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Woman accused of burglarizing downtown Johnson City auction business

Woman accused of burglarizing downtown Johnson City auction business

January 17th, 2014 2:50 pm by Staff Report

Police said the arrest resulted from a burglary reported Thursday at Kimball M. Sterling Auctioneers, 125 W. Market St.

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Church Hill man accused of trying to stab his girlfriend, threatening police

Church Hill man accused of trying to stab his girlfriend, threatening police

January 17th, 2014 2:34 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The incident began on Thursday when James Stallard became irate and began making threats toward his girlfriend and made threats to kill her dogs, Stallard's girlfriend told police.

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Pope Benedict defrocked 400 priests in 2 years for child molestation

Pope Benedict defrocked 400 priests in 2 years for child molestation

January 17th, 2014 2:15 pm by JOHN HEILPRIN and NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

The statistics for 2011-12 represent the first time that the Vatican has provided details on the number of priests who have been defrocked. Prior to that, it had only revealed the number of alleged cases of sexual abuse it had received.

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4-year-old boy shot to death by 4-year-old cousin in Detroit

4-year-old boy shot to death by 4-year-old cousin in Detroit

January 17th, 2014 1:52 pm by By Gina Damron and Ann Zaniewsk, Detroit Free Press (MCT)

Sgt. Michael Woody, a Detroit police spokesman, said the children were playing in the back bedroom of a Detroit home when the cousin found a rifle — loaded and not locked in a case — underneath the bed.

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City Commission gives architect green light on $2.1 million Science Hill field house

City Commission gives architect green light on $2.1 million Science Hill field house

January 17th, 2014 1:48 pm by Gary B. Gray

Science Hill High School athletes and students will soon benefit from a new 12,600-square-foot field house that could come into view after the 2015 football season.

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UPDATE: Truck accident spurs clean-up effort

UPDATE: Truck accident spurs clean-up effort

January 17th, 2014 1:41 pm by Tony Casey

Johnson City’s Emergency Management Agency said his crews were relatively lucky with the cleanup of one-vehicle accident that occurred Friday morning, Director Nes Levotch said.

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Police: Jonesborough man found with pot, brass knuckles in Johnson City traffic stop

Police: Jonesborough man found with pot, brass knuckles in Johnson City traffic stop

January 17th, 2014 1:30 pm by Staff Report

Police also seized nearly $1,000 in cash and the man's car.

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Surgeon general urges new resolve to end smoking

Surgeon general urges new resolve to end smoking

January 17th, 2014 12:09 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

"Enough is enough" — acting Surgeon General Borish Lushniak.

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Obama backs limits on NSA phone collections

Obama backs limits on NSA phone collections

January 17th, 2014 11:14 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

The president also directed intelligence agencies to stop spying on friendly international leaders and called for extending some privacy protections to foreign citizens whose communications are scooped up by the U.S.

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Relay for Life Season Kicks Off!

January 17th, 2014 10:51 am by Tony Duncan

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