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Founder’s Park, downtown areas getting lighting

Founder’s Park, downtown areas getting lighting

November 26th, 2013 7:48 pm by Nathan Baker

Founder’s Park and nearby downtown areas will soon be getting stately lighting fixtures to match the mood intended by city leaders’ recent revitalization work.

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US bombers cross disputed air defense zone claimed by China

US bombers cross disputed air defense zone claimed by China

November 26th, 2013 7:42 pm by CHRISTOPHER BODEEN and LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

Days after China asserted greater military control over a swath of the East China Sea to bolster claims to a cluster of disputed islands, the U.S. defied the move Tuesday as it flew two B-52 bombers through the area.

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Commission approves new fund balance policy

Commission approves new fund balance policy

November 26th, 2013 7:40 pm by Gary B. Gray

A resolution shot down Monday, but later revived and approved by a majority of Washington County commissioners could be crucial in keeping the county’s credit rating on solid ground.

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Crime
Johnson City police say Greeneville man hid vehicle from loan company

Johnson City police say Greeneville man hid vehicle from loan company

November 26th, 2013 5:00 pm by Staff Report

Tyrone Anderson was charged with a hindering a secured creditor.

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Police: Johnson City man used woman's debit card for ATM transactions

Police: Johnson City man used woman's debit card for ATM transactions

November 26th, 2013 4:52 pm by Staff Report

Andrew Todd Douglas was charged Saturday with criminal simulation, fraudulent use of a debit card and theft over $1,000.

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New ship's Capt. Kirk is used to 'Star Trek' jokes

New ship's Capt. Kirk is used to 'Star Trek' jokes

November 26th, 2013 1:53 pm by AP

The skipper of the Navy's largest destroyer isn't bothered by sharing a name with TV starship commander.

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Man shot by Kingsport police during standoff sentenced to year in prison

Man shot by Kingsport police during standoff sentenced to year in prison

November 26th, 2013 1:46 pm by NET News Service

Jeffrey Chase Caldwell was shot by Kingsport police in June following a standoff on the roof of his girlfriend’s house.

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NFL mascot injured during rehearsal

NFL mascot injured during rehearsal

November 26th, 2013 1:34 pm by AP

A problem with the zipline is likely to blame for injury to Kansas City Chiefs' mascot.

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Man suffers burns when pants, vehicle catch fire at East Tennessee gas station

Man suffers burns when pants, vehicle catch fire at East Tennessee gas station

November 26th, 2013 12:43 pm by Chattanooga Times Free Press

The fire was extinguished on the scene by good Samaritans who grabbed portable fire extinguishers and put out the quick blaze.

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101st Airborne soldiers return from Afghanistan deployment

101st Airborne soldiers return from Afghanistan deployment

November 26th, 2013 12:12 pm by Staff Report

The soldiers were among the last of the Currahees to return to the sprawling military post on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line.

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