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Fourth member of counterfeiting gang sentenced

Fourth member of counterfeiting gang sentenced

November 29th, 2014 4:43 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

The fourth member of a five-person counterfeiting scheme in Kingsport has been sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison, a judge ordered this week.

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Crime Regional & National
System enables convicted military sex offenders to evade detection, prey again

System enables convicted military sex offenders to evade detection, prey again

November 29th, 2014 3:45 pm by Mark Greenblatt, Scripps News

Matthew S. Carr is the type of serial sex offender public registries were designed to track.

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Local musician seeks votes to promote arts in schools

Local musician seeks votes to promote arts in schools

November 29th, 2014 8:14 am by Tony Casey

Votes for Bluff City's Tennessee Larue accomplish two things to help the arts.

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Sports High schools
Good's 43 points lift Crockett to Hardee's final

Good's 43 points lift Crockett to Hardee's final

November 29th, 2014 12:11 am by Jeff Birchfield

David Crockett junior guard Patrick Good didn't miss a shot in the second half and finished with 43 points to lead the host Pioneers to an 80-64 win over Hampton on Friday night.

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Sports High schools
Elizabethton, Happy Valley girls victorious at Thanksgiving Classic

Elizabethton, Happy Valley girls victorious at Thanksgiving Classic

November 29th, 2014 12:09 am by Ivan Sanders

With everyone still feeling full from a bountiful Thanksgiving meal, there was still plenty to feast on in local high school girls basketball as Elizabethton and Happy Valley both reigned victorious in the Mullins Thanksgiving Classic.

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Van Brocklin: No new tax dollars for ETSU arts center

Van Brocklin: No new tax dollars for ETSU arts center

November 28th, 2014 9:59 pm by Nathan Baker

College and city officials have expressed a desire to strengthen ties, seeking mutually beneficial arrangements that pool resources and multiply positive affects.

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News Local News Business & Technology Downtown JC
Gallery benefit hopes to improve state of veterans, state of arts

Gallery benefit hopes to improve state of veterans, state of arts

November 28th, 2014 9:45 pm by Max Hrenda

A local nonprofit geared toward helping military veterans overcome psychological trauma is hoping to draw more support next weekend through a special benefit.

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Local gun sales shoot up on Black Friday

Local gun sales shoot up on Black Friday

November 28th, 2014 9:28 pm by Tony Casey

Local gun businesses were locked, stocked and loaded for Black Friday.

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News Local News Business & Technology Elizabethton
Chamber offers Carter County shoppers chance to cash in at small businesses

Chamber offers Carter County shoppers chance to cash in at small businesses

November 28th, 2014 9:27 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton/Carter County Chamber of Commerce is providing a "cash" incentive for Christmas shoppers to shop locally today.

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News Regional & National
Black Friday gets a little less frenzied

Black Friday gets a little less frenzied

November 28th, 2014 9:05 pm by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and MAE ANDERSON, AP Business Writers

Black Friday seemed a little less crazy this year.

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