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County approves $1 million for 'Project X'

County approves $1 million for 'Project X'

January 26th, 2015 10:08 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Commissioners on Monday made a $1 million commitment to retain an unnamed Johnson City manufacturer in a deal that, when finalized, will keep its 150 employees and estimated $8 million payroll here to support the local economy.

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Mike Huckabee hints at presidential run, promotes 'God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy' in Johnson City

Mike Huckabee hints at presidential run, promotes 'God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy' in Johnson City - VIDEO

January 26th, 2015 9:54 pm by Max Hrenda

Although he neither confirmed nor denied rumors that he was considering a run at the presidency, author and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said he received a lot of encouragement to do so from area residents ... and that their encouragement might not

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Being active instead of passive: ETSU speaker says men not big enough part of conversation about gender issues

Being active instead of passive: ETSU speaker says men not big enough part of conversation about gender issues

January 26th, 2015 9:54 pm by Jessica Fuller

Seats were hard to come by Monday night in East Tennessee State University's D.P. Culp Center Auditorium as students and faculty welcomed the first speaker of the semester.

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Ex-special ed teacher's assault case on hold

Ex-special ed teacher's assault case on hold

January 26th, 2015 9:47 pm by Becky Campbell

A Criminal Court case charging a former special education teacher with assault is on hold while two other similar cases make their way through a lower court, according to statements made in court Monday.

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Police: Business owner staged attempted robbery to go viral

Police: Business owner staged attempted robbery to go viral - VIDEO

January 26th, 2015 9:40 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

An attempt to "go viral" with surveillance footage from a local music store - showing a staged robbery in which the owner pulls a gun on a knife-wielding man, making him "faint" - has drawn the ire of Kingsport police.

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Closing arguments begin in ex-Vandy players' rape trial

Closing arguments begin in ex-Vandy players' rape trial

January 26th, 2015 9:32 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

The rape trial of two former Vanderbilt football players began wrapping up Monday with a prosecutor telling jurors that video evidence and photographs taken of the crime would be enough to convict them on most of the charges.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Gibbs never thought of deflating footballs

Gibbs never thought of deflating footballs

January 26th, 2015 8:15 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Asked if he knew anybody who blatanly cheated when he was in the league, Gibbs responded, "That's not for me to say or comment on."

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France remains optimistic about NASCAR during tough times

France remains optimistic about NASCAR during tough times

January 26th, 2015 8:11 pm by Jeff Birchfield

A challenge has always been attracting new NASCAR fans while keeping the core fans engaged. France believes it's possible to do both without having real conflict.

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Elizabethton's Thomas headed to Eastern Kentucky

Elizabethton's Thomas headed to Eastern Kentucky

January 26th, 2015 8:07 pm by Douglas Fritz

Thomas chose Eastern Kentucky over offers from ETSU and Tennessee State.

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Darwin's work to be honored, explained at ETSU fossil site

Darwin's work to be honored, explained at ETSU fossil site

January 26th, 2015 4:41 pm by Tony Casey

For someone who died in 1882, naturalist Charles Darwin is still a hotly debated historical person

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