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Police: Investigation into train collision that killed pedestrian ongoing

Police: Investigation into train collision that killed pedestrian ongoing

October 28th, 2014 9:56 pm by Max Hrenda

Police said they are in the process of identifying a man who was killed after he was struck by a train this weekend.

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No new jail time after felon pleads guilty to trying to kill Tennessee Highway patrolman

No new jail time after felon pleads guilty to trying to kill Tennessee Highway patrolman

October 28th, 2014 9:49 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County man serving a 17-year federal sentence for a weapons conviction pleaded guilty Tuesday in Criminal Court to trying to kill a state trooper.

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Halloween Photo Contest

Halloween Photo Contest

October 28th, 2014 8:55 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Johnson City Press offers $100 reward for best costume pic

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Chamber supports Mountain States-Wellmont merger

Chamber supports Mountain States-Wellmont merger

October 28th, 2014 2:54 pm by Staff Report

The local Chamber of Commerce has unanimously voted to endorse a merger between Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System, according to a news release.

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Ex-officer's mother displeased with Unicoi County over settlement

Ex-officer's mother displeased with Unicoi County over settlement

October 28th, 2014 8:49 am by Brad Hicks

An alleged discrepancy in a monetary settlement paid to a former Unicoi County Sheriff's Department deputy by Unicoi County has the ex-officer's mother upset.

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Thanks a million: Washington County Commission approves $1M gift for ETSU arts center

Thanks a million: Washington County Commission approves $1M gift for ETSU arts center

October 27th, 2014 9:35 pm by Gary B. Gray

A majority of Washington County commissioners on Monday approved giving East Tennessee State University $1 million over the next 10 years for its new fine arts center, though a handful of commissioners pushed back, claiming it wasn't right to do so while

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Second Harvest, WCQR launch this year's Project Thanksgiving campaign

Second Harvest, WCQR launch this year's Project Thanksgiving campaign

October 27th, 2014 9:28 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

WCQR-FM radio and Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee have kicked off their annual drive to provide Thanksgiving dinners to 6,000 area homes in need.

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Pastor who performed gay marriage keeps ordination

Pastor who performed gay marriage keeps ordination

October 27th, 2014 9:18 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A Methodist pastor who was disciplined after he officiated at the wedding of his gay son will be allowed to remain an ordained minister.

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Child molester offers research suggesting boys want sex with men

Child molester offers research suggesting boys want sex with men

October 27th, 2014 6:06 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

William John Jordan concluded in a research paper there was a difference between a pedophile - someone who is attracted to prepubescent children - and a pederast - a man who has sex with boys between the ages of 8 and 16.

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Former Nashville teacher jailed on child porn charges

Former Nashville teacher jailed on child porn charges

October 27th, 2014 5:40 pm by Andy Humbles, The Tennessean

A former Metro elementary school teacher has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of downloading images of child pornography on a school-issued laptop.

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