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Updated: 10 killed as truck, bus carrying students collide

Updated: 10 killed as truck, bus carrying students collide

April 11th, 2014 8:38 am by AP

A tractor trailer crossed a freeway median and crashed into a bus carrying high school students on their way to check out a college. Ten people were killed in the fiery crash.

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Jonesborough mayor leading giver to PAC

Jonesborough mayor leading giver to PAC

April 10th, 2014 9:03 pm by Gary B. Gray

Town of Jonesborough Mayor Kelly Wolfe is the largest single contributor to Washington County Citizens for Better Government, a local political action committee that recently singled out County Commissioner Mark Ferguson as being "Embarrassing" in a flyer

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Local pair sentenced in federal meth case

Local pair sentenced in federal meth case

April 10th, 2014 8:58 pm by Staff Reports

A woman from Mountain City and another from Boone, N.C., were among nearly two dozen people sentenced in a federal methamphetamine conspiracy case Wednesday.

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Color Run part of fun at annual Thirsty Orange

Color Run part of fun at annual Thirsty Orange

April 10th, 2014 8:44 pm by Tony Casey and Nathan Baker, Press Staff Writers

The Run For The Booty 5k color run will kick off a day of school-spirit-filled, beer-sampling fun Saturday.

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Washington County meth lab discoveries down in 1st quarter, sheriff says

Washington County meth lab discoveries down in 1st quarter, sheriff says

April 10th, 2014 5:11 pm by Staff Report

Two were investigated by Washington County Sheriff Office's investigators compared to 14 in 2013.

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UPDATE: One charged, two suffer minor injuries in five-car crash

UPDATE: One charged, two suffer minor injuries in five-car crash

April 10th, 2014 12:34 pm by Tony Casey

Lieutenant Larry Williams of the Johnson City Police Department called a midday five-car accident on West Market Street on Thursday a "chain reaction."

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Tennessee GOP says former Unicoi Co. Sheriff Harris can run

Tennessee GOP says former Unicoi Co. Sheriff Harris can run

April 10th, 2014 12:23 pm by Brad Hicks

One day after a complaint questioning his status as a Republican was filed, Kent Harris said he learned that he will appear on the ballot in August.

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5 charged in kidnapping of North Carolina prosecutor's father after rescue in Atlanta

5 charged in kidnapping of North Carolina prosecutor's father after rescue in Atlanta

April 10th, 2014 12:19 pm by ALLEN G. BREED and MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

Authorities say Frank Arthur Janssen's kidnappers threatened to torture him and sent text messages to his wife making demands.

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Police seek driver in deadly day care crash

Police seek driver in deadly day care crash

April 10th, 2014 12:16 pm by MIKE SCHNEIDER and SUZETTE LABOY, Associated Press

One child died and 14 people were injured.

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Family Dollar to cut jobs, close about 370 stores

Family Dollar to cut jobs, close about 370 stores

April 10th, 2014 11:24 am by Associated Press

Family Dollar said it believes the bad winter weather hurt its earnings by at least 5 cents per share.

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