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Slain Australian player mourned on 2 continents

Slain Australian player mourned on 2 continents

August 20th, 2013 3:22 pm by KRISTI EATON — Associated Press

DUNCAN, Okla. — With the simplest of motives — breaking up the boredom of an Oklahoma summer — three teenagers followed an Australian collegiate baseball player who was attending school in the U.S. and killed him with a shot to the back for "the fun of it

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Official: Suspect in custody at Ga. school

Official: Suspect in custody at Ga. school

August 20th, 2013 1:24 pm by Associated Press

The superintendent of DeKalb County schools says police have a suspect in custody after reports of gunfire at an Atlanta-area elementary school.

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Washington County Sheriff's Department files answer to family's $20 million lawsuit regarding inmate death

Washington County Sheriff's Department files answer to family's $20 million lawsuit regarding inmate death

August 20th, 2013 11:09 am by Becky Campbell

Stewart W. Peppers, 22, died April 29 while being transported to the Johnson City Medical Center by ambulance. His family believes he was subjected to 20 minutes of being beaten, shocked by Tasers and sprayed with a chemical agent used to subdue people w

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Update: Johnson City police investigating infant death at Knob Creek Road apartment

Update: Johnson City police investigating infant death at Knob Creek Road apartment

August 20th, 2013 10:32 am by Staff report

The death was reported at Johnson City Medical Center Monday afternoon after an EMS crew found the infant unresponsive at a Knob Creek Road apartment.

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Tenn. legislator to challenge US Sen. Alexander

Tenn. legislator to challenge US Sen. Alexander

August 20th, 2013 9:43 am by ERIK SCHELZIG — Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Sen. Lamar Alexander's efforts to ward off a primary challenge from the right fell short Tuesday with Tennessee state Rep. Joe Carr's announcement that he will mount a tea party challenge for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate.

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Sullivan Co. Commission ‘tables’ resolution aimed at removing weapons signs at courthouse

Sullivan Co. Commission ‘tables’ resolution aimed at removing weapons signs at courthouse

August 20th, 2013 8:37 am by J.H. Osborne, NET News Service

Most Sullivan County commissioners indicated in a resounding vote Monday that they don’t want “no weapons permitted” signs removed from the doors of the Sullivan County Courthouse.

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MSHA hires Byers as new administrator of UCMH

MSHA hires Byers as new administrator of UCMH

August 19th, 2013 9:36 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Mountain States Health Alliance has hired Tracy Byers, CEO of Great Plains Regional Medical Center in Elk City, Okla., to serve as the new administrator of Unicoi County Memorial Hospital.

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Encouraging words: Reaccreditation team hears praise of JCPD

Encouraging words: Reaccreditation team hears praise of JCPD

August 19th, 2013 9:08 pm by Tony Casey

A public information session for Johnson City Police Department’s reaccreditation was held in the Johnson City Municipal and Safety Building Monday night, and there was a general consensus of those who spoke.

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MSHA’s new CEO brings public policy experience to table

MSHA’s new CEO brings public policy experience to table

August 19th, 2013 9:05 pm by Nathan Baker

Board members believe Mountain States Health Alliance’s new CEO has the right mix of public policy and private sector managerial experience to help lead the health care company through looming changes and the fight over expanding Medicaid coverage.

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Key ETSU parking lot now ready for classes to start Monday

Key ETSU parking lot now ready for classes to start Monday - VIDEO

August 19th, 2013 5:00 pm by Rex Barber

Completion of Lot 21 is a big relief for David Collins, vice president of finance and administration at ETSU, who admitted accommodating all the traffic Monday would have been difficult had the lot been delayed.

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