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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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Update: Tony Stewart won't race in wake of crash that killed other driver

Update: Tony Stewart won't race in wake of crash that killed other driver

August 10th, 2014 10:25 am by Associated Press

The decision comes hours after Stewart struck and killed a driver who was walking on a dirt track during a race on Saturday night.

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Palestinians accept new 72-hour cease-fire offer

Palestinians accept new 72-hour cease-fire offer

August 10th, 2014 9:01 am by MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH and KARIN LAUB, Associated Press

Israel had walked away from cease-fire talks over the weekend, after militants resumed their rocket fire on southern Israel with the expiration of an earlier three-day truce.

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'Kill the police': Missouri crowd shouts after teen's fatal shooting

'Kill the police': Missouri crowd shouts after teen's fatal shooting

August 10th, 2014 8:13 am by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

A St. Louis County chapter of the NAACP called for the FBI to look into the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, a predominantly black suburb a few miles north of downtown St. Louis.

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'The Waiting Game': Expecting mother of twins deals with rare, potentially fatal condition

'The Waiting Game': Expecting mother of twins deals with rare, potentially fatal condition

August 9th, 2014 10:59 pm by Max Hrenda

After spending most of her adult life yearning for motherhood, earlier this year, April Helton's wish came true, twofold, when she learned she was pregnant with identical twin boys.

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King of the Hill: SHHS training facility heralded as 'one of the best' in US

King of the Hill: SHHS training facility heralded as 'one of the best' in US

August 9th, 2014 10:46 pm by Tony Casey

Saturday's athletic facility groundbreaking that occurred next to Kermit Tipton Stadium sets the bar high for Science Hill football teams and athletic programs.

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Hold your horses: Though Tweetsie rules set, horse debate continues

Hold your horses: Though Tweetsie rules set, horse debate continues

August 9th, 2014 10:25 pm by Tony Casey

A lively and drawn-out online debate over whether horses should be allowed on the Tweetsie Trail shows the issue has not yet been resolved, though things are unlikely to change for the time being.

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Umoja Parade through Downtown Johnson City - VIDEO

August 9th, 2014 12:03 pm by Sam Watson

The annual Umoja festival continued Saturday morning with parade down West Main Street.

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State primary, local general election saw 9-percent boost in turnout

State primary, local general election saw 9-percent boost in turnout

August 8th, 2014 10:43 pm by Gary B. Gray

The total number of votes cast in Washington County Thursday for the state primary and county general election topped the 2010 total by 1,649 votes, or 9.2 percent.

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