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Four in running for newest Sessions Court judgeship in Washington County

Four in running for newest Sessions Court judgeship in Washington County

March 23rd, 2014 9:52 pm by Becky Campbell

Three local attorneys and the incumbent sitting judge are running for a Washington County Sessions Court judgeship created last year by the County Commission.

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Tennessee ends Mercer's NCAA run with 83-63 romp

Tennessee ends Mercer's NCAA run with 83-63 romp

March 23rd, 2014 9:09 pm by JOEDY McCREARY, AP Sports Writer

Jarnell Stokes had 17 points and a career-high-tying 18 rebounds, and the Volunteers denied Mercer a second straight upset in the NCAA tournament by routing the Bears 83-63 on Sunday night.

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Fire chief: Washington state landslide toll rises to 4

Fire chief: Washington state landslide toll rises to 4

March 23rd, 2014 9:06 pm by DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press

At least 18 people remained missing, though authorities warned that number could grow.

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Blountville boy who received new heart, lungs dies

Blountville boy who received new heart, lungs dies

March 23rd, 2014 8:43 pm by Staff Reports

Weston Keeton - the 7-year-old Blountville boy who underwent heart, heart valve, and lung transplants in the last four months - died Sunday afternoon.

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East Tennessee 10-year-old with MS forms team to fight disease

East Tennessee 10-year-old with MS forms team to fight disease

March 23rd, 2014 12:14 pm by MELANIE TUCKER, The Daily Times (AP)

He was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when he was only 8.

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Two weeks of mystery: French data show possible debris from missing jetliner

Two weeks of mystery: French data show possible debris from missing jetliner

March 23rd, 2014 11:48 am by ROB GRIFFITH and SCOTT McDONALD, Associated Press

The new information given to Malaysia's government and forwarded to searchers in Australia shows "potential objects" in the same part of the ocean where satellite images previously released by Australia and China showed objects that could be debris from t

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Johnson City police: Man jailed after firing shots on West Ninth

Johnson City police: Man jailed after firing shots on West Ninth

March 23rd, 2014 9:34 am by Staff Report

A man fired shots in the air after an argument at his cousin's house on West Ninth Avenue early Saturday morning, resulting in his arrest, police said.

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Update: Police charge convicted felon with murder, attempted murder in downtown Johnson City shooting

Update: Police charge convicted felon with murder, attempted murder in downtown Johnson City shooting

March 23rd, 2014 9:04 am by Staff Report

Police charged a Johnson City man with killing one man and wounding another in a downtown parking lot early Sunday morning.

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'Shine On: Developers work to establish local moonshine distilleries

'Shine On: Developers work to establish local moonshine distilleries

March 22nd, 2014 9:56 pm by By Max Hrenda, Brad Hicks, and Nathan Baker, Press Staff Writers

Though any act of "moonshining" used to be considered illegal in Tennessee, state laws have relaxed in recent years, and with the proper paperwork - and state and federal tax payments - distilleries can now operate legally throughout the state.

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Disaster drill gives ETSU students real-world test

Disaster drill gives ETSU students real-world test

March 22nd, 2014 9:47 pm by Max Hrenda

For a select group of East Tennessee State University students, disaster struck. But then, that was the idea.

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