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CHPD offers $1,000 reward for suspect who pointed pistol at officer's face

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CHPD offers $1,000 reward for suspect who pointed pistol at officer's face

August 22nd, 2014 1:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

"This was extremely close to becoming the telephone call that no police chief ever wants to get." -- CHPD Chief Mark Johnson

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Mistrial for woman accused of luring young girls to have sex with construction workers

Mistrial for woman accused of luring young girls to have sex with construction workers

August 22nd, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Marziani, who drove the two girls to have sex with the workers, agreed to plead guilty in April to the conspiracy charge; Johnson agreed to plead guilty to the same charge in May.

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Sprint Cup qualifying results at BMS

Sprint Cup qualifying results at BMS

August 22nd, 2014 8:38 pm by Dave Ongie

Carl Edwards described Friday's qualifying session at Bristol Motor Speedway for Saturday night's Sprint Cup race as "screaming fast." By the time everything was said and done, Kevin Harvick's No. 4 Chevy had shouted down the competition.

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NASCAR confirms 2015 Food City 500 will be run on April 19

NASCAR confirms 2015 Food City 500 will be run on April 19

August 22nd, 2014 5:53 pm by Dave Ongie

NASCAR vice president of competition Robin Pemberton and Bristol Motor Speedway general manager Jerry Caldwell confirmed a change to Bristol Motor Speedway's spring race date on Friday.

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More schools are mixing beer, football at stadiums

More schools are mixing beer, football at stadiums

August 22nd, 2014 5:49 pm by Associated Press

"Every institution is looking at how they can increase revenue streams, and alcohol is one of those," said Jeff Schemmel, president of the consulting firm College Sports Solutions LLC. "Everything is on the table."

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5th DUI comes after Erwin man burns rubber in Johnson City parking lot

5th DUI comes after Erwin man burns rubber in Johnson City parking lot

August 22nd, 2014 8:00 pm by NET News Service

Jesse D. Britt, 35, 303 Ninth St., Erwin, was arrested after police went to New Beginnings, 2910 Bristol Hwy., on a report that a man was spinning his tires in the parking lot just after midnight.

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Obama taking less vacation, but too much for some

Obama taking less vacation, but too much for some

August 22nd, 2014 7:00 pm by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

Since becoming president, Obama has taken 20 vacations lasting two to 15 days. As of Aug. 12, he spent all or part of 138 days on "vacation." By the same point in his second term, President George W. Bush spent 381 partial or complete days at his ranch in

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Baby giraffe died of a virus

Baby giraffe died of a virus

August 22nd, 2014 6:00 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

A baby giraffe born at Bright's Zoo two weeks ago died of a virus that did not show up in initial blood tests, results from a necropsy showed, the zoo's director reported today.

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Rebels, Tribe both travel to kick off 2014 with a bang

Rebels, Tribe both travel to kick off 2014 with a bang

August 22nd, 2014 4:51 pm by George Thwaites

Opening the 2014 football season on the road isn't the biggest concern for Sullivan South and Dobyns-Bennett. The biggest concerns are what's waiting for them when they get there.

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Former Topper Daniel Norris continues to shine in Triple-A play

Former Topper Daniel Norris continues to shine in Triple-A play

August 22nd, 2014 4:15 pm by Staff Report

The left-handed Norris allowed just one hit and struck out nine Railriders to earn his third victory since being promoted to Triple-A.

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