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Tennessee death row inmates dying of natural causes

Tennessee death row inmates dying of natural causes

March 31st, 2014 1:04 pm by Associated Press

Many inmates awaiting execution on Tennessee's death row never make it to the execution chamber.

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Gray Fossil Site seeks volunteers with training set for Saturday

Gray Fossil Site seeks volunteers with training set for Saturday

March 31st, 2014 12:19 pm by Contributed - ETSU

"Our volunteers get the opportunity to work alongside the paleontologists" - Dr. Steven Wallace, site manager of the Gray Fossil Site.

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No indictment: Grand jury returns no true bill in fatal Elizabethton Hwy. crash

No indictment: Grand jury returns no true bill in fatal Elizabethton Hwy. crash

March 31st, 2014 11:35 am by Staff Report

Chyanne Elizabeth Gobble, 20, 612 Maple St., was arrested in September on a charge of leaving the scene of an accident involving a death.

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Local firefighters want to douse 'reckless burning'

Local firefighters want to douse 'reckless burning'

March 30th, 2014 9:38 pm by Max Hrenda

Firefighters who have worked in Washington County say that there have been a higher number of brush fires this year, and that the majority of those fires may have resulted from illegal burning.

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Johnson City Schools prepares to 'rejoice' in student talent

Johnson City Schools prepares to 'rejoice' in student talent

March 30th, 2014 9:32 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Rejoice in the Arts, Johnson City Schools' annual showcase of its elementary, intermediate and middle school students' talents, will be held Thursday night at The Mall at Johnson City.

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Meet Your Neighbor: Leigh Weaver 'captured' by allure of photography at early age

Meet Your Neighbor: Leigh Weaver 'captured' by allure of photography at early age

March 30th, 2014 9:18 pm by Becky Campbell

When Leigh Weaver was a little girl, she was one of those kids always on her daddy's heels, or maybe he was on hers as he always had a camera in his hand recording family memories.

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U.S., Russia talks fail to end Ukraine deadlock

U.S., Russia talks fail to end Ukraine deadlock

March 30th, 2014 9:10 pm by Matthew Lee, Associated Press

The United States and Russia agreed Sunday that the crisis in Ukraine requires a diplomatic resolution, but four hours of talks between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov failed to break a tense East-West deadloc

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Rural residents confront higher health care costs

Rural residents confront higher health care costs

March 30th, 2014 8:54 pm by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press

Health care has always been more expensive in far-flung communities, where actuarial insurance data show fewer doctors, specialists and hospitals, as well as older residents in need of more health care services. But the rural-urban cost divide has been ex

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Congress: GM twice failed to fix defect

Congress: GM twice failed to fix defect

March 30th, 2014 8:47 pm by DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writer

General Motors discussed two separate fixes for an ignition switch defect in 2005 but canceled both of them without taking action, according to a memo released Sunday by the House subcommittee investigating GM's handling of the defect and a subsequent rec

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Eating event set to raise funds for Tweetsie Trail

Eating event set to raise funds for Tweetsie Trail

March 30th, 2014 3:51 pm by Tony Casey

Dr. Dan Schumaier, chairman of the Rails-to-Trails task force, is convinced everyone is getting excited about the 10-mile recreational trail between Johnson City and Elizabethton called the Tweetsie Trail.

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