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Woman dies riding Six Flags roller coaster in Texas

Woman dies riding Six Flags roller coaster in Texas

July 19th, 2013 10:32 pm by Associated Press

The accident happened just after 6:30 p.m. Friday at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington.

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Woman charged in murder-for-hire plot gets year in jail

Woman charged in murder-for-hire plot gets year in jail

July 19th, 2013 9:11 pm by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County woman charged nearly two years ago with attempting to hire a hit man to kill her ex-husband was sentenced to spend the next year in jail at a Friday hearing in Unicoi County Criminal Court.

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Summer program educates, introduces students to science and math career opportunities

Summer program educates, introduces students to science and math career opportunities

July 19th, 2013 6:11 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

STEMsummer 2013, is an initiative started by Michael Cummings, INSIGHT Educational Center’s CEO, and Adam Dickson, Appalachian Community Federal Credit Union community development coordinator and INSIGHT COO, designed to enhance math and science skills, w

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Sandusky newspapers win a total of 46 awards in 2013 TPA contest

Sandusky newspapers win a total of 46 awards in 2013 TPA contest

July 19th, 2013 5:47 pm by Staff Report

Several Tennessee-based Sandusky Newspaper Group news organizations have been named winners and placed in the annual Tennessee Press Association newspaper contest.

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Man draws 30-year prison sentence in robbery, police chase

Man draws 30-year prison sentence in robbery, police chase

July 19th, 2013 2:24 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood sentenced Travis Grover Richardson, 31, to 30 years in prison as a career criminal Thursday.

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Kingsport family loses everything to flood

Kingsport family loses everything to flood

July 19th, 2013 2:21 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

When the torrential rains started to pour over the region, Gary Duranso had returned home after taking his son Andrew to the park.

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Johnson City Commission takes first step to land large retail development

Johnson City Commission takes first step to land large retail development

July 19th, 2013 11:13 am by Gary B. Gray

The City Commission on Thursday passed the first reading of an ordinance to rezone property off North State of Franklin Road that would support a 29-acre retail development proposed by Brentwood’s GBT Realty Corporation.

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Storm debris blamed for death of 10-year-old car passenger

Storm debris blamed for death of 10-year-old car passenger

July 19th, 2013 10:51 am by Staff report

The 10-year-old daughter of the driver of a car that was struck by debris blown by a storm Thursday died.

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Red Cross issues emergency call for blood

Red Cross issues emergency call for blood

July 19th, 2013 9:36 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Based on fewer than expected donations received in June and early July, the Johnson City Red Cross Blood Services Center is extending its collection hours and asking local donors to help make up the shortage.

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Unconscious, drunken child found on Johnson City school grounds; Elizabethton man charged with giving him alcohol, using wrench in robbery

Unconscious, drunken child found on Johnson City school grounds; Elizabethton man charged with giving him alcohol, using wrench in robbery

July 19th, 2013 9:06 am by Becky Campbell

The boy’s brother had already taken the 12-year-old to a nearby residence and medical personnel were attending to him.

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