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Police: Business owner staged attempted robbery to go viral

Police: Business owner staged attempted robbery to go viral - VIDEO

January 26th, 2015 9:40 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

An attempt to "go viral" with surveillance footage from a local music store - showing a staged robbery in which the owner pulls a gun on a knife-wielding man, making him "faint" - has drawn the ire of Kingsport police.

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Crime Regional & National
Closing arguments begin in ex-Vandy players' rape trial

Closing arguments begin in ex-Vandy players' rape trial

January 26th, 2015 9:32 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

The rape trial of two former Vanderbilt football players began wrapping up Monday with a prosecutor telling jurors that video evidence and photographs taken of the crime would be enough to convict them on most of the charges.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Gibbs never thought of deflating footballs

Gibbs never thought of deflating footballs

January 26th, 2015 8:15 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Asked if he knew anybody who blatanly cheated when he was in the league, Gibbs responded, "That's not for me to say or comment on."

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
France remains optimistic about NASCAR during tough times

France remains optimistic about NASCAR during tough times

January 26th, 2015 8:11 pm by Jeff Birchfield

A challenge has always been attracting new NASCAR fans while keeping the core fans engaged. France believes it's possible to do both without having real conflict.

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Sports High schools
Elizabethton's Thomas headed to Eastern Kentucky

Elizabethton's Thomas headed to Eastern Kentucky

January 26th, 2015 8:07 pm by Douglas Fritz

Thomas chose Eastern Kentucky over offers from ETSU and Tennessee State.

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News Local News Education
Darwin's work to be honored, explained at ETSU fossil site

Darwin's work to be honored, explained at ETSU fossil site

January 26th, 2015 4:41 pm by Tony Casey

For someone who died in 1882, naturalist Charles Darwin is still a hotly debated historical person

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Tennessee college officials meet in Nashville to fight sex assaults

Tennessee college officials meet in Nashville to fight sex assaults

January 26th, 2015 4:25 pm by Associated Press

It is being held in the midst of a high-profile rape trial against two former Vanderbilt football players.

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News Regional & National
Tennessee, Nevada join Texas immigration lawsuit against Obama executive action

Tennessee, Nevada join Texas immigration lawsuit against Obama executive action

January 26th, 2015 4:20 pm by Associated Press

Texas says two more states have joined its coalition suing over the Obama administration's executive action on immigration, meaning 26 states are now part of the case.

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News Regional & National
Ex-Virginia Gov. McDonnell will be free during appeal

Ex-Virginia Gov. McDonnell will be free during appeal

January 26th, 2015 4:15 pm by Michael Felberbaum, Associated Press

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will remain free while he appeals his corruption convictions, a federal court ruled Monday.

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The Buzz
Today's Buzz: No need to surf, here's what's trending

Today's Buzz: No need to surf, here's what's trending

January 26th, 2015 2:28 pm by Johnson City Press

Miss something? Never fear, The Buzz is here to catch you up on local news, blogs & features. Check out these trending items on JohnsonCityPress.com.

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