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Brogdon ready to challenge mega teams

Brogdon ready to challenge mega teams

June 12th, 2013 10:26 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Rodger Brogdon is still best known to drag racing fans for his wild wreck at St. Louis in 2005, where he was upside down at 205 mph. The 46-year-old Texan believes it’s time to be known for something else -- the NHRA Pro Stock driver ready to challenge t

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Heavy workload doesn't slow down Pedregon

Heavy workload doesn't slow down Pedregon

June 12th, 2013 10:20 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Cruz Pedregon’s role with his drag racing team sounds much like the old phrase of chief cook and bottle washer. As the driver, crew chief and team owner, Pedregon does a little bit of everything for the Snap-On Tools Toyota team. Despite the heavy worklo

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August trial date set for city man in teen-solicitation case

August trial date set for city man in teen-solicitation case

June 12th, 2013 9:08 pm by Brad Hicks

Rickie Lee Hoyle Jr., 40, appeared in U.S. District Court on Wednesday morning for an arraignment hearing.

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School board member/ex-deputy indicted by Unicoi grand jury

School board member/ex-deputy indicted by Unicoi grand jury

June 12th, 2013 9:05 pm by Brad Hicks

A former Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department captain and current member of the Unicoi County Board of Education is facing several charges following his Monday indictment by a Unicoi County grand jury.

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Convicted Tri-Cities pill trafficker sentenced to 20 years in federal prison

Convicted Tri-Cities pill trafficker sentenced to 20 years in federal prison

June 12th, 2013 5:15 pm by Staff Report

A Michigan man convicted of trafficking drugs in the Tri-Cities area was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison Wednesday.

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Woman reports home invasion, vehicle theft in Carter County

Woman reports home invasion, vehicle theft in Carter County

June 12th, 2013 4:52 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — A woman was assaulted and had her 1996 Chevrolet Blazer stolen in a strong armed robbery on Tuesday morning.

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Security camera images released of alleged Elizabethton pizza shop burglar

Security camera images released of alleged Elizabethton pizza shop burglar

June 12th, 2013 4:17 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — The Elizabethton Police Department is requesting the assistance of the public in identifying the man who broke into Greg's Pizza, 770 W. Elk Ave., on Tuesday morning.

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Bristol call center adding 128 jobs

Bristol call center adding 128 jobs

June 12th, 2013 2:03 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

U.S. Solutions Group, Inc. will expand its call center operations on West State Street, invest $117,000 and create 128 new jobs, state officials announced Wednesday.

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Southern Baptist resolution: Scouts bad for allowing gays

Southern Baptist resolution: Scouts bad for allowing gays

June 12th, 2013 1:57 pm by Associated Press

The Southern Baptist Convention approved a resolution Wednesday expressing its opposition to and disappointment in the Boy Scouts of America's new policy allowing gay Scouts.

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Family of man shot by Kingsport police says weapon was a roof shingle

Family of man shot by Kingsport police says weapon was a roof shingle

June 12th, 2013 12:31 pm by Rain Smith, Kingsport Times News

Kingsport police are still declining to identify the alleged weapon a wanted man reportedly threatened officers with during a Tuesday morning standoff — prompting them to shoot him in the abdomen — but the suspect's family claims it was a roof shingle.

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