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16 kids in hospital after church van crashes in SE Tennessee

16 kids in hospital after church van crashes in SE Tennessee

June 12th, 2015 10:03 am by Chattanooga Times Free Press

Everyone on board was taken to SkyRidge Medical Center with injuries.

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Elizabethton cuts property tax rate, hikes water rate

Elizabethton cuts property tax rate, hikes water rate

June 12th, 2015 9:38 am by John Thompson

The council will hold a public hearing and final vote on the water rate increase at its July 9 meeting.

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Unicoi County school board adopts $23 million budget

Unicoi County school board adopts $23 million budget

June 12th, 2015 9:29 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Board Vice Chairman Tyler Engle said the new budget is the 13th consecutive one that the board has balanced and adopted without a request for additional funding from the county.

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Szechuan from Johnson City's Magic Wok is just what the dining partner ordered

Szechuan from Johnson City's Magic Wok is just what the dining partner ordered

June 12th, 2015 9:08 am by Mystery Diner

A recent bout with the coughing crud that's been making its rounds through the area had left me out of breath and out of sorts. This time, the disease using me as its personal buffet was in no hurry to give up its place at the table, resisting a medicinal

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PUSH! Film Festival in Bristol will feature work by ETSU students, faculty and alumni

PUSH! Film Festival in Bristol will feature work by ETSU students, faculty and alumni

June 12th, 2015 8:46 am by Contributed to the Press

The upcoming PUSH! Film Festival will be held this weekend from June 12 to 14 in Bristol and will highlight the work of students, faculty and alumni from East Tennessee State University.

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Authorities: Singer killed in Tennessee gunfight with bounty hunter

Authorities: Singer killed in Tennessee gunfight with bounty hunter

June 11th, 2015 5:03 pm by Associated Press

He shared the stage with Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Hank Williams Jr.

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Inside job? Investigators believe prison employee was in on escape plot

Inside job? Investigators believe prison employee was in on escape plot

June 11th, 2015 4:53 pm by MICHAEL HILL and MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press

The manhunt dragged into a sixth day with a renewed burst of activity by searchers in the woods close to the prison after bloodhounds were said to have picked up the convicts' scent.

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Madam gets 10 years after buttocks-enhancement death

Madam gets 10 years after buttocks-enhancement death

June 11th, 2015 3:34 pm by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

The judge called her a narcissist who sought fame and fortune as a serial - if underground - entrepreneur, but then became childlike when things went wrong.

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Local farmers building up organic produce interest in East Tennessee - VIDEO/PHOTOS

Local farmers building up organic produce interest in East Tennessee - VIDEO/PHOTOS

June 11th, 2015 2:52 pm by Tony Casey

Welcome to June Bug's garden, where you'll find, among other plantings, okra, basil, sweet peppers, tomatoes, cabbage, collards, kale, garlic, sweet potatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, chard, potatoes, beans and what will be decorative gourds.

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VA physician files lawsuit alleging false arrest against JCPD

VA physician files lawsuit alleging false arrest against JCPD

June 11th, 2015 12:10 pm by Becky Campbell

An East Tennessee State University medical school psychiatrist at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home, has sued Washington County, Johnson City and a city police officer over a bogus DUI arrest and his treatment while jailed nearly 36 hours

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