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Clinchfield/Press intersection work gets under way

Clinchfield/Press intersection work gets under way

April 7th, 2014 8:57 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Tipton Construction began work on Monday near the intersection of Clinchfield and Press streets. The end result will be a reconfigured entrance into the Food City property.

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News Regional & National
Bill seeks 'In God We Trust' signage at Tennessee Capitol

Bill seeks 'In God We Trust' signage at Tennessee Capitol

April 7th, 2014 8:26 pm by Associated Press

Legislation that calls for the phrase "In God We Trust" to be displayed above the main Capitol entrances and behind the speakers' podiums in both the House and Senate has been approved by the Senate.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Senate OKs jobless bill; House prospects slimmer

Senate OKs jobless bill; House prospects slimmer

April 7th, 2014 8:10 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON — The Senate voted 59-38 Monday to resurrect federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed.

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Crime Local News
TBI report: Crime down at ETSU, Northeast State

TBI report: Crime down at ETSU, Northeast State

April 7th, 2014 7:43 pm by Nick Shepherd

East Tennessee State University and Northeast State Community College experienced an overall drop in crime from 2012 to 2013, which followed a trend of overall crime on campuses across the state being down.

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Crime Local News
Police say woman escapes ex-boyfriend in North Carolina after abduction from Boones Creek

Police say woman escapes ex-boyfriend in North Carolina after abduction from Boones Creek

April 7th, 2014 5:46 pm by NET News Service

A Johnson City man abducted his ex-girlfriend in Boones Creek on Sunday and drove her into North Carolina before she was able to escape at a rest stop, police said in a news release.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
Broadway stars lend talent to 'Sensational' show

Broadway stars lend talent to 'Sensational' show

April 7th, 2014 5:38 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Broadway and musical professionals from New York to California will converge on Greeneville in April to present the third "{One} Singular Sensational Evening," a fundraiser for Niswonger Children's Hospital.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Logano makes last-lap pass, takes Texas Cup win

Logano makes last-lap pass, takes Texas Cup win

April 7th, 2014 5:38 pm by STEPHEN HAWKINS, AP Sports Writer

Joey Logano made a last-lap pass of Jeff Gordon during extra laps Monday after a late caution in a rain-delayed race at Texas, becoming the seventh different winner in as many Sprint Cup races this season.

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Community Local News
Local Contact-Concern volunteers honored for their hours, years of service

Local Contact-Concern volunteers honored for their hours, years of service

April 7th, 2014 5:26 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

As a teenager, Patty Fletcher called Contact-Concern of Northeast Tennessee, the local crisis helpline founded in 1976. She has never forgotten the help she received from the volunteer who took her call.

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News Crime Local News
Son allegedly chased down parents in vehicle because he wanted more money

Son allegedly chased down parents in vehicle because he wanted more money

April 7th, 2014 4:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

A man who allegedly chased down his parents and cut their vehicle off in the middle of the road Sunday in Bulls Gap because he wanted more money has been charged with felony reckless endangerment and vandalism.

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News Local News Police Blotter
Woman allegedly beats daughter for not attending church

Woman allegedly beats daughter for not attending church

April 7th, 2014 3:34 pm by Rain Smith

The teenage victim — who had a cut to the head and was bleeding from the nose — told police that her mother had retrieved a belt when she refused to get up and go to church.

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