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The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

August 9th, 2013 1:58 pm by Staff Report

In case you missed these items, here are 10 local and regional news stories that will get you buzzing today.

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Police: Speeding, drunken driver crashes into truck, utility pole in Johnson City

Police: Speeding, drunken driver crashes into truck, utility pole in Johnson City

August 9th, 2013 1:33 pm by Becky Campbell

An officer clocked the man doing 70 mph on University Parkway in a red Toyota Tacoma about 1:30 p.m., police said.

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Kingsport family's brawl leads to stabbing

Kingsport family's brawl leads to stabbing

August 9th, 2013 1:15 pm by Rain Smith — Kingsport Times-News

An argument between a Kingsport woman and her daughter allegedly escalated to attempted murder early Friday morning, when a Rutledge man stabbed his girlfriend's brother in the stomach.

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Two children missing after plane crashes into house in Connecticut

Two children missing after plane crashes into house in Connecticut

August 9th, 2013 1:13 pm by Associated Press

A small plane plunged into a working-class suburban neighborhood near an airport Friday and three people were missing, including two children inside a home that caught fire.

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Elizabethton council OKs issuing bonds for new stadium, more

Elizabethton council OKs issuing bonds for new stadium, more

August 9th, 2013 11:49 am by John Thompson

The funds from the sale will be used build a new athletic complex at Elizabethton High School, new classrooms and science labs at T.A. Dugger Jr. High School and a new band room for the high school.

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Man dies from Piney Flats crash injuries; charges pending against Johnson City woman

Man dies from Piney Flats crash injuries; charges pending against Johnson City woman

August 9th, 2013 10:30 am by Becky Campbell

Fleming Dwight Sluder died at the University of Tennessee Hospital on Tuesday.

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Johnson City veteran recalls scenes in Nagasaki, Hiroshima after U.S. atomic bombings

Johnson City veteran recalls scenes in Nagasaki, Hiroshima after U.S. atomic bombings

August 9th, 2013 8:39 am by Rex Barber

“I cannot tell you the kinds of destruction of buildings that had occurred. It’s not like a tornado. It’s not like a storm of any description that we had known before that time," said Calvin Garland, a veteran of WWII who walked in Nagasaki a few months a

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Hawkins couple arrested after ‘drug-exposed children’ complaint

Hawkins couple arrested after ‘drug-exposed children’ complaint

August 8th, 2013 10:05 pm by Jeff Bobo - Net News Service

A Hawkins County couple were arrested Tuesday after deputies allegedly found drugs and paraphernalia out in the open in a residence where two children ages 8 and 12 live.

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Attrition to take out 200 jobs at Mountain States Health Alliance

Attrition to take out 200 jobs at Mountain States Health Alliance

August 8th, 2013 9:47 pm by Nathan Baker

Mountain States Health Alliance CEO Dennis Vonderfecht stressed Thursday that the 200 positions slated for elimination from the system’s facilities in Tennessee and Virginia in the coming months will be achieved through natural attrition instead of layoff

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Harmony community church burglary solved with surveillance footage

Harmony community church burglary solved with surveillance footage

August 8th, 2013 3:41 pm by Staff report

An investigation revealed the subject had used a credit card taken in the burglary at a local business.

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