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Man allegedly threatens to kill Sullivan County dispatcher

Man allegedly threatens to kill Sullivan County dispatcher

October 1st, 2014 12:02 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport resident has been arrested after allegedly making multiple, non-emergency calls to 911, then threatening to kill a dispatcher for what he perceived as a failure to meet his concerns

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Homecoming queen is king on the gridiron

Homecoming queen is king on the gridiron

October 1st, 2014 11:55 am by By Tim Chambers. The Tomahawk

Johnson County has produced a lot of quality athletes over the years but one girl's "Destiny" could be headed for stardom.

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New York teacher, accused of sending indecent photo to student, faces 36 more charges

New York teacher, accused of sending indecent photo to student, faces 36 more charges

October 1st, 2014 11:41 am by Associated Press

The charges in the new indictment include kidnapping, forcible touching, sexual abuse and criminal sexual act.

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Tenn. school board chair in flap over racy bottle opener

Tenn. school board chair in flap over racy bottle opener

October 1st, 2014 11:20 am by Associated Press

A Middle Tennessee school board chairman is apologizing for a controversy over his involvement in a business that created a novelty bottle opener shaped like a woman's behind but says he won't step down.

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Should the Secret Service chief resign over White House breach?

Should the Secret Service chief resign over White House breach?

October 1st, 2014 11:13 am by EILEEN SULLIVAN and ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

Two senior lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Wednesday urged Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to leave her job, saying they had lost confidence and trust in her ability to protect President Barack Obama.

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ETSU to hold homecoming Wizard Run 5K

ETSU to hold homecoming Wizard Run 5K

October 1st, 2014 11:10 am by Contributed

Participants are invited to dress as a favorite wizard or magical character from literature or film.

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U.S. construction spending down 0.8 percent

U.S. construction spending down 0.8 percent

October 1st, 2014 11:00 am by Martin Crutsinger, AP Economics Writer

U.S. construction spending fell in August, the second decline in the past three months, with housing, non-residential and government projects all showing weakness.

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TCAT opens expanded campus to public

TCAT opens expanded campus to public

October 1st, 2014 10:22 am by Staff Report

The public will get the chance to see the newly consolidated, $16 million campus expansion of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Elizabethton next week.

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New Carter County EMA director prepping for disaster

New Carter County EMA director prepping for disaster

October 1st, 2014 10:14 am by John Thompson

Gary Smith is the new director of the Carter County Emergency Management Agency.

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Storytelling Festival begins tonight

Storytelling Festival begins tonight

October 1st, 2014 9:56 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The lineup of special events planned in advance of this weekend's 42nd annual National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough will get underway tonight with a kickoff performance by longtime festival favorite Donald Davis.

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