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Calm Before the Storm

January 21st, 2014 8:30 am by Dave Boyd

Calm Before the Storm Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press Kids at Carver Recreation Center enjoyed the springlike weather Monday afternoon. A winter storm is expected to move into the area overnight with low temperatures and snow likely.

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Martin Luther King Jr Dinner

January 21st, 2014 12:00 am by Dave Boyd

MLK Jr Dinner Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press The Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration took place at the Carver Recreation center Monday night with a crowd of around 100 people on hand.

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Faith, honor, and compassion emphasized at MLK birthday dinner

Faith, honor, and compassion emphasized at MLK birthday dinner

January 20th, 2014 10:14 pm by Tony Casey

Dr. Joanne Walker Flowers almost brought the walls of the Carver Recreational Center down as the keynote speaker of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration on Monday night.

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Community Education
Dozens of kids come out to Carver to learn about MLK

Dozens of kids come out to Carver to learn about MLK

January 20th, 2014 10:06 pm by Becky Campbell

While some kids may have spent the day off from school playing video games, a few dozen in Johnson City were celebrating the reason they were out of class Monday.

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Here we go again: more single-digit temperatures on the way

Here we go again: more single-digit temperatures on the way

January 20th, 2014 10:00 pm by Tony Casey

Somewhat caught by surprise by the severity of what was called the “Polar Vortex” that blew through the region about two weeks ago, the area finds itself better prepared to tackle another incoming blast of cold weather.

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Pizza N Gyro repeats as champs of Pie Wars; Fox’s finishes second

Pizza N Gyro repeats as champs of Pie Wars; Fox’s finishes second

January 20th, 2014 9:54 pm by Tony Casey

Pizza N Gyro repeated as Pie Wars champions Sunday night, the first back-to-back champ in four years of the event’s existence.

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Fatalities reported in Nebraska animal feed plant explosion

Fatalities reported in Nebraska animal feed plant explosion

January 20th, 2014 4:52 pm by Associated Press

The fire chief would not say how many were dead.

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Tennessee grocery wine bill negotiations near breakthrough

Tennessee grocery wine bill negotiations near breakthrough

January 20th, 2014 3:43 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Under current law, supermarkets and convenience stores can sell beer containing up to 6.5 percent alcohol by volume. Anything stronger can only be sold in liquor stores, which can't sell anything beyond booze and lottery tickets.

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Remaining snakes seized in Tennessee euthanized

Remaining snakes seized in Tennessee euthanized

January 20th, 2014 3:36 pm by Associated Press

The remaining 14 snakes that were seized from a Tennessee preacher who used them in his religious practices have been euthanized after officials concluded their condition was too poor to save them.

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Fired East Tennessee deputy charged with rape

Fired East Tennessee deputy charged with rape

January 20th, 2014 2:39 pm by Beth Burger, Chattanooga Times Free Press

“I could let you go, but you’d owe me."

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