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The Buzz: Top 10 news and sports stories you may have missed Easter weekend

The Buzz: Top 10 news and sports stories you may have missed Easter weekend

April 20th, 2014 7:09 pm by Staff Report

Just in case Easter kept you too busy this weekend, The Buzz is here to bring you the most important local and national news and sports stories.

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Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

April 20th, 2014 5:51 pm by GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters.

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In Colorado, pot holiday tries to go mainstream

In Colorado, pot holiday tries to go mainstream

April 20th, 2014 3:50 pm by NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press

Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.

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Carver Easter Egg Hunt

April 19th, 2014 11:55 pm by Dave Boyd

Carver Egg Hunt Dave Boyd/Johnson City PressKids hunt Easter Eggs at Carver Park Friday afternoon.

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After 42 years, 'Mrs. Cobb' decides to leave past behind

After 42 years, 'Mrs. Cobb' decides to leave past behind

April 19th, 2014 9:38 pm by Max Hrenda

On Saturday, Emily McClellan made her last appearance as Barsheba Cobb at the Rocky Mount Living History Museum before her retirement from educating and performing for visitors.

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Funding questions cloud commissioners' improvement goals

Funding questions cloud commissioners' improvement goals

April 19th, 2014 9:26 pm by Tony Casey

Though there were many things to discuss during Saturday morning's informal strategic planning meeting of the Johnson City Commission - from the development of intersections to boost business to high-speed Internet - the conversation nearly always drifted

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East Coast Wings & Grill looks to spice up JC dining options

East Coast Wings & Grill looks to spice up JC dining options

April 19th, 2014 9:15 pm by Nathan Baker

Things are heating up in a shopping center on Johnson City's northwest side, where a new chicken wing restaurant is set to take flight.

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Nashville woman gets two years in VA fraud case

Nashville woman gets two years in VA fraud case

April 19th, 2014 4:02 pm by Maranda Faris, The Tennessean

A Nashville woman was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court to two years in prison for defrauding the Veterans Administration of more than $364,000 over three years.

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As Easter nears, Erwin, Unicoi residents walk mile in Jesus' shoes

As Easter nears, Erwin, Unicoi residents walk mile in Jesus' shoes

April 18th, 2014 10:02 pm by Brad Hicks

Last year, Roy Guajardo took part in his first Good Friday Witness Walk as the event gave him the opportunity to come together with other Christians in the community ahead of the Easter holiday.

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Local attorney fulfills dream of attaining judgeship

Local attorney fulfills dream of attaining judgeship

April 18th, 2014 9:36 pm by Becky Campbell

When Luke Shipley was a little boy in Washington County, all he wanted was to grow up and be a judge.

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