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ETSU students pledge to leave mark on university

ETSU students pledge to leave mark on university

April 6th, 2015 10:25 pm by Nathan Baker

A group of graduating seniors hope to leave something behind once they leave East Tennessee State University at the end of the semester: an environment of giving.

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Big picture for Johnson City parks: Legislation, population shift affect need for recreational expansion

Big picture for Johnson City parks: Legislation, population shift affect need for recreational expansion

April 6th, 2015 10:23 pm by Gary B. Gray

This is "big-picture stuff," Johnson City Parks and Recreation Department Director Roger Blakeley bluntly informed city officials last week before summarizing a revealing 20-year master plan which screams for both land, money, planning - and action.

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Hammer time: Woman tells police she hit husband to protect cats

Hammer time: Woman tells police she hit husband to protect cats

April 6th, 2015 10:13 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Kingsport woman readily admitted to police that she hit her husband in the head with a hammer to protect her cats and to prevent him from picking on her, according to a police report.

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Fraternity announces 'legal action' against Rolling Stone

Fraternity announces 'legal action' against Rolling Stone

April 6th, 2015 10:00 pm by ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press and DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press

A fraternity at the University of Virginia announced Monday that it will "pursue all available legal action" against Rolling Stone, saying a Columbia Journalism School review shows the magazine acted recklessly and defamed its members by publishing an art

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World's oldest person dies at age 116 in Arkansas

World's oldest person dies at age 116 in Arkansas

April 6th, 2015 9:57 pm by CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press

Just days after becoming the world's oldest documented person, 116-year-old Gertrude Weaver has died Monday in Arkansas.

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Man receives fourth DUI charge, JCPD officers say

Man receives fourth DUI charge, JCPD officers say

April 6th, 2015 5:40 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City man received his fourth DUI offense after Johnson City police officers caught him speeding, a release sent by the Johnson City Police Department said.

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Police: Man arrested on DUI charge tried to bribe his way out of arrest

Police: Man arrested on DUI charge tried to bribe his way out of arrest

April 6th, 2015 5:37 pm by Staff Report

A Jonesborough man tried to bribe his way out of an arrest after Johnson City Police Department officers charged him with with driving under the influence, among other charges, a JCPD news release said.

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Man charged with killing 3 Muslims can face death penalty

Man charged with killing 3 Muslims can face death penalty

April 6th, 2015 4:36 pm by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

A man charged with first-degree murder in the killing of three Muslim college students can face a death penalty trial, a judge ruled Monday.

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Major league ballparks beef up security with metal detectors

Major league ballparks beef up security with metal detectors

April 6th, 2015 4:05 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Forget the $30 tickets, $9 beers and $16 parking charges. Baseball fans have more reason to empty their pockets, only this time of keys, mobile phones - and whatever loose change might be left - before a day at the old ball game.

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1 charged with attempted murder, 2nd at large after man found severely beaten at Kingsport hotel

1 charged with attempted murder, 2nd at large after man found severely beaten at Kingsport hotel

April 6th, 2015 4:02 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The pair was allegedly trying to throw a woman over a balcony when the assault victim intervened.

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