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Classic Carolina tale: Fightin' over moonshine

Classic Carolina tale: Fightin' over moonshine

February 23rd, 2014 1:50 pm by Ames Alexander, The Charlotte Observer (MCT)

It had the makings of a storybook Carolina partnership. In 2010, a distillery co-owned by NASCAR legend Junior Johnson teamed up with one of North Carolina's most famous moonshine families. Before long, business was booming.

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School bus wreck sends 21 to hospital, Venable to run for mayor, Kingsport home destroyed by fire, and more stories you may have missed

School bus wreck sends 21 to hospital, Venable to run for mayor, Kingsport home destroyed by fire, and more stories you may have missed

February 23rd, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

A sampling of some of the interesting and important stories appearing this past week on TimesNews.net.

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Attorney won't file lawsuit to rehire highway workers before  commission's March meeting

Attorney won't file lawsuit to rehire highway workers before commission's March meeting

February 22nd, 2014 9:54 pm by J. H. Osborne

Bruce Shine, the attorney representing former Sullivan County Highway Department workers who want their jobs back, said he will not take the issue to court until after the Sullivan County Commission's March 17 meeting.

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UPDATE: One dead, two suffer 'extremely serious injuries' in I-81 wreck

UPDATE: One dead, two suffer 'extremely serious injuries' in I-81 wreck

February 22nd, 2014 8:28 pm by NET News Service

A two-vehicle collision on Interstate 81 left at least one person dead and two others with "extremely serious injuries," according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

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Families Free helping women  transition from jail to freedom

Families Free helping women transition from jail to freedom

February 22nd, 2014 6:23 pm by Nick Shepherd

Families Free is a nonprofit faith-based organization serving the Tri-Cities. They offer classes in four jails around the region, Blountville, Washington County, Johnson City and Hawkins County.

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265 Anne Frank books vandalized in Tokyo libraries

265 Anne Frank books vandalized in Tokyo libraries

February 22nd, 2014 4:00 pm by Associated Press

Anne Frank's "The Diary of a Young Girl" and scores of books about the young Holocaust victim have been vandalized in Tokyo public libraries since the end of January. Librarians have counted at least 265 damaged books at 31 municipal libraries.

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World's most-wanted drug chief arrested

World's most-wanted drug chief arrested

February 22nd, 2014 3:51 pm by Associated Press

The world's most-wanted drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, arrived at the Mexico City airport after his arrest early Saturday and was being taken directly to prison, said Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam.

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10 takeaways from this week in the news

10 takeaways from this week in the news

February 22nd, 2014 2:08 pm by Associated Press

Ukraine protesters and president make deal, final week of the Winter Olympics, Facebook buys messaging app, and other big stories from this week:

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UAW's money struggles concern automakers

UAW's money struggles concern automakers

February 22nd, 2014 1:56 pm by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

Membership and dues are down sharply, and just this month UAW suffered a stunning defeat when it tried to organize a Tennessee VW factory. But instead of relief, Detroit automakers are increasingly anxious about the union's future.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

February 22nd, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

This week's crime stories include the freeing of Scotty Trexler's killer and a Kingsport business owner facing felony tax evasion charges

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