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Eastman explosion: 3 checked for injuries

Eastman explosion: 3 checked for injuries

August 11th, 2014 3:02 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

A late Sunday night explosion inside an Eastman Chemical Co. research facility resulted in three employees being checked for injuries, company spokeswoman Betty Payne said today.

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8-year-old child killed by gunshot in Tennessee

8-year-old child killed by gunshot in Tennessee

August 11th, 2014 2:36 pm by Associated Press

Police say the boy accidentally fired the gun, striking himself.

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East Tennessee man charged with Aryan Nations beating, attempted murder

East Tennessee man charged with Aryan Nations beating, attempted murder

August 11th, 2014 2:01 pm by Bob Fowler, Knoxville News-Sentinel

A member of the Aryan Nations white supremacist gang has been indicted in the attempted first-degree murder and aggravated assault of a 31-year-old Oak Ridge man in November.

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In 1904, Bob Taylor made first trip to John Robinson Circus

In 1904, Bob Taylor made first trip to John Robinson Circus

August 11th, 2014 1:05 pm by Bob Cox

Governor "Our Bob" Taylor often commented that the John Robinson Circus that he occasionally visited was the first one that he ever witnessed, never forgetting the lingering memories of it.

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HERITAGE: Tweetsie Depot an important part of JC's past, future

HERITAGE: Tweetsie Depot an important part of JC's past, future

August 11th, 2014 12:51 pm by Nathan Baker

Once a symbol and vehicle of Johnson City's prosperity, the 123-year-old East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad depot could once again become a sign of growth downtown.

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Guilty: Man accused of killing woman, dumping body in Watauga Lake gets plea deal

Guilty: Man accused of killing woman, dumping body in Watauga Lake gets plea deal

August 11th, 2014 10:11 am by Becky Campbell

Steven Odell Bennett was set to go to trial in October for the 2012 strangulation death of 28-year-old Vonda Donaldson in Johnson City.

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Former NFL player who lost life rescuing boys in Tennessee honored

Former NFL player who lost life rescuing boys in Tennessee honored

August 11th, 2014 9:10 am by MEALAND RAGLAND-HUDGINS, The Daily News Journal

Brad Logsdon recalls seeing Jerry Anderson three times while looking for a fishing spot on Stones River.

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With election behind him, Graybeal looks to future of county law enforcement

With election behind him, Graybeal looks to future of county law enforcement

August 10th, 2014 9:24 pm by Becky Campbell

On Friday, the day after officially being re-elected as sheriff of Washington County, Ed Graybeal was out in the rain picking up campaign signs.

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No mirror needed: Lineup set for Fairest of the Fair pageant

No mirror needed: Lineup set for Fairest of the Fair pageant

August 10th, 2014 9:16 pm by Elizabeth Saulsbury

Area beauties will compete in the annual Fairest of the Fair contest at the Appalachian Fair on Aug. 18.

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Software predicts when, where serious accidents are most likely to occur on Tennessee highways

Software predicts when, where serious accidents are most likely to occur on Tennessee highways

August 10th, 2014 5:17 pm by Shelly Bradbury, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hotshot Hollywood directors make movies about machines that can predict the future and software programs that can peer ahead in time. The drama makes for great movies, but it's not all science fiction: the Tennessee Highway Patrol is already using that ki

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