Johnson City Press Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Crime
Kingsport police charge stabbing victim with filing false report

Kingsport police charge stabbing victim with filing false report

April 7th, 2015 11:35 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Nearly two weeks after a man sought treatment for multiple stab wounds at a Kingsport hospital, police have charged the victim with lying about how and where the incident occurred.

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News Regional & National Elections
GOP field gets more crowded as Rand Paul says, 'I am running for president'

GOP field gets more crowded as Rand Paul says, 'I am running for president'

April 7th, 2015 11:20 am by PHILIP ELLIOTT and ADAM BEAM, Associated Press

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky entered the campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a declaration that he's running for the White House to "return our country to the principles of liberty and limited government."

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Sports
Duke's comeback win in NCAA final earns best preliminary TV rating in 18 years

Duke's comeback win in NCAA final earns best preliminary TV rating in 18 years

April 7th, 2015 11:17 am by Associated Press

The game on CBS drew a 17.1 overnight rating and 27 share.

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Crime Regional & National
Ex-East Tennessee schoolteacher charged with rape of 14-year-old Cocke Co. girl

Ex-East Tennessee schoolteacher charged with rape of 14-year-old Cocke Co. girl

April 7th, 2015 11:13 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

He was a family friend of the girl and allegedly began messaging her on Facebook.

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Crime
Kingsport man caught stealing from Johnson City construction site, police say

Kingsport man caught stealing from Johnson City construction site, police say

April 7th, 2015 10:14 am by Staff Report

Kenneth Hodge was charged with theft of property over $500.

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Sports Sports Columns Douglas Fritz High schools
High school notes: Unicoi prepared for softball challenge

High school notes: Unicoi prepared for softball challenge

April 7th, 2015 9:51 am by Douglas Fritz

If the weather cooperates - an iffy proposition at this point - Unicoi will begin its challenging week with a key Three Rivers Conference game at Elizabethton today.

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Sports High schools
'Toppers again overtake Boone

'Toppers again overtake Boone

April 7th, 2015 9:46 am by Gene Renfro, Press Correspondent

Grant Rabbitts produced a solid outing on the mound as Science Hill went to Daniel Boone and left with a 6-2 Big Seven Conference victory.

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Family of 8 found dead from carbon monoxide poisoning; family says power was cut

Family of 8 found dead from carbon monoxide poisoning; family says power was cut - VIDEO

April 7th, 2015 9:39 am by Associated Press

The man's stepfather said he had been trying to keep the family warm with a generator after the power was cut because of an outstanding bill.

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Sports High schools
Blue Devils crunch Cyclones

Blue Devils crunch Cyclones

April 7th, 2015 9:26 am by Ivan Sanders, Press Correspondent

Four Cyclone errors led to seven of the 10 runs scored by the Blue Devils as the Cyclones dropped a game behind the Blue Devils who face conference front-runner South today.

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'One day I will see her again' - Family cries for justice as man sentenced in drunken crash death

'One day I will see her again' - Family cries for justice as man sentenced in drunken crash death

April 7th, 2015 9:09 am by Becky Campbell

Updated with more photos: Judge Stacy Street sentenced Cody Dingus to one year in jail and three years on supervised probation.

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