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Weston's legacy: Boy's short life was long on inspiration

Weston's legacy: Boy's short life was long on inspiration

March 24th, 2014 9:48 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Despite his life threatening condition, Weston Keeton's friends are remembering him as a courageous boy who lived life to its fullest, brought people together and touched the lives of thousands of people he never knew.

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Tennessee Senate OKs school religious expression measure

Tennessee Senate OKs school religious expression measure

March 24th, 2014 9:35 pm by Associated Press

Under the proposal, a student could express beliefs about religion in homework, artwork and other written and oral assignments free from discrimination based on the religious content.

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Downtown violence causes concern for some local business owners

Downtown violence causes concern for some local business owners

March 24th, 2014 9:27 pm by Nathan Baker

A fatal shooting in a downtown Johnson City parking lot is the latest in a series of violent crimes that downtown business owners are hoping isn't the start of a trend.

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Ex-TV Judge Joe Brown arrested in Tennessee

Ex-TV Judge Joe Brown arrested in Tennessee

March 24th, 2014 9:00 pm by Associated Press

Brown is running in the Democratic primary for Shelby County district attorney general.

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In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants dropped

In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants dropped

March 24th, 2014 7:15 pm by Chas Sisk, The Tennessean

A Republican state senator dropped legislation Monday that would have extended in-state tuition to some undocumented immigrants, saying he doesn't have the support to pass the measure this year.

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Body found: Greeneville authorities believe house fire set to cover up crime

Body found: Greeneville authorities believe house fire set to cover up crime

March 24th, 2014 5:09 pm by Staff Report

Authorities believe that a Greeneville house fire may have been set to cover up a murder and assault.

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Ukraine orders troop pullout from Crimea

Ukraine orders troop pullout from Crimea

March 24th, 2014 4:40 pm by LAURA MILLS and PETER LEONARD, Associated Press

Bystanders mocked some retreating sailors as "rats" fleeing a sinking ship.

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King University officials honor memory of athlete slain in downtown Johnson City

King University officials honor memory of athlete slain in downtown Johnson City

March 24th, 2014 4:16 pm by Staff Report

"DeShaun Greer played as hard as anyone that I have coached in my eight years at King" - Head Men's Basketball Coach George Pitts.

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UPDATE: Suspect in deadly shooting picks up new charge as police say gun was stolen

UPDATE: Suspect in deadly shooting picks up new charge as police say gun was stolen - VIDEO

March 24th, 2014 4:03 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City police investigators said the gun used in a deadly downtown shooting Sunday was stolen during in a home burglary last year.

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Train derails, climbs escalator at Chicago airport

Train derails, climbs escalator at Chicago airport

March 24th, 2014 2:32 pm by CARLA K. JOHNSON and PRIYA SRIDHAR, Associated Press

Authorities say they're looking into whether faulty brakes, signals or human error may have caused a Chicago public-transit train to jump the tracks and scale an escalator at O'Hare International Airport.

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