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GUILTY: Jury to decide on death penalty in Boston Marathon bomber's conviction

GUILTY: Jury to decide on death penalty in Boston Marathon bomber's conviction

April 8th, 2015 1:58 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

The verdict is expected to beIn the next phase of the trial, the jury will hear evidence on whether Tsarnaev should get the death penalty or spend the rest of his life in prison.

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Eww! That's a lung?

April 8th, 2015 1:46 pm by Contributed to the Press

The East Tennessee State University Academic Health Sciences Center held its annual Health Careers Leadership Summit for regional high school students on Tuesday.

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I've been working on what used to be the Tweetsie railroad - PHOTOS

April 8th, 2015 1:38 pm by Tony Casey

Crews from Johnson City's Department of Public Works worked with inmates from to Carter County Detention Center to build the a pavilion on the Tweetsie Trail, paid for and organized by area Rotary Clubs.

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Johnson City man charged with 6th DUI

Johnson City man charged with 6th DUI

April 8th, 2015 12:15 pm by Staff Report

Joseph E. Carter was already classified as a habitual motor offender.

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Crime
Kingsport man nets second murder charge, implicated in third case

Kingsport man nets second murder charge, implicated in third case

April 8th, 2015 11:53 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Jonathan Lynn Slemp, 43, is charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing of Gary Lavon Jones.

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UPDATE: TBI releases names of East Tennessee cop, man he shot

UPDATE: TBI releases names of East Tennessee cop, man he shot

April 8th, 2015 11:46 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

About 8 p.m. Tuesday a woman called E-911 dispatcher about a domestic dispute at a home in Maryville.

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Crime
Johnson City man tried robbing cab driver, police say

Johnson City man tried robbing cab driver, police say

April 8th, 2015 11:41 am by Staff Report

Anthony Ledbetter was charged with attempted robbery.

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Erwin business owner pleads guilty to attempted tax evasion

Erwin business owner pleads guilty to attempted tax evasion

April 8th, 2015 9:09 am by Sue Guinn Legg

An Erwin business owner arrested in November on 17 charges of of attempted tax evasion pleaded guilty to two of the charges Monday in Unicoi County Criminal Court.

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Carter County board hears of improvements in health care rankings

Carter County board hears of improvements in health care rankings

April 8th, 2015 8:58 am by John Thompson

The members of the Carter County Health Board heard some good news from director Caroline Hurt on Tuesday.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Three QBs vying for starting spot

Three QBs vying for starting spot

April 7th, 2015 10:01 pm by Joe Avento

Who is the top quarterback for the East Tennessee State University football team? Apparently, it depends on what day it is.

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