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Sisters allegedly break into mom’s house and make threats to kill her

Sisters allegedly break into mom’s house and make threats to kill her

October 1st, 2013 10:04 am by Jeff Bobo — Kingsport Times-News

CHURCH HILL — Two sisters were charged with aggravated burglary last week after allegedly breaking into their mother’s home and threatening to kill her as she hid in the bathroom.

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$8K cash reported stolen from Elizabethton home

$8K cash reported stolen from Elizabethton home

October 1st, 2013 9:39 am by Staff report

ELIZABETHTON - A burglar reportedly stole $8,000 in cash from a Lynnwood Ave. apartment last week.

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Keeling resigns from economic development council

Keeling resigns from economic development council

October 1st, 2013 9:24 am by Nathan Baker

Jeff Keeling, the Washington County Economic Development Council’s Director of Marketing and Community Relations, will leave the organization at the end of the month to resume a career in journalism.

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Americans anxious, irritated as gov't shuts down

Americans anxious, irritated as gov't shuts down

October 1st, 2013 9:17 am by DEEPTI HAJELA — Associated Press

NEW YORK — The partial government shutdown that began Tuesday left many federal workers uncertain of their financial future, with many facing unpaid furloughs or delays in paychecks.

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WJHL announces retransmission consent contract with DISH expired Monday night

WJHL announces retransmission consent contract with DISH expired Monday night

October 1st, 2013 8:53 am by Staff report

Since a new retransmission consent contract was not reached, by law, DISH cannot carry certain local television stations owned, operated, or serviced by Media General Inc. on its satellite system.

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Man accused of striking another with car in Elizabethton

Man accused of striking another with car in Elizabethton

October 1st, 2013 8:46 am by Staff report

ELIZABETHTON — A man who was stopped by a resident on Race Street early Monday morning was charged with aggravated assault after reportedly placing his vehicle in reverse and hitting the resident in the leg.

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Corps, Congress have failed America’s great rivers

Corps, Congress have failed America’s great rivers

October 1st, 2013 8:23 am by Staff Report

John Paul Woodley, the former assistant secretary of the Army, once said there were three things the Army Corps of Engineers can’t do. The first is make it rain. The second is stop the rain. And the third?

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ETSU custodians, annexation and more in Tuesday's Forum

ETSU custodians, annexation and more in Tuesday's Forum

October 1st, 2013 8:15 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on annexation, ETSU custodians and people on welfare.

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Stars align for this weekend's 41st annual International Storytelling Festival

Stars align for this weekend's 41st annual International Storytelling Festival

September 30th, 2013 9:34 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The tents are up. The lights are going in. The staging is being assembled and all over Jonesborough preparations are in full swing for this weekend’s 41st annual International Storytelling Festival.

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Erwin Utilities looking into issues after being placed on EPA's watch list

Erwin Utilities looking into issues after being placed on EPA's watch list

September 30th, 2013 8:47 pm by Brad Hicks

Violations of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Water Act have landed Erwin Utilities on the agency’s “watch list,” but officials with Erwin Utilities say they are looking into the matter and have a plan to address the issue.

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