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Meet your neighbor: Local teen makes own patterns, finds success with fashion blogs

Meet your neighbor: Local teen makes own patterns, finds success with fashion blogs

January 25th, 2015 10:11 pm by Becky Campbell

Abby Hathorn, a 19-year-old college student who moved to Johnson City just a few years ago, is much like others her age but at the same time, it seems she's cut from a whole different bolt of cloth.

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Women playing key roles among local Republicans

Women playing key roles among local Republicans

January 25th, 2015 10:03 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Republican Party Chairwoman Paula Treece is carrying out her role as a leader by educating people in the area about conservative philosophy, including an early engagement into how the political process works.

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'Everyone's felt the loss of Luke': Friends, coworkers remember Luke Story as community hero

'Everyone's felt the loss of Luke': Friends, coworkers remember Luke Story as community hero

January 25th, 2015 9:56 pm by Jessica Fuller

One day in August, Luke Story went to the doctor to get a pain in his side checked, anticipating gallstones.The next day, he was diagnosed with terminal cancer.

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Sevier County inmates back in custody after late Friday night breakout

Sevier County inmates back in custody after late Friday night breakout

January 25th, 2015 9:37 pm by McCord Pagan, Knoxville News Sentinel

Two inmates who escaped from the Sevier County Jail Annex late Friday night are back in custody, Sheriff Ron Seals said Sunday afternoon.

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US gas prices fell 13 cents per gallon, but expected to rise

US gas prices fell 13 cents per gallon, but expected to rise

January 25th, 2015 9:23 pm by Associated Press

The average price of a regular gallon of gas dropped 13 cents in the past two weeks to $2.07, but it could soon rise.

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Remembering Ernie Banks: Kingsport's Hillman played with, against late Cubs great

Remembering Ernie Banks: Kingsport's Hillman played with, against late Cubs great

January 25th, 2015 8:32 pm by Trey Williams

Dave Hillman said Ernie Banks' "happy-go-lucky" personality matched his public persona, and he laughs recalling coming in from the bullpen and Banks asking him if he needed directions to the mound.

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Gordon, pit stops sure to be hot topics of tour

Gordon, pit stops sure to be hot topics of tour

January 25th, 2015 8:30 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The announcement that 2015 would be Jeff Gordon's final full-time season is usually the type of big news held for the annual tour, which has led some experts to believe a major announcement about the future of defening Xifinity Series champion Chase Ellio

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'Potentially historic' storm headed for Northeast

'Potentially historic' storm headed for Northeast

January 25th, 2015 5:09 pm by VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

A winter that has largely spared the Northeast thus far is about to arrive with gusto: A storm the National Weather Service called "potentially historic" could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Connecticut.

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Man's return to residence prompts his arrest after warning to stay away, according to city police

Man's return to residence prompts his arrest after warning to stay away, according to city police

January 25th, 2015 2:27 pm by Staff Report

A man's return to a residence Saturday evening after an earlier warning to stay away by officers with the Johnson City Police Department resulted in charges against him, the department said in a news release.

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Abe 'speechless' after video claims IS hostage dead

Abe 'speechless' after video claims IS hostage dead

January 25th, 2015 2:13 pm by YURI KAGEYAMA, Associated Press

Japan's prime minister said Sunday he was "speechless" after an online video purportedly showed that one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed, and he demanded the release of the other.

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