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Barter Theatre's 'Ring of Fire' traveling to Carter Family Fold

Barter Theatre's 'Ring of Fire' traveling to Carter Family Fold

August 23rd, 2014 10:00 am by Marci Gore

Created by Richard Maltby Jr., conceived by William Meade, and adapted from the Broadway Production by Richard Maltby Jr. and Jason Edwards, "Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash," brings to life Cash's musical talents.

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ETSU president Brian Noland: Keep health care local

ETSU president Brian Noland: Keep health care local

August 22nd, 2014 10:00 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

"The decisions being made about health care in the region aren't things that can be measured in a one- to five-year return-on-investment; the downstream benefits we can't even imagine at this point," Noland said.

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

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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New book chronicles multitude of stories of Santa Train's fabled engine

New book chronicles multitude of stories of Santa Train's fabled engine

August 22nd, 2014 12:54 pm by J. H. Osborne

This tidbit of regional history is the focus of one of the chapters of a new book — "The Clinchfield No. 1: Tennessee's Legendary Steam Engine" — by author's Mark A. Stevens and A.J. "Alf" Peoples.

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Ferguson fallout: A call for police 'body cams'

Ferguson fallout: A call for police 'body cams'

August 22nd, 2014 9:39 am by BARBARA ORTUTAY, AP Technology Writer

"This is a technology that has a very real potential to serve as a check and balance on police power," says Jay Stanley, senior policy analyst at the American Civil Liberties Union.

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