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Manager admits to taking money from Johnson City Dick's Sporting Goods

Manager admits to taking money from Johnson City Dick's Sporting Goods

February 11th, 2015 10:33 am by Staff Reports

Police say a Johnson City man admitted to taking money from the Johnson City Dick's Sporting Goods store where he was employed as a manager.

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Woman accused of stealing $1,094 in goods from J.C. Penney

Woman accused of stealing $1,094 in goods from J.C. Penney

February 11th, 2015 10:16 am by Staff Reports

Police say a woman from Louisville, Tenn., was arrested for shoplifting from J.C. Penney in the Mall at Johnson City Tuesday.

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Erwin woman accused of shoplifting at Johnson City Walmart

Erwin woman accused of shoplifting at Johnson City Walmart

February 11th, 2015 9:54 am by Staff Reports

Police say an Erwin woman was arrested for allegedly shoplifting at Walmart Tuesday.

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Update: Letter sent to city, family of pedestrian killed by garbage truck will sue Johnson City

Update: Letter sent to city, family of pedestrian killed by garbage truck will sue Johnson City

February 11th, 2015 9:49 am by Becky Campbell

The garbage truck driver told a witness he didn't see the woman he hit in a crosswalk. Witnesses had to flag the man down.

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Hill Harper talk to be part of ETSU Black History Month

Hill Harper talk to be part of ETSU Black History Month

February 11th, 2015 9:10 am by Jessica Fuller

February marks 28 - and sometimes 29 - days of Black History Month, a month where many remember the past and present struggles that black Americans have suffered through the years to achieve equal rights and the civil rights leaders that have pioneered th

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Text of President Obama's letter requesting war on Islamic State

February 11th, 2015 9:08 am by Associated Press

Full text of President Barack Obama's letter to lawmakers accompanying draft war powers resolution.

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Audit Committee gets down to business in Unicoi County

Audit Committee gets down to business in Unicoi County

February 11th, 2015 9:04 am by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County Audit Committee has already made a step toward addressing one of the findings outlined in the county's last audit - the panel met.

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Obama asks Congress for war authorization against Islamic State

Obama asks Congress for war authorization against Islamic State

February 11th, 2015 9:03 am by DAVID ESPO and NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

The president is sending Congress a proposed three-page resolution on Wednesday to authorize military force.

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3 shot to death near University of North Carolina were relatives

3 shot to death near University of North Carolina were relatives

February 11th, 2015 8:39 am by Associated Press

A police statement says the victims in Tuesday's shooting were 23-year-old Deah Shaddy Barakat and 21-year-old Yusor Mohammad, both of Chapel Hill, and 19-year-old Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, of Raleigh.

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The Band Perry takes home first Grammy award

The Band Perry takes home first Grammy award

February 10th, 2015 10:06 pm by Jessica Fuller

After three Grammy nominations in the past five years, Greeneville-based The Band Perry took home its first Grammy Sunday night for best country group performance.

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