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Elizabethton man arrested with stolen U-Haul truck, $12,000 in counterfeit checks

Elizabethton man arrested with stolen U-Haul truck, $12,000 in counterfeit checks

June 16th, 2014 2:59 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A U-Haul truck reportedly stolen from Arizona was located in Kingsport over the weekend in the possession of an Elizabethton man, along with six counterfeit checks totaling more than $12,000, according to a police report.

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Supreme Court says feds can stop 'straw' gun purchases

Supreme Court says feds can stop 'straw' gun purchases

June 16th, 2014 2:54 pm by SAM HANANEL, Associated Press

The justices ruled 5-4 that the law applied to a Virginia man who bought a gun with the intention of transferring it to his uncle in Pennsylvania - even though the uncle is not prohibited from owning firearms.

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Update: Rollover crash reported on I-26 in Gray

Update: Rollover crash reported on I-26 in Gray

June 16th, 2014 1:36 pm by Staff Report

Police and emergency services crews were responding to a rollover crash with injuries near the Gray exit on Interstate 26 this afternoon.

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Roe launches re-election campaign

Roe launches re-election campaign

June 16th, 2014 12:08 pm by Gary B. Gray

"When you re-elected me two years ago, you did so with a clear message: stop the spending, stop the expansion of government into our private lives" - U.S. Rep Phil Roe.

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Rep. Roe fears time is running out to pass alternative to Obamacare

Rep. Roe fears time is running out to pass alternative to Obamacare

June 16th, 2014 10:01 am by Staff Report

"It's June, and we still haven't done it" - U.S. Rep. Phil Roe.

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Little Alexander's struggle: Near drowning leaves 3-year-old with numerous medical issues

Little Alexander's struggle: Near drowning leaves 3-year-old with numerous medical issues

June 16th, 2014 9:44 am by Angie Gambill, Editor, The Tomahawk

Every parent's nightmare became a reality for Mario and Julie Ramsey Espinoza on April 2nd of this year when their 3-year-old son, Alexander, was pulled from a swimming pool, unconscious and not breathing.

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Aspiring officers acquire academy accreditation

Aspiring officers acquire academy accreditation

June 15th, 2014 10:02 pm by Max Hrenda

Though 29 people earned the ability to become certified Tennessee peace officers a week ago, some of them had a leg up in pursuing those careers.

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n-tara Interactive celebrates 15 years

n-tara Interactive celebrates 15 years

June 15th, 2014 9:54 pm by Nathan Baker

From humble beginnings at the hands of two college faculty members, Johnson City's n-tara interactive has grown global in scope, helping household brands get their products into the hands of millions of consumers.

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Meet Your Neighbor: After 50 years of law, Lee Davis Jr. to go back to school

Meet Your Neighbor: After 50 years of law, Lee Davis Jr. to go back to school

June 15th, 2014 9:49 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

After more than 50 years of work in his multifaceted career as a lawyer, estate planner, certified public accountant and real estate agent and developer, Johnson City attorney Lee Davis Jr. will retire at the end of June, rev up his beloved Miata and zoom

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'Story Town' photo earns Reader's Digest acclaim

'Story Town' photo earns Reader's Digest acclaim

June 15th, 2014 9:47 pm by Elizabeth Saulsbury

A photograph of historic Jonesborough won third place in a nationwide contest held by Reader's Digest.

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