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Stories behind stories: Kerman, Smith of Netflix series 'Orange is the New Black' fame visit Storytelling Festival

Stories behind stories: Kerman, Smith of Netflix series 'Orange is the New Black' fame visit Storytelling Festival - VIDEO

October 4th, 2014 10:47 pm by Max Hrenda

Though audiences may be familiar with their alter-egos from a popular TV series, spouses Piper Kerman and Larry Smith gave audiences in Jonesborough a chance to learn more about their real stories.

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Longhhorns take step toward playoffs

October 4th, 2014 10:45 pm by Douglas Fritz

It's not like Johnson County has suddenly become a threat to win the Three Rivers Conference championship, but its win over Sullivan North was a significant step toward a Class 3A playoff berth.

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'Toppers' former MLBers say Norris' future bright

'Toppers' former MLBers say Norris' future bright

October 4th, 2014 10:44 pm by Trey Williams

Toronto Blue Jays rookie pitcher Daniel Norris met with Science Hill's other two Major League Baseball products, Ernie Ferrell Bowman and Joe McClain, for photographs that bridge a half-century drought between Hilltoppers in the majors.

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Bucs focus on defense

Bucs focus on defense

October 4th, 2014 10:43 pm by Joe Avento

The East Tennessee State basketball team began practice on Saturday morning with little fanfare and an emphasis on defense and rebounding.

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Apples, activities abound at annual Erwin expo

Apples, activities abound at annual Erwin expo

October 4th, 2014 10:40 pm by Tony Casey

Apples through each spike of a fence just a few blocks from the epicenter of the 37th annual Apple Festival in downtown Erwin set the tone - and the scent - for those who competed in Saturday morning's four-mile race before walking to the activities.

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Ye be judged: Amendment could grant legislature power of judicial approval

Ye be judged: Amendment could grant legislature power of judicial approval

October 4th, 2014 10:35 pm by Becky Campbell

Amendment 2, a measure changing the way appellate judges are appointed in Tennessee, will appear on the November ballot, and it has some firepower behind it, including former Gov. Phil Bredesen, former U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson and sitting Gov. Bill Haslam.

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Hamilton Place construction to yield sporting goods store, 125 jobs

Hamilton Place construction to yield sporting goods store, 125 jobs

October 4th, 2014 10:11 pm by Nathan Baker

A Johnson City shopping center silent of the sounds of construction for the last two years has once again churned to dusty life.

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Apple Festival 4 Mile Run and 3K Walk - PHOTOS AND RESULTS

Apple Festival 4 Mile Run and 3K Walk - PHOTOS AND RESULTS

October 4th, 2014 2:33 pm by Tony Casey

245 people participated in Saturday's Apple Festival 4 Mile Run and 3K Walk in Erwin, Tennessee.

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Methodist church to hear appeal over gay wedding

Methodist church to hear appeal over gay wedding

October 4th, 2014 1:43 pm by Associated Press

The Methodist church's highest court will decide later this month whether a minister who officiated his gay son's wedding can keep his pastoral credentials.

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Restaurant robbery, police chase brings 10-year prison term

Restaurant robbery, police chase brings 10-year prison term

October 4th, 2014 8:00 am by Becky Campbell

A Unicoi County man who robbed a Johnson City restaurant then led police on a pursuit through two counties pleaded guilty to the charges in Washington County Criminal Court this week.

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