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Arson destroys Tweetsie boxcar in Roan Mountain

Arson destroys Tweetsie boxcar in Roan Mountain

November 1st, 2013 2:57 pm by John Thompson

An old narrow-gauge box car that had been part of the famous Tweetsie train of the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad was burned.

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Unicoi County sheriff dumps idea of e-cigs for jail inmates

Unicoi County sheriff dumps idea of e-cigs for jail inmates

November 1st, 2013 2:52 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley said Thursday that the Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department has decided to extinguish its efforts to introduce electronic cigarettes to Unicoi County inmates.

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Child killed by downed power line in Middle Tennessee

Child killed by downed power line in Middle Tennessee

November 1st, 2013 1:46 pm by Associated Press

9-year-old Christopher Ellison was pronounced dead Thursday night shortly after being taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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East Tennessee boy hit, killed by van while trick-or-treating

East Tennessee boy hit, killed by van while trick-or-treating

November 1st, 2013 1:41 pm by Associated Press

Police said the boy fell out of the van and the vehicle struck the child.

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Cocaine-filled pumpkins — 1 of 10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

Cocaine-filled pumpkins — 1 of 10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

November 1st, 2013 12:09 pm by Associated Press

Your daily look at stories that will be talked about today.

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Off the Wall News: Tennessee lawyer mocks prosecutor with demand to be called 'Captain Justice'

Off the Wall News: Tennessee lawyer mocks prosecutor with demand to be called 'Captain Justice'

November 1st, 2013 11:20 am by Brian Hass — The Tennessean

When prosecutors in Williamson County tried to ban a defense attorney from referring to them as “the government” in court, defense attorney Drew Justice had a demand of his own.

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Update: Timberlake Road reopens after head-on crash

Update: Timberlake Road reopens after head-on crash

November 1st, 2013 11:14 am by Staff Report

The two-car wreck was reported near 4075 Timberlake Road at 10:49 a.m.

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ETSU anthropology professor to give talk on Cherokee Indian heritage in East Tennessee

ETSU anthropology professor to give talk on Cherokee Indian heritage in East Tennessee

November 1st, 2013 10:52 am by Contributed to the Press

Dr. Jay Franklin, Associate Professor of Anthropology at ETSU and Erin Pritchard, Archaeological Specialist with the Tennessee Valley Authority will lead a free public lecture Saturday at 1 p.m. at the East Tennessee State University and General Shale Nat

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Update: Unicoi hospital officially becomes part of MSHA

Update: Unicoi hospital officially becomes part of MSHA

November 1st, 2013 10:31 am by Brad Hicks

Of the independent hospitals that have went on to become part of the Mountain States Health Alliance system, the process to acquire Unicoi County Memorial Hospital took the longest amount of time, MSHA President/CEO Dennis Vonderfecht said.

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Downtown Johnson City preschool Halloween parade

November 1st, 2013 9:50 am by Ron Campbell

Costumed children from preschools paraded through downtown Johnson City on Halloween.

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