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Utah family dead in murder-suicide feared apocalypse

Utah family dead in murder-suicide feared apocalypse

January 28th, 2015 11:01 am by Associated Press

A Utah couple and their three children who were found dead in their home last fall overdosed on drugs after the parents told friends and family they were worried about the apocalypse, authorities said Tuesday.

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Firefighters line up to honor one of their own in Jonesborough

Firefighters line up to honor one of their own in Jonesborough

January 28th, 2015 9:58 am by Becky Campbell

Luke Story, a full-time firefighter at the Jonesborough Fire Department, died after a five-month battle with stage IV pancreatic cancer Saturday afternoon.

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Elizabethton, Sycamore Shoals to be able to better protect documents

Elizabethton, Sycamore Shoals to be able to better protect documents

January 28th, 2015 9:29 am by John Thompson

Some of the earliest records of the region and some of the city of Elizabethton's records will be a bit safer, thanks to the Archive Development Program of the Tennessee State Library and Archives.

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Unicoi County Commission to seek grant for waterline to park

Unicoi County Commission to seek grant for waterline to park

January 28th, 2015 9:25 am by Brad Hicks

A proposed project to bring an important amenity to the state park at Rocky Fork - and one that could also serve some residents living in proximity of the park - could receive some financial assistance from Unicoi County.

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Civil Service Board head asked to resign

Civil Service Board head asked to resign

January 28th, 2015 9:03 am by Brad Hicks

Officers with the Unicoi County Sheriff's Department and defense attorney Jim Bowman often find themselves on opposite sides of the courtroom, with Bowman taking on sheriff's department arrestees as clients.

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Portis, Qualls lead Arkansas past Tennessee

Portis, Qualls lead Arkansas past Tennessee

January 27th, 2015 11:53 pm by AP

Bobby Portis had 17 points and eight rebounds and Michael Qualls scored 14 of his 17 points in the second half as Arkansas atoned for an earlier loss with a 69-64 win over Tennessee on Tuesday night.

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Lady Cyclones clinch Three Rivers; boys get key league win

Lady Cyclones clinch Three Rivers; boys get key league win

January 27th, 2015 10:39 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton girls clinched the Three Rivers Conference title, and the boys made sure they will get a chance to earn a championship, too.

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University High falls apart late in loss to North Greene

January 27th, 2015 10:38 pm by Gene Renfro

Despite trailing 45-30 with 5:49 remaining, the North Greene Huskies battled from that deep deficit for a 49-48 win at University High on Tuesday night.

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Daniel Boone takes two from Sullivan Central

Daniel Boone takes two from Sullivan Central

January 27th, 2015 10:37 pm by Ivan Sanders

It was a memorable Homecoming for the Daniel Boone basketball teams as the girls handled Sullivan Central 59-37 in the opener, while the boys closed out the evening with a 55-43 win.

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