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Off the Wall News: NE Tennessee town's ex-vice mayor accused of crashing car for insurance fraud

Off the Wall News: NE Tennessee town's ex-vice mayor accused of crashing car for insurance fraud

November 19th, 2013 5:01 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The crash occurred during one of the current mayor's concerts.

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Local lawyer panel: Civil representation a fundamental right

Local lawyer panel: Civil representation a fundamental right

November 19th, 2013 4:55 pm by Tony Casey

Upon celebrating the progress made in the Gideon v. Wainright case of 50 years ago, which established a person’s right to legal representation in criminal cases, a local panel of lawyers, legal aides and law professors advocate for extending those rights

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Did George Zimmerman spin his 911 call?

Did George Zimmerman spin his 911 call?

November 19th, 2013 4:52 pm by ALLEN G. BREED, AP National Writer

In the age of Twitter and the 24-hour news cycle, experts say a call to central dispatch can quickly become public, and is often manipulated to spin a story or even lay the groundwork for a criminal defense.

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Treasurer accused of embezzling more than $100,000 from Carter Co. church

Treasurer accused of embezzling more than $100,000 from Carter Co. church

November 19th, 2013 4:41 pm by John Thompson

Sheriff Chris Mathes said an investigation began after church leaders came to the sheriff's department seeking help.

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Rocky Fork Creek waterfall

November 19th, 2013 4:02 pm by Steve Hayes

An unnamed waterfall on Rocky Fork Creek

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Science Hill SRO keeps parents informed with drug talk

Science Hill SRO keeps parents informed with drug talk

November 19th, 2013 2:14 pm by Tony Casey

Pringles and Diet Pepsi cans with hidden compartments, song lyrics supportive of hard drug use and bracelets for marijuana legalization, were among the topics of discussion at a talk Monday night in Science Hill’s auditorium.

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Woman loses home in Carter Co. trailer fire

Woman loses home in Carter Co. trailer fire

November 19th, 2013 12:57 pm by John Thompson

The fire at 2535 Bob Little Road destroyed a doublewide mobile home.

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Update: ETSU president injured in West Market crash in Johnson City

Update: ETSU president injured in West Market crash in Johnson City

November 19th, 2013 11:40 am by Becky Campbell

The two-vehicle wreck was reported just after 5 p.m. Monday.

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Former Virginia candidate for governor Deeds hospitalized after assault at home

Former Virginia candidate for governor Deeds hospitalized after assault at home

November 19th, 2013 11:20 am by Associated Press

Virginia State Police said in a news release Tuesday that Democratic Sen. Creigh Deeds, who unsuccessfully ran for governor four years ago, had suffered serious injuries.

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Should Johnson City Board of Zoning Appeals members live within the city? One does not.

Should Johnson City Board of Zoning Appeals members live within the city? One does not.

November 19th, 2013 8:34 am by Gary B. Gray

Tim O’Neill, one of Johnson City’s five BZA members, lives near Boone Lake in an unincorporated area of Washington County and not within the city limits. He is not violating any local or state law.

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