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Grand jury clears Kingsport man in stabbing death of brother

Grand jury clears Kingsport man in stabbing death of brother

October 7th, 2014 4:06 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The incident occurred July 4 at Allen Creek Apartments.

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Update: Friends, colleagues reflect on life of Merrill Moore

Update: Friends, colleagues reflect on life of Merrill Moore

October 7th, 2014 3:42 pm by Max Hrenda

Merrill Moore's friends and colleagues said the longtime news anchor not only represented the best of TV journalism, but also some of the best qualities of humanity, as well.

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US agent sued over fake Facebook page in drug case

US agent sued over fake Facebook page in drug case

October 7th, 2014 2:35 pm by ALICIA A. CALDWELL and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

The Facebook account was set up as a way to contact other people in the investigation.

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Haslam questions high jobless rate in Tennessee

Haslam questions high jobless rate in Tennessee

October 7th, 2014 2:12 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The most recent national unemployment rate released Friday was 5.9 percent - the lowest level since the depths of the Great Recession in July 2008. Meanwhile, Tennessee's jobless rate was 7.4 percent in August.

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Ex-Elizabethton man, girlfriend to be tried separately in Renegade Mountain slayings

Ex-Elizabethton man, girlfriend to be tried separately in Renegade Mountain slayings

October 7th, 2014 2:09 pm by Associated Press

Officials say the slayings were the result of a botched marijuana deal.

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Yard sale ordinance on Elizabethton City Council's agenda Thursday

Yard sale ordinance on Elizabethton City Council's agenda Thursday

October 7th, 2014 1:58 pm by John Thompson

The Planning Commission approved the proposed ordinance at its August meeting.

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Man facing charges for living off Cherokee forest in East Tennessee

Man facing charges for living off Cherokee forest in East Tennessee

October 7th, 2014 12:05 pm by Associated Press

The case began in April when a pilot conducting a flyover of the forest spotted a tent and what appeared to be a bathtub made of rocks on Gravel Stand Mountain.

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Walmart cuts health benefits for some part-timers

Walmart cuts health benefits for some part-timers

October 7th, 2014 11:56 am by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

Starting Jan. 1, Wal-Mart told The Associated Press that it will no longer offer health insurance to employees who work less than an average of 30 hours a week.

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Gray man gets 15 years on federal drug, weapon charges

Gray man gets 15 years on federal drug, weapon charges

October 7th, 2014 10:42 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police arrested David Anthony Mantey, 41, in November after a traffic stop, and in March, agents arrested him again in a sting operation.

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Johnson City police still looking for stabbing suspect

Johnson City police still looking for stabbing suspect

October 7th, 2014 10:07 am by Becky Campbell

Zachery Smith-Lyon will face an attempted first-degree murder charge when he is apprehended

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