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Erwin's Autorama ready for 54th run

Erwin's Autorama ready for 54th run

June 5th, 2014 1:27 pm by Brad Hicks

For more than half a century, Erwin has been a destination for automobile enthusiasts wanting to show off or take a look at vintage and custom cars, and that tradition will continue this weekend.

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Eastman coming back online, 'systems are stable'

Eastman coming back online, 'systems are stable'

June 5th, 2014 1:24 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

The power outage caused a methanol release into the air and a wastewater discharge into the Holston River, according to Eastman.

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UPDATE: Next trial in Facebook murders put on hold over email evidence

UPDATE: Next trial in Facebook murders put on hold over email evidence

June 5th, 2014 1:05 pm by Becky Campbell

The August double murder trial for a Mountain City man is on hold after a motion hearing Thursday in the case known as the Facebook murders.

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Did the Carter Co. School Board violate the Sunshine Law?

Did the Carter Co. School Board violate the Sunshine Law?

June 5th, 2014 11:05 am by John Thompson

It's all about the board's called meeting to approve the filing of a lawsuit against Elizabethton over the disbursement of local liquor by the drink revenue since 1998.

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UT scientists warn of insect damage to local fruit crops

UT scientists warn of insect damage to local fruit crops

June 5th, 2014 10:36 am by Associated Press

The insect targets strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, cherries, grapes and other soft, thin-skinned fruit.

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Rock slide brings I-40 traffic through Johnson City on I-26

Rock slide brings I-40 traffic through Johnson City on I-26

June 5th, 2014 10:09 am by Contributed

The N.C. Department of Transportation has closed a portion of Interstate 40 in Haywood County near the Tennessee border.

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Downtown flooding: Johnson City turns to Army Corps of Engineers for possible fix

Downtown flooding: Johnson City turns to Army Corps of Engineers for possible fix

June 5th, 2014 9:15 am by Gary B. Gray

City commissioners will consider an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers tonight that would result in an evaluation of Brush and King creeks' water flow and be used to produce additional remedies for downtown flooding.

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Police arrest man in elevator stabbing death of boy, 6

Police arrest man in elevator stabbing death of boy, 6

June 5th, 2014 9:08 am by JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press

A 7-year-old girl also was critically injured in the knife attack in a public housing complex.

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Witnesses: Boko Haram militants slaughtered hundreds

Witnesses: Boko Haram militants slaughtered hundreds

June 5th, 2014 8:53 am by HARUNA UMAR, Associated Press

The military failed to intervene even though it was warned that an attack was imminent.

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Update: Eastman searching for cause of power outage that shut down plant, triggered emissions discharges

Update: Eastman searching for cause of power outage that shut down plant, triggered emissions discharges

June 5th, 2014 8:30 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

The company was "in the process of conducting a safe and orderly restart of operations and assessing the potential business and financial impacts of the shutdown."

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