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Some Hawkins fire departments not always responding to fire calls

Some Hawkins fire departments not always responding to fire calls

June 19th, 2013 8:16 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Hawkins County’s Emergency Management Agency director told county commissioners last week that there is a growing problem with volunteer fire departments dispatched as first responders not answering fire or other emergency calls.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Defensive guru Torbush to build ETSU program

Defensive guru Torbush to build ETSU program

June 19th, 2013 8:08 pm by Kelly Hodge

Carl Torbush will be introduced Friday as the Bucs’ new coach, ending a more than two-month search. ETSU officials have not confirmed his hiring, but have scheduled a 5 o’clock press conference at the Millennium Center.

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Food trucks with local flavor keep Bonnaroo fed

Food trucks with local flavor keep Bonnaroo fed

June 19th, 2013 4:29 pm by Madison Mathews

MANCHESTER — The music might have been the main attraction for the 100,000 people who attended this year’s Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, but good food is what kept that many people alive and kicking throughout the four-day event.

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Stocks slide as Fed says bond purchases could slow

Stocks slide as Fed says bond purchases could slow

June 19th, 2013 4:18 pm by STEVE ROTHWELL, AP Markets Writer

Financial markets shuddered Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said it could start scaling back its huge bond-buying program later this year and end it by the middle of 2014.

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ETSU education dean says report ranking program among worst in nation flawed

ETSU education dean says report ranking program among worst in nation flawed

June 19th, 2013 3:45 pm by Rex Barber

ETSU’ Clemmer College of Education master's in teaching in elementary education ranked in the lowest 163 programs in the nation, according to the report, though the education dean said the methods used in the report were flawed.

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Crime Police Blotter
Methed-out man mistakes girlfriend for daughter

Methed-out man mistakes girlfriend for daughter

June 19th, 2013 2:14 pm by Staff Report

A Roan Mountain man’s hallucination after using meth made him think his girlfriend was his daughter. The girlfriend ran out of the house after the man began assaulting her and threatening to kill her.

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Police: 2 arrested after drugs, gun found in Johnson City traffic stop

Police: 2 arrested after drugs, gun found in Johnson City traffic stop

June 19th, 2013 12:54 pm by Becky Campbell

Two Georgia men were arrested Tuesday night after police stopped the driver for speeding and discovered drugs and a weapon in the vehicle, according to court documents.

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Afghan Taliban claim they killed 4 US troops

Afghan Taliban claim they killed 4 US troops

June 19th, 2013 12:15 pm by Associated Press

The Taliban have claimed responsibility for an attack in Afghanistan that killed four U.S. troops just hours after the insurgent group announced it would hold talks with Americans.

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Judge signs order ending U-Haul fight with Johnson City

Judge signs order ending U-Haul fight with Johnson City

June 19th, 2013 12:07 pm by Gary B. Gray

With Washington County Circuit Court Judge Thomas signing off on the order, U-Haul's claim basically has been thrown out and is no longer a matter to be reviewed in court.

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Country singer Slim Whitman dies at age 90

Country singer Slim Whitman dies at age 90

June 19th, 2013 10:36 am by Associated Press

Familiar from TV commercials, country singer Slim Whitman has died at the age of 90 in Florida.

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