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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Tourist returns stolen Hulk Hogan shoe

Off the Wall News: Tourist returns stolen Hulk Hogan shoe

March 21st, 2014 4:05 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say the woman called the professional wrestling icon's Clearwater Beach store Thursday, saying she wanted to return the shoe.

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Sports
A-Sun does it again: Mercer shocks Duke in NCAA tourney

A-Sun does it again: Mercer shocks Duke in NCAA tourney

March 21st, 2014 2:57 pm by JOEDY McCREARY, AP Sports Writer

Daniel Coursey scored 17 points and Mercer pulled off the biggest upset in the NCAA tournament so far by knocking off Duke 78-71 Friday.

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Crime
Sullivan man allegedly leads pursuits after threatening to kill family, cops

Sullivan man allegedly leads pursuits after threatening to kill family, cops

March 21st, 2014 2:30 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport man allegedly in the midst of a sleepless, eight-day gravel binge faces multiple charges. He's accused of threatening to kill family members and cops with a shotgun, holding his wife against her will and fleeing deputies on two occasions.

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Columns Mystery Diner
Mystery Diner

Giuseppe's still a dining trendsetter in Kingsport

March 21st, 2014 2:18 pm by Mystery Diner

The Mystery Diner has ventured north for his latest meal.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment Heritage Jonesborough
Play tells story of Annette's 1856 sojourn in Jonesborough

Play tells story of Annette's 1856 sojourn in Jonesborough

March 21st, 2014 2:09 pm by Contributed

It's 1856, and Annette Broadacre and her family are on a journey south for the winter. When they reach the small town of Jonesborough, the women of the family elect to stay behind, while the men continue on to Roan Mountain.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
YUM-YUM: Tapas event to raise funds for public art

YUM-YUM: Tapas event to raise funds for public art

March 21st, 2014 2:02 pm by Contributed

The proceeds for this event will go towards a bicycle-inspired public art project designated for South Side Neighborhood (aka the Tree Streets).

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Local News
UPDATE: Firefighters contain port-a-potty pyre

UPDATE: Firefighters contain port-a-potty pyre

March 21st, 2014 1:04 pm by Max Hrenda

Some Washington County volunteer firefighters showed they weren't afraid to do some dirty work after they responded to the scene of a fire that had already burned through around 50 portable toilets.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: 'How to Poo on a Date'

Off the Wall News: 'How to Poo on a Date'

March 21st, 2014 12:31 pm by Associated Press

A guide to coping with an awkward romantic moment has been awarded a prize for the year's oddest book title.

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News Local News Business & Technology
WJHL owner Media General to buy Texas broadcasting company in deal worth $1.6B

WJHL owner Media General to buy Texas broadcasting company in deal worth $1.6B

March 21st, 2014 11:26 am by Associated Press

The combined company would own and operate or service 74 stations across 46 markets, reaching about 26.5 million households.

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News Local News Business & Technology Downtown JC
Brewery on tap? Council hopes to bring big one to downtown Johnson City

Brewery on tap? Council hopes to bring big one to downtown Johnson City

March 21st, 2014 11:20 am by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Economic Development Council recently answered a request for proposal from Stone Brewing Co. hoping to entice the West Coast company to locate a $20- to $40-million brewery in Johnson City.

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