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Right to write? Carter County attorney looking into laid-off Star writers' severances

Right to write? Carter County attorney looking into laid-off Star writers' severances

April 18th, 2014 9:14 pm by John Thompson

Laid-off newspaper reporters of the Elizabethton Star recently received a vaguely worded letter from an Alabama attorney reminding them of their obligations under a severance agreement they signed when their jobs were terminated Feb. 5.

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Arrest warrant sought for captain of sunken S. Korean ferry

Arrest warrant sought for captain of sunken S. Korean ferry

April 18th, 2014 3:49 pm by FOSTER KLUG and YOUKYUNG LEE, Associated Press

With 28 people now confirmed dead and more than 270 missing, there was a new victim: a vice principal of the high school whose students were among the passengers was found hanged, an apparent suicide.

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See you online for $5: Sullivan County Jail ends personal visitation

See you online for $5: Sullivan County Jail ends personal visitation

April 18th, 2014 3:01 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Sullivan County Sheriff's Office Public Information Officer Leslie Earhart said the move was made to save money and manpower at the overcrowded Blountville facility.

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7-year-old boy electrocuted in family pool

7-year-old boy electrocuted in family pool

April 18th, 2014 2:17 pm by Associated Press

The jolt reportedly catapulted him out of the water as he raced a friend.

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Some fear bill to punish expectant drug moms will hurt babies born addicted

Some fear bill to punish expectant drug moms will hurt babies born addicted

April 18th, 2014 1:44 pm by Associated Press

Doctors and women's rights advocates have called on Gov. Bill Haslam to veto the legislation.

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Update: Community donations pay for cost of Radar's rescue

Update: Community donations pay for cost of Radar's rescue

April 18th, 2014 1:37 pm by Kristen Swing

Donations pour in for rescued dog's medical bills. As of 3 p.m., those donations had more than covered the cost of the terrier's surgery.

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Judge: Ohio man accused of stabbing 11-week-old cousin to death competent for trial

Judge: Ohio man accused of stabbing 11-week-old cousin to death competent for trial

April 18th, 2014 12:16 pm by COURTNEY ASTOLFI, Sandusky Ohio

Relatives later told police Denzel Castile displayed a noticeable change in mental status following his first year at the University of Toledo. His cousin's death came shortly after Castile returned home for summer vacation.

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Digital thank you: Elizabethton drive-in rewards fans for help in getting projector

Digital thank you: Elizabethton drive-in rewards fans for help in getting projector

April 18th, 2014 11:15 am by John Thompson

State Line Drive-in will charge no admission to its showings this weekend of "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs II." It will be the first movie shown since the drive-in converted from 35 mm film to digital this winter.

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Dead 2 weeks: Foul smell leads Knoxville homeowner to man's body under deck

Dead 2 weeks: Foul smell leads Knoxville homeowner to man's body under deck

April 18th, 2014 11:13 am by Associated Press

Police say an autopsy has found no evidence of foul play.

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