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Teen skeleton found by Mexico cave divers has scientists breathless

Teen skeleton found by Mexico cave divers has scientists breathless

May 30th, 2014 2:08 pm by Tracy Wilkinson, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The discovery of the 12,000-year-old skeleton of a teenage girl occurred seven years ago but wasn't announced until this month, after additional, sometimes-risky exploration and detailed scientific investigation.

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Aunt pleads guilty to murder in death of 3-month-old niece

Aunt pleads guilty to murder in death of 3-month-old niece

May 30th, 2014 1:45 pm by Todd South, Times Free Press

Jessica Fax, 29, was sentenced to 35 years in prison.

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2 lawmakers ask for probe into Tennessee test score delay

2 lawmakers ask for probe into Tennessee test score delay

May 30th, 2014 1:06 pm by Associated Press

Meanwhile, three Democrats have filed an open records request seeking information about the late release of student scores on the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program.

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Roe says VA Secretary Shinseki's departure sends 'strong signal' to veterans

Roe says VA Secretary Shinseki's departure sends 'strong signal' to veterans

May 30th, 2014 12:49 pm by Contributed

The Johnson City congressman released the statement today following President Barack Obama's announcement that the Veterans Affairs' secretary was resigning amid concerns about patient care.

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City construction vehicle vandalized on Tweetsie Trail

City construction vehicle vandalized on Tweetsie Trail

May 30th, 2014 12:02 pm by Staff Report

The vehicle is owned by the city of Johnson City.

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Haslam: Tennessee back in talks with VW

Haslam: Tennessee back in talks with VW

May 30th, 2014 11:35 am by Associated Press

VW is close to making a decision on where it will build a new SUV.

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Obama announces VA Secretary Shinseki's resignation

Obama announces VA Secretary Shinseki's resignation

May 30th, 2014 11:15 am by Associated Press

The Associated Press is reporting President Obama has announced that Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is resigning amid widespread troubles with veterans' health care.

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Sheriff: 50 pot plants found in Gray after argument over sandwich

Sheriff: 50 pot plants found in Gray after argument over sandwich

May 30th, 2014 10:57 am by Staff Report

The incident took place at 445 Harmony Circle.

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Man charged with stealing TVs, gaming systems, freezer and more from neighbor's home

Man charged with stealing TVs, gaming systems, freezer and more from neighbor's home

May 30th, 2014 10:55 am by Staff Report

Authorities reportedly recovered significant amount of stolen property from Erwin man's residence

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Caught on camera: Police look for man who took tools worth $1,900 from Johnson City construction site

Caught on camera: Police look for man who took tools worth $1,900 from Johnson City construction site

May 30th, 2014 10:40 am by Staff Report

On May 3, a man stole several construction tools from a house under construction at 243 Degrasse Drive.

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