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Lake Ridge Elementary students make history with wax museum - VIDEO/PHOTOS

Lake Ridge Elementary students make history with wax museum - VIDEO/PHOTOS - VIDEO

April 24th, 2015 10:07 pm by Tony Casey

Harry Houdini stood perfectly still just a few feet from Anne Frank at Lake Ridge Elementary School Friday morning, and all it took was a push of a button on the character's shoulder to have them speak about the important facts of their respective lives.

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KPD: UT receiver Pearson suspect in alleged rape, suspended

KPD: UT receiver Pearson suspect in alleged rape, suspended

April 24th, 2015 9:46 pm by News Sentinel Staff

University of Tennessee senior wide receiver Von Pearson has been identified as a suspect in an alleged rape that was reported about 6 a.m. Friday, according to the Knoxville Police Department.

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School bus driver accused of spanking child had been previously suspended

School bus driver accused of spanking child had been previously suspended

April 24th, 2015 9:43 pm by Megan Boehnke, News Sentinel Staff

A Knox County school bus driver removed from her route this week previously served a yearlong suspension after failing to intervene on behalf of students who were being bullied, according to personnel records.

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Update: Boys, 9 and 11, charged with Kingsport elementary school bomb threat

Update: Boys, 9 and 11, charged with Kingsport elementary school bomb threat

April 24th, 2015 3:45 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Three other children had been charged with making similar threats at a city middle school.

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UPDATE: Speeding car slams into deputy, triggering 4-car crash

UPDATE: Speeding car slams into deputy, triggering 4-car crash

April 24th, 2015 1:56 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The crash on Fort Henry Drive has blocked eastbound traffic near the Kingsport Town Center

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Comcast abandons Time Warner Cable bid after government pushback

Comcast abandons Time Warner Cable bid after government pushback

April 24th, 2015 11:45 am by Tali Arbel and Michelle Chapman, AP Business Writers

What killed Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators' desire to protect the Internet video industry that is reshaping TV.

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SW Virginia Little Leaguer's brush with death spurs sizable donation

SW Virginia Little Leaguer's brush with death spurs sizable donation

April 24th, 2015 11:42 am by Marci Gore, NET News Service

9-year-old Gabe Johnson needed CPR after he was hit in the chest with a pitch.

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Man accused of Carter County murders receives court-appointed attorney

Man accused of Carter County murders receives court-appointed attorney

April 24th, 2015 10:05 am by Nathan Baker

A Carter County man accused of killing a Sullivan County couple and dismembering and burning their bodies made a brief appearance in court Friday and received a court-appointed attorney.

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Private acts rescinded; county positions redefined

Private acts rescinded; county positions redefined

April 24th, 2015 9:52 am by Gary B. Gray

Washington County is now free to ease away from two state-level private acts and reclassify its zoning administrator and county attorney positions.

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Huge crowd lines up for Academy Sports + Outdoors opening in Johnson City

April 24th, 2015 9:51 am by Sam Watson

The line stretched from the store's front door well into the Marriott Courtyard hotel parking lot next door.

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