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State OKs construction on ETSU football stadium

State OKs construction on ETSU football stadium

March 12th, 2015 9:56 pm by News Sentinel Staff

The State Building Commission gave its approval Thursday for East Tennessee State University to proceed with the first phase of construction of a 10,000-seat football stadium, primarily funded with student fees.

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Update: THP identifies driver in single-car crash that closed I-26

Update: THP identifies driver in single-car crash that closed I-26

March 12th, 2015 6:53 pm by Staff Report

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has released the identity of a woman who was injured in a single-car crash that caused the shutdown of eastbound traffic along Interstate 26.

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Convicted Johnson City killer's ex-wife indicted as accessory

Convicted Johnson City killer's ex-wife indicted as accessory

March 12th, 2015 3:03 pm by Staff Report

Kimberly Delfino Edwards was arrested Thursday by Johnson City police investigators.

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UPDATE: 2 officers shot in 'ambush' outside Ferguson PD

UPDATE: 2 officers shot in 'ambush' outside Ferguson PD

March 12th, 2015 2:17 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

The shots were fired just as a small crowd of protesters began to break up after holding a demonstration in the wake of the resignation of the Ferguson police chief, who stepped down Wednesday.

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Bed bugs force Rogersville senior center, library to close

Bed bugs force Rogersville senior center, library to close

March 12th, 2015 1:09 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Hawkins County Mayor Melville Bailey said a pest control contractor reported that the bed bugs were discovered in the hallway that connects the senior center and the library.

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Johnson City's newest brewery brings hoot, holler to downtown

Johnson City's newest brewery brings hoot, holler to downtown

March 12th, 2015 11:35 am by Nathan Baker

Downtown Johnson City will be home to the new Yee-Haw Brewing Company production facility, developers announced Thursday.

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Should the legal age to buy tobacco be raised above 18?

Should the legal age to buy tobacco be raised above 18?

March 12th, 2015 11:31 am by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, AP Tobacco Writer

Raising the legal age to buy tobacco to higher than 18 would likely prevent premature death for hundreds of thousands of people, according to a report issued Thursday by the Institute of Medicine.

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Family learns of East Tennessee WWII soldier's death 70 years later

Family learns of East Tennessee WWII soldier's death 70 years later

March 12th, 2015 9:12 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

They didn't know if he was alive or dead, and for years they would hear rumors that he had been seen in one location, or might be staying in another. Every time the rumor turned out to be false.

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Committee weighs in on county school funding, construction

Committee weighs in on county school funding, construction

March 12th, 2015 8:55 am by Gary B. Gray

The Washington County Commission's Budget Committee, following Mayor Dan Eldridge's lead, decided Wednesday not to sanction adding a more than $220,000 windfall to the county schools' budget due to concerns it would place the county at a disadvantage.

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Washington County grand jury indicts man on charge of attempted murder

Washington County grand jury indicts man on charge of attempted murder

March 12th, 2015 8:45 am by Becky Campbell

A Telford man was indicted this week by a Washington County grand jury on charges of attempted second-degree murder and assault after a shopping trip with the mother of his unborn child went bad earlier this year.

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