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Off the Wall News: Deputies say half-naked man killed after jumping on tracks, running toward train

Off the Wall News: Deputies say half-naked man killed after jumping on tracks, running toward train

August 5th, 2014 9:55 am by Chattanooga Times Free Press

A Norfolk Southern conductor and witness both report seeing the white male in his 20's before the incident.

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Defense says charges mixed up between teens in post-prom rape case

Defense says charges mixed up between teens in post-prom rape case

August 5th, 2014 9:38 am by Tyler Jett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Attorneys claim the DA's office mixed up the names while reading the evidence.

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Poll reveals fractured opinions on how to pay for highways

Poll reveals fractured opinions on how to pay for highways

August 5th, 2014 9:25 am by JOAN LOWY and JENNIFER AGIESTA, Associated Press

"People want to have a federal (transportation) program and they don't want to pay for it" - Joshua Schank, president and CEO of the Eno Center for Transportation

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Defendant pleads guilty in burglary of Erwin restaurant

Defendant pleads guilty in burglary of Erwin restaurant

August 5th, 2014 8:53 am by Brad Hicks

One of the six men charged late last year for his involvement in the October burglary of a Unicoi restaurant and/or a December home invasion pleaded guilty Monday in Unicoi County Criminal Court.

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District 7 candidates debate

District 7 candidates debate

August 5th, 2014 12:26 am by Max Hrenda

Three days before the state's Republican primary election - and three days after the conclusion of early voting - two of the three candidates for the District 7 seat of the state House of Representatives appeared before an assemblage of Washington County

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Local early voting rises 15 percent over 2010 figures

Local early voting rises 15 percent over 2010 figures

August 4th, 2014 11:59 pm by Gary B. Gray

Early voting numbers for Thursday's state primary and county general elections this year are significantly higher locally than 2010, the last year in which similar elections were held.

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Good Samaritan Ministries expands into Piney Flats

Good Samaritan Ministries expands into Piney Flats

August 4th, 2014 11:59 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Sarah Wells: "It's going to change things here, and it's going to change a lot for Good Sam,"

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Farmers market store receives 'boon' from USDA

Farmers market store receives 'boon' from USDA

August 4th, 2014 11:55 pm by Max Hrenda

In celebration of a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, government officials and Jonesborough residents gathered to share stories and refreshments inside what is slated to become the area's first year-round farmers market store.

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City schools renew HEROES contract

City schools renew HEROES contract

August 4th, 2014 11:50 pm by Nathan Baker

A mental health program threatened during Johnson City Schools' budget process this summer was renewed for another school year Monday evening at a lower cost than estimated.

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East Tennessee doctor quarantines himself after work with Ebola patients

East Tennessee doctor quarantines himself after work with Ebola patients

August 4th, 2014 11:39 pm by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

An East Tennessee doctor who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa has voluntarily quarantined himself inside his home, and a local expert says it's an admirable move, but probably unnecessary.

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