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Leeper seeking support from hometown in effort to be on front of Wheaties box

Leeper seeking support from hometown in effort to be on front of Wheaties box

July 7th, 2014 12:13 pm by J.H. Osborne, NET News Service

If you want to see a local hero on the Wheaties box - a spot traditionally held by star athletes - the clock is ticking to cast your vote for Blake Leeper.

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Update: NN Inc. to offer jobs starting at $75K

Update: NN Inc. to offer jobs starting at $75K

July 7th, 2014 11:51 am by Nathan Baker

A local manufacturer with an aggressive expansion plan will retain its corporate headquarters in Johnson City, with intentions of moving hundreds of high-paying jobs to the former SunTrust Bank building on the city's north side.

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Fresh from hospital, accused Myrtle Avenue killer arraigned in Jonesborough

Fresh from hospital, accused Myrtle Avenue killer arraigned in Jonesborough

July 7th, 2014 11:49 am by Becky Campbell

Moses A. "Lucky" Ballard used a wheelchair in Washington County Sessions Court this morning.

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Father, uncle die trying to rescue 8-year-old boy after fall into Snake River

Father, uncle die trying to rescue 8-year-old boy after fall into Snake River

July 7th, 2014 9:36 am by Associated Press

A 23-year-old man also jumped into the river and was able to rescue the boy.

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Piney Flats Bojangles' offers promotions on opening day

Piney Flats Bojangles' offers promotions on opening day

July 7th, 2014 9:35 am by Staff Report

Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits will officially open its first Piney Flats location Tuesday, July 8 at 5 a.m. at 6547 Highway 11E, in front of the Food City store.

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Update: Quake slams Mexico, Guatemala; at least 3 dead

Update: Quake slams Mexico, Guatemala; at least 3 dead

July 7th, 2014 8:52 am by Associated Press

A magnitude-6.9 earthquake on the Pacific Coast jolted a wide area of southern Mexico and Central America Monday, killing at least three people while damaging homes, hospitals and churches.

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Crime
Johnson City police say car burglar tripped, fell during chase

Johnson City police say car burglar tripped, fell during chase

July 7th, 2014 8:38 am by Staff Report

Andy Lane was arrested about 2:15 a.m. Sunday after police were called to the area of South Roan and West Pine streets on a suspicious person report.

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Police: 27-year-old Johnson City woman claimed to be 16

Police: 27-year-old Johnson City woman claimed to be 16

July 7th, 2014 8:11 am by Staff Report

Police encountered Alana C. Lee as they went to a King Springs Road apartment complex about 9 p.m. Sunday to check on a suspicious person report.

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Sick out: 308 Memphis police officers call in sick

Sick out: 308 Memphis police officers call in sick

July 7th, 2014 7:46 am by Associated Press

Because of the number of officers out, the Shelby County Sheriff's Department is helping to patrol the city.

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Department of Energy says $12 billion needed to complete Oak Ridge cleanup

Department of Energy says $12 billion needed to complete Oak Ridge cleanup

July 7th, 2014 7:37 am by Frank Munger, Knoxville News-Sentinel

A lot remains to be done - and it won't be cheap.

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