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Update: Jury finds Allen guilty on child abuse, neglect charges

Update: Jury finds Allen guilty on child abuse, neglect charges

December 19th, 2014 4:58 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County jury has found Andrew Lorenze Allen guilty on charges of aggravated child abuse and aggravated child neglect.

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Johnson City wants you to recycle your Christmas wrap and boxes

Johnson City wants you to recycle your Christmas wrap and boxes

December 19th, 2014 4:19 pm by Contributed to the Press

Curbside recycling customers should place these items in recycling bins, which should be at the curb by 6 a.m. on collection day.

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No more Sullivan East? Committee calls for new Sullivan County high schools, mergers

No more Sullivan East? Committee calls for new Sullivan County high schools, mergers

December 19th, 2014 4:11 pm by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

The days of Sullivan County's Rebels and Raiders could be coming to a close, and the Cougars and Patriots could enter the history books, too.

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Meth chase leaves SW Virginia deputies in acid-powered cloud of smoke

Meth chase leaves SW Virginia deputies in acid-powered cloud of smoke

December 19th, 2014 3:55 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A high-speed pursuit in Southwest Virginia resulted in a deputy crashing his cruiser after acid, which was allegedly tossed out of a window by meth suspects, created a cloud of gas on the highway.

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Johnson City municipal office closings, garbage pickup schedule for holidays

Johnson City municipal office closings, garbage pickup schedule for holidays

December 19th, 2014 3:43 pm by Contributed to the Press

All City offices will close at noon on Christmas Eve and will be closed Christmas Day.

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FBI blames North Korea for Sony hack; Obama says pulling movie from screens was mistake

FBI blames North Korea for Sony hack; Obama says pulling movie from screens was mistake

December 19th, 2014 2:52 pm by ERIC TUCKER and TED BRIDIS, Associated Press

President Barack Obama said Friday that Sony Pictures Entertainment "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he vowed the United States will respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose"

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Theater shooter's parents plead for his life

Theater shooter's parents plead for his life

December 19th, 2014 2:06 pm by Theater shooter's parents plead for his life

The parents of James Holmes pleaded Friday for his life to be spared if he is convicted of killing 12 people and injuring 70 others after opening fire in a Colorado movie theater.

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The Buzz: Trending stories today from Johnson City Press

The Buzz: Trending stories today from Johnson City Press

December 19th, 2014 1:28 pm by Johnson City Press

Here's your water cooler conversation for the day: Nine trending stories on JohnsonCityPress.com.

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'Helping the FBI' nets NE Tennessee man felony charges in Sullivan Co.

'Helping the FBI' nets NE Tennessee man felony charges in Sullivan Co.

December 19th, 2014 12:45 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A frightened female motorist's 911 call has landed a man in the Sullivan County jail, as he allegedly attempted to run the woman off the road multiple times in a high-speed chase - then explained his actions as "helping the FBI in a manhunt."

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Exercise caution at all railroad crossings

Exercise caution at all railroad crossings

December 19th, 2014 11:44 am by Johnson City Press

Tennessee has 25 railroads with 2,651 miles of track and 4,600 highway railroad crossings.

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