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Wise County native advances to Hollywood round of 'American Idol'

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Wise County native advances to Hollywood round of 'American Idol'

January 29th, 2015 9:00 pm by Marci Gore

Trevor Hager, a native of Wise. and graduate of J.J. Kelly High School, grew up watching his father and grandfather play music. Being a third generation pastor's kid, Trevor says, early on, he was involved in music at church.

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Fire sparks outpouring of support in Wise

Fire sparks outpouring of support in Wise

January 30th, 2015 12:27 pm by Stephen Igo

Woman's employer leading community effort to help Norton family left homeless by fire.

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Cherokee HOSA students earn several slots in March state competition

Cherokee HOSA students earn several slots in March state competition

January 30th, 2015 11:37 am by Jeff Bobo

Several of Cherokee High School's HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) students advanced from regional competition earlier this month and will be participating in the state competitions in Nashville in March.

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ETSU football team to play Vols at Neyland Stadium

ETSU football team to play Vols at Neyland Stadium

January 30th, 2015 9:06 am by Joe Avento, NET News Service

The East Tennessee State football team is taking a giant leap into the big time.The Bucs are scheduled to play Tennessee at Neyland Stadium, sources close to the schools said.

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Haslam makes stop in Johnson City to push Medicaid expansion plan

Haslam makes stop in Johnson City to push Medicaid expansion plan

January 30th, 2015 7:30 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

On a tip-to-tail tour of Tennessee, Gov. Bill Haslam stopped in Johnson City on Thursday to tout his iteration of a plan to expand Medicaid to cover 200,000 more state residents.

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Police: Son's claim that pot dealer took his father's guns bogus

Police: Son's claim that pot dealer took his father's guns bogus

January 29th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County teen who reportedly told police his father's guns were stolen by armed would-be marijuana dealers who robbed him under the pretense of delivering drugs was charged Monday with theft and filing a false report.

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D-B wins Northeast Tennessee Science Bowl

D-B wins Northeast Tennessee Science Bowl

January 29th, 2015 6:40 pm by Rick Wagner

Dobyns-Bennett High School of Kingsport bested Sullivan South High School of Colonial Heights in Wednesday's Northeast Tennessee Science Bowl, with teams from Science Hill High of Johnson City finishing third and fourth.

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Eastman 2014 report: Five years of earnings growth

Eastman 2014 report: Five years of earnings growth

January 29th, 2015 6:13 pm by Hank Hayes

Sales revenue was $9.5 billion, a 2 percent increase compared with full year 2013. Earnings, excluding non-core or non-recurring items, were $1.64 per diluted share for fourth-quarter 2014 versus $1.35 per diluted share for fourth-quarter 2013.

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Broken sprinkler head temporarily floods D-B science pod; no Friday schedule change expected

Broken sprinkler head temporarily floods D-B science pod; no Friday schedule change expected

January 29th, 2015 5:37 pm by Rick Wagner

A contractor employee accidentally knocked off a sprinker head.

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Man allegedly steals cash, checks, meds at gas station

Man allegedly steals cash, checks, meds at gas station

January 29th, 2015 3:00 pm by Staff Report

Police are seeking information on the man pictured, saying that he recently swiped a purse out of a woman's vehicle while she was briefly in a store with her grandchildren.

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Stalled truck sparks serious Sullivan County crash

Stalled truck sparks serious Sullivan County crash

January 29th, 2015 1:42 pm by Rain Smith

A Bluff City man was airlifted to a hospital after attempting to push his disabled vehicle off the Weaver Pike on Wednesday night, igniting a crash with a passing motorist.

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