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Fall from Knox County overlook injures man

Fall from Knox County overlook injures man

June 8th, 2015 10:30 am by Associated Press

The Knox County Volunteer Rescue Squad says a man was injured Saturday when he fell 25 feet off of the west overlook of House Mountain.

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Meet your neighbor: Mama's sacrifice sends master musician on road to success

Meet your neighbor: Mama's sacrifice sends master musician on road to success

June 7th, 2015 9:52 pm by Becky Campbell

When Dave Yates was just a young boy growing up in Johnson City, his mother sacrificed her own needs to give him something that would set him on a path to success.

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That's a wrap: Blue Plum festival concludes 16th succesful weekend

That's a wrap: Blue Plum festival concludes 16th succesful weekend

June 7th, 2015 9:47 pm by Jessica Fuller

As downtown Johnson City winds down to prepare for business as usual this week, organizers of Blue Plum's 16th year deem the festival to be a success.

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Jonesborough's 1st Brews and Tunes event establishes family-friendly atmosphere

Jonesborough's 1st Brews and Tunes event establishes family-friendly atmosphere

June 7th, 2015 9:44 pm by Jessica Fuller

Riding on the tail of Johnson City's 16th annual Blue Plum festival, the town of Jonesborough introduced its first of 17 Brews and Tunes events to a healthy crowd Sunday afternoon.

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Woman killed, 4 children injured in head-on Nashville crash

Woman killed, 4 children injured in head-on Nashville crash

June 7th, 2015 9:31 pm by Associated Press

Nashville police say there was evidence of alcohol in a car that struck an SUV head-on, killing a passenger and injuring four children.

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Roan mountain fire kills 79-year-old man

Roan mountain fire kills 79-year-old man

June 7th, 2015 9:27 pm by Staff Report

An early-morning fire that destroyed a Roan Mountain business also killed the 79-year-old man who lived in the apartment above it, Carter County Sheriff Dexter Lunceford said Sunday.

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Freedom Hall to host Johnson City's first Spanish-speaking Jehovah's Witnesses convention

Freedom Hall to host Johnson City's first Spanish-speaking Jehovah's Witnesses convention

June 7th, 2015 6:42 pm by David Floyd

Jehovah's Witnesses have consistently taken steps to make their congregations inclusive to people from a wide variety of backgrounds, officials say.

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Smokies close trails, campsites after teen attacked by bear

Smokies close trails, campsites after teen attacked by bear

June 7th, 2015 2:16 pm by Associated Press

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has closed several trails and backcountry campsites after a 16-year-old boy was attacked by a black bear in the Hazel Creek section of the part in North Carolina.

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AP Exclusive: Abortions declining in nearly all states

AP Exclusive: Abortions declining in nearly all states

June 7th, 2015 2:09 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

Abortions have declined in states where new laws make it harder to have them - but they've also waned in states where abortion rights are protected, an Associated Press survey finds. Nearly everywhere, in red states and blue, abortions are down since 2010

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Daring prison break has police seeking 2 convicted murderers

Daring prison break has police seeking 2 convicted murderers

June 7th, 2015 2:05 pm by Associated Press

The brother of a slain sheriff's deputy had forgotten the names of those involved in the killing more than a decade ago. Then came a daring prison break: Two convicted murderers hid dummies in their beds and used power tools to cut their way to freedom.

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