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ETSU medical student escapes from captivity at hotel in Kenya

ETSU medical student escapes from captivity at hotel in Kenya

August 21st, 2013 4:36 pm by Staff Report

Logan Key is a fourth-year student at the James H. Quillen College of Medicine.

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NSA collected thousands of US communications from Americans with no connection to terrorism

NSA collected thousands of US communications from Americans with no connection to terrorism

August 21st, 2013 4:20 pm by Associated Press

The National Security Agency declassified three secret U.S. court opinions Wednesday showing how it scooped up as many as 56,000 emails and other communications.

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Elizabethton police want help solving recycling center burglary

Elizabethton police want help solving recycling center burglary

August 21st, 2013 3:59 pm by John Thompson

The security video shows two men getting out of what appears to be a Ford Econoline van driven by a third man.

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Elizabethton airport gets $1.6 million grant

Elizabethton airport gets $1.6 million grant

August 21st, 2013 3:59 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — The Elizabethton Municipal Airport has received a $1,670,000 grant from the Tennessee Department of Transportation's Aeronautics Division. It will require a local match of 5 percent, or $87,930.

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Man sentenced to federal prison in crack case resulting from Johnson City police traffic stop

Man sentenced to federal prison in crack case resulting from Johnson City police traffic stop

August 21st, 2013 3:41 pm by Staff Report

Calvin Carter was found with more than 27 grams of crack cocaine and a loaded Smith & Wesson .44 magnum revolver.

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Kingsport man faces child porn charges

Kingsport man faces child porn charges

August 21st, 2013 1:26 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport man has been arrested following the alleged discovery of child porn on his computer.

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Police say Kingsport man arrested after drugs found inside child's toy

Police say Kingsport man arrested after drugs found inside child's toy

August 21st, 2013 11:37 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Pills were found inside a toy car, according to the report.

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Band uniforms damaged in sprinkler discharge at Crockett High

Band uniforms damaged in sprinkler discharge at Crockett High

August 21st, 2013 11:18 am by Staff Reports

Several dozen marching band uniforms were soaked late Tuesday night when an electrical short triggered the sprinkler system in a storage room at David Crockett High School.

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Manning sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case

Manning sentenced to 35 years in WikiLeaks case

August 21st, 2013 10:17 am by DAVID DISHNEAU and PAULINE JELINEK,Associated Press

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was sentenced Wednesday to 35 years in prison for giving hundreds of thousands of secret military and diplomatic documents to WikiLeaks in one of the nation's biggest leak cases since the Pentagon Papers more than a generation ag

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Dolly Parton announces new resort in 10-year, $300M expansion

Dolly Parton announces new resort in 10-year, $300M expansion

August 21st, 2013 9:56 am by RANDALL DICKERSON, Associated Press

Country music legend and Sevier County native Dolly Parton announced Wednesday a commitment to invest $300 million over the next 10 years in her hometown, where she plans to expand her Dollywood properties.

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