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Spanqui’s, authentic New York street food — with a Southern twist

Spanqui’s, authentic New York street food — with a Southern twist

October 11th, 2013 9:41 am by Staff Reports

I am a big fan of food truck cuisine. It is my experience that what the typical food truck business saves on overhead (such as inside seating, décor, plumbing and such) can be (and usually is) invested in the quality of ingredients and uniqueness of prepa

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Your Turn: What do you think of the state of national politics?

Your Turn: What do you think of the state of national politics?

October 11th, 2013 8:06 am by JENNIFER AGIESTA and NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

Americans are finding little they like about President Barack Obama or either political party, according to a new poll that suggests the possibility of a "throw the bums out" mentality in next year's midterm elections.

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High school student killed in Kingsport crash

High school student killed in Kingsport crash

October 11th, 2013 7:54 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A rollover crash on Lebanon Road on Tuesday morning claimed the life of a Sullivan South student, Sullivan County authorities said.

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Defense begins in Facebook trial

Defense begins in Facebook trial

October 10th, 2013 9:57 pm by John Thompson

The judge overseeing the murder trial of Marvin Enoch “Buddy” Potter in the January 2012 shooting deaths of a Mountain City couple dismissed a felony murder charge against Potter, but allowed two charges of first-degree murder to stand Thursday.

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Possible job cuts worry ETSU employees, students

Possible job cuts worry ETSU employees, students

October 10th, 2013 9:56 pm by Nathan Baker

Although East Tennessee State University President Brian Noland assured the college’s custodians last week that their jobs are safe for now, they and other employees continue to be wary of possible looming budget cuts and are looking at options to protect

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Design phase OK’d for new ETSU performing arts center

Design phase OK’d for new ETSU performing arts center

October 10th, 2013 9:39 pm by Brad Hicks

The next step in making what East Tennessee State University President Dr. Brian Noland called a dream for many in the area a reality has been taken.

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Injuries reported in two-vehicle crash in Jonesborough

Injuries reported in two-vehicle crash in Jonesborough

October 10th, 2013 6:40 pm by Staff Reports

Rescue workers are extricating the drivers involved in a two-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon in the 1100 block of Boones Creek Road in Jonesborough.

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US judge tells man he's still legally dead

US judge tells man he's still legally dead

October 10th, 2013 4:08 pm by Associated Press

A man who disappeared decades ago is finding out there's no easy way to come back from the dead.

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State rests in first Facebook Murders trial; one murder count dismissed

State rests in first Facebook Murders trial; one murder count dismissed

October 10th, 2013 3:45 pm by John Thompson

Judge John Kerry Blackwood said the state had not made the case for the felony murder charge against Marvin Potter, one of four people accused in the 2012 Johnson County slayings.

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Vanderbilt fraternity suspended over email making light of rape

Vanderbilt fraternity suspended over email making light of rape

October 10th, 2013 2:24 pm by Staff Report

Vanderbilt University and the national office of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity have suspended local chapter operations after a member sent out an offensive recruiting email.

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