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No live animal for North Carolina Possum Drop this year

No live animal for North Carolina Possum Drop this year

December 29th, 2014 1:51 pm by Associated Press

For most of the past 20 years, a live animal has been used in a small North Carolina town's annual New Year's Eve Possum Drop. But this year, following challenges from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, the organizer says he'll no longer use a l

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Update: Deputy says meth numbers down after 4-year investigation that convicted 57

Update: Deputy says meth numbers down after 4-year investigation that convicted 57

December 29th, 2014 12:20 pm by Becky Campbell

Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal announced Monday that officers and agents from local, state and federal agencies have finished a four-year methamphetamine conspiracy investigation that led to 57 people being convicted and sentenced in federal court.

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Grand Ole Opry's Little Jimmy Dickens hospitalized

Grand Ole Opry's Little Jimmy Dickens hospitalized

December 29th, 2014 10:08 am by Associated Press

Grand Ole Opry legend Little Jimmy Dickens has been hospitalized with an undisclosed illness.

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Young generation no slouches at volunteering

Young generation no slouches at volunteering

December 29th, 2014 9:08 am by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

Tired of hearing people grouse about a tuned-out, apathetic younger generation?

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Tennessee lawmakers seek extension of hospital funds

Tennessee lawmakers seek extension of hospital funds

December 29th, 2014 8:54 am by Associated Press

Members of Tennessee's congressional delegation are requesting an extension of federal funds to help hospitals care for tens of thousands of low-income patients while they seek a permanent solution to a problem that is unique to the state.

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Downtown Johnson City safety concerns grow, crime rate shrinks

Downtown Johnson City safety concerns grow, crime rate shrinks

December 28th, 2014 9:35 pm by Whitney Palmeter, Press Contributor

Wherever people gather, there will be safety concerns.And in Johnson City, people are again gathering downtown.

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Tennessee women hand Oregon State first loss of season

Tennessee women hand Oregon State first loss of season

December 28th, 2014 9:14 pm by AP

Tennessee center Isabelle Harrison had 20 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks, and a nightmare finish for No. 10 Oregon State led to the Beavers' first loss this season, 74-63, to eighth-ranked Tennessee on Sunday.

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Norris to host camp; Arby's action resumes

Norris to host camp; Arby's action resumes

December 28th, 2014 9:09 pm by Trey Williams

Daniel Norris is a salt-of-the-earth surfer, and the Toronto Blue Jays pitcher/outdoors enthusiast wants to ride his wave of popularity into assisting an environmental sea-change.

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City woman charged in reported chase with knife

City woman charged in reported chase with knife

December 28th, 2014 7:56 pm by Staff Report

A city woman was jailed after Johnson City police say she chased a man around a house with a knife.

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Chattanooga police say woman shoots up Hixson neighborhood

Chattanooga police say woman shoots up Hixson neighborhood

December 28th, 2014 2:40 pm by Staff Report

Jennifer Clouse was standing in her yard Friday in her quiet Hixson neighborhood when she saw a woman quickly drive past her house holding a gun out of the window as if it were a cigarette.

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