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Embattled Tennessee education commissioner responds to school leaders' critical petition

Embattled Tennessee education commissioner responds to school leaders' critical petition

September 13th, 2013 4:46 pm by Associated Press

Kevin Huffman didn't offer any apologies in his first comments about a petition signed by more than 60 school superintendents that is critical of his leadership at the department.

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Crime
The great fish stick heist: 16-year-old charged with arson and burglary after stealing fish sticks, setting home on fire

The great fish stick heist: 16-year-old charged with arson and burglary after stealing fish sticks, setting home on fire

September 13th, 2013 4:24 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Accelerant was poured on the floor of a back bedroom and a back entryway in the home and then ignited.

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The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

September 13th, 2013 4:20 pm by Staff Report

What's that sound? It's The Buzz, keeping you up to date on items you may have missed from JohnsonCityPress.com. Here are 13 local stories worth buzzing about today.

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Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

September 13th, 2013 4:18 pm by Staff Report

Brothers Rusty and Brutus are ready to find homes.

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Update: Family braces for second loss in fatal Kingsport fire

Update: Family braces for second loss in fatal Kingsport fire

September 13th, 2013 3:25 pm by Rain Smith — Kingsport Times-News

A Kingsport woman who lost her 3-year-old son in a Tuesday home fire remained in critical condition on Friday, while her family was coming to terms with the fact that they'll soon lose a second loved one.

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Sheriff: High speeds and alcohol a factor in late-night crash that killed Johnson City man

Sheriff: High speeds and alcohol a factor in late-night crash that killed Johnson City man

September 13th, 2013 2:11 pm by Tony Casey

The crash happened just before midnight on Hideaway Hills Road near Free Hill Road in Gray.

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Fire officials: Smoking caused Elizabethon apartment fire that seriously injured 2, including woman in Nashville burn unit

Fire officials: Smoking caused Elizabethon apartment fire that seriously injured 2, including woman in Nashville burn unit

September 13th, 2013 1:15 pm by John Thompson

Two other residents jumped from the building's 2nd floor; one suffered broken bones.

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Update: Former Carter Co. resident arrested in 4 shooting deaths in Crossville area

Update: Former Carter Co. resident arrested in 4 shooting deaths in Crossville area

September 13th, 2013 12:59 pm by Staff and wire reports

Jacob Allen Bennett was arrested on a parole violation in Rhea County late Thursday.

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Crime
Feds sentence 7 to prison in Johnson City meth operation

Feds sentence 7 to prison in Johnson City meth operation

September 13th, 2013 11:59 am by Staff Report

The operation included a room at the Fox Motel located on West Market Street.

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Local News
Update: Pedestrian dies after struck in Elizabethton; hit-and-run driver identified

Update: Pedestrian dies after struck in Elizabethton; hit-and-run driver identified

September 13th, 2013 11:33 am by Staff report

ELIZABETHTON — The Elizabethton Police Department has released the identity of a pedestrian who was injured when struck by a car on the Elizabethton Highway at Rio Vista Hill late Thursday night.

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