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Expert says girl's running death not a homicide

Expert says girl's running death not a homicide

March 17th, 2015 6:42 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

A defense expert said in dramatic testimony Tuesday that he wouldn't classify the death of a young girl as a homicide even though her grandmother is accused of running her to death, yet he agreed the child wouldn't have died without exhausting physical ex

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UPDATE: Bristol speedway spokesman gears up to drive state tourism department

UPDATE: Bristol speedway spokesman gears up to drive state tourism department

March 17th, 2015 1:01 pm by Staff Report

A Tri-Cities resident and East Tennessee State University alum will soon take the wheel of the state's tourism department, hoping to steer out-of-town visitors to points between Mountain City and Memphis.

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Alpha reports 2nd coal fields death in 2 days

Alpha reports 2nd coal fields death in 2 days

March 17th, 2015 12:33 pm by Staff Report

In the second fatal accident involving coal mining in the region in two days, a truck driver died as his truck overturned while hauling fuel in West Virginia, according to an Alpha Natural Resources news release.

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Hospital Guest House closed by termination of VA lease

Hospital Guest House closed by termination of VA lease

March 17th, 2015 12:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Search on for new temporary location as capital campaign continues

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Fortune cookie maker considers future in La Vergne

Fortune cookie maker considers future in La Vergne

March 17th, 2015 12:17 pm by Getahn Ward, Tennessean

The largest fortune cookie maker is considering adding new manufacturing operations in La Vergne, which would employ up to 70 people in the first phase and eventually produce 1 million to 2 million cookies daily.

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UPDATE: Name released of woman killed in Carter Co. motorcycle crash

UPDATE: Name released of woman killed in Carter Co. motorcycle crash

March 17th, 2015 11:56 am by Staff Report

The skidding motorcycle crashed into a green Oldsmobile 88 headed toward Elizabethton.

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UPDATE: Six people escape Unicoi fire that destroyed house

UPDATE: Six people escape Unicoi fire that destroyed house

March 17th, 2015 10:02 am by Staff Report

Officials were concerned about safety as the fire spread to a propane tank adjacent to the house.

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Johnson City police seeking applicants for Citizen's Police Academy

Johnson City police seeking applicants for Citizen's Police Academy

March 17th, 2015 9:43 am by Contributed to the Press

The first session is scheduled for Tuesday, April 28.

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More Johnson City envy? Consultant says Kingsport competing with 'newer, nicer' schools to south

More Johnson City envy? Consultant says Kingsport competing with 'newer, nicer' schools to south

March 17th, 2015 9:25 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

Kingsport City Schools would convert Sullivan North into one of two 900- to 1,100-student middle schools for the city under the latest city school system facilities study draft presented Monday night.

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Carter County Commission approves wireless voting system after losing 2 members

Carter County Commission approves wireless voting system after losing 2 members

March 16th, 2015 10:16 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Commission got smaller this month with the loss of two of its members, Jerry Proffitt in the 1st District and Beth Depew in the 3rd District. Those vacancies brought the membership in the Commission down to 22 until the vacancies can be

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