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3 arrested amid drug investigation

3 arrested amid drug investigation

May 20th, 2014 1:46 pm by Staff Report

Three people were arrested and $5,000 in cash was seized after arrests were made as part of a larger drug investigation, Greene County Sheriff Steve Burns said in a news release.

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Ex-players: NFL illegally used drugs

Ex-players: NFL illegally used drugs

May 20th, 2014 1:13 pm by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the league, thirsty for profits, illegally supplied them with risky narcotics and other painkillers that numbed their injuries for games and led to medical complications down the road.

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City resident charged with theft, forgery

City resident charged with theft, forgery

May 20th, 2014 9:11 am by Staff Report

According to police, Angela Cooter stole a check from a woman's home and forged her name before cashing it at an area business.

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Massive sinkhole discovered at football stadium at Tennessee university

Massive sinkhole discovered at football stadium at Tennessee university

May 20th, 2014 7:37 am by Luke Thompson, The Leaf Chronicle

The hole complicates a project underway already to replace the main stadium building at Austin Peay State University.

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President of Tenn. company owned by Haslams leaves

President of Tenn. company owned by Haslams leaves

May 19th, 2014 10:14 pm by Associated Press

The president of a Knoxville, Tennessee-based company owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is out amid an ongoing federal investigation into a scheme to defraud customers.

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School system requests more than $3 million from Johnson City

School system requests more than $3 million from Johnson City

May 19th, 2014 9:52 pm by Max Hrenda

The Johnson City Schools system has requested a budget increase from the city, but based on the city's preliminary budget, that request may prove difficult to grant.

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Eldridge, Miller bound for Japan on industrialist's invitation

Eldridge, Miller bound for Japan on industrialist's invitation

May 19th, 2014 9:46 pm by Nathan Baker

A trip for two to Japan will cost the partially taxpayer-funded Washington County Economic Development Council nearly $5,000, but the officials headed out of town say the expense could pay off if it helps bring more jobs to the area.

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LED bulbs put spotlight on veterans, energy efficiency

LED bulbs put spotlight on veterans, energy efficiency

May 19th, 2014 9:34 pm by Gary B. Gray

New light is being shed upon the United States Armed Forces at the Jonesborough Veterans Park.

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Police seek aid in tracking suspected arsonist

Police seek aid in tracking suspected arsonist

May 19th, 2014 5:05 pm by Staff Report

The Kingsport Police Department is asking for the public's help in tracking down people they suspect set fire to the Tri-Cities Crossing construction site.

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