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Ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell gets 2 years for corruption

Ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell gets 2 years for corruption

January 6th, 2015 3:24 pm by LARRY O'DELL and ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press

He was sentenced Tuesday after being convicted of 11 counts of corruption.

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Update: Charges dropped against one third of defendants accused in April 2013 murder, other two defendants to be tried separately

Update: Charges dropped against one third of defendants accused in April 2013 murder, other two defendants to be tried separately

January 6th, 2015 3:18 pm by Becky Campbell

Citing the unreliability of a key witness, Assistant District Attorney General Erin McArdle dismissed felony murder and three attempted aggravated robbery charges against one of three men arrested in the April 2013 homicide of a man outside a Johnson City

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White House says it will veto bill to approve oil pipeline

White House says it will veto bill to approve oil pipeline

January 6th, 2015 2:31 pm by DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

The White House on Tuesday threatened to veto the first piece of legislation introduced in the Republican-controlled Senate, a bill approving the much-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline, in what was expected to be the first of many confrontations over energ

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Snow expected from Midwest to Northeast, then bitter cold

Snow expected from Midwest to Northeast, then bitter cold

January 6th, 2015 1:02 pm by Associated Press

A winter weather system expected to dump more than a foot of snow in some places has begun its trek east, with a separate blast of arctic air right on its heels.

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The Buzz: In case you missed these trending stories

The Buzz: In case you missed these trending stories

January 6th, 2015 12:54 pm by Johnson City Press

Here's what's hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com.

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NE Tennessee man accused of attacking mother after demanding gun for suicide

NE Tennessee man accused of attacking mother after demanding gun for suicide

January 6th, 2015 12:35 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The man allegedly placed his mother in a choke hold and twisted her arm behind her back because she refused to give him the key to the gun safe.

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Sullivan deputy rescues elderly man from burning Bluff City house

Sullivan deputy rescues elderly man from burning Bluff City house

January 6th, 2015 11:52 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Just before 1 a.m. the blaze was reported at 101 Pony Express Trail.

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Officials say free time program at Science Hill success

Officials say free time program at Science Hill success

January 6th, 2015 11:18 am by Nathan Baker

A Science Hill High School experiment in free time was a rousing success, according to school administrators, although some tweaks may be made to the program in the new semester.

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Shooting victim's family asks to have bridge named after him

Shooting victim's family asks to have bridge named after him

January 6th, 2015 10:53 am by John Thompson

The Highway Committee of the Carter County Commission heard several requests from citizens on Monday night to convert private roads to county roads and to make name changes to roads.

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Johnson City man charged with Tree Streets auto burglaries

Johnson City man charged with Tree Streets auto burglaries

January 6th, 2015 8:24 am by Staff Report

Witnesses had given police a description of a man seen burglarizing vehicles parked along the 400 block of West Poplar Street.

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