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Police: Johnson City resident caught catalytic converter thief in act

Police: Johnson City resident caught catalytic converter thief in act

November 6th, 2013 3:58 pm by Staff Report

The victim later identified the alleged thief in a photo lineup.

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77-year-old volunteer charged with embezzling $60K from Blountville cemetery

77-year-old volunteer charged with embezzling $60K from Blountville cemetery

November 6th, 2013 3:37 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Last week a Sullivan County grand jury returned a sealed indictment against Nina Bernice Sexton.

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Update: Teens' names released from head-on Elizabethton crash

Update: Teens' names released from head-on Elizabethton crash

November 6th, 2013 3:16 pm by John Thompson

Two cars were involved in the 8 p.m. Tuesday crash, which injured four people.

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Inmate who died in Kingsport jail suspected of being on bath salts

Inmate who died in Kingsport jail suspected of being on bath salts

November 6th, 2013 12:04 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Kingsport Police Department Public Information Officer Tom Patton has confirmed the man's identity as Michael R. Baker, 39, Church Hill.

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Send us your fall color pics

Send us your fall color pics

November 6th, 2013 9:56 am by Staff Report

The Johnson City Press wants to see your photos of autumn splendor.

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News Regional & National
Knoxville boy, 11, severely burned playing with gasoline

Knoxville boy, 11, severely burned playing with gasoline

November 6th, 2013 8:29 am by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

An 11-year-old boy was rushed to a hospital Wednesday morning with burns over most of his body caused by playing with gasoline, authorities said.

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Teen pleads guilty in Tennessee coach's death

Teen pleads guilty in Tennessee coach's death

November 6th, 2013 8:18 am by Lebanon Democrat

A Lebanon teen pleaded guilty Tuesday to vehicular homicide for the March death of a longtime Lebanon High School coach.

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Regional & National Education
Test takers rush to complete GED before new version debuts in January

Test takers rush to complete GED before new version debuts in January

November 6th, 2013 8:07 am by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

Americans who passed part, but not all, of the test are rushing to finish the exam before their previous scores are wiped out. About 1 million people could be affected.

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Sightseer jumps to death from helicopter: 1 of 10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

Sightseer jumps to death from helicopter: 1 of 10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

November 6th, 2013 7:47 am by Associated Press

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

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Unicoi County, Erwin each receive $750K as part of hospital deal

Unicoi County, Erwin each receive $750K as part of hospital deal

November 5th, 2013 9:57 pm by Brad Hicks

The contributions from Mountain States Health Alliance are in Unicoi County’s and the town of Erwin’s coffers, and while Erwin Mayor Doris Hensley said the town already has ideas on how some of this funding may be used, Unicoi County Mayor Greg Lynch is u

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