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Music mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in fatal hit-and-run

Music mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in fatal hit-and-run

January 31st, 2015 1:35 am by Associated Press

Sheriff's deputies booked Marion "Suge" Knight, the founder of Death Row Records, on suspicion of murder after they said he hit and killed a man with his pickup truck, injured another and then fled.

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ETSU president: 'It's time to embrace the community'

ETSU president: 'It's time to embrace the community'

January 31st, 2015 12:30 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

East Tennessee State University is facing dramatic changes in funding and programming in the coming years, and "change isn't easy," President Brian Noland said Friday.

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Woman found guilty of vehicular homicide in Piney Flats crash

Woman found guilty of vehicular homicide in Piney Flats crash

January 30th, 2015 4:20 pm by Rain Smith

A Johnson City woman has been convicted of vehicular homicide by intoxication, stemming from a Piney Flats crash where she slammed into the side of another motorist just a block from his home.

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KPD: Trio swipes $1,800 in merchandise from Walmart

KPD: Trio swipes $1,800 in merchandise from Walmart

January 30th, 2015 2:20 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police are seeking information on felony shoplifting suspects, saying they walked out of Walmart with a wide range of clothing, household items and tools.

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UPDATE: 15 surrendered puppies find new homes

UPDATE: 15 surrendered puppies find new homes

January 30th, 2015 1:30 pm by Marci Gore

Because the Scott County pound was recently destroyed by fire, dogs are only held for a very short time. If these dogs do not find owners within the coming days, they run the risk of having to be euthanized.

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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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What red ink? As deficits dip, all sides seek more spending

What red ink? As deficits dip, all sides seek more spending

January 30th, 2015 7:26 am by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

Republicans want more defense spending. Democrats want more domestic spending. And President Barack Obama wants both.

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As Romney weighs '16 bid, his past donors commit to Jeb Bush

As Romney weighs '16 bid, his past donors commit to Jeb Bush

January 29th, 2015 10:00 pm by THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press; STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press

Mitt Romney, closing in on a decision about whether to again run for president, is finding that several past major fundraisers and donors in key states have already committed to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.

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

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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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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