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ETSU athletics unveils new look

July 23rd, 2014 6:14 pm by Joe Avento, NET News Service

East Tennessee State University unveiled the new look for its athletic teams Wednesday, using the university's new "E" logo featuring the shape of Tennessee and a new version of the Buccaneer mascot.

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Classic car seized along with nearly an ounce of 'Ice' in Hawkins traffic stop

Classic car seized along with nearly an ounce of 'Ice' in Hawkins traffic stop

July 23rd, 2014 4:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two accused meth dealers lost their drugs and their cash during a traffic stop Tuesday in Rogersville, but what probably hurt the most was seeing that 1964 Chevy Impala going up on the hook.

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Photos: Police seek alleged counterfeit scammer

Photos: Police seek alleged counterfeit scammer

July 23rd, 2014 1:01 pm by Rain Smith

Following a rash of counterfeit money reports to Kingsport police, the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office has released images of a man who allegedly scammed a clerk with a phony $100 bill.

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Update: Man stabbed while trying to defuse argument between coworkers

Update: Man stabbed while trying to defuse argument between coworkers

July 23rd, 2014 6:54 am by Rain Smith

An argument between members of a construction crew staying at a Kingsport motel allegedly led to an attempted murder Tuesday night when police say an individual was stabbed while trying to defuse the altercation between his coworkers.

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Mount Carmel increases paving budget by $142,735 to cover entire wish list

Mount Carmel increases paving budget by $142,735 to cover entire wish list

July 23rd, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Eleven Mount Carmel streets will be paved this year, but the cost will be $142,735 more than was allotted in the 2014-15 budget.

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Phillips recommends pharmaceutical sales rep, electrical engineer for BOE vacancies

Phillips recommends pharmaceutical sales rep, electrical engineer for BOE vacancies

July 23rd, 2014 9:00 pm by Rick Wagner

"I think there are two great members we've proposed," Mayor Dennis Phillips said Wednesday. "I think they (school board members) are very comfortable with the ones we have proposed."

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27 convictions handed down so far in Lee County drug roundup

27 convictions handed down so far in Lee County drug roundup

July 23rd, 2014 8:00 pm by Wes Bunch

The Lee County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office said this week that it has secured convictions for nearly 80 percent of the people who were indicted earlier this year as part of a large-scale drug roundup.

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Judge grants diversion in school bus crash, no jail time for driver

Judge grants diversion in school bus crash, no jail time for driver

July 23rd, 2014 6:00 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Washington County Criminal Court Judge Robert Cupp granted judicial diversion to Brenda Gray in an hours-long hearing Wednesday after considering compelling testimony

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Rubio: Same-sex marriage foes face 'intolerance'

Rubio: Same-sex marriage foes face 'intolerance'

July 23rd, 2014 5:00 pm by Associated Press

Americans who oppose same-sex marriage often face "intolerance" from those who support it, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida said Wednesday in a speech about values that appeared aimed at wooing social conservatives.

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Tennessee man accused of threatening to kill Obama

Tennessee man accused of threatening to kill Obama

July 23rd, 2014 1:14 pm by Associated Press

Jimmie Johnson Jr. is accused of threatening to kill President Barack Obama, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, former vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, and others.

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Woman stages wedding so terminally ill Kingsport father can walk her down aisle

Woman stages wedding so terminally ill Kingsport father can walk her down aisle

July 23rd, 2014 11:00 am by Nick Shepherd

He placed his hand on her back and said something to her. They both smiled, and for a moment, a fleeting moment, they were able to forget. They forgot David had terminal cancer, they forgot he only has a few more months to live.

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