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Police: Man fakes robbery, tells officers he wants to go to jail

Police: Man fakes robbery, tells officers he wants to go to jail

April 26th, 2015 7:55 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City man has been jailed at the Washington County Detention center after faking a robbery and telling police it was because he wanted to go to jail, a news release from the Johnson City Police Department said.

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Same-sex marriage opponents urge Supreme Court to go slow

Same-sex marriage opponents urge Supreme Court to go slow

April 26th, 2015 2:40 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Same-sex marriage opponents acknowledge they face a tough task in trying to persuade the Supreme Court to allow states to limit marriage to a man and a woman.

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Haslam to promote free-tuition plan for Tennessee adults

Haslam to promote free-tuition plan for Tennessee adults

April 26th, 2015 2:35 pm by Associated Press

State officials have launched a radio advertising campaign in an effort to get the word out about its new Tennessee Reconnect program.

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Defense carries Orange to win over White

Defense carries Orange to win over White

April 25th, 2015 11:21 pm by AP

Cam Sutton scored on a 20-yard fumble return as the Orange team defeated the White 54-44 on Saturday in an Orange & White Game noteworthy for all the players missing due to injury.

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Late homers power Western past ETSU

Late homers power Western past ETSU

April 25th, 2015 11:20 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Western Carolina smashed a couple of solo home runs in the ninth inning and rallied for a 4-3 win over East Tennessee State on Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.

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ETSU men, women reach SoCon tennis finals

ETSU men, women reach SoCon tennis finals

April 25th, 2015 11:18 pm by Staff Report

ETSU's women defeated Chattanooga 4-2, while the men were 4-1 winners over Samford in Saturday's semifinals of the Southern Conference tennis tournament.

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Strickland to head Science Hill girls' program

Strickland to head Science Hill girls' program

April 25th, 2015 11:17 pm by Jeff Birchfield

David Strickland, Science Hill's current boys' head coach, has been named the girls' coach following the resignation of Megan Harmon.

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'Toppers shut out Knox West

'Toppers shut out Knox West

April 25th, 2015 11:16 pm by Staff Report

Lucas Altman scored a hat trick and assisted on another goal by Miller Franklin in Science Hill's 4-0 victory over Knox West on Saturday afternoon at Kermit Tipton Stadium.

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Exposed shoreline reveals more trash, litter for annual Boone Lake cleanup

Exposed shoreline reveals more trash, litter for annual Boone Lake cleanup

April 25th, 2015 10:43 pm by Jessica Fuller

Rusted nails, syringes and countless old tires.Those aren't things most people would want in their backyard, but volunteers find them - and much more - in Boone Lake each year during the Boone Lake volunteer cleanup.

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Erwin woman charged with obtaining drugs falsely

Erwin woman charged with obtaining drugs falsely

April 25th, 2015 10:38 pm by Staff Report

An Erwin woman was charged Friday with picking up someone's prescription without authorization from that person, Johnson City police said in a news release.

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