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Crime
Kingsport man sentenced in rape of infant daughter

Kingsport man sentenced in rape of infant daughter

March 19th, 2014 3:50 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport man has pleaded guilty to raping his 6-month-old daughter in 2012, along with abuse that left her with a fractured skull.

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Man accused of sticking up Johnson City resident for cash in home invasion

Man accused of sticking up Johnson City resident for cash in home invasion

March 19th, 2014 3:06 pm by Staff Reports

Police arrested a Johnson City man Wednesday in connection with a November 2013 incident where a local man was held at gunpoint for cash in his home.

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News Regional & National
Missing county commissioner in East Tennessee found dead

Missing county commissioner in East Tennessee found dead

March 19th, 2014 2:25 pm by Associated Press

"Obviously, it's a death investigation. We will go through our process as we would in any other investigation" - Blount County Sheriff James Berrong.

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Education
Milligan to honor servant leaders

Milligan to honor servant leaders

March 19th, 2014 2:18 pm by Contributed - Milligan College

"The purpose of this program is to provide examples of people who are doing an outstanding job of integrating their faith with their profession" - Milligan President Bill Greer.

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Regional & National Education
Haslam's free tuition proposal advancing in Tennessee Senate

Haslam's free tuition proposal advancing in Tennessee Senate

March 19th, 2014 2:11 pm by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to create a community college program for all high school graduates is advancing in the Senate.

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News Photos Local News
UPDATE: Names of pilot, passenger released from Holston Mountain plane crash; boy's name withheld

UPDATE: Names of pilot, passenger released from Holston Mountain plane crash; boy's name withheld

March 19th, 2014 2:10 pm by Staff Reports

Authorities have released the names of two of three people injured Tuesday night when their plane crashed into Holston Mountain near the Carter County/Sullivan County line.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Teacher gives 5th-graders non-alcoholic beer

Off the Wall News: Teacher gives 5th-graders non-alcoholic beer

March 19th, 2014 2:07 pm by Associated Press

The teacher allowed Hyatt Elementary students in Linden to sample O'Doul's that had been brought to school by a student March 6 to represent ale common in the 1700s.

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News Regional & National
World War I armament explodes, killing 2 construction workers in Belgium

World War I armament explodes, killing 2 construction workers in Belgium

March 19th, 2014 2:00 pm by Associated Press

The armament exploded at an industrial site in the former Flanders battlegrounds.

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News Regional & National Business & Technology
U.S. files charge against Toyota, $1.2B penalty

U.S. files charge against Toyota, $1.2B penalty

March 19th, 2014 12:53 pm by ERIC TUCKER and TOM KRISHER, Associated Press

The action concludes a yearslong criminal investigation into the Japanese automaker's disclosure of safety problems, which focused on whether Toyota was forthright in reporting problems to unintended acceleration troubles.

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Hawkins man says wife didn't mean to stab him

Hawkins man says wife didn't mean to stab him

March 19th, 2014 11:33 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Steven Hamman told a Hawkins County 911 dispatcher his wife didn't mean to stab him Sunday night at a church altar in Church Hill.

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