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Homecoming queen is king on the gridiron

October 1st, 2014 11:55 am by By Tim Chambers. The Tomahawk

Johnson County has produced a lot of quality athletes over the years but one girl's "Destiny" could be headed for stardom.

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ETSU reports 2nd sexual assault on campus this fall

ETSU reports 2nd sexual assault on campus this fall

October 1st, 2014 6:12 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State University campus police on Tuesday received what officials described as a third-party report of a sexual assault that allegedly occurred earlier this semester.

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What you need to know about the U.S. Ebola case

What you need to know about the U.S. Ebola case

October 1st, 2014 2:32 pm by Associated Press

"Ebola can be scary. But there's all the difference in the world between the U.S. and parts of Africa where Ebola is spreading" - CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden said.

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Storytelling Festival begins tonight

Storytelling Festival begins tonight

October 1st, 2014 9:56 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The lineup of special events planned in advance of this weekend's 42nd annual National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough will get underway tonight with a kickoff performance by longtime festival favorite Donald Davis.

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Teacher accused of assaulting student picks up 2 more charges

Teacher accused of assaulting student picks up 2 more charges

September 30th, 2014 10:49 pm by Becky Campbell

A former county special education teacher now faces three separate cases of assault, all which stem from alleged incidents involving three students last year, according to court documents filed in Jonesborough.

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Investigators: Jonesborough man falsified forgery report

Investigators: Jonesborough man falsified forgery report

October 1st, 2014 4:15 pm by Staff Reports

A Jonesborough man is accused of false reporting and theft of property under $500 after police say he wrote a check at an area grocery store, then claimed the check was forged.

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Off the Wall News: Chinese security performs body cavity searches on 10,000 birds

Off the Wall News: Chinese security performs body cavity searches on 10,000 birds

October 1st, 2014 4:12 pm by DIDI TANG, Associated Press

Workers checked the wings, legs and anus of each pigeon ahead of time to ensure they were "not carrying suspicious material."

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Deputies investigate cart thefts from Warriors Path Golf Course

Deputies investigate cart thefts from Warriors Path Golf Course

October 1st, 2014 4:01 pm by NET News Service

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office released surveillance images of a possible suspect's SUV, pulling a golf cart on a utility trailer along Park Ridge Court.

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Secret Service chief resigns after security lapses

Secret Service chief resigns after security lapses

October 1st, 2014 3:50 pm by EILEEN SULLIVAN and ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday, a day after bitingly critical questioning by Congress about a White House security breach. There had been increasing calls for her departure during the day.

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Motorist alert

Motorist alert

October 1st, 2014 3:30 pm by Staff Report

Westbound lanes of University Parkway and Franklin Street to remain closed until Thursday afternoon, officials say.

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FREE CAR WASH! Donations sought for Ebola virus response in Liberia

FREE CAR WASH! Donations sought for Ebola virus response in Liberia

October 1st, 2014 2:34 pm by Staff Reports

BEST Inc. will hold its second free car wash on Saturday at Bojangles on West State of Franklin Road near East Tennessee State University's Minidome.

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