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16-year-old stowaway survives flight to Hawaii in jet's wheel well

16-year-old stowaway survives flight to Hawaii in jet's wheel well

April 21st, 2014 11:13 am by OSKAR GARCIA, Associated Press

The boy had run away from his family after an argument. When the Boeing 767 landed in Maui, the boy hopped down from the wheel well and started wandering around the airport grounds.

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Knoxville police chase ends with crash into Holston River

Knoxville police chase ends with crash into Holston River

April 21st, 2014 10:56 am by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The chase started with reports of shots fired.

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Are you obsessed over the missing plane?

Are you obsessed over the missing plane?

April 21st, 2014 10:35 am by MARGIE MASON, Associated Press

From the beginning, the story has bubbled with enough drama to rival a good Hollywood whodunit.

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Veto-proof margins swayed Haslam to sign annexation bill

Veto-proof margins swayed Haslam to sign annexation bill

April 21st, 2014 9:32 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam had three options when legislation banning forced annexations by municipalities arrived at his desk a few days ago.

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SW Virginia wildfire claims 115 acres over weekend

SW Virginia wildfire claims 115 acres over weekend

April 21st, 2014 9:16 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

Local, state and federal firefighters were kept busy Easter weekend battling a large wildfire that began in a remote area of Scott County near Fort Blackmore.

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Peters Hollow Egg Fight 2014

April 21st, 2014 1:00 am by Dave Boyd

Egg Fight Dave Boyd/Johnson City PressThe Annual Peters Hollow Egg Fight in Stoney Creek Tennessee.

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Knox County Sheriff's Office: Man's nude body found hanging outside Halls home

Knox County Sheriff's Office: Man's nude body found hanging outside Halls home

April 20th, 2014 9:51 pm by Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Authorities are investigating the death of a man whose nude body was found in the front yard of a North Knox County home Sunday afternoon.

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Country singer Kevin Sharp dies at 43

Country singer Kevin Sharp dies at 43

April 20th, 2014 9:45 pm by Peter Cooper, The Tennessean

Singer Kevin Sharp, a country music hit-maker who became an unwearying advocate for children with chronic diseases, died Saturday, April 19 at age 43.

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Meet Your Neighbor: At 86, Tom Eorgan remembers, feels need for speed

Meet Your Neighbor: At 86, Tom Eorgan remembers, feels need for speed

April 20th, 2014 9:05 pm by Gary B. Gray

At 86, Johnson City's Tom Eorgan still gets fired up when a simple short-track racing axiom is mentioned, and he has good reason. He was not a moonshiner, but he did follow in their footsteps, blazing around dirt tracks in Tennessee and Virginia in an era

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Volunteers beckoned as Boone Lake Cleanup draws near

Volunteers beckoned as Boone Lake Cleanup draws near

April 20th, 2014 8:52 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Boone Lake Association is calling all hands to tow away trash and celebrate its accomplishments at the 15th annual Boone Lake Cleanup, set for Saturday.

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