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Crime
UPDATE: Johnson City woman hit niece with beer bottle over car battery

UPDATE: Johnson City woman hit niece with beer bottle over car battery

January 5th, 2015 9:59 am by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City woman accused of hitting her 16-year-old niece over the head with a beer bottle last week will return to court Wednesday for a hearing in Washington County General Sessions Court.

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Opinion
Recycled Christmas trees are gifts to the fish

Recycled Christmas trees are gifts to the fish

January 5th, 2015 9:58 am by Johnson City Press

Real Christmas trees cleared of all decorations and tinsel will be accepted for residential curbside pickup in Johnson City until Jan. 10.

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News Crime Regional & National
Infant snatched by gunman who wounded parents is found dead

Infant snatched by gunman who wounded parents is found dead

January 5th, 2015 9:46 am by Associated Press

The gunman's motive is unknown but detectives do not believe the shooting was a random act, Long Beach police spokeswoman Marlene Arrona said.

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News Crime
UPDATE: Three accused in New Year's Day robbery in Johnson City

UPDATE: Three accused in New Year's Day robbery in Johnson City

January 5th, 2015 9:41 am by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man who denied an acquaintance's request for money was restrained and robbed of two credit cards, a bank card and his cell phone after he let two people inside his apartment, according to court records filed in Washington County General Ses

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Decades later, fluoride conspiracists still rage on

January 5th, 2015 9:28 am by Robert Houk

Some say fluoridation is a corporate plot to control our minds. Others say it is a government plot to control our minds.

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News Crime Local News
Convicted double murderer Willis demands new trial, claims new evidence would have helped defense

Convicted double murderer Willis demands new trial, claims new evidence would have helped defense

January 5th, 2015 9:18 am by Becky Campbell

Howard Hawk Willis, 63, is on death row at Riverbend Correctional Complex in Nashville, where he has been since his conviction and sentencing for the deaths of Adam and Samantha Chrismer, 17 and 16 years old, respectively.

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Opinion
Should Tennessee cities be allowed to hike their hotel taxes?

Should Tennessee cities be allowed to hike their hotel taxes?

January 5th, 2015 9:06 am by Johnson City Press

Johnson City officials are asking Tennessee legislators to amend a state law that caps the amount of a hotel/motel tax cities and towns can charge.

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News Community Local News
Roadrunner raises more than $135,000 for St. Jude

Roadrunner raises more than $135,000 for St. Jude

January 5th, 2015 12:00 am by Staff Report

With a recent donation of more than $135,863 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Roadrunner Markets has upped its long-running support for St. Jude to more than a half-million dollars.

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Sports
Copney leaving MTSU for UT-Martin

Copney leaving MTSU for UT-Martin

January 4th, 2015 9:38 pm by Trey Williams

Copney is leaving Middle Tennessee State to attend UT Martin, which has been to four straight NCAA Tournaments.

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News Local News Heritage
Heritage: Local resident captures history in 13,000 photographs

Heritage: Local resident captures history in 13,000 photographs

January 4th, 2015 9:06 pm by Jessica Fuller

A step into 86-year-old Elaine Cantrell's house is a step back in history. The home itself is over 100 years old, and Cantrell fills it with history in the form of her photographs.More than 13,000 photographs.

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