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Johnson City native returns to local orbit for economic summit

Johnson City native returns to local orbit for economic summit

May 23rd, 2015 9:41 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City native Teresa Vanhooser credits her down-to-earth upbringing with giving her the thrust to reach for the stars - and she wants to inspire others to do the same.

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'Bold' Ireland votes to legalize gay marriage in landslide

'Bold' Ireland votes to legalize gay marriage in landslide

May 23rd, 2015 9:29 pm by SHAWN POGATCHNIK, Associated Press

Ireland's citizens have voted in a landslide to legalize gay marriage, electoral officials announced Saturday - a stunningly lopsided result that illustrates what Catholic leaders and rights activists alike called a "social revolution."

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Crime Regional & National
Utah man fatally tortured family pit bull using rubber bands, police say

Utah man fatally tortured family pit bull using rubber bands, police say

May 23rd, 2015 8:38 pm by Mark Shenefelt, Standard-Examiner

It's the first felony cruelty case in the city of Ogden.

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Sports High schools
Vines repeats state championship in Class A/AA tennis

Vines repeats state championship in Class A/AA tennis

May 22nd, 2015 11:58 pm by Douglas Fritz

The nationally ranked Vines defeated Fayetteville's Skylar McDonald in the finals for the second straight year, winning 6-2, 6-1 on a crystal clear Friday afternoon at Old Fort Park courts.

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University High pole vaulters star at state

University High pole vaulters star at state

May 22nd, 2015 11:54 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jarod Smith skied to 13 feet and six inches and Salter Blowers hit 12-feet to finish second and fifth, respectively in the pole vault competition.

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Greeneville girls win Class AA softball championship

Greeneville girls win Class AA softball championship

May 22nd, 2015 11:51 pm by Douglas Fritz

Greeneville finished with a record of 38-8 in winning its first-ever softball title.

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Boone third in state track as Barnard wins 1,600 and 3,200

Boone third in state track as Barnard wins 1,600 and 3,200

May 22nd, 2015 11:49 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It was another special performance for Barnard, who combined with track and cross country, earned his fifth and sixth state championships with his victories in the boys' 1,600 at 4:13.97 and the 3,200 at 9:11.05.

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Penalty kicks hurt Science Hill in 3-2 state-championship game defeat

Penalty kicks hurt Science Hill in 3-2 state-championship game defeat

May 22nd, 2015 11:48 pm by Douglas Fritz

Germantown Houston was awarded two penalty kicks for interpreted fouls in the box, and converted both of them in a 3-2 victory over the Hilltoppers in the Class AAA soccer title match at Richard Siegel Soccer Complex on Friday.

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Crime Elizabethton

Several more drug arrests made in Carter County

May 22nd, 2015 10:55 pm by John Thompson

It has been a busy week for drug arrests in Carter County, with several people arrested on indictments from the May 8 grand jury.

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East Side Elementary School principal bids farewell to his students Friday

East Side Elementary School principal bids farewell to his students Friday

May 22nd, 2015 9:53 pm by John Thompson

Friday was an emotional day for Josh Wandell.It was the last time he will be with his students as their principal. He's stepping down from his position at East Side Elementary School.

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