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Severe weather rolls through area; death reported in Abingdon

Severe weather rolls through area; death reported in Abingdon

June 19th, 2014 9:20 pm by Tony Casey

Pea-sized hail, thunder, lightning and a whole lot of rain quickly came from the skies Thursday afternoon in the Johnson City area.

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Bench trial date set for woman accused of spitting on officer's pizza

Bench trial date set for woman accused of spitting on officer's pizza

June 19th, 2014 9:02 pm by Brad Hicks

A bench trial date has been set for the Erwin woman accused earlier this year of spitting on a Unicoi County Sheriff's Department official's dinner.

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Shoplifting call leads to drug charges for woman

Shoplifting call leads to drug charges for woman

June 19th, 2014 8:57 pm by Staff Reports

Police said they arrested a Chuckey woman Thursday on several drug charges following an investigation into a shoplifting call.

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Crime Police Blotter
Topless Boone Lake sunbathing incites brawl

Topless Boone Lake sunbathing incites brawl

June 19th, 2014 4:01 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A woman could offer no specifics for the sunbathing suspects, other than they may live in her neighborhood.

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UPDATE: Wrecks tie up area, send three to hospital as two charged

UPDATE: Wrecks tie up area, send three to hospital as two charged

June 19th, 2014 3:01 pm by Becky Campbell

Two serious car wrecks several hours apart on Thursday kept Johnson City police and EMS personnel busy and tied up traffic around the locations.

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Business & Technology
Can Amazon's Fire compete with the iPhone?

Can Amazon's Fire compete with the iPhone?

June 19th, 2014 2:48 pm by RYAN NAKASHIMA and ANICK JESDANUN, Associated Press

The phone's most significant feature, called "Firefly," employs audio and object recognition technology to identify products and present the user with ways to purchase the items through Amazon.

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Obama: US sending military advisers to Iraq

Obama: US sending military advisers to Iraq

June 19th, 2014 2:35 pm by LARA JAKES and JULIE PACE, Associated Press

He called on Iraqi leaders to govern with a more "inclusive agenda" to ensure the country does not descend into civil war.

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Prosecutors say Wisconsin Gov. Walker at center of 'criminal scheme' over campaign fundraising

Prosecutors say Wisconsin Gov. Walker at center of 'criminal scheme' over campaign fundraising

June 19th, 2014 2:09 pm by Associated Press

The documents were filed as part of an ongoing lawsuit challenging the probe by the conservative group Wisconsin Club for Growth.

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Off the Wall News: Chattanooga hates flying doughnuts

Off the Wall News: Chattanooga hates flying doughnuts

June 19th, 2014 12:00 pm by Associated Press

"Fight Crime not Art!"

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Iraq crisis: Is Afghanistan next?

Iraq crisis: Is Afghanistan next?

June 19th, 2014 10:47 am by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

Senior Obama administration officials insist Afghanistan is not Iraq.

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