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Punctured gas line scrambles university

Punctured gas line scrambles university

July 24th, 2013 9:28 pm by Becky Campbell

It took about an hour for gas company workers to send an “all-clear” signal after a backhoe operator punctured a gas line near the athletic center at East Tennessee State University.

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Senate passes bill on student loan rates

Senate passes bill on student loan rates

July 24th, 2013 7:34 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Borrowing for tuition, housing and books would be less expensive for college students and their parents this fall but the costs could soon start climbing under a bill the Senate passed overwhelmingly Wednesday.

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Former Buc Taylor to join Torbush’s staff

Former Buc Taylor to join Torbush’s staff

July 24th, 2013 7:03 pm by Kelly Hodge

Billy Taylor, a Morristown native who played and coached at ETSU, is reportedly leaving Tennessee Tech, where he was the defensive coordinator the last five years, to join Carl Torbush's coaching staff.

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Pilot Flying J revises class action settlement

Pilot Flying J revises class action settlement

July 24th, 2013 6:35 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER — Associated Press

NASHVILLE — The truck-stop company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has revised a class action settlement that some trucking companies had criticized as a bad deal.

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4 killed when semi hits cow on I-40

4 killed when semi hits cow on I-40

July 24th, 2013 6:13 pm by Associated Press

LEXINGTON — Four people were killed in a crash on Interstate 40 in West Tennessee when a semitrailer hit a cow on the roadway, skidded across the median and barreled into oncoming traffic, the Tennessee Highway Patrol said Wednesday.

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Body found in river near Big Stone Gap

Body found in river near Big Stone Gap

July 24th, 2013 4:42 pm by STEPHEN IGO- Net News Service

Big Stone Gap authorities confirmed on Wednesday that a body was recovered from the Powell River just west of the downtown area on Tuesday evening.

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Police: Burglary victim identifies man as television thief

Police: Burglary victim identifies man as television thief

July 24th, 2013 4:32 pm by Staff Report

A man was arrested by Johnson City police for burglary based on the victim identifying him as the person who stole a TV from their east Johnson City home.

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Investigation continues into man's girlfriend jumping from vehicle

Investigation continues into man's girlfriend jumping from vehicle

July 24th, 2013 4:32 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — The Elizabethton Police Department has released more information about a Tuesday morning traffic accident on Broad Street in which a woman apparently jumped out of a moving vehicle.

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Meth-making waste discovered in Elizabethton

Meth-making waste discovered in Elizabethton

July 24th, 2013 4:01 pm by Staff Reports

The Carter County Sheriff’s Department reported another dump site for methamphetamine activity was discovered Monday morning

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Update: All clear notification issued after gas line was struck on ETSU's campus earlier today

Update: All clear notification issued after gas line was struck on ETSU's campus earlier today

July 24th, 2013 11:32 am by Staff Reports

An East Tennessee State University representative said a gas line was struck near the Center for Physical Activity and buildings in the area were being evacuated just before noon.

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