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Flash Flood

April 30th, 2014 12:00 am by Dave Boyd

An afternoon downpour caused flash flooding along North Roan Street, Princeton Road, Austin Springs and slowed traffic on I-26 Tuesday.

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Oklahoma inmate dies after execution is botched

Oklahoma inmate dies after execution is botched

April 29th, 2014 10:34 pm by BAILEY ELISE McBRIDE, SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press

A botched execution using a disputed new drug combination left an Oklahoma inmate writhing and clenching his teeth on the gurney on Tuesday, leading prison officials to halt the proceedings before the inmate's eventual death from a heart attack.

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Husband, wife plead guilty to 2013 burglary charges

Husband, wife plead guilty to 2013 burglary charges

April 29th, 2014 10:33 pm by Becky Campbell

A Gray couple pleaded guilty in Washington County Criminal Court on Monday to a slew of home and auto burglaries and thefts that went along with those and attributed their behavior to drug use.

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Developers not dissuaded by Model Mill mix-up

Developers not dissuaded by Model Mill mix-up

April 29th, 2014 10:14 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City's failure to give proper public notice of a second reading and public hearing to rezone the Model Mill property has, for now, derailed plans for a North Carolina company to develop an apartment complex on the site.

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Officials discuss pair of Highway 75 woes

Officials discuss pair of Highway 75 woes

April 29th, 2014 10:01 pm by Gary B. Gray

Progress has a starting point, and, on Tuesday, that mark literally was in the Gray Fossil Museum parking lot.

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Second man, Jason Wayne Autry, faces murder charge in Holly Bobo case

Second man, Jason Wayne Autry, faces murder charge in Holly Bobo case

April 29th, 2014 6:11 pm by Brian Wilson, The Tennessean

A second man has been arrested in the alleged kidnapping and death of Holly Bobo.

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At least 35 dead as South braces for more twisters

At least 35 dead as South braces for more twisters

April 29th, 2014 4:51 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ and JEFF AMY, Associated Press

As crews in Mississippi and Alabama turned from search-and-rescue efforts to cleanup, the South braced for a third round of potentially deadly weather on Tuesday. Tornadoes usually strike in the late afternoon and evening.

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Update: Commissioner bans Sterling from NBA for life

Update: Commissioner bans Sterling from NBA for life

April 29th, 2014 1:59 pm by Associated Press

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver also says he will try to force a sale of the Clippers and also fined Sterling $2.5 million.

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Glass company to invest $15.8M to begin new manufacturing operations in Kingsport, creating 237 new jobs

Glass company to invest $15.8M to begin new manufacturing operations in Kingsport, creating 237 new jobs

April 29th, 2014 1:50 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

The announcement means new glass manufacturing will take place at AGC's old Blue Ridge facility off Lincoln Street.

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Tennessee tornado leaves 2 dead, 6 injured

Tennessee tornado leaves 2 dead, 6 injured

April 29th, 2014 1:10 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee Emergency Management Agency spokesman Jeremy Heidt said state officials are sending aid on Tuesday, including 20 National Guardsmen, to help local officials as they search for more possible victims.

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