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Update: Afternoon storms pass, more may be coming

Update: Afternoon storms pass, more may be coming

July 8th, 2014 5:10 pm by Staff Report

The National Weather Service station in Morristown has downgraded an earlier severe weather advisory, but cautions that more storms may affect the region as the evening wears on.

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Gray man, accused of shooting at THP trooper, sentenced to prison on federal weapons charge

Gray man, accused of shooting at THP trooper, sentenced to prison on federal weapons charge

July 8th, 2014 3:47 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Derrick Dakota Kitzmiller appeared in U.S. District Court in Greeneville on Monday.

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Home Canning College offered for preppers

Home Canning College offered for preppers

July 8th, 2014 3:08 pm by Staff Reports

A four class Home Canning College workshop will soon be offered for those interested in food preservation.

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Legal marijuana goes on sale in Washington state

Legal marijuana goes on sale in Washington state

July 8th, 2014 11:20 am by GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press

People bought pot at 8 a.m. at Bellingham's Top Shelf Cannabis, one of two stores in the city north of Seattle that started selling marijuana as soon as it was allowed under state regulations.

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2 dozen riders stranded for hours on roller coaster

2 dozen riders stranded for hours on roller coaster

July 8th, 2014 10:48 am by Associated Press

The coaster hit a tree branch, dislodging the front car. Four people received minor injuries.

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Speropulos exits Washington Co. Commission

Speropulos exits Washington Co. Commission

July 8th, 2014 10:42 am by Gary B. Gray

Speropulos resigned July 3. His name will remain on the ballot, but he is for all intents and purposes no longer a commissioner.

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Love at first bite?

Love at first bite?

July 8th, 2014 12:00 am by Staff Report

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Weary city school board approves 2014-15 budget

Weary city school board approves 2014-15 budget

July 7th, 2014 10:57 pm by Nathan Baker

An enervated Johnson City Board of Education plowed through two-and-a-half hours and millions of dollars Monday evening to produce a final budget for the 2014-15 school year.

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DA: Accused Myrtle Ave. shooter should have been in jail

DA: Accused Myrtle Ave. shooter should have been in jail

July 7th, 2014 10:04 pm by Becky Campbell

Moses A. "Lucky" Ballard has been in and out of jail and prison since 1999, and it looks like he might be there a while if he's convicted of the current charges against him.

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Siblings arrested after chase in dad's stolen car

Siblings arrested after chase in dad's stolen car

July 7th, 2014 9:43 pm by NET News Service

A Hawkins County brother and sister are facing numerous charges related to the theft of their father's vehicle Sunday evening, and a subsequent high-speed chase with police that included gunfire and ended in a crash.

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