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Knoxville man claims $259M Powerball prize, plans to accept lump sum payment of $115M

Knoxville man claims $259M Powerball prize, plans to accept lump sum payment of $115M

July 3rd, 2014 5:26 pm by Associated Press

A Knoxville man has claimed the largest jackpot ever won in Tennessee with a winning $259 million Powerball ticket.

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Update: Rush-hour chain crash backs up traffic on I-26

Update: Rush-hour chain crash backs up traffic on I-26

July 3rd, 2014 5:23 pm by Staff Report

Traffic was backing up at least two miles to the State of Franklin Road exit in Johnson City.

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'Gun' gesture at issue in Peregoy murder case

'Gun' gesture at issue in Peregoy murder case

July 3rd, 2014 4:28 pm by Becky Campbell

Marcus Gergish, 35; Joshua Gergish, 31; and Chavez Hunter, 22, all of Johnson City, are charged in the case.

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Yorkie killer ordered to serve time

Yorkie killer ordered to serve time

July 3rd, 2014 4:22 pm by Becky Campbell

After more than a year of missing probation appointments, changing jobs and lying to employers, Dustin Harrell said he relapsed one time and used drugs.

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Jonesborough mushroom grower sentenced to 9 years in prison

Jonesborough mushroom grower sentenced to 9 years in prison

July 3rd, 2014 4:17 pm by Becky Campbell

Kelvin Conerway Jr. arrested after he called 911 to report his wife had killed herself.

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Cyclist sues Elizabethton after crashing on bridge

Cyclist sues Elizabethton after crashing on bridge

July 3rd, 2014 4:02 pm by John Thompson

Steven Douglas Roper said he broke his left ankle. He is asking for reimbursement for his medical expenses and for the loss of income from his job as a satellite television dish installer.

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Crews safely rescue horse from Middle Tennessee sinkhole

Crews safely rescue horse from Middle Tennessee sinkhole

July 3rd, 2014 2:45 pm by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

Boomer was sedated during the rescue and was sleeping comfortably soon afterward.

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Reader photo: Mill view from Founders Park

July 3rd, 2014 2:39 pm by Jim Benelisha

Founders Park

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Johnson City police say woman used credit card scam to embezzle $19K from bedding store

Johnson City police say woman used credit card scam to embezzle $19K from bedding store

July 3rd, 2014 1:52 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police arrested an Elizabethton woman Thursday on accusations that she had faked $19,000 in credit card transactions at a retail bedding store and pocketed the cash.

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Pyrotechnic specialists preparing for BIG BOOM

July 3rd, 2014 1:41 pm by Gary B. Gray

Lafollette, Tenn.-based Pyro Shows made their return to the Science Hill campus Wednesday to unload and set up the Pepsi-Beverages Co. of Johnson City and the City of Johnson City 29th Annual Independence Day Fireworks Celebration at Freedom Hall.

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