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'Crushing' - Air Force JROTC instructor calls Kingsport murder victim a leader

'Crushing' - Air Force JROTC instructor calls Kingsport murder victim a leader

January 13th, 2015 10:59 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

Already accepted into a delayed entry program of the U.S. Marine Corps and set to graduate from Sullivan South in the spring, Dylan Wayne Ferguson seemed to have everything going to him.

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Update: Jury finalized in 1st murder trial in April 2013 Johnson City shooting death

Update: Jury finalized in 1st murder trial in April 2013 Johnson City shooting death

January 13th, 2015 8:47 am by Becky Campbell

Marcus Gergish is accused of gunning down Timothy B. Peregoy Sr. outside Peregoy's son's apartment building on Nathaniel Drive shortly after 12 a.m. April 3, 2013.

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Johnson City police blew door off hotel room to reach murder suspect

Johnson City police blew door off hotel room to reach murder suspect

January 13th, 2015 8:31 am by Max Hrenda

On Monday, Kingsport police released the names of the shooting victims.

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Perspiring beauty queen: Miss Tennessee describes trouble with excessive sweat

Perspiring beauty queen: Miss Tennessee describes trouble with excessive sweat

January 12th, 2015 10:40 pm by Jessica Fuller

Blush, sweat and tiaras.Two of these things belong on a pageant stage, while the other is a non-welcome intruder that rears its ugly head under sweltering stage lights.

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Carter Co. director's school-debt plan rejected

Carter Co. director's school-debt plan rejected

January 12th, 2015 10:35 pm by John Thompson

By a 6-2 vote on Monday night, the Budget Committee of the Carter County Commission rejected a plan by Director of Schools Kevin Ward that he said would have eliminated the county's debts on school capital projects in about four years. He said it would sa

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Displaced Erwin business set to open in Jonesborough; regulations under debate

Displaced Erwin business set to open in Jonesborough; regulations under debate

January 12th, 2015 10:30 pm by Brad Hicks

As one food cart that previously occupied Erwin prepares to relocate, town officials are still looking at ways to regulate such enterprises that would set up with Erwin's limits.

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Lighting up Africa: City man discovers inspiration in land of little material wealth

Lighting up Africa: City man discovers inspiration in land of little material wealth

January 12th, 2015 10:24 pm by Trey Williams

When Aaron Ponder has been describing the joy of installing solar panels in Africa for five minutes and a winter evening sun suddenly slips through the blinds into your eyes, well, Ponder's already profound spirit suddenly seems to glow.

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Washington Co. schools consider combining middle school sports teams

Washington Co. schools consider combining middle school sports teams

January 12th, 2015 10:18 pm by Nathan Baker

A proposal under consideration by the Washington County School District to consolidate middle school sports teams may irk some longtime county residents' sense of tradition, but school officials say it could help improve safety and athletic training.

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Jury recommends 520 years in Lee County child porn case

Jury recommends 520 years in Lee County child porn case

January 12th, 2015 10:11 pm by RAIN SMITH, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Lee County man's possession of child pornography has led a jury to recommend more than five centuries in prison, with prosecutors stating the lengthy sentence intends to send a message to would-be sexual predators.

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2 Albuquerque officers charged with murder in March shooting

2 Albuquerque officers charged with murder in March shooting

January 12th, 2015 10:04 pm by RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press

Two Albuquerque police officers were charged with murder Monday in the shooting death of a knife-wielding homeless man that led to violent protests and brought new scrutiny to the police department amid a federal investigation.

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