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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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Washington Co. sheriff: 58 'smurfs' and 'cooks' sentenced to 348 years in federal prison for 2 meth conspiracies

Washington Co. sheriff: 58 'smurfs' and 'cooks' sentenced to 348 years in federal prison for 2 meth conspiracies

January 17th, 2014 10:19 am by Becky Campbell

The investigations began in 2009 in the Gray community of Washington County and continued into Sulphur Springs, Telford, Limestone, Chuckey, Jonesborough and Johnson City, as well as Elizabethton and the Horse Creek community of Greene County.

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Opinion
‘Bridgegate’ has stirred so much talk

‘Bridgegate’ has stirred so much talk

January 17th, 2014 9:49 am by VANCE GREER

It is somewhat refreshing to see that the media is back to its traditional and historical focus. Finding the facts and letting the public know the truth.

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Current system for selecting attorney general works well

Current system for selecting attorney general works well

January 17th, 2014 9:47 am by Johnson City Press

Do we really need another statewide office on the ballot in Tennessee?

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