TV, most notably the 1950 film starring James Stewart as Elwood P. Dowd

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Crime
Johnson City police say 2 fled after ride in stolen car

Johnson City police say 2 fled after ride in stolen car

March 4th, 2015 9:24 am by Staff Report

Scotty Shelton and Nikki Hoilman were arrested after the incident at Aspen Ridge Apartments on King Springs Road.

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Local News Elizabethton
Carter County Election Commission may relocate

Carter County Election Commission may relocate

March 4th, 2015 9:21 am by John Thompson

Candidates and new voters for the 2016 elections may be going to a new building to conduct business with the Carter County Election Commission.

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News Crime Local News Elizabethton
Man previously facing life in prison sentenced to less than year

Man previously facing life in prison sentenced to less than year

March 4th, 2015 9:12 am by John Thompson

A man who earlier this year had been facing the possibility of spending the rest of his life in prison was sentenced Monday to serve 75 percent of a sentence of 11 months and 29 days in the Carter County Jail.

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Education ETSU
ETSU receives $1.2M gift for College of Education scholarships

ETSU receives $1.2M gift for College of Education scholarships

March 4th, 2015 9:01 am by Contributed to the Press

The bequest came from the estate of the late Inez DeLaughter, who created the scholarship endowment in memory of her sister, the late Nelle Jessee.

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Sports Photos Local News High schools
Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano visits Daniel Boone runners - PHOTOS

Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano visits Daniel Boone runners - PHOTOS

March 4th, 2015 8:52 am by Tony Casey

"Boy, it would be nice if we had an Olympic silver medalist around to pace us on this 400 ... " joked Daniel Boone High School standout miler Adam Barnard in the middle of his workout Tuesday night at the school's track.

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Sports High schools
Hampton tops Meigs County for state berth

Hampton tops Meigs County for state berth

March 3rd, 2015 10:32 pm by Ivan Sanders, Press Correspondent

Hampton built leads of 16 and 19 points over the course of four quarters before having to go an extra overtime session to earn a trip to Murfreesboro next week with a nail-biting 88-80 win over the visiting Meigs County.

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Sports High schools
'Toppers fall short at buzzer against Oak Ridge

'Toppers fall short at buzzer against Oak Ridge

March 3rd, 2015 10:31 pm by Trey Williams

Trailing 55-53 with 0.8 seconds left and an inbounds pass under its basket forthcoming, Science Hill's Peyton Wingate got a relatively decent look at a 3-pointer, but it came up short in the sectional loss to Oak Ridge.

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Sports High schools
Cyclones can't pull off upset of Knox Fulton

Cyclones can't pull off upset of Knox Fulton

March 3rd, 2015 10:26 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton led by five after three quarters but the Falcons came to life and the Cyclones couldn't hold on for the upset. Fulton won 64-50 in a Class AA sectional basketball game Tuesday night at Treadway Gymnasium.

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