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Appeals court upholds convictions in Knoxville slayings

Appeals court upholds convictions in Knoxville slayings

March 11th, 2015 8:05 am by Associated Press

A state appeals court has upheld the conviction and death sentence of the ringleader in the kidnapping, rape, torture and murder of a young Knoxville couple in 2007.

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UPDATE | Official: 11 service members missing in crash presumed dead

UPDATE | Official: 11 service members missing in crash presumed dead

March 11th, 2015 7:39 am by MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL, Associated Press

Seven Marines and four soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that crashed over waters off Florida during a routine night training mission were presumed dead Wednesday.

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TVA Boone Lake public forum draws mixed reactions from community

TVA Boone Lake public forum draws mixed reactions from community

March 10th, 2015 10:18 pm by Max Hrenda

Tennessee Valley Authority's community event to answer questions and hear suggestions from the community left members of that community divided on the information gleaned from the session.

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Marosites takes top girls' honor

Marosites takes top girls' honor

March 10th, 2015 10:04 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton junior Kayla Marosites was chosen Wednesday as the Johnson City Press All-Northeast Tennessee girls player of the year on the 27th annual team.

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Good? How about great?

Good? How about great?

March 10th, 2015 10:03 pm by Jeff Birchfield

David Crockett junior guard Patrick Good was named the Johnson City Press All-Northeast Tennessee boys' basketball player of the year on Tuesday.

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Vols top Bucs for 5-2 win

Vols top Bucs for 5-2 win

March 10th, 2015 9:59 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The happy homecoming for ETSU baseball players Trey York and Hagen Owenby in Knoxville was spoiled in the late innings in a 5-2 loss to Tennessee on Tuesday.

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NASCAR's contenders are established early

NASCAR's contenders are established early

March 10th, 2015 9:50 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kevin Harvick wasted no time establishing himself as a contender to repeat as NASCAR Sprint Cup champion with his victory Sunday in Las Vegas.

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Initiative hopes to make women part of code for future of computer programming

Initiative hopes to make women part of code for future of computer programming

March 10th, 2015 9:47 pm by Jessica Fuller

While computer programing remains one of the highest-paying jobs in the nation, less than 25 percent of these jobs are occupied by women, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

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'I am no hero':  94-year-old Erwin veteran recounts experiences with World War II

'I am no hero': 94-year-old Erwin veteran recounts experiences with World War II

March 10th, 2015 9:39 pm by Brad Hicks

George Hatcher, a World War II veteran and one of the last surviving members of the Erwin Nine, opened his Tuesday speech by briefly describing who he is and what he does.

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JCPB may raise residential rates to cover loss from mandated manufacturing rate decrease

JCPB may raise residential rates to cover loss from mandated manufacturing rate decrease

March 10th, 2015 9:29 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Johnson City Power Board has approved a plan to increase residential rates to partially cover losses from Tennessee Valley Authority's lowering of manufacturing rates, pending new recommendations due out in about one month.

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