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Police: Man douses Nashville business, man with gas before igniting

Police: Man douses Nashville business, man with gas before igniting

May 11th, 2014 7:29 pm by David Yunker, The Tennessean

A Nashville man faces attempted murder and aggravated arson charges after Nashville police say he doused a South Nashville business and one of its employees with gasoline before setting both on fire.

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Picking Sam, Rams welcome 1st openly gay player

Picking Sam, Rams welcome 1st openly gay player

May 11th, 2014 7:21 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Michael Sam waited and waited. Hours passed, rounds came and went, and eventually, there were only eight more picks left on the third and final day of the NFL draft. For just a moment, it looked as if his chance of being picked by a pro team and becoming

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New business looks to combine wine, painting into 'Masterpiece'

New business looks to combine wine, painting into 'Masterpiece'

May 11th, 2014 4:35 pm by Contributed to the Press

Masterpiece Mixers, a Georgia-based wine-and-painting franchise, is moving into the Roan at Unaka Center at 101 East Unaka Ave., next to Wok and Hibachi.

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Police say delivery drivers arrested for selling stolen goods

Police say delivery drivers arrested for selling stolen goods

May 11th, 2014 3:57 pm by Staff Report

Police say two delivery truck drivers were arrested for selling furniture they had stolen from their employer.

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ETSU Graduation 2014

May 11th, 2014 1:00 am by Dave Boyd

ETSU Graduation Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press

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Penny wins inaugural running of Mentoring Marathon

Penny wins inaugural running of Mentoring Marathon

May 10th, 2014 11:02 pm by Trey Williams

Marathon man J Penny was dominant Saturday. He even beat the bicycle that was initially helping secure his route along Highway 11-E.

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Arkansas issues same-sex marriage licenses

Arkansas issues same-sex marriage licenses

May 10th, 2014 10:05 pm by CHRISTINA HUYNH, Associated Press

Gay marriage arrived in the Bible Belt on Saturday, beginning with two women who had traveled overnight to ensure they'd be first in line.

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UPDATED: U. of Richmond: 2 athletic staffers on Va. balloon

UPDATED: U. of Richmond: 2 athletic staffers on Va. balloon

May 10th, 2014 10:01 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

A University of Richmond women's basketball assistant coach and team staff member were the passengers aboard a hot air balloon that drifted into a power line, burst into flames and crashed in Virginia.

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Survey suggests need for safety service shifts

Survey suggests need for safety service shifts

May 10th, 2014 9:56 pm by Becky Campbell

An expansive review of public safety services in Johnson City could lead to some changes in how 911, fire, EMS and police agencies here operate, but many of the recommendations are expensive, long-term projects, according to one city leader.

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Flag Pond festival celebrates community, local leeks

Flag Pond festival celebrates community, local leeks - VIDEO

May 10th, 2014 9:47 pm by Max Hrenda

This weekend, residents of Flag Pond may have bore witness to the area's only event in which strong odors and shedding tears aren't unusual.

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