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Twins' Kuresa hopes to follow in father's footsteps

Twins' Kuresa hopes to follow in father's footsteps

August 27th, 2014 9:42 pm by Joe Avento

Tyler Kuresa is trying to win the Appalachian League RBI title. One day soon the Elizabethton Twins first baseman could also have another title - chief.

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Hilltoppers' multi-threat McGue hard to stop

Hilltoppers' multi-threat McGue hard to stop

August 27th, 2014 9:40 pm by Douglas Fritz

Defending Malik McGue is one of the most unique challenges area high school football coaches have faced in many years. And Elizabethton defensive coordinator Stan Ogg has been in serious game-plan mode for the Science Hill quarterback all week.

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Kingsport veterinarian's vehicular homicide charge dropped

Kingsport veterinarian's vehicular homicide charge dropped

August 27th, 2014 9:31 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

On Saturday, June 28, James "Andy" Straley and Ailsie Straley, 75, were involved in a wreck in Sandy Springs, Ga., near the Atlanta area.

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Assistant fire chief job not a hot draw

Assistant fire chief job not a hot draw

August 27th, 2014 9:27 pm by Becky Campbell

The Johnson City Fire Department is back to square one in the selection process for an assistant fire chief, but the top administrator believes it won't take long to fill the slot.

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2014-2015 fiscal year budget set for consideration in Unicoi County

2014-2015 fiscal year budget set for consideration in Unicoi County

August 27th, 2014 9:21 pm by Brad Hicks

An estimated 2014-15 fiscal year budget for Unicoi County is ready for consideration.

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Children seriously injured in 4-vehicle Kingsport crash

Children seriously injured in 4-vehicle Kingsport crash

August 27th, 2014 9:09 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

It occurred shortly before 2 p.m. at the entrance to the Kingsport Pavilion.

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Public health officials say no cases of meningitis at ETSU

Public health officials say no cases of meningitis at ETSU

August 27th, 2014 9:09 pm by Tony Casey

Following a quick response to possibly two cases of bacterial meningitis on East Tennessee State University's campus, public health officials are saying no cases have yet been confirmed.

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Fitzgerald challenging Wolfe for mayor

Fitzgerald challenging Wolfe for mayor

August 27th, 2014 9:05 pm by Tony Casey

Jerome Fitzgerald is priding himself as an old professional who runs a clean, positive campaign heading toward an election day showdown with Jonesborough's current Mayor Kelly Wolfe.

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PBA enters negotiations for Lot 8 sale

PBA enters negotiations for Lot 8 sale

August 27th, 2014 9:01 pm by Nathan Baker

The Knoxville developer who brought a Wal-Mart Supercenter to Johnson City's Market Street has plans for another, smaller retail location on Millennium Park's always negotiated but never contracted Lot 8.

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'I should be dead' - Boy seriously injured by falling bricks in California quake

'I should be dead' - Boy seriously injured by falling bricks in California quake

August 27th, 2014 8:56 pm by Associated Press

Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon's screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him.

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