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'One day I will see her again' - Family cries for justice as man sentenced in drunken crash death

'One day I will see her again' - Family cries for justice as man sentenced in drunken crash death

April 7th, 2015 9:09 am by Becky Campbell

Updated with more photos: Judge Stacy Street sentenced Cody Dingus to one year in jail and three years on supervised probation.

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Woman pleads guilty to striking child, grandmother at school bus stop

Woman pleads guilty to striking child, grandmother at school bus stop

April 6th, 2015 10:37 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A woman charged with striking a 6-year-old child and his grandmother with her vehicle at Unicoi County school bus stop in March 2014 pleaded guilty to two counts of reckless aggravated assault Monday in Unicoi County Criminal Court.

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Elizabethton School Board hears public comments concerning new superintendent

Elizabethton School Board hears public comments concerning new superintendent

April 6th, 2015 10:33 pm by Jessica Fuller

With the search for the Elizabethton School System's new superintendent still underway, the Elizabethton Board of Education discussed the candidates to be the next superintendent, but not without concerns that were cast at their public forum Monday night

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Johnson City Schools consider joining lawsuit against state

Johnson City Schools consider joining lawsuit against state

April 6th, 2015 10:28 pm by Tony Casey

Members of the Johnson City Board of Education are weighing their options after hearing an update Monday on a lawsuit filed against the state government seeking better funding for public schools.

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ETSU students pledge to leave mark on university

ETSU students pledge to leave mark on university

April 6th, 2015 10:25 pm by Nathan Baker

A group of graduating seniors hope to leave something behind once they leave East Tennessee State University at the end of the semester: an environment of giving.

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Big picture for Johnson City parks: Legislation, population shift affect need for recreational expansion

Big picture for Johnson City parks: Legislation, population shift affect need for recreational expansion

April 6th, 2015 10:23 pm by Gary B. Gray

This is "big-picture stuff," Johnson City Parks and Recreation Department Director Roger Blakeley bluntly informed city officials last week before summarizing a revealing 20-year master plan which screams for both land, money, planning - and action.

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Hammer time: Woman tells police she hit husband to protect cats

Hammer time: Woman tells police she hit husband to protect cats

April 6th, 2015 10:13 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Kingsport woman readily admitted to police that she hit her husband in the head with a hammer to protect her cats and to prevent him from picking on her, according to a police report.

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Fraternity announces 'legal action' against Rolling Stone

Fraternity announces 'legal action' against Rolling Stone

April 6th, 2015 10:00 pm by ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press and DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press

A fraternity at the University of Virginia announced Monday that it will "pursue all available legal action" against Rolling Stone, saying a Columbia Journalism School review shows the magazine acted recklessly and defamed its members by publishing an art

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World's oldest person dies at age 116 in Arkansas

World's oldest person dies at age 116 in Arkansas

April 6th, 2015 9:57 pm by CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press

Just days after becoming the world's oldest documented person, 116-year-old Gertrude Weaver has died Monday in Arkansas.

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Man receives fourth DUI charge, JCPD officers say

Man receives fourth DUI charge, JCPD officers say

April 6th, 2015 5:40 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City man received his fourth DUI offense after Johnson City police officers caught him speeding, a release sent by the Johnson City Police Department said.

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