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NETWORKS board restructures

NETWORKS board restructures

July 1st, 2014 10:55 am by Rick Wagner

After a decade in business for business, Sullivan County's regional economic development effort is changing the way its board does business.

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Couple nabbed with drugs during stolen cattle raid sentenced to prison

Couple nabbed with drugs during stolen cattle raid sentenced to prison

July 1st, 2014 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Only two cows were recovered during a Dec. 10, 2013 raid, but deputies did find more than an ounce of marijuana as well as a large quantity of Clonazepam, Subutex, Lortab pills, and a .25 caliber handgun.

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Regional addiction doctors ask for relief from restrictions

Regional addiction doctors ask for relief from restrictions

July 1st, 2014 7:57 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Addiction specialist Tom Reach spoke with state Rep. Tony Shipley of Kingsport and U.S. Rep. Phil Roe at the Watauga Recovery Center about the group's efforts to overcome the stigma attached to prescription treatment for opioid dependency.

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Conviction of NYC cop cannibalism case overturned

Conviction of NYC cop cannibalism case overturned

July 1st, 2014 7:53 am by Associated Press

A federal judge has overturned the conviction of an ex-NYPD police officer accused of plotting to kidnap, kill and eat young women.

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Sullivan pair sentenced in drug, inmate tax fraud cases

Sullivan pair sentenced in drug, inmate tax fraud cases

July 1st, 2014 7:32 am by Matthew Lane

A Sullivan County couple involved in a major drug trafficking ring in Northeast Tennessee and a scheme to file false tax returns with the stolen identities of Sullivan County inmates, were sentenced in federal court on Monday.

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Surgoinsville budget 'maintains' services with no frills and no tax hike

Surgoinsville budget 'maintains' services with no frills and no tax hike

July 1st, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Greer said the 2014-15 budget was kept bare bones in anticipation that there may be a need for more funding after the sewer system goes online in the coming months.

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ETSU returns to old SoCon stomping grounds

ETSU returns to old SoCon stomping grounds

July 1st, 2014 12:03 am by Staff Report

East Tennessee State is officially a member of the Southern Conference. Again. When the calendar turned over to July 1, ETSU rejoined the SoCon, its league from 1978 until 2005 when the Bucs left for the Atlantic Sun after disbanding their football progra

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Lamar Alexander shows little interest in debates

Lamar Alexander shows little interest in debates

June 30th, 2014 10:30 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Alexander told reporters in Nashville on Monday that there are seven candidates running for the GOP nomination and that it would be difficult to schedule them all to appear at once.

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VIDEO REPORT: Grifters pulling 'incorrect change' scam on Mount Carmel cashiers

VIDEO REPORT: Grifters pulling 'incorrect change' scam on Mount Carmel cashiers - VIDEO

June 30th, 2014 9:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two men who scammed the Mount Carmel "Blimpies" restaurant out of $40 by claiming incorrect change earlier this month were caught on video, which police are hoping will help get them caught for real.

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Family of four freed from Bristol Highway crash

Family of four freed from Bristol Highway crash

June 30th, 2014 9:00 pm by NET News Service

Police said four people in a family were freed from a single-vehicle Bristol Highway crash this afternoon.

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