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UPDATE: I-26, I-81 interchange clear, road re-opened

UPDATE: I-26, I-81 interchange clear, road re-opened

May 9th, 2014 5:37 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport Central Dispatch said the interchange between interstates 26 and 81 is clear of all debris from two incidents of accidents and collisions involving multiple vehicles.

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Scientists still working to ID victims from 9/11

Scientists still working to ID victims from 9/11

May 9th, 2014 12:05 pm by VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

On Saturday, 7,930 pouches containing bone remains of 9/11 victims are to be moved in a solemn procession from the city medical examiner's office to the new trade center site.

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Trip to pain clinic leads to addiction, arrest, recovery

Trip to pain clinic leads to addiction, arrest, recovery

May 9th, 2014 11:44 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Patricia Ward's six-year downward spiral into drug addiction began with a doctor's reference to a "pain clinic" for medication to help her back.

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Man back in prison for 90 years after court error

Man back in prison for 90 years after court error

May 9th, 2014 11:09 am by Staff Report

"He was given an opportunity to live again and it was taken away from him."

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Traffic stop leads to synthetic marijuana seizure

Traffic stop leads to synthetic marijuana seizure

May 9th, 2014 10:28 am by AP

Authorities say a West Tennessee traffic stop led to the largest synthetic marijuana laboratory seizure in the state this year.

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Blind ETSU graduate sees world through use of math

Blind ETSU graduate sees world through use of math

May 8th, 2014 9:02 pm by Nathan Baker

Devanshu Agrawal uses his education in mathematics and physics to create pictures of the world around him.

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MicroVote exec assumes blame for election gaffe

MicroVote exec assumes blame for election gaffe

May 8th, 2014 8:59 pm by Gary B. Gray

The person responsible for a human foible that turned the 6th Commission District results upside down during Tuesday's Republican primary has claimed full responsibility and absolved the Washington County Election Commission from any wrongdoing.

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Early look offered at Carter County school

Early look offered at Carter County school

May 8th, 2014 8:53 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Commission's Education Committee heard very early plans to build a middle school adjacent to the Watauga Industrial Park and across Tenn. Highway 91 from the Elizabethton Airport.

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Hot dogs: Heat is harmful

Hot dogs: Heat is harmful

May 8th, 2014 8:47 pm by Tony Casey

The series of consequences for leaving a dog in a car on a hot day can quickly go from heavy panting to brain damage to death, and Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter Director Debbie Dobbs wants to raise awareness about this perennial problem.

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Administrators explain Wellmont, UnitedHealthcare contract dispute

Administrators explain Wellmont, UnitedHealthcare contract dispute

May 8th, 2014 9:13 am by Nathan Baker

Both companies' representatives claim the other side is being unreasonable as 20,000 face losing in-network health care coverage.

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