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Update: Johnson City standoff with armed felon ends, man in custody

Update: Johnson City standoff with armed felon ends, man in custody

April 8th, 2014 10:34 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The victim and her 6-year-old son, who had remained in the house throughout the 13-hour standoff, have been escorted to a "secure location," according to JCPD Chief Mark Sirois.

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Alleged glue huffer's lawn care prompts Kingsport arrest

Alleged glue huffer's lawn care prompts Kingsport arrest

April 8th, 2014 9:58 am by Rain Smith

A man who reportedly swiped his Kingsport neighbor's lawnmower to cut his grass — and initially avoided arrest when the neighbor declined to pursue charges — was taken into custody after allegedly stealing it again before police even left the neighborhood

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Scrapbook Showcase: Spring Wildflowers

April 8th, 2014 9:00 am by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Scrapbook Showcase features a collection of photos featuring early blooming wildflowers that can be found in our region. It was submitted by Harold Jerrell.

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7M enrolled doesn't guarantee health law's success

7M enrolled doesn't guarantee health law's success

April 8th, 2014 7:10 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

Republican opponents of the law keep pushing for a repeal, but as millions of people obtain insurance, how long can the party's strategy remain a politically viable option?

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Volkswagen expansion talks at standstill in Tenn.

Volkswagen expansion talks at standstill in Tenn.

April 8th, 2014 6:53 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Expansion talks at Volkswagen's lone U.S. plant have ground to a halt amid disagreements about the role of organized labor at the factory in Tennessee.

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UPDATE: Connecticut upends Kentucky 60-54, wins NCAA title

UPDATE: Connecticut upends Kentucky 60-54, wins NCAA title

April 7th, 2014 11:41 pm by EDDIE PELLS, AP National Writer

ARLINGTON, Texas — No conference wanted them. Several teammates and their coach left them. The NCAA wouldn't have them. UConn won it all anyway.

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Search crews find two groups  of lost hikers in Scott County

Search crews find two groups of lost hikers in Scott County

April 7th, 2014 11:21 pm by Wes Bunch

FORT BLACKMORE — Crews from multiple local and state agencies were dispatched to a remote area of northeast Scott County on Friday night and again on Sunday to rescue two separate groups of hikers who became lost.

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Yennie makes cut in Wilson County's search for director of schools

Yennie makes cut in Wilson County's search for director of schools

April 7th, 2014 11:12 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie is among seven semifinalists to become Wilson County director of schools.

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Salyers,  Gentry lead D-B to victory over Central in five innings

Salyers, Gentry lead D-B to victory over Central in five innings

April 7th, 2014 10:28 pm by George Thwaites

D-B catcher Sammy Salyers went 3-for-4 with a double and four RBIs while unbeaten batterymate Logan Gentry gave up one hit and struck out seven.

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Two attorneys seeking Democratic nod for Hawkins County sessions judge

Two attorneys seeking Democratic nod for Hawkins County sessions judge

April 7th, 2014 10:13 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Democrats will have a rare contested primary race on the May 6 ballot with two Mount Carmel attorneys, both of whom are experienced municipal judges, seeking the nomination for sessions judge.

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