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After 50 years at Milligan, retired alumna returns to give graduation speech

After 50 years at Milligan, retired alumna returns to give graduation speech

December 12th, 2014 10:16 pm by Jessica Fuller

Seeger Chapel filled with cheering family and friends Friday night as 113 students strode across the stage to receive their degrees.

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London's Lofts offers public peek at renovated residences

London's Lofts offers public peek at renovated residences

December 12th, 2014 10:02 pm by Max Hrenda

After spending most of the year working to restore one of downtown Johnson City's landmark buildings, a local developer decided to show the public what all that work had created.

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Plot to swap lots may provide perks for both city, church

Plot to swap lots may provide perks for both city, church

December 12th, 2014 9:51 pm by Gary B. Gray

Public Works Department Director Phil Pindzola said Friday he is talking with church officials about exchanging a newly created, city-owned lot adjacent to the church off West Main Street for a church-owned lot at Wilson Avenue and South Boone next to Mid

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Despite lone commissionee, ETSU military chair says ROTC program going strong

Despite lone commissionee, ETSU military chair says ROTC program going strong

December 12th, 2014 9:34 pm by Tony Casey

With the graduation of second lieutenant Karter Doyal on Friday morning in the Ball Hall auditorium, Lt. Col. Glen Howie, the Military Science Department chairman, says the state of ETSU's ROTC program is in the strongest position it's been in 25 years.

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Apartment complex fire displaces Kingsport residents

Apartment complex fire displaces Kingsport residents

December 12th, 2014 9:20 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Friday afternoon blaze at Kingsport's Brandy Mill apartments has damaged multiple units and displaced several residents.

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Ex-Nashville officer arrested on rape, misconduct charges

Ex-Nashville officer arrested on rape, misconduct charges

December 12th, 2014 9:12 pm by Holly Meyer, The Tennessean

Detectives arrested a former Metro police officer Friday afternoon after a grand jury indicted him on rape, official misconduct and official oppression charges.

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FBI investigates hanging death of black teen

FBI investigates hanging death of black teen

December 12th, 2014 5:17 pm by Associated Press

The FBI has opened an investigation into the death of a black North Carolina teenager found hanging from a swing set after relatives raised doubts about the official finding that Lennon Lacy committed suicide, a conclusion that the county coroner question

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Police: 3 conscious after shooting outside Oregon school

Police: 3 conscious after shooting outside Oregon school

December 12th, 2014 4:43 pm by Associated Press

A shooter wounded two boys and a girl outside an alternative high school Friday in what may be a gang-related attack, Portland police said.

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Immigrants flock to workshops after Obama reprieve

Immigrants flock to workshops after Obama reprieve

December 12th, 2014 4:11 pm by AMY TAXIN, Associated Press

In small-town community centers, schools, churches and a vast city convention center, immigrant advocates are spreading the word about President Barack Obama's plan to give millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally a temporary reprieve.

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Hungary's leader wants drug tests for journalists, politicians

Hungary's leader wants drug tests for journalists, politicians

December 12th, 2014 2:21 pm by Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press

The Hungarian prime minister, who has vowed to remake his country into a "non-liberal" state as he moves closer to Moscow, called Friday for mandatory drug testing of journalists and politicians.

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