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71-year-old pedestrian struck by minivan at Johnson City Walmart

71-year-old pedestrian struck by minivan at Johnson City Walmart

June 8th, 2015 5:28 pm by Staff Report

Investigators with the Johnson City Crash Reconstruction Unity believed speed contributed to the collision, the release said, and the investigation was ongoing.

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Same-sex marriage could yield $37M in Tennessee

Same-sex marriage could yield $37M in Tennessee

June 8th, 2015 2:24 pm by Jamie McGee, The Tennessean

A Franklin couple married in Vermont, contributing $10K to that state's economy.

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American Pharoah owners racing to capitalize on champ's name

American Pharoah owners racing to capitalize on champ's name

June 8th, 2015 2:19 pm by Jonathan Fahey, AP Business Writer

American Pharoah's owners and thoroughbred racing now have a new race to run: A race to capitalize on the horse's Triple Crown victory before the excitement fades away.

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Ex-SC officer indicted for murder in shooting of black man - GRAPHIC VIDEO

Ex-SC officer indicted for murder in shooting of black man - GRAPHIC VIDEO

June 8th, 2015 11:42 am by BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press

A white former North Charleston police officer was indicted on a murder charge Monday in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man who was running away from the officer after a traffic stop.

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Body found in Smokies may be missing North Carolina hiker

Body found in Smokies may be missing North Carolina hiker

June 8th, 2015 11:39 am by Knoxville News Sentinel

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials said Monday that they found a woman's body off Porters Creek Trail in Greenbrier but are not certain if it's a missing hiker from North Carolina.

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ETSU professor leading prehistoric dig in untouched South Dakota cave

ETSU professor leading prehistoric dig in untouched South Dakota cave

June 8th, 2015 11:27 am by Kevin Burbach, Associated Press

The National Park Service is beginning to excavate the mouth of an unexplored cave in the Black Hills, and researchers, led by an ETSU professor believe it could help broaden our understanding of how the region's climate has changed over thousands of year

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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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