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J.C. Police say 2 dead in apparent murder/suicide

J.C. Police say 2 dead in apparent murder/suicide

July 14th, 2014 8:26 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

On Sunday at 3 p.m., Johnson City police officers arrived at 2914 Watauga Road, Apt. 605, to find the residents dead from apparent gunshot wounds.

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Dispatcher praised for getting gunman to surrender

Dispatcher praised for getting gunman to surrender

July 14th, 2014 8:22 am by Associated Press

Police are praising a dispatcher and crisis negotiator for persuading a gunman to surrender after he allegedly shot and killed three people in a Southern California neighborhood, wounded two others and fired on officers.

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Stepping up: Scott implements first step increase for teachers in six years

Stepping up: Scott implements first step increase for teachers in six years

July 14th, 2014 8:13 am by Wes Bunch

Despite having to trim an unexpected $300,000 from its budget, the Scott County School Board was recently able to bring back all non-tenured teachers while at the same time implementing a salary increase and hiring new teachers.

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Light poles have been removed from I-26 bridge over Holston

Light poles have been removed from I-26 bridge over Holston

July 14th, 2014 8:11 am by Matthew Lane

The bridge stretching over the South Fork of the Holston River used to look like an airport runway or a sight you would see in a large metropolis. But the lights have been off for years. Now, the poles are gone, too.

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Polls open Friday for early voting

Polls open Friday for early voting

July 14th, 2014 8:08 am by J. H. Osborne

The county general election includes most county government offices, including county mayor, county sheriff, all 24 members of the Sullivan County Commission, highway commissioner, county trustee, register of deeds, and county clerk.

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Sports Sports Live
Karst youngest ever to win Ridgefields Invitational

Karst youngest ever to win Ridgefields Invitational

July 13th, 2014 9:00 pm by Pat Kenney

Eddie Karst, a rising junior at Dobyns-Bennett, became the youngest winner of the Ridgefields Invitational on Sunday, cruising in with a final-round 3-under-par 68 to finish with a three-day total of 8-under 205.

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Regional & National Education
Governors group skirts 'radioactive' Common Core

Governors group skirts 'radioactive' Common Core

July 13th, 2014 6:33 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Reviled by staunch conservatives, the common education standards designed to improve schools and student competitiveness are being modified by some Republican governors.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Keselowski dominates in New Hampshire victory

Keselowski dominates in New Hampshire victory

July 13th, 2014 6:10 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

LOUDON, N.H. — Brad Keselowski completed a flawless weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and won Sunday under a green-white checkered finish.

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UPDATE: Goetze scores late to give Germany the World Cup

UPDATE: Goetze scores late to give Germany the World Cup

July 13th, 2014 5:57 pm by CHRIS LEHOURITES, AP Sports Writer

RIO DE JANEIRO — Mario Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra time to give Germany its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina on Sunday.

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TWRA: Girl's parents involved in fatal Boone Lake jet ski crash

TWRA: Girl's parents involved in fatal Boone Lake jet ski crash

July 13th, 2014 5:49 pm by NET News Service

PINEY FLATS — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has released updated information on an incident that occurred Friday on Boone Lake that left a 14-year-old girl dead.

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