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Tony Casey

Caffeine: Morning-enhancer or performance-enhancing drug?

March 12th, 2015 9:49 am by Tony Casey

I'm not one of these people. I'm not anti-caffeine by any means, but I've never noticed a jolt from drinking coffee, soda, energy drinks or running energy gels. And I've tried on occasional, leaving myself wondering whether I'm broken or my body just does

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Crime
2 teens charged in Kingsport burglary spree

2 teens charged in Kingsport burglary spree

March 12th, 2015 9:28 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Back-to-back, early morning burglaries at a Kingsport liquor store and pharmacy have led to a pair of arrests.

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News Community Regional & National
Family learns of East Tennessee WWII soldier's death 70 years later

Family learns of East Tennessee WWII soldier's death 70 years later

March 12th, 2015 9:12 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

They didn't know if he was alive or dead, and for years they would hear rumors that he had been seen in one location, or might be staying in another. Every time the rumor turned out to be false.

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News Photos Local News Washington County
Committee weighs in on county school funding, construction

Committee weighs in on county school funding, construction

March 12th, 2015 8:55 am by Gary B. Gray

The Washington County Commission's Budget Committee, following Mayor Dan Eldridge's lead, decided Wednesday not to sanction adding a more than $220,000 windfall to the county schools' budget due to concerns it would place the county at a disadvantage.

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News Local News
Washington County grand jury indicts man on charge of attempted murder

Washington County grand jury indicts man on charge of attempted murder

March 12th, 2015 8:45 am by Becky Campbell

A Telford man was indicted this week by a Washington County grand jury on charges of attempted second-degree murder and assault after a shopping trip with the mother of his unborn child went bad earlier this year.

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News Local News
Town of Erwin looks at creating emergency service unit

Town of Erwin looks at creating emergency service unit

March 12th, 2015 8:37 am by Brad Hicks

Multiple emergencies requiring EMS response can present themselves at once. While Unicoi County's ambulance units are responding to these situations, residents might encounter their own medical emergency.

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Sports High schools
Hampton's state rematch a long time coming

Hampton's state rematch a long time coming

March 11th, 2015 10:20 pm by Trey Williams

Hampton concluded an improbable run to a single-classification state basketball title with an upset of Union City in 1960. The programs' state rematch was 55 years in the making, and the Bulldogs will need a bigger upset in today's quarterfinals.

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Sports Milligan Sports
Optimistic Buffs hope for upset at NAIA

Optimistic Buffs hope for upset at NAIA

March 11th, 2015 10:17 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Milligan basketball coach Bill Robinson isn't making bold predictions heading into the Buffs' matchup with No. 5-ranked Dakota Wesleyan in the opening round of the NAIA national championship tournament.

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Sports
Globetrotters at Freedom Hall: Generals have good feeling about this one

Globetrotters at Freedom Hall: Generals have good feeling about this one

March 11th, 2015 10:15 pm by Max Hrenda

Although the hapless Washington Generals have spent five years retooling their roster in the hopes of notching their second-ever win against their longtime nemeses, the Harlem Globetrotters, one of the newer Globetrotters said fans shouldn't expect that t

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News Local News ETSU Sports ETSU
With new venue, conference, ETSU basketball sees spikes in money, attendance

With new venue, conference, ETSU basketball sees spikes in money, attendance

March 11th, 2015 10:11 pm by Nathan Baker

New venues and a new conference were slam dunks for both the men's and women's basketball teams at East Tennessee State University, bringing in more fans and revenue for the school.

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