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Ridgewood voted king of barbecue

Ridgewood voted king of barbecue

June 2nd, 2014 10:23 pm by Nathan Baker

The Bluff City restaurant beat all its peers in the state for the title of best barbecue, as decided by a Facebook poll posted on the page for the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development.

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Tennessee man exonerated for rape added to growing registry

Tennessee man exonerated for rape added to growing registry

June 2nd, 2014 4:33 pm by Associated Press

Randall Mills spent more than 11 years in prison but was released after DNA evidence in 2008 proved that he couldn't have raped a 12-year-old neighbor.

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Change is Possible: Group works to help disaster victims back on feet

Change is Possible: Group works to help disaster victims back on feet

June 2nd, 2014 2:42 pm by Staff Report

The Unicoi Co. Sheriff's Dept. obtained furniture for the aid program at no cost to the county, other than pick up and transport, via the U.S. military's surplus program, a program the department has utilized often since early 2013.

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Meet Your Neighbor: Unicoi's Hazel Berry defines volunteerism

Meet Your Neighbor: Unicoi's Hazel Berry defines volunteerism

June 2nd, 2014 2:19 pm by Brad Hicks

For 50 years, the 89-year-old World War II veteran has traveled from Unicoi to Johnson City to volunteer her time at the VA nursing home.

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East Tennessee man dies in Russian roulette game

East Tennessee man dies in Russian roulette game

June 2nd, 2014 10:25 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Another man was charged with reckless homicide following the death in Roane County.

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Apparent murder-suicide investigated in Bluff City

Apparent murder-suicide investigated in Bluff City

June 2nd, 2014 10:20 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Bluff City Police Chief Greg Depew said the discovery was spurred by a Friday afternoon welfare check at 238 Woodland Drive.

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The Dude abides: Testicular cancer survivor now helps raise awareness

The Dude abides: Testicular cancer survivor now helps raise awareness

June 2nd, 2014 10:04 am by Contributed to the Press

At age 29, John Taylor was diagnosed with Stage 3 testicular cancer. Now cancer-free, he has turned to the web to help others cope with the disease.

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6 climbers likely dead on Mount Rainier; search too risky

6 climbers likely dead on Mount Rainier; search too risky

June 2nd, 2014 8:10 am by RACHEL LA CORTE and PHUONG LE, Associated Press

Under safer conditions, crews could go in after the bodies.

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Man killed by train: Today in the Tennessee news roundup

Man killed by train: Today in the Tennessee news roundup

June 2nd, 2014 7:52 am by Staff Report

Also, another East Tennessee train crash left two people in critical condition.

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Hedgehog pets: 1 of 10 Things to Know Today

Hedgehog pets: 1 of 10 Things to Know Today

June 2nd, 2014 7:42 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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