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Were the Wright Brothers actually 2nd to fly? Connecticut law says yes

Were the Wright Brothers actually 2nd to fly? Connecticut law says yes

October 24th, 2013 2:13 pm by BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press

Conn. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a law this summer saying German-born aviator and Bridgeport, Conn., resident Gustave Whitehead was the first to make a powered flight.

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News Regional & National
Update: Navy recruiter who had been relieved of duty arrested after shooting 2 people at Naval facility in Tennessee

Update: Navy recruiter who had been relieved of duty arrested after shooting 2 people at Naval facility in Tennessee

October 24th, 2013 2:12 pm by Associated Press

A tweet on the Navy's official Twitter page says Naval Support Activity Midsouth in Millington, near Memphis, is on lockdown

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News Crime Regional & National
Gunman shoots employee in East Tennessee bank robbery

Gunman shoots employee in East Tennessee bank robbery

October 24th, 2013 2:00 pm by Beth Burger, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Even for a bank robbery, this one was rare.

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State laws come into play with radon detection

State laws come into play with radon detection

October 24th, 2013 1:11 pm by Tony Casey

The federal government’s goal with Radon Awareness Week this year is to prevent lung cancer deaths.

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News Crime Local News
Police still seeking leads on suspects in robberies this month

Police still seeking leads on suspects in robberies this month

October 24th, 2013 1:08 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City police and East Tennessee State University public safety are still following leads about other people who may have been involved in two robberies earlier this month.

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Committee ready to put finishing touches on Veterans Memorial

Committee ready to put finishing touches on Veterans Memorial

October 24th, 2013 11:02 am by Brad Hicks

Brenda Barnette likens the Johnson City/Washington County Veterans Memorial to a beautiful painting that lacks a bold and grand frame surrounding it.

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Columns Outdoors Adventures
Johnny Molloy

Hiking, backpacking philosophies differ greatly

October 24th, 2013 11:00 am by Johnny Molloy

Hiking and backpacking enthusiasts run the gamut in their methodology. On one end are the so-called backpacking purists and on the other end of the spectrum is the make-do backpacker.

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Crime
Update: Kingsport woman charged with forging checks stolen from grandmother in Johnson City

Update: Kingsport woman charged with forging checks stolen from grandmother in Johnson City

October 24th, 2013 10:35 am by Staff Report

Monica P. Adams was charged with burglarizing her grandmother's Johnson City residence on Friday.

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Entertainment Community Local Entertainment
MSHA hospitals to feature art for sale to benefit auxiliary

MSHA hospitals to feature art for sale to benefit auxiliary

October 24th, 2013 10:03 am by Contributed — MSHA

Jonesborough’s Pat Smith, who specializes in pressed flowers, sketches and calligraphy, is the first featured artist.

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Opinion
All gun owners must protect curious children

All gun owners must protect curious children

October 24th, 2013 9:22 am by Staff Report

Law enforcement officials in Nevada say the 12-year-old student who opened fire on a middle school campus, wounding two classmates and killing a teacher before taking his own life, got the weapon from his home.

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