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Lull in negotiations with Redflex contract could cost nearly $50,000 in revenue

Lull in negotiations with Redflex contract could cost nearly $50,000 in revenue

March 1st, 2015 9:39 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City officials have not revealed details regarding the renegotiation of a contract with Australia-based Redflex Traffic Systems, a lull that could mean a missed opportunity for an estimated $48,000 from red light camera revenues.

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Watauga Lake businesses expect windfall in wake of low Boone Lake levels this year

Watauga Lake businesses expect windfall in wake of low Boone Lake levels this year

March 1st, 2015 9:30 pm by John Thompson

Marinas and other business that cater to boaters and fishermen on Watuaga Lake expect a windfall from the low lake levels that are impacting Boone Lake this year.

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Madison churches pray to keep swingers club out

Madison churches pray to keep swingers club out

March 1st, 2015 9:17 pm by Jordan Buie, The Tennessean

Sunday afternoon, members of the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church could be seen walking beside the road in the rain, headed to a prayer meeting and asking others to join them.

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Samsung ditches plastic design, adds mobile pay in new phone

Samsung ditches plastic design, adds mobile pay in new phone

March 1st, 2015 9:11 pm by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writer

Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.

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Unicoi hospital gains recognition for implementing new medical technologies

Unicoi hospital gains recognition for implementing new medical technologies

March 1st, 2015 9:06 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County Memorial Hospital has been recognized for its approach to implementing new electronic medical record technologies.

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UT releases 4 years' worth of sex assault data

UT releases 4 years' worth of sex assault data

March 1st, 2015 3:09 pm by Associated Press

The University of Tennessee has released statistics showing the number of student sex assaults more than doubled in four years.

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Better plane tracking trialed after Malaysia plane mystery

Better plane tracking trialed after Malaysia plane mystery

March 1st, 2015 3:04 pm by KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press

Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial to enhance the tracking of aircraft over remote oceans, allowing planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday.

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'Toppers advance to face D-B, Crockett ousted in Region 1-AAA

'Toppers advance to face D-B, Crockett ousted in Region 1-AAA

February 28th, 2015 10:43 pm by Trey Williams

Familiar foes will square off today in the Region 1-AAA basketball championship. Science Hill held off Tennessee High 52-46 in the semifinal nightcap after Dobyns-Bennett beat district tournament champion David Crockett 57-54 in the opener.

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Cyclones hang on to win Region 1-AA crown

Cyclones hang on to win Region 1-AA crown

February 28th, 2015 10:42 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton built a 17-point lead, and watched all but one point of it seep away in the fourth quarter. Still the Cyclones earned their first Region 1-AA basketball championship since 2003, holding off Greeneville 53-51.

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With photos: Black History Month marches on with unity walk for change

With photos: Black History Month marches on with unity walk for change - VIDEO

February 28th, 2015 10:02 pm by Jessica Fuller

Saturday morning's sub-freezing temperatures didn't stop Pastor Michael Cummings and two dozen other community members from marching in the snow.

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