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Unicoi election officials find no fix on election sites at schools

Unicoi election officials find no fix on election sites at schools

March 19th, 2014 5:06 pm by Brad Hicks

In February, the Election Commission discussed the election day's possible impact on student safety, which prompted the concerned panel to send a letter to the Board of Education on March 7 requesting that schools be closed on the date of the primary.

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Like Girl Scout cookies? It can win you a year's worth

Like Girl Scout cookies? It can win you a year's worth

March 19th, 2014 4:56 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

To enhance awareness of Girl Scouting and all the regional Girl Scout Council has to offer, the Girl Scouts of the Southern Appalachians are giving away a year's supply of their trademark cookies.

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Josh Wandell: A community rallies

Josh Wandell: A community rallies

March 19th, 2014 4:47 pm by John Thompson

All the support is needed because the elementary school principal has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.

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Man accused of sticking up Johnson City resident for cash in home invasion

Man accused of sticking up Johnson City resident for cash in home invasion

March 19th, 2014 3:06 pm by Staff Reports

Police arrested a Johnson City man Wednesday in connection with a November 2013 incident where a local man was held at gunpoint for cash in his home.

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Missing county commissioner in East Tennessee found dead

Missing county commissioner in East Tennessee found dead

March 19th, 2014 2:25 pm by Associated Press

"Obviously, it's a death investigation. We will go through our process as we would in any other investigation" - Blount County Sheriff James Berrong.

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UPDATE: Names of pilot, passenger released from Holston Mountain plane crash; boy's name withheld

UPDATE: Names of pilot, passenger released from Holston Mountain plane crash; boy's name withheld

March 19th, 2014 2:10 pm by Staff Reports

Authorities have released the names of two of three people injured Tuesday night when their plane crashed into Holston Mountain near the Carter County/Sullivan County line.

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Off the Wall News: Knoxville man robbed after bragging on Facebook about lottery winnings

Off the Wall News: Knoxville man robbed after bragging on Facebook about lottery winnings

March 19th, 2014 2:04 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

The suspect pointed a revolver at the man and said, "where the money at?" the man told police.

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World War I armament explodes, killing 2 construction workers in Belgium

World War I armament explodes, killing 2 construction workers in Belgium

March 19th, 2014 2:00 pm by Associated Press

The armament exploded at an industrial site in the former Flanders battlegrounds.

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U.S. files charge against Toyota, $1.2B penalty

U.S. files charge against Toyota, $1.2B penalty

March 19th, 2014 12:53 pm by ERIC TUCKER and TOM KRISHER, Associated Press

The action concludes a yearslong criminal investigation into the Japanese automaker's disclosure of safety problems, which focused on whether Toyota was forthright in reporting problems to unintended acceleration troubles.

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Hawkins man says wife didn't mean to stab him

Hawkins man says wife didn't mean to stab him

March 19th, 2014 11:33 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Steven Hamman told a Hawkins County 911 dispatcher his wife didn't mean to stab him Sunday night at a church altar in Church Hill.

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