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Man back in prison for 90 years after court error

Man back in prison for 90 years after court error

May 9th, 2014 11:09 am by Staff Report

"He was given an opportunity to live again and it was taken away from him."

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Traffic stop leads to synthetic marijuana seizure

Traffic stop leads to synthetic marijuana seizure

May 9th, 2014 10:28 am by AP

Authorities say a West Tennessee traffic stop led to the largest synthetic marijuana laboratory seizure in the state this year.

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Blind ETSU graduate sees world through use of math

Blind ETSU graduate sees world through use of math

May 8th, 2014 9:02 pm by Nathan Baker

Devanshu Agrawal uses his education in mathematics and physics to create pictures of the world around him.

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MicroVote exec assumes blame for election gaffe

MicroVote exec assumes blame for election gaffe

May 8th, 2014 8:59 pm by Gary B. Gray

The person responsible for a human foible that turned the 6th Commission District results upside down during Tuesday's Republican primary has claimed full responsibility and absolved the Washington County Election Commission from any wrongdoing.

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Early look offered at Carter County school

Early look offered at Carter County school

May 8th, 2014 8:53 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Commission's Education Committee heard very early plans to build a middle school adjacent to the Watauga Industrial Park and across Tenn. Highway 91 from the Elizabethton Airport.

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Hot dogs: Heat is harmful

Hot dogs: Heat is harmful

May 8th, 2014 8:47 pm by Tony Casey

The series of consequences for leaving a dog in a car on a hot day can quickly go from heavy panting to brain damage to death, and Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter Director Debbie Dobbs wants to raise awareness about this perennial problem.

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Administrators explain Wellmont, UnitedHealthcare contract dispute

Administrators explain Wellmont, UnitedHealthcare contract dispute

May 8th, 2014 9:13 am by Nathan Baker

Both companies' representatives claim the other side is being unreasonable as 20,000 face losing in-network health care coverage.

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Student, professor meet in lifesaving encounter - VIDEO

Student, professor meet in lifesaving encounter - VIDEO

May 7th, 2014 9:24 pm by Nathan Baker

A trip to the races in March could have been deadly for East Tennessee State University pharmacy professor Charles Collins if circumstances had been slightly different.

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Judge bares heart in sentencing in case of vehicular homicide

Judge bares heart in sentencing in case of vehicular homicide

May 7th, 2014 9:14 pm by John Thompson

The sentencing hearing for Micah Cates on Monday provided a rare glimpse into the heart and mind of Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood, who is familiar in the region because of the many high-profile cases he has tried but is the least-known judge in the area becau

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Johnson City man gets 121-month sentence in sex case

Johnson City man gets 121-month sentence in sex case

May 7th, 2014 9:06 pm by Brad Hicks

As he spoke at his at his Wednesday sentencing hearing in U.S. District Court, Rickie Lee Hoyle Jr. admitted to Judge J. Ronnie Greer that he did send inappropriate text messages to a boy last year, but he never touched or attempted to touch the boy and d

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