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Could two objects in Indian Ocean be remnants of missing plane?

Could two objects in Indian Ocean be remnants of missing plane?

March 20th, 2014 7:40 am by KRISTEN GELINEAU and SCOTT MCDONALD, Associated Press

"This is a lead, it's probably the best lead we have right now" - John Young, manager of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority's emergency response division.

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New York City inmate 'baked to death' in cell

New York City inmate 'baked to death' in cell

March 19th, 2014 9:31 pm by JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press

Advocates for mentally ill inmates in New York say the death represents the failure of the city's justice system on almost every level.

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Investigator tries to piece together Holston Mountain plane crash puzzle

Investigator tries to piece together Holston Mountain plane crash puzzle

March 19th, 2014 9:22 pm by John Thompson

Crash investigator Russ Standifur with the Federal Aviation Administration was on the scene in a remote section of Holston Mountain on Wednesday, trying to recover all the pieces of the crashed plane and the puzzle of why it crashed shortly after take off

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Developer sinks Sinking Creek plan to build student-housing complex

Developer sinks Sinking Creek plan to build student-housing complex

March 19th, 2014 9:09 pm by Gary B. Gray

North Carolina's Stonegate Developers has pulled its proposal to build a $12 million student-housing complex in Washington County just outside the Johnson City limits in the Sinking Creek Road neighborhood.

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Teen bicyclist hurt in collision with car in Kingsport

Teen bicyclist hurt in collision with car in Kingsport

March 19th, 2014 9:09 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

A teenage boy was injured Wednesday afternoon when he was struck by a vehicle on Lynn Garden Drive while riding his bicycle.

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Annexation measures clear Senate committee

Annexation measures clear Senate committee

March 19th, 2014 8:58 pm by Gary B. Gray

As promised, state Sen. Rusty Crowe, R-Johnson City, pushed legislation forward this week that would let voters decide for themselves whether they want to be annexed into municipalities, despite a public plea from Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin on March 6 for t

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Johnson City man accused of using stolen checks to make purchases

Johnson City man accused of using stolen checks to make purchases

March 19th, 2014 6:02 pm by Staff Reports

Police say a Johnson City man was arrested on six counts of forgery and seven counts of theft under $500 following an investigation.

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Students' protest song prompts meltdown from U.S. Senate candidate Joe Carr in Tennessee House

Students' protest song prompts meltdown from U.S. Senate candidate Joe Carr in Tennessee House

March 19th, 2014 5:43 pm by Associated Press

Carr said the students' actions amounted to what he called "a hijack of this committee."

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Johnson City woman accused of drug fraud

Johnson City woman accused of drug fraud

March 19th, 2014 5:21 pm by Staff Reports

A Johnson City woman was accused of drug fraud following an investigation into how she obtained medications, police said.

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Unicoi election officials find no fix on election sites at schools

Unicoi election officials find no fix on election sites at schools

March 19th, 2014 5:06 pm by Brad Hicks

In February, the Election Commission discussed the election day's possible impact on student safety, which prompted the concerned panel to send a letter to the Board of Education on March 7 requesting that schools be closed on the date of the primary.

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