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Ten local students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

Ten local students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

September 11th, 2014 11:46 am by Nathan Baker

Ten students from Johnson City and Washington County were named Wednesday among the 1 percent of high school seniors nationwide as semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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9/11 commemoration held in open plaza

9/11 commemoration held in open plaza

September 11th, 2014 11:37 am by RACHELLE BLIDNER and JONATHAN LEMIRE

Family and friends of those who died read the names of the nearly 3,000 people killed in New York, at the Pentagon and near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

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Eastman acquires Pennsylvania-based chemical company

Eastman acquires Pennsylvania-based chemical company

September 11th, 2014 11:17 am by HANK HAYES, NET News Service

KINGSPORT - Eastman Chemical Co. announced Thursday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Allentown, Pa,-based Taminco Corp., a global specialty chemical company.

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Budget Committee OKs $123 million financial plan

Budget Committee OKs $123 million financial plan

September 11th, 2014 10:45 am by Gary B. Gray

The Washington County Budget Committee on Wednesday wrapped up its review of the county's balanced fiscal 2015, $123 million financial plan, which goes to the County Commission on Sept. 29 for approval.

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Judge: Pistorius can't be found guilty of murder

Judge: Pistorius can't be found guilty of murder

September 11th, 2014 7:29 am by GERALD IMRAY and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press

Judge Thokozile Masipa said prosecutors have not proved beyond a reasonable doubt that Pistorius, 27, is guilty of premeditated murder.

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UT police chief says recent sexual assault reports reflect change in federal requirements

UT police chief says recent sexual assault reports reflect change in federal requirements

September 11th, 2014 7:26 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Four sexual assaults on the Knoxville campus have been reported by local media since fall semester classes began last month. UT Police Department officials have said they do not know if the assaults are connected.

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ETSU's Walk of Hope sheds light on suicide - PHOTOS

ETSU's Walk of Hope sheds light on suicide - PHOTOS

September 10th, 2014 10:07 pm by Tony Casey

"I love you" is something not often appreciated and frequently underused when it comes to tough, masculine guys who are afraid to share their true feelings, but saying it could make all the difference in the world.

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ETSU scientists travel to China for fossil research

ETSU scientists travel to China for fossil research

September 10th, 2014 9:55 pm by Nathan Baker

A research trip to the other side of the globe helped East Tennessee State University paleontologists connect our region to a lost world.

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Washington County Commission committee looks to restructure committees

Washington County Commission committee looks to restructure committees

September 10th, 2014 9:01 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Washington County Commission's Committee on Committees has had a rather redundant ring to it over the past few years, but the five-member board on Wednesday came to life, drawing up a proposed committee restructuring that eliminates several well-known

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Carter County Trustee's Office warns of possible mail scam

Carter County Trustee's Office warns of possible mail scam

September 10th, 2014 8:54 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Trustee's Office is warning citizens of a potential mail scam that may be occurring this week.

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