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Grant to help archaeologist's study of early Americans

Grant to help archaeologist's study of early Americans

March 8th, 2014 10:54 pm by Nathan Baker

A grant intended to protect a Middle Tennessee archaeological find will help an East Tennessee State University educator better understand the people who lived in the area thousands of years ago.

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Missing teen found dead in apartment complex's pond

Missing teen found dead in apartment complex's pond

March 8th, 2014 10:13 pm by Staff Reports

The body of a 19-year-old Johnson City man who was reported missing in early February was found Saturday floating in a retention pond behind an apartment complex.

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Lawmaker hopes upcoming daylight savings will be Tennessee's last

Lawmaker hopes upcoming daylight savings will be Tennessee's last

March 7th, 2014 9:34 pm by Tony Casey

When Tennesseans spring ahead this weekend, it could be the last time they change clocks.

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Second arrest made in connection with Austin Springs Road apartment shooting

Second arrest made in connection with Austin Springs Road apartment shooting

March 7th, 2014 7:55 pm by Max Hrenda

Police say that a Jonesborough man told them he was present during a reported incident of armed robbery that had previously resulted in the arrest of a Johnson City teen.

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UPDATE: Police say breezeway shooting suspect found with gunshot wounds

UPDATE: Police say breezeway shooting suspect found with gunshot wounds

March 7th, 2014 5:10 pm by Staff Reports

Johnson City police said that a man suspected of shooting a Knoxville man in a downtown breezeway was discovered with bullet wounds of his own.

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FULL STORY: Stratton found guilty of murder

FULL STORY: Stratton found guilty of murder

March 7th, 2014 1:50 pm by Becky Campbell

There were no outbursts of emotion Friday afternoon when a jury foreman announced Justin Allen Stratton, aka Puff, was guilty of first-degree murder, but he shook his head in disbelief and looked away.

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Sisters, teacher seek funds to buy headstone for Hawkins child killed with grape soda

Sisters, teacher seek funds to buy headstone for Hawkins child killed with grape soda

March 7th, 2014 11:26 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Five-year-old Alexa Linboom's horrific 2012 death made national headlines. Now her family and friends are trying to get a proper headstone on her grave.

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US employers add 175K jobs despite harsh weather, rate ticks up to 6.7 percent

US employers add 175K jobs despite harsh weather, rate ticks up to 6.7 percent

March 7th, 2014 11:22 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

U.S. employers stepped up hiring in February despite a blast of harsh winter weather, renewing hopes that the economy could accelerate this year.

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Kingsport man accused of shoplifting while possessing drugs

Kingsport man accused of shoplifting while possessing drugs

March 7th, 2014 10:20 am by Staff Reports

A Kingsport man was charged with shoplifting, possession of schedule I and II drugs for resale, and possession of unlawful drug paraphernalia Thursday, police said.

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Man charged with hindering creditor

Man charged with hindering creditor

March 7th, 2014 10:18 am by Staff Reports

An Erwin man was arrested Thursday on a charge of hindering a secured creditor over $1,000, police said.

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