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Elizabethton gets best of Bristol

Elizabethton gets best of Bristol

June 30th, 2014 10:20 pm by Gene Renfro

The Elizabethton Twins did not miss a beat with an 8-5 win over the Bristol Pirates in a game that started Sunday before rain halted play during the bottom of the first.

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Norris getting ready for Futures game

Norris getting ready for Futures game

June 30th, 2014 10:06 pm by Trey Williams

Norris, a 21-year-old left-handed pitcher from Science Hill, was selected last week to pitch in Major League Baseball's Futures Game on Sunday, July 13 in Minneapolis. The minor-league showcase will air live on ESPN.

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State board changes policy on teacher licenses

State board changes policy on teacher licenses

June 30th, 2014 10:04 pm by Joey Garrison, The Tennessean

The Tennessee State Board of Education cut ties Monday with a highly controversial policy that would have allowed poor student growth on tests to be a reason to pull teachers' professional licenses.

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Pearl says there was little chance he would coach at UT again

Pearl says there was little chance he would coach at UT again

June 30th, 2014 10:02 pm by Joe Avento

Bruce Pearl says he appreciated the sentiments of the fans, but there was little to no chance he would ever coach at Tennessee again.

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Whoa, there: Pindzola says course not ready for horse

Whoa, there: Pindzola says course not ready for horse

June 30th, 2014 9:59 pm by Tony Casey

Johnson City Public Works Director Phil Pindzola said people who are taking their horses onto the unfinished Tweetsie Trail are damaging the road.

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Stars come out for Niswonger Classic

Stars come out for Niswonger Classic

June 30th, 2014 9:53 pm by Joe Avento

Peyton Manning was the headliner, but he had plenty of help during the Niswonger Children's Hospital Golf Classic on Monday.The supporting cast for the event at the Virginian was impressive.

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Addiction doctors ask for relief from restrictions

Addiction doctors ask for relief from restrictions

June 30th, 2014 9:47 pm by Nathan Baker

Doctors working at the region's largest addiction treatment center met with state and federal lawmakers Monday in Johnson City to plead for reforms to restrictive laws they say hinder their efforts and put lives at risk.

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Jonesborough leaders eye winter completion for new seniors center

Jonesborough leaders eye winter completion for new seniors center

June 30th, 2014 9:42 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The steel skeleton of Jonesborough's new $2.3 million seniors center is up, and work to put the building under roof began Monday.

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Police: Man sold vehicle he used as collateral for bank loan

Police: Man sold vehicle he used as collateral for bank loan

June 30th, 2014 6:29 pm by Staff Report

Police said a Bristol, Tennessee man was arrested after he sold a vehicle he used as collateral on a bank loan.

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Update: Police say drugs played part in Monday afternoon crash

Update: Police say drugs played part in Monday afternoon crash

June 30th, 2014 4:15 pm by Max Hrenda

Police said the driver of a pickup truck that crashed into a light pole and hospitalized five people, including three juveniles, was under the influence of narcotics.

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