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Updated: Body tentatively identified from fatal Stoney Creek fire

Updated: Body tentatively identified from fatal Stoney Creek fire

November 8th, 2013 12:56 pm by John Thompson

Sheriff Chris Mathes said the man lived in a hermit-like existence in the double-wide trailer, and he was the only person in the residence at the time of the fire.

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Bird's-eye view of a nest in Johnson City

Bird's-eye view of a nest in Johnson City - VIDEO

November 8th, 2013 11:49 am by Contributed

Check out this contributed video of a bird's nest at a west Johnson City residence. Be sure to watch the whole video for the surprise in the second clip.

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Gergish indicted on witness-coercion charge, nine others indicted

Gergish indicted on witness-coercion charge, nine others indicted

November 8th, 2013 9:14 am by Becky Campbell

More indictments this week from a Washington County grand jury include several statutory rape and aggravated assault cases as well as a man charged with coercion of a witness in a murder case.

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Off the Wall News: Turkeys fed beer for flavor, size

Off the Wall News: Turkeys fed beer for flavor, size

November 8th, 2013 7:57 am by HOLLY RAMER, Associated Press

When it comes to pairing beer with poultry, Joe Morette isn't too fussy. His turkeys will drink just about anything.

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The skinny on lice: 1 of 10 things to know today at a glance

The skinny on lice: 1 of 10 things to know today at a glance

November 8th, 2013 7:32 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking national and world news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Kingsport pulls out of ETSU-led Innovation Academy

Kingsport pulls out of ETSU-led Innovation Academy

November 8th, 2013 7:25 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

The city and Sullivan County won federal Race to the Top Funding of $1 million in start-up funding for the school over two years, ending this year, and East Tennessee State University won $500,000 to become the regional hub.

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Bringing down Boone: TVA to drop lake below normal for repairs

Bringing down Boone: TVA to drop lake below normal for repairs

November 7th, 2013 10:33 pm by Nathan Baker

Boone Lake will drop 14 feet below its normal winter low point this year to allow Tennessee Valley Authority workers to replace the heavy chains and cables used to control Boone Dam’s gate system, and the agency’s officials are warning boaters and residen

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City Commission defers spay and neuter ordinance, changes sought in wording

City Commission defers spay and neuter ordinance, changes sought in wording

November 7th, 2013 10:24 pm by Gary B. Gray

City commissioners on Thursday deferred a vote on a spay and neuter ordinance after more than an hourlong debate and a late request by Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin that some language be changed to reflect a more complete fix.

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