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UPDATE: Body recovered from Watauga Lake identified as JC eatery owner

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UPDATE: Body recovered from Watauga Lake identified as JC eatery owner

September 18th, 2014 1:47 pm by Staff Report

Authorities reported the body of Scratch Brick Oven owner John Wrestler was recovered from Watauga Lake Thursday after his sailboat was found unmanned.

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Runners have a duty to sort out stomach issues

September 18th, 2014 10:30 am by Tony Casey

Everyone poops. We all know this. Before I go any further, I should point out that if the second word used offends you, or this topic in general, then you should stop reading now.

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One big melon: Limestone man grows 156-lb. watermelon

One big melon: Limestone man grows 156-lb. watermelon

September 17th, 2014 9:38 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

In the 35 years he's been growing giant watermelons, 85-year-old Jack Snapp of Limestone has won more blue ribbons than he cares to count.

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VA hopes to curtail rising number of veteran suicides

VA hopes to curtail rising number of veteran suicides

September 17th, 2014 9:33 pm by Tony Casey

The numbers are troubling - veteran suicides are on the rise in the state.

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Rape report prompts security step-up at ETSU

Rape report prompts security step-up at ETSU

September 17th, 2014 9:22 pm by Nathan Baker

In response to a reported rape in a residence hall on the campus of East Tennessee State University, a spokesman for the school said public safety officers would step up patrols as they search for suspects.

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Authorities search for possible missing person after unmanned sailboat found on Watauga Lake

Authorities search for possible missing person after unmanned sailboat found on Watauga Lake

September 17th, 2014 6:00 pm by Staff Report

The identity of the sailboat's owner was not released Wednesday because next of kin had not been notified.

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Facebook campaign to fight local hunger

Facebook campaign to fight local hunger

September 18th, 2014 3:10 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

"Your vote every day from Sept. 15 to Oct. 5 can really make a difference in the lives of hungry individuals, families, children and seniors in Northeast Tennessee," Rhonda Chafin, executive director of the regional Second Harvest Food Bank.

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Anti-gay billboard stirs debate in Middle Tennessee

Anti-gay billboard stirs debate in Middle Tennessee

September 18th, 2014 1:35 pm by Associated Press

An anti-gay billboard is stirring a debate over bullying and religion in a rural community about 30 miles north of Nashville.

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Man charged in Peeping Tom incident at Kingsport Old Navy

Man charged in Peeping Tom incident at Kingsport Old Navy

September 18th, 2014 1:19 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

For the second time in four years, a Rogersville man has been arrested for a Peeping Tom incident at an area changing room - this time allegedly utilizing a camera attached to his foot to spy on a teenager.

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Haslam, legislative speakers call education summit

Haslam, legislative speakers call education summit

September 18th, 2014 9:18 am by The Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam says a summit convening in Nashville is meant to review the ongoing education overhaul in Tennessee and plan for the future.

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Ex-deputy reindicted on assault charges from domestic incident

Ex-deputy reindicted on assault charges from domestic incident

September 18th, 2014 8:35 am by John Thompson

A former deputy with the Carter County Sheriff's Department has been reindicted by a Carter County grand jury on charges he assaulted an ex-girlfriend in October and a neighbor who had come to the woman's aid after the alleged domestic violence.

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