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Here comes The Buzz with today's top stories

Here comes The Buzz with today's top stories

November 21st, 2014 4:19 pm by Johnson City Press

Miss something? Don't worry. We've got 11 local stories that will keep you in the loop.

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Community Education
Former Johnson City resident Rosemary Gray to retire from West Texas A&M

Former Johnson City resident Rosemary Gray to retire from West Texas A&M

November 21st, 2014 3:51 pm by Contributed to the Press

Gray has served as a public school teacher of English and department chair, adjunct faculty, and instructor at various public schools, community colleges, and universities in the District of Columbia, Tennessee, and Virginia.

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News Regional & National
East Tennessee woman grabs pet before fleeing burning home

East Tennessee woman grabs pet before fleeing burning home

November 21st, 2014 2:09 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

They escaped through a basement door.

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News Regional & National Off the Wall News
Tennessee mom, who drove away van of kids as trooper fired shots, indicted again in chase

Tennessee mom, who drove away van of kids as trooper fired shots, indicted again in chase

November 21st, 2014 1:44 pm by Associated Press

Defense attorney Alan Maestas says the charges aren't justified but that he's willing to discuss a plea bargain.

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News Regional & National
House speaker says of GOP: 'We will not stand idle' on immigration

House speaker says of GOP: 'We will not stand idle' on immigration

November 21st, 2014 1:03 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

House Speaker John Boehner declared Friday that President Barack Obama was "damaging the presidency" with his unilateral action on immigration

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Crime
'Let me show you something': Gunplay in Kingsport campground results in felony arrest

'Let me show you something': Gunplay in Kingsport campground results in felony arrest

November 21st, 2014 12:54 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A report of a drunk man wandering into a campsite at a Kingsport KOA facility - then grabbing sunglasses off a stranger's head and firing a gun into the air - has prompted a felony arrest for reckless endangerment.

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Entertainment Regional & National
Bill Cosby performances canceled in Las Vegas, Tucson

Bill Cosby performances canceled in Las Vegas, Tucson

November 21st, 2014 12:42 pm by FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer

The announcements came amid widening allegations of sexual assault.

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News Local News
Reigning Miss Tennessee drops in on Unicoi County students

Reigning Miss Tennessee drops in on Unicoi County students

November 21st, 2014 10:20 am by Brad Hicks

After she was crowned Miss Tennessee 2014, Hayley Lewis was given the task of serving as spokeswoman for Gov. Bill Haslam's character-education program.

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News Local News
Elizabethton stadium project step closer to breaking ground

Elizabethton stadium project step closer to breaking ground

November 21st, 2014 10:15 am by John Thompson

Construction on the new football stadium at Elizabethton High School moved a step closer to breaking ground Thursday morning with the signing of a contract with Joe LaPorte, president and chief executive officer of Citizens Bank, to donate $500,000 to the

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News Crime Local News
Hawkins County digs up old issues in considering ETSU, Knox County for forensics

Hawkins County digs up old issues in considering ETSU, Knox County for forensics

November 21st, 2014 10:15 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

It's been more than a decade since a former Quillen College of Medicine forensic pathologist was sued for allegedly keeping body parts from a murder victim, but Hawkins County commissioners are having a hard time forgetting.

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