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Piney Flats man sentenced 120 months for possession of child pornography

Piney Flats man sentenced 120 months for possession of child pornography

August 15th, 2013 6:44 pm by Staff Reports

A Piney Flats man was sentenced to 120 months in prison Thursday for possession of child pornography following an unrelated arrest, according to a news release from U.S. District Court in Greeneville.

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The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

August 15th, 2013 6:25 pm by Staff Report

Miss something? Never fear, The Buzz is here to keep you up to date on local news.

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Police release armed robbery images from West Market liquor store

Police release armed robbery images from West Market liquor store

August 15th, 2013 4:33 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police Thursday released surveillance images from the armed robbery of a West Market Street liquor store in hopes of public assistance in identifying the robber.

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Judges recuse from Kingsport alderman DUI case

Judges recuse from Kingsport alderman DUI case

August 15th, 2013 2:17 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Two judges assigned to the case of a Kingsport alderman arrested for driving under the influence in June have recused from hearing the case.

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Teachers object to proposed license process

Teachers object to proposed license process

August 15th, 2013 1:06 pm by Nathan Baker

State and local teachers' union officials say using standardized test scores to justify teacher licenses will hurt Tennessee's education system.

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Roe: Defunding Obamacare won't work

Roe: Defunding Obamacare won't work

August 15th, 2013 12:54 pm by Nathan Baker

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-1st, said Wednesday that threats from fellow legislators to defund the Affordable Care Act are “nigh on impossible” to carry out.

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Judge halts Washington County vehicular homicide hearing to wait for DA's explanation on case differences

Judge halts Washington County vehicular homicide hearing to wait for DA's explanation on case differences

August 15th, 2013 12:16 pm by Becky Campbell

Criminal Court Judge Robert Cupp's directive came during a hearing for Rachel M. Proffitt, who is charged with vehicular homicide in the July 27, 2009, death of Misty M. Briggs, 22, of Jonesborough.

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Johnson City middle school principal makes short list for state's top honor

Johnson City middle school principal makes short list for state's top honor

August 15th, 2013 11:07 am by Staff Report

Tammy Pearce has been named a finalist for for 2013–2014 Tennessee Principal of the Year.

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Area schools get good marks for test scores

Area schools get good marks for test scores

August 15th, 2013 10:58 am by Jennifer Sprouse

As area schools have just started diving into the 2013-14 school year curriculum, test scores for the 2012-13 school year are back in for review and evaluation.

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Tractor-trailer crashes on I-26

Tractor-trailer crashes on I-26

August 15th, 2013 10:05 am by Staff report

A tractor-trailer has wrecked on Interstate 26 near mile marker 15.

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