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East Tennessee professors to spend 73 days in undersea lab

East Tennessee professors to spend 73 days in undersea lab

October 3rd, 2014 11:44 am by Associated Press

Two professors at an East Tennessee community college plan to spend 73 days in an underwater laboratory in a unique educational endeavor that will also attempt to break a world record.

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White Ohio woman sues over sperm from black donor

White Ohio woman sues over sperm from black donor

October 3rd, 2014 11:31 am by Mark Gillispie, Associated Press

An Ohio woman has sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she'd intended.

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Crime
Accused killer from East Myrtle shootings arraigned in Criminal Court

Accused killer from East Myrtle shootings arraigned in Criminal Court

October 3rd, 2014 10:41 am by Becky Campbell

Moses Alfonso Ballard Jr. is accused of shooting Michael Alexis Rowe, 30, also of Johnson City, after an apparent argument.

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Storytelling Festival picking up

October 3rd, 2014 10:09 am by Staff Report

The 42nd annual National Storytelling Festival gets into full swing today. At 9 a.m., cars were already streaming into a parking lot for the shuttle station at Jonesborough Elementary School.

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Man who got plea deal from Johnson City slaying back in jail

Man who got plea deal from Johnson City slaying back in jail

October 3rd, 2014 10:05 am by Becky Campbell

Christopher Johnson, 41, grabbed up the plea deal in 2012 that dismissed the murder charge, got him out of jury trial for the 2009 death of Sherry Cooper.

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County teacher, union rep advocates open communication

County teacher, union rep advocates open communication

October 3rd, 2014 10:00 am by Nathan Baker

A Washington County teacher visited the district's board of education Thursday to stress the need for openness between administrators and teachers.

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Crime
Johnson City man accused of choking girlfriend

Johnson City man accused of choking girlfriend

October 3rd, 2014 9:52 am by Staff Report

A woman told Johnson City police her boyfriend choked her at Cherry Hill Apartments, resulting in his arrest Tuesday on a felony assault charge.

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US jobless rate falls to 6-year low of 5.9 pct.

US jobless rate falls to 6-year low of 5.9 pct.

October 3rd, 2014 9:49 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

U.S. employers added 248,000 jobs in September, a burst of hiring that helped drive down the unemployment rate to 5.9 percent, the lowest since July 2008.

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Mystery Diner
Jonesboro Pizza Parlor: Good for what ails you

Jonesboro Pizza Parlor: Good for what ails you

October 3rd, 2014 9:19 am by Mystery Diner

Illness gets in my way. Having to be a meal for some microscopic bug prior to my immune system's dealing with it is tedious and a waste of my time.

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Photo Gallery: Pumpkin Picking

October 3rd, 2014 9:14 am by Sam Watson

A bountiful pumpkin crop at Fender's Farm made the perfect setting for kids to enjoy a sunny afternoon Thursday off Highway 107 in Jonesborough.

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