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Inmate charged with killing fellow prisoner at Tennessee prison

Inmate charged with killing fellow prisoner at Tennessee prison

August 1st, 2014 11:16 am by Staff Report

The TBI called the incident gang-related.

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US employers add 209K jobs, but unemployment rate rises to 6.2 pct.

US employers add 209K jobs, but unemployment rate rises to 6.2 pct.

August 1st, 2014 11:00 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

July's gain was less than in the previous three months, though, and probably wasn't strong enough to intensify fears that the Federal Reserve will soon raise interest rates to curb inflation.

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Johnson City obtains Kelly's Foods property, one step in Brush Creek flood mitigation

Johnson City obtains Kelly's Foods property, one step in Brush Creek flood mitigation

August 1st, 2014 10:09 am by Tony Casey

"A lot of different issues come into play and we'll take them one at a time" - Public Works Director Phil Pindzola.

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Alexander in Tri-Cities: Election 'is about the people of Tennessee and the future'

Alexander in Tri-Cities: Election 'is about the people of Tennessee and the future'

August 1st, 2014 9:56 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

The Tennessee Republican, during a get-out-the-vote rally at Warriors Path State Park, insisted the only cure for a "runaway president" is an election.

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SW Virginia woman faces felony charges for allegedly leaving baby in hot car

SW Virginia woman faces felony charges for allegedly leaving baby in hot car

August 1st, 2014 9:22 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

Abuse and neglect of a child with reckless disregard for life is considered a Class 6 felony, punishable by up to five years in prison and a $2,000 fine.

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Crime
Man who 'scraped' historic tombstones to post photos online facing felony charge

Man who 'scraped' historic tombstones to post photos online facing felony charge

August 1st, 2014 9:09 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The charge carries a possible penalty of one to two years in prison.

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Sports Elizabethton Twins
Undrafted Twins pitcher brings 100-mph fastball to Elizabethton

Undrafted Twins pitcher brings 100-mph fastball to Elizabethton

July 31st, 2014 10:25 pm by Joe Avento

Brandon Poulson and his 100-mph fastball joined the Elizabethton Twins on Wednesday night in the most talked-about signing of a non-drafted player in recent years.

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Sports High schools
Super Highlanders: Cloudland hoping no foe can stand against it

Super Highlanders: Cloudland hoping no foe can stand against it

July 31st, 2014 10:21 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Austin Whitehead and his superhero-themed teammates hope to lead the Highlanders to Mountain East Conference and state championships this season.

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Cards cool off Greeneville

Cards cool off Greeneville

July 31st, 2014 10:19 pm by Staff Report

Blake Drake hit his third home run of the season and Matt Pearce pitched five effective innings as the Johnson City Cardinals cooled off the Greeneville Astros with a 4-1 victory Thursday night at Pioneer Park.

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Candidate Carr looks for local push in race against Sen. Alexander

Candidate Carr looks for local push in race against Sen. Alexander

July 31st, 2014 9:47 pm by Tony Casey

Staffers from the Nashville area wearing "Beat Lamar" T-shirts passed buckets down the rows of the Life Fellowship Baptist Church on Thursday evening, hoping they would bring in funds that might give Republican U.S. Senate candiate Joe Carr an extra push

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