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Off the Wall News: These guys really needed a bath

Off the Wall News: These guys really needed a bath

July 8th, 2014 10:29 am by Associated Press

Police are trying to figure out why a trio of hygiene-minded thieves walked into a CVS pharmacy in Atlanta's northern suburbs and stole $2,000 in soap and other personal care items.

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Crime
Man accused of choking girlfriend at Johnson City motel

Man accused of choking girlfriend at Johnson City motel

July 8th, 2014 9:12 am by Staff Report

Police were called to the Interstate Inn about 11:30 Monday night.

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Sports JC Cards Elizabethton Twins
Twins thump Cardinals

Twins thump Cardinals

July 8th, 2014 12:15 am by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton eventually worked its way to a 15-7 victory in an Appalachian League baseball game Monday night at Cardinal Park.

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Love at first bite?

Love at first bite?

July 8th, 2014 12:00 am by Staff Report

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News Local News Education
Weary city school board approves 2014-15 budget

Weary city school board approves 2014-15 budget

July 7th, 2014 10:57 pm by Nathan Baker

An enervated Johnson City Board of Education plowed through two-and-a-half hours and millions of dollars Monday evening to produce a final budget for the 2014-15 school year.

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DA: Accused Myrtle Ave. shooter should have been in jail

DA: Accused Myrtle Ave. shooter should have been in jail

July 7th, 2014 10:04 pm by Becky Campbell

Moses A. "Lucky" Ballard has been in and out of jail and prison since 1999, and it looks like he might be there a while if he's convicted of the current charges against him.

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News Crime Regional & National
Siblings arrested after chase in dad's stolen car

Siblings arrested after chase in dad's stolen car

July 7th, 2014 9:43 pm by NET News Service

A Hawkins County brother and sister are facing numerous charges related to the theft of their father's vehicle Sunday evening, and a subsequent high-speed chase with police that included gunfire and ended in a crash.

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Crime Regional & National
Officer: 'Preacher' said God would strike him dead

Officer: 'Preacher' said God would strike him dead

July 7th, 2014 9:29 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Hawkins County man who was found preaching in the middle of Main Street in Surgoinsville early Saturday morning claimed God was in him, but his arresting officer alleges that a large quantity of alcohol was in him as well.

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63 abducted females escape extremists in Nigeria

63 abducted females escape extremists in Nigeria

July 7th, 2014 8:47 pm by HARUNA UMAR and MICHELLE FAUL, Associated Press

More than 60 Nigerian girls and women abducted two weeks ago by Islamic extremists have managed to escape, officials said Monday, though more than 200 girls kidnapped in April still remain missing.

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Man charged with lighting house on fire with his baby inside

Man charged with lighting house on fire with his baby inside

July 7th, 2014 7:11 pm by David Cobb, Chattanooga Times Free Press

A 56-year-old man is facing charges of attempted criminal homicide and aggravated arson after witnesses said he lit fire to a Hixson home with his three-month-old baby inside this weekend.

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