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Kingsport Police Department releases identity of woman killed in fiery wreck

Kingsport Police Department releases identity of woman killed in fiery wreck

September 22nd, 2013 1:54 pm by WES BUNCH — NET NEWS SERVICE

The Kingsport Police Department released the identity Sunday of a woman who was killed last week in a fiery wreck on Fort Henry Drive.

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Kids Fun Run

September 22nd, 2013 12:00 am by Dave Boyd

Kids Run for Fun Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press The Kids Fun Run and Family Fun Day kicked off early Saturday morning.

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Inspection finds locally maintained bridges to be structurally deficient

Inspection finds locally maintained bridges to be structurally deficient

September 21st, 2013 8:44 pm by Gary B. Gray

Nothing lasts forever. The latest inspection of 289 bridges revealed that 16 locally maintained bridges and three state-maintained bridges in Washington County are “structurally deficient,” according to the Tennessee Inventory and Appraisal Report, an acc

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High school teacher inspires local public defender to publish article

High school teacher inspires local public defender to publish article

September 21st, 2013 8:38 pm by John Thompson

The latest edition of “For the Defense,” the journal of the Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, includes the first professional article ever published by Melanie Sellers, an assistant public defender for the First Judicial District.

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Children run for fun, fitness at event held at ETSU

Children run for fun, fitness at event held at ETSU

September 21st, 2013 6:27 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Parts of East Tennessee State University’s campus, especially the areas near University School, were infiltrated with young runners Saturday as they grouped to run the 2013 Niswonger Children’s Hospital Kids Run and Walk ’n’ Roll.

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Report: US came close to nuclear disaster in 1961

Report: US came close to nuclear disaster in 1961

September 21st, 2013 5:17 pm by Associated Press

A U.S. hydrogen bomb nearly detonated on the nation's east coast, with a single switch averting a blast which would have been 260 times more powerful than the device that flattened Hiroshima, a newly published book says.

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Kenya Red Cross: 22 dead in upscale mall attack

Kenya Red Cross: 22 dead in upscale mall attack

September 21st, 2013 2:12 pm by Associated Press

Gunmen threw grenades, fired automatic weapons and targeted non-Muslims at the upscale Westgate mall in Kenya's capital on Saturday, killing at least 22 people and wounding dozens more, a Red Cross official and witnesses said.

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SNAP cuts make food agencies' jobs to feed the hungry more difficult

SNAP cuts make food agencies' jobs to feed the hungry more difficult

September 20th, 2013 9:33 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

By chance, Thursday’s U.S. House of Representatives vote to cut $39 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program program, also known as food stamps, coincided with the Feeding America food bank network’s SNAP Challenge, a request for everyon

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Ex-Carter law officer leaving military post

Ex-Carter law officer leaving military post

September 20th, 2013 9:09 pm by John Thompson

After two years in command of the Department of Defense task force responsible for conducting criminal investigations on a global basis, Lt. Col. James Parrish will be returning home to Carter County to resume his law enforcement career.

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Police share crime-stopping tips amid recent car break-ins

Police share crime-stopping tips amid recent car break-ins

September 20th, 2013 8:56 pm by Tony Casey

A string of auto break-ins in recent weeks has the Johnson City Police Department urging citizens to take all precautions in securing their vehicles, and police have released a list of tips to prevent auto break-ins.

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