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HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: "Siege of Fort Watauga" This Weekend. May 17 and 18.

May 15th, 2014 8:20 pm by Ned Jilton

Experience 1776 from four points of view at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area this weekend with the annual "Siege of Fort Watauga"

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Judge upholds D.C. gun registration requirements

Judge upholds D.C. gun registration requirements

May 15th, 2014 7:01 pm by JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press

A federal judge Thursday upheld registration requirements that are part of the gun laws in the nation's capital. The city put the requirements in place after a 2008 Supreme Court decision that ended a 32-year-old handgun ban in the District of Columbia.

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Kingsport police seek info on serial stalker

Kingsport police seek info on serial stalker

May 15th, 2014 4:05 pm by Rain Smith

Multiple Kingsport and Sullivan County women — oftentimes recently widowed — have been solicited by an unknown man. He approaches as they're working in their yards, walking or out shopping, frequently offering handyman work.

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Ancient skeleton shedding light on first Americans

Ancient skeleton shedding light on first Americans

May 15th, 2014 3:23 pm by MALCOLM RITTER, AP Science Writer

Thousands of years ago, a teenage girl toppled into a deep hole in a Mexican cave and died. Now, her skeleton and her DNA are helping scientists study the origins of the first Americans.

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Sept. 11 museum opens to relatives and survivors

Sept. 11 museum opens to relatives and survivors

May 15th, 2014 3:21 pm by JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press; VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

Victims' friends and relatives, rescue workers and 9/11 survivors descended into the space where the World Trade Center once stood and revisited the tragedy as the National Sept. 11 Memorial Museum was dedicated

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Hawkins County man allegedly admits to trying to cut child's throat

Hawkins County man allegedly admits to trying to cut child's throat

May 15th, 2014 2:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police arriving at the home were confronted by Donnie Gene Rhoton, who was allegedly armed with a lock-blade pocket knife. Following a brief standoff, he was taken into custody and charged with aggravated child abuse.

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Gov. Haslam visits Sullivan Central for ceremonial signing of free tuition bill

Gov. Haslam visits Sullivan Central for ceremonial signing of free tuition bill

May 15th, 2014 2:11 pm by Hank Hayes

The Tennessee Promise, funded with lottery reserve dollars, will provide two tuition-free years of community college or a college of applied technology (TCAT) to graduating high school seniors on a continuing basis.

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Two face charges in Sullivan County meth discovery

Two face charges in Sullivan County meth discovery

May 15th, 2014 1:33 pm by Rain Smith

A man recently stabbed during an alleged argument over drug proceeds — and wanted on meth related charges in Hawkins County — is now sought for reportedly fleeing police at a Blountville methamphetamine operation.

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Johnson City woman allegedly rams police cruiser, drags deputy

Johnson City woman allegedly rams police cruiser, drags deputy

May 15th, 2014 1:16 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Jessica L. Ball faces charges from the Johnson City Police Department, Jonesborough Public Safety and the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

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Torbush hires O'Cain as ETSU's new offensive coordinator

Torbush hires O'Cain as ETSU's new offensive coordinator

May 15th, 2014 12:41 pm by Staff Report

Mike O'Cain, a former head coach at N.C. State and assistant at Virginia Tech, is set to run the Buccaneers' offense.

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