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Casting Jesus: Did he really look like Brad Pitt?

Casting Jesus: Did he really look like Brad Pitt?

March 6th, 2014 9:22 pm by Associated Press

Those who study religion as portrayed in popular culture do note that depicting Jesus on the screen has always been a tricky business.

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Woman pleads guilty in Blountville crash that killed retired THP trooper

Woman pleads guilty in Blountville crash that killed retired THP trooper

March 6th, 2014 6:08 pm by Rain Smith

Blood tests revealed Xanax and Lortab were in her system at the time of the crash, while prescription medications, drug paraphernalia and marijuana were located in her purse.

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Photo Gallery: Jefferson Elementary School Students Duct Tape Teacher, Principal to Gym Wall.

March 6th, 2014 5:46 pm by Ned Jilton

Jefferson Elementary School students raised $11,000 to build a well in Africa.

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Indoor kayak class great for learners

Indoor kayak class great for learners

March 6th, 2014 4:55 pm by Amanda Marsh

The class is perfect for anyone wanting to learn the ins and outs of kayaking before embarking on an outdoor adventure. And it's available at both the Aquatic Center in Kingsport and Freedom Hall Pool in Johnson City.

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Prisoner escapes from Northeast Correctional Complex

Prisoner escapes from Northeast Correctional Complex

March 6th, 2014 4:08 pm by NET News Service

Officers from the Tennessee Department of Corrections and the Johnson County Sheriff's Department officials were searching for Joshua M. Baber Thursday afternoon.

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Obama raises stakes in Crimean standoff with Putin

Obama raises stakes in Crimean standoff with Putin

March 6th, 2014 3:27 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press; LARA JAKES, Associated Press

President Barack Obama is raising the stakes in the West's standoff with Russian President Vladimir Putin. He's imposing sanctions against Moscow and rejecting plans for a referendum on the future of Ukraine's Russian-occupied Crimea.

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Survey: Cost a growing factor in college decisions

Survey: Cost a growing factor in college decisions

March 6th, 2014 3:25 pm by LISA LEFF, Associated Press

A new survey of the nation's college freshmen found that the percentage attending their first-choice school has reached its lowest level in almost four decades.

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Kingsport man sentenced in chase that severely injured VSP trooper

Kingsport man sentenced in chase that severely injured VSP trooper

March 6th, 2014 3:10 pm by Wes Bunch

Jason T. Byrns, of Kingsport, was ordered to serve an active sentence of 59 years and 12 months in prison for his role in an April 2013 police pursuit and wreck that left VSP Trooper Jamie Lawson with a severe injuries.

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Senate passes Medicaid legislative approval bill

Senate passes Medicaid legislative approval bill

March 6th, 2014 1:55 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A proposal that would require the governor to get legislative approval for any potential deal to expand Medicaid in Tennessee has passed the Senate.

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'Blade Runner' murder trial from his Kingsport competitor: 'It is sad to see him in this situation'

'Blade Runner' murder trial from his Kingsport competitor: 'It is sad to see him in this situation'

March 6th, 2014 12:45 pm by Calvin Sneed, Community Contributor

For the longest time, only one man stood in the way of para-athlete Blake Leeper of Kingsport. Now that man, Oscar Pistorius, is on trial in South Africa in the shooting death of his girlfriend.

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