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Family seeking autopsy omission after WCDC death

Family seeking autopsy omission after WCDC death

February 7th, 2014 9:06 pm by Becky Campbell

The parents of a city man who died at the Washington County Detention Center after an apparent violent interaction with officers say their son’s autopsy should be stricken from proceedings of a federal civil case they’ve filed against the department.

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Crime Local News
Teens charged in December burglary in Washington County

Teens charged in December burglary in Washington County

February 7th, 2014 4:44 pm by Becky Campbell

Arrest marks the second burglary charge this month for one of the suspects.

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News Crime Local News
Trial set in case of girl forced to drink soda

Trial set in case of girl forced to drink soda

February 7th, 2014 4:22 pm by AP

The couple accused of killing the man's 5-year-old daughter by forcing her to drink large quantities of grape soda and water will face trial in October.

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Community Photos Local News
Pet of the week 2-7-14

Pet of the week 2-7-14

February 7th, 2014 3:43 pm by Ron Campbell

Jax is a young adult neutered male American Staffordshire Bull Terrier mix.

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Sports
Sochi Olympics kick off with grand opening

Sochi Olympics kick off with grand opening

February 7th, 2014 12:38 pm by AP

Music, dance and plenty of Russian bravado unleashed the ultimate achievement of Vladimir Putin's Russia on Friday — a Winter Olympics to showcase the best athletes on ice and snow.

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Entertainment Regional & National
Hoffman's funeral draws Streep, Blanchett

Hoffman's funeral draws Streep, Blanchett

February 7th, 2014 12:31 pm by AP

The private funeral for Philip Seymour Hoffman in Manhattan on Friday attracted a somber, star-studded audience.

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Crime Local News
Elizabethton man faces drug charges, indecent exposure charge

Elizabethton man faces drug charges, indecent exposure charge

February 7th, 2014 10:02 am by Staff Report

Officers were called to North Sycamore Street on Wednesday afternoon regarding a man in gold car who was suspected of being involved in drug activity.

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Elderly Blountville woman raped, robbed

Elderly Blountville woman raped, robbed

February 7th, 2014 9:44 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Gun-wielding man allegedly raped and robbed elderly woman Thursday night inside her home.

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Opinion
Requiring script for OTC meds ill-advised

Requiring script for OTC meds ill-advised

February 7th, 2014 8:56 am by LEE DANIELS

The recent guest commentary by Martin Kennedy (Jan. 29) regarding the proposal to require a doctor’s prescription to purchase over-the-counter allergy and cold medication was very informative.

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Opinion
School superintendent should remain appointed position

School superintendent should remain appointed position

February 7th, 2014 8:53 am by Johnson City Press

When AASA, the School Superintendents Association, names its National Superintendent of the year at its national conference on education in Nashville next week, it’s a good bet that person will have been appointed to the job.

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