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Haslam appoints new economic development commissioner

Haslam appoints new economic development commissioner

December 18th, 2014 11:41 am by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam has named former higher education adviser Randy Boyd to become his new commissioner of economic development.

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The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

December 18th, 2014 11:32 am by Johnson City Press

Bad crash in JC, shaken baby in Kingsport, justice 70 years too late and more in today's trending stories.

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Kingsport man accused of shaking baby, causing severe brain damage

Kingsport man accused of shaking baby, causing severe brain damage

December 18th, 2014 11:02 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Police said the man is one of three potential men who may have fathered the child, depending on the outcome of paternity tests.

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News Regional & National
One killed by I-40 crash early Thursday in Knoxville

One killed by I-40 crash early Thursday in Knoxville

December 18th, 2014 10:57 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

The crash was reported at 3:39 a.m. at mile marker 374, a Knox County E-911 dispatcher said.

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Local organization hands out $15K to county classrooms

Local organization hands out $15K to county classrooms

December 18th, 2014 10:51 am by Staff Report

Eight grants worth a total $15,000 were awarded to classrooms in Washington County schools through a nonprofit created to help bridge the funding gap between available public dollars and education needs.

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Local News
Progress on the new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter  - PHOTOS

Progress on the new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter - PHOTOS

December 18th, 2014 10:33 am by Tony Casey

Shelter director Debbie Dobbs recently said she expects to be in the new location by the spring of 2015.

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Update: Johnson City man remains critical after Cherokee Road crash

Update: Johnson City man remains critical after Cherokee Road crash

December 18th, 2014 10:30 am by Staff Report

Clinton Lady was taken to Johnson City Medical Center after the crash near the intersection with Brook Hollow Road.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Ford expands drivers air bag recall nationwide

Ford expands drivers air bag recall nationwide

December 18th, 2014 10:09 am by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

The move announced Thursday adds 447,000 Ford vehicles to the list of those recalled due to driver's inflators made by Japan's Takata Corp. The inflators can explode with too much force, spewing shrapnel into drivers and passengers.

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Police: Johnson City women used boyfriend's vehicle to evade traffic stop

Police: Johnson City women used boyfriend's vehicle to evade traffic stop

December 18th, 2014 9:59 am by Staff Reports

Police say a Johnson City woman was charged with felony evading arrest, reckless driving, driving on a suspended license, stop sign violations and violation of a vehicle registration law after avoiding a traffic stop on Tuesday.

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Justice too late? Boy exonerated, 70 years after his execution

Justice too late? Boy exonerated, 70 years after his execution

December 18th, 2014 9:56 am by Associated Press

The boy was black; the girls found dead were white.

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