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New objects seen, but still no evidence of jet

New objects seen, but still no evidence of jet

March 29th, 2014 4:31 pm by GILLIAN WONG and ROB GRIFFITH, Associated Press

A day after the search for the Malaysian jetliner shifted to a new area of the Indian Ocean, ships on Saturday plucked objects from the sea to determine whether they were related to the missing jet. None were confirmed to be from the plane, leaving search

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Kerry in Paris to meeting with Russia on Ukraine

Kerry in Paris to meeting with Russia on Ukraine

March 29th, 2014 4:26 pm by MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press

After a week of travel in the Mideast, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry changed course and arrived in Paris Saturday for talks with his Russian counterpart on the Ukraine crisis.

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Court date put off for Unicoi couple in moonshining case

Court date put off for Unicoi couple in moonshining case

March 29th, 2014 8:20 am by Brad Hicks

The couple accused of manufacturing moonshine behind their Unicoi home is scheduled to be back in court in the summer.

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Cash for nonprofit groups up for grabs at the mall

Cash for nonprofit groups up for grabs at the mall

March 29th, 2014 8:13 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Cash for Your Cause, The Mall at Johnson City's annual invitation for shoppers to turn their mall receipts into cash prizes for their favorite nonprofit organizations, is under way and will continue through April 27.

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Offer from U.S. military doubles department's fleet of remote-access vehicles

Offer from U.S. military doubles department's fleet of remote-access vehicles

March 29th, 2014 8:08 am by Brad Hicks

An emergency can occur anywhere in Unicoi County, including its most remote, mountainous terrain. This concern for local law enforcement officials is amplified when inclement weather strikes.

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Long-delayed ETSU garage to open Monday

Long-delayed ETSU garage to open Monday

March 28th, 2014 9:43 pm by Nathan Baker

Contractors, university administrators and students can breathe a collective sigh of relief now that East Tennessee State University's $26.1 million parking garage project is slated to open Monday for student parking.

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Local Little League season set to begin

Local Little League season set to begin

March 28th, 2014 9:32 pm by Tony Casey

There are a whole lot of kids and Little League organizers who are ready for baseball, and opening day of the Little Leagues around Johnson City will commence once the weather allows. Johnson City has three leagues, separated by the venue where games are

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Franklin hopes to talk education in state Legislature

Franklin hopes to talk education in state Legislature

March 28th, 2014 9:16 pm by Gary B. Gray

East Tennessee State University academic adviser Todd Franklin picked up qualifying papers this week and plans to become a candidate for the state's 7th House District, joining Republicans Matthew Hill and Phil Carriger in the Aug. 7 state primary.

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Businesses honored for longevity

Businesses honored for longevity

March 28th, 2014 10:20 am by Nathan Baker

Nineteen Washington County businesses were honored Thursday for their decades of contributions to the local economy.

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Carriger to challenge Hill for 7th District seat

Carriger to challenge Hill for 7th District seat

March 28th, 2014 10:04 am by Gary B. Gray

Carriger: "My platform follows from my political philosophy. Simply put, I'm a committed constitutional conservative. I believe in We the People.' Let the people decide. Keep government limited and local."

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