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Teen motorcyclist flees Kingsport police at 100 mph, flips cop the bird

Teen motorcyclist flees Kingsport police at 100 mph, flips cop the bird

March 11th, 2015 1:11 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Citing his age, police have declined to release his identity.

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Firing squads? Utah State Legislature votes to be only state allowing them

Firing squads? Utah State Legislature votes to be only state allowing them

March 11th, 2015 11:49 am by KELLY CATALFAMO and MICHELLE L. PRICE, Associated Press

The bill's passage comes as states struggle to obtain lethal injection drugs amid a nationwide shortage.

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Couple rescue puppy from garbage bag dumped along NE Tennessee road

Couple rescue puppy from garbage bag dumped along NE Tennessee road

March 11th, 2015 11:22 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Guardian angel?

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ETSU to screen documentary about racial legacy in the 'Old South'

ETSU to screen documentary about racial legacy in the 'Old South'

March 11th, 2015 11:15 am by Contributed to the Press

Free event Monday at the D.P. Culp University Center's Martha Street Culp Auditorium.

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Elizabethton council agenda shows signs of coming spring

Elizabethton council agenda shows signs of coming spring

March 11th, 2015 10:18 am by John Thompson

There are several harbingers of spring in the agenda for Thursday's meeting of the Elizabethton City Council.

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Elizabethton Twins remember longtime supporter Jane Crow

Elizabethton Twins remember longtime supporter Jane Crow

March 11th, 2015 10:11 am by John Thompson

Since 1974 the Elizabethton Twins have been the first stop in professional baseball for many players now on the rosters of the Minnesota Twins and other major league teams. For all of that time until her death on Feb. 3, Jane Crow remained a strong suppor

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Carter County Commission approves schools spending before education board

Carter County Commission approves schools spending before education board

March 11th, 2015 10:02 am by John Thompson

In an unusual move, the Budget Committee of the Carter County Commission voted unanimously Monday night to support several expenditures.

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2 Unicoi Co. men charged in alleged prescription pill exchange scheme

2 Unicoi Co. men charged in alleged prescription pill exchange scheme

March 11th, 2015 9:49 am by Brad Hicks

Investigators said thousands of pills were involved.

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Appeals court upholds convictions in Knoxville slayings

Appeals court upholds convictions in Knoxville slayings

March 11th, 2015 8:05 am by Associated Press

A state appeals court has upheld the conviction and death sentence of the ringleader in the kidnapping, rape, torture and murder of a young Knoxville couple in 2007.

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UPDATE | Official: 11 service members missing in crash presumed dead

UPDATE | Official: 11 service members missing in crash presumed dead

March 11th, 2015 7:39 am by MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL, Associated Press

Seven Marines and four soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that crashed over waters off Florida during a routine night training mission were presumed dead Wednesday.

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