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Johnson City Marine protected 2 during Chattanooga shooting

Johnson City Marine protected 2 during Chattanooga shooting

July 28th, 2015 8:35 am by Dylan Chesser, NET News Service

Staying cool under unimaginable circumstances made all the difference for Marine Staff Sgt. Chase Estep as a killer opened fire at the U.S. Naval Reserve Center in Chattanooga nearly two weeks ago.

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Signals to stay on Watauga

Signals to stay on Watauga

July 28th, 2015 7:59 am by Matthew Lane

Earlier this year, Kingsport's traffic division conducted a study of whether or not to remove the traffic signals along Watauga Street at the intersections with Crescent Drive and Lamont Street.

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Eastman reports 'record results' in second quarter

Eastman reports 'record results' in second quarter

July 28th, 2015 1:11 am by Hank Hayes

As for the outlook for full year 2015, Eastman Chairman and CEO Mark Costa said: "Our earnings outlook for the year has improved due to our record second-quarter earnings and our strong first half of the year."

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Alleged U.S. flag burning caught on video in Bulls Gap

Alleged U.S. flag burning caught on video in Bulls Gap - VIDEO

July 27th, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

"As soon as it (the flag) started to smoke he (the suspect) jumped down in the middle of the road and was kind of dancing around. Then it quit smoking and he walked on back down to his house." -- Lewis Smith

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Man charged after shooting himself

Man charged after shooting himself

July 27th, 2015 3:41 pm by Rain Smith

Some witnesses said he was waving a handgun in his right hand when it fired, while another said it was in his pocket when he was pushed down, causing the weapon to discharge.

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George Willis marks 50 years as pastor at Midway Baptist

George Willis marks 50 years as pastor at Midway Baptist

July 27th, 2015 2:15 pm by Marci Gore

After five decades as pastor of Midway Baptist Church in Scott County, George Willis, 84, says he has no plans to retire.

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Jury convicts Rogersville man for pipe attacks

Jury convicts Rogersville man for pipe attacks

July 27th, 2015 12:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man who was arrested for reportedly striking three people with a metal pipe during an altercation provoked by unwanted flirting was convicted by a Hawkins County jury Friday on two counts of aggravated assault.

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Lifesaving Crew starts its annual fundraiser

Lifesaving Crew starts its annual fundraiser

July 27th, 2015 10:02 am by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT - An organization that specializes in rescuing people is asking the community for a little help themselves.

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Sullivan commission might consider downsizing

Sullivan commission might consider downsizing

July 27th, 2015 8:42 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE - A committee could soon begin meeting to put together a proposal for reducing the size of the now 24-member Sullivan County Commission in time for the 2018 election cycle.

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Moonshine now has a 21st century taste

Moonshine now has a 21st century taste - VIDEO

July 27th, 2015 8:25 am by Hank Hayes

At East Tennessee Distillery, moonshining has changed. The flavored moonshine is 70 proof - not as strong as, say, an 80 proof Jack Daniel's sipping whiskey.

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