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United Way contributions assist transition for Washington Co. homeless

United Way contributions assist transition for Washington Co. homeless

November 29th, 2014 9:33 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Of the 17 health and human service organizations supported by the United Way of Washington County, the Johnson City Salvation Army receives a lion's share of the more than $1.7 million local United Way supporters donate annually.

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News Business & Technology
Black Friday sales fall as sales start earlier

Black Friday sales fall as sales start earlier

November 29th, 2014 8:57 pm by Associated Press

The crowds of bargain hunters that rush through store doors the day after Thanksgiving have thinned out.

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Sports UT Sports
Vols bowl-eligible after beating Vandy

Vols bowl-eligible after beating Vandy

November 29th, 2014 8:43 pm by AP

Joshua Dobbs ran for two touchdowns and 91 yards as Tennessee beat Vanderbilt 24-17 Saturday to become eligible for the Volunteers' first bowl since 2010.

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News Regional & National
Ferguson officer who shot Michael Brown resigns

Ferguson officer who shot Michael Brown resigns

November 29th, 2014 7:49 pm by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

The white police officer who killed Michael Brown has resigned from the Ferguson Police Department, his attorney said Saturday, nearly four months after the fatal confrontation with the black 18-year-old that fueled protests in the St. Louis suburb and ac

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Crime Regional & National
Signs show Ferguson trying to move on from unrest

Signs show Ferguson trying to move on from unrest

November 29th, 2014 5:03 pm by Jim Salter, Associated Press

Life won't return to normal in Ferguson for a long time, but there are signs that people in the community are trying to move on after days of intense unrest over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case.

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Crime Regional & National
Fourth member of counterfeiting gang sentenced

Fourth member of counterfeiting gang sentenced

November 29th, 2014 4:43 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

The fourth member of a five-person counterfeiting scheme in Kingsport has been sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison, a judge ordered this week.

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Crime Regional & National
System enables convicted military sex offenders to evade detection, prey again

System enables convicted military sex offenders to evade detection, prey again

November 29th, 2014 3:45 pm by Mark Greenblatt, Scripps News

Matthew S. Carr is the type of serial sex offender public registries were designed to track.

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Local musician seeks votes to promote arts in schools

Local musician seeks votes to promote arts in schools

November 29th, 2014 8:14 am by Tony Casey

Votes for Bluff City's Tennessee Larue accomplish two things to help the arts.

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Sports High schools
Good's 43 points lift Crockett to Hardee's final

Good's 43 points lift Crockett to Hardee's final

November 29th, 2014 12:11 am by Jeff Birchfield

David Crockett junior guard Patrick Good didn't miss a shot in the second half and finished with 43 points to lead the host Pioneers to an 80-64 win over Hampton on Friday night.

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Sports High schools
Elizabethton, Happy Valley girls victorious at Thanksgiving Classic

Elizabethton, Happy Valley girls victorious at Thanksgiving Classic

November 29th, 2014 12:09 am by Ivan Sanders

With everyone still feeling full from a bountiful Thanksgiving meal, there was still plenty to feast on in local high school girls basketball as Elizabethton and Happy Valley both reigned victorious in the Mullins Thanksgiving Classic.

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