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Home rebuild benefit set at Eldridge farm

September 11th, 2014 1:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Friends and neighbors of Fannie Mae Gosnell, a 78-year-old Jonesborough woman whose fire-damaged home is beyond repair, will host a musical benefit to help her rebuild Sunday afternoon, Sept. 28, at the John France Road farm of Washington County Mayor Dan

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DNA test ordered to confirm whether slain mountain lion was the one that attacked boy

DNA test ordered to confirm whether slain mountain lion was the one that attacked boy

September 11th, 2014 12:17 pm by Associated Press

After three days of searching and trap setting, the mountain lion was found and treed by dogs Wednesday before it was fatally shot in Cupertino by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, agency spokesman Patrick Foy said.

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South Carolina dad accused in 5 kids' deaths was ex-con

South Carolina dad accused in 5 kids' deaths was ex-con

September 11th, 2014 12:08 pm by JOHN O'CONNOR and EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, Associated Press

Prison documents and a family member say a South Carolina man accused of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in Alabama was an ex-convict who went on a crime spree in 2001 in Illinois.

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Ten local students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

Ten local students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

September 11th, 2014 11:46 am by Nathan Baker

Ten students from Johnson City and Washington County were named Wednesday among the 1 percent of high school seniors nationwide as semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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9/11 commemoration held in open plaza

9/11 commemoration held in open plaza

September 11th, 2014 11:37 am by RACHELLE BLIDNER and JONATHAN LEMIRE

Family and friends of those who died read the names of the nearly 3,000 people killed in New York, at the Pentagon and near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

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Eastman acquires Pennsylvania-based chemical company

Eastman acquires Pennsylvania-based chemical company

September 11th, 2014 11:17 am by HANK HAYES, NET News Service

KINGSPORT - Eastman Chemical Co. announced Thursday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Allentown, Pa,-based Taminco Corp., a global specialty chemical company.

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Budget Committee OKs $123 million financial plan

Budget Committee OKs $123 million financial plan

September 11th, 2014 10:45 am by Gary B. Gray

The Washington County Budget Committee on Wednesday wrapped up its review of the county's balanced fiscal 2015, $123 million financial plan, which goes to the County Commission on Sept. 29 for approval.

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Judge: Pistorius can't be found guilty of murder

Judge: Pistorius can't be found guilty of murder

September 11th, 2014 7:29 am by GERALD IMRAY and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press

Judge Thokozile Masipa said prosecutors have not proved beyond a reasonable doubt that Pistorius, 27, is guilty of premeditated murder.

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UT police chief says recent sexual assault reports reflect change in federal requirements

UT police chief says recent sexual assault reports reflect change in federal requirements

September 11th, 2014 7:26 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Four sexual assaults on the Knoxville campus have been reported by local media since fall semester classes began last month. UT Police Department officials have said they do not know if the assaults are connected.

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ETSU's Walk of Hope sheds light on suicide - PHOTOS

ETSU's Walk of Hope sheds light on suicide - PHOTOS

September 10th, 2014 10:07 pm by Tony Casey

"I love you" is something not often appreciated and frequently underused when it comes to tough, masculine guys who are afraid to share their true feelings, but saying it could make all the difference in the world.

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