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Mom arrested after forging son's doctor excuses

Mom arrested after forging son's doctor excuses

May 16th, 2014 12:06 pm by Rain Smith

A Blountville woman was charged with forgery and 14 counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, stemming from an April juvenile court hearing in Bristol.

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Business & Technology
Government fines GM maximum $35M in safety case

Government fines GM maximum $35M in safety case

May 16th, 2014 11:25 am by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press; TOM KRISHER, Associated Press

U.S. safety regulators have fined General Motors $35 million for delays in recalling small cars with faulty ignition switches that are linked to at least 13 deaths.

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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 5.16.14

SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 5.16.14 - VIDEO

May 16th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Check out this week's adoptable furry friends at the Sullivan County Animal Shelter, Blountville, TN. This week we meet: Abby, Joe, Bentley, Millie, and KITTENS!

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ETSU Foundation  fund balance at $117.6M, an all-time high

ETSU Foundation fund balance at $117.6M, an all-time high

May 16th, 2014 9:00 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

East Tennessee State University's affiliated fundraising organization announced a record fund balance to its members Thursday and boasted nearing the two-thirds mark in its efforts to provide the college's share of funding for the performing arts center.

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Tennessee unemployment rate lowest in 6 years

Tennessee unemployment rate lowest in 6 years

May 16th, 2014 8:20 am by Associated Press

According to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the state's unemployment rate has decreased from 8.3 percent to 6.3 percent over the past year.

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Roommates find $40K in lumpy used couch, return cash to 91-year-old widow

Roommates find $40K in lumpy used couch, return cash to 91-year-old widow

May 16th, 2014 8:00 am by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press

After three young roommates found $40,000 stuffed in a lumpy old sofa, they raised such a ruckus that their neighbors thought they'd won the lottery. And then they returned the money to the 91-year-old widow whose couch had been given away.

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Sullivan may go after back payment of liquor-by-the-drink tax revenues

Sullivan may go after back payment of liquor-by-the-drink tax revenues

May 16th, 2014 7:00 am by J. H. Osborne

Sullivan County might soon be asking Kingsport and Bristol to come up with some back payments for what could — or could not — be liquor-by-the-drink tax revenues owed to the county's school system for the past 30 years or so.

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Update: Jonesborough teen charged in Johnson City motel murder

Update: Jonesborough teen charged in Johnson City motel murder

May 16th, 2014 1:46 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Johnson City police charged an 18-year-old Jonesborough man with murder after he shot and killed a man at a Johnson City motel on Thursday, police said in a news release.

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CHPD seeks self-proclaimed gangster wanted for burglary

CHPD seeks self-proclaimed gangster wanted for burglary

May 15th, 2014 11:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

One man was arrested in connection with a burglary Wednesday in an apartment manager's office, and police were looking for a second suspect who they say is a self-proclaimed gang member and may be armed.

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Hawkins woman claims paver completed work without permission, demanded $6,400

Hawkins woman claims paver completed work without permission, demanded $6,400

May 15th, 2014 10:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office is investigating a $6,400 paving scam allegedly perpetrated last month by a man recently indicted for a similar crime in Virginia.

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