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Police: Man swims across Holston River in attempted Eastman theft

Police: Man swims across Holston River in attempted Eastman theft

August 4th, 2014 5:01 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police are releasing surveillance images to solicit tips on his identity.

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Back to School: Usual hectic day in Johnson City, but still smooth

Back to School: Usual hectic day in Johnson City, but still smooth

August 4th, 2014 4:56 pm by Elizabeth Saulsbury

It may have been a half day, but school was in full force in Johnson City as students and teachers got acclimated for new academic year with assemblies, class assignments and get-to-know-you sessions.

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Could he be the oldest World War II vet?

Could he be the oldest World War II vet?

August 4th, 2014 4:38 pm by Becky Campbell

It was 1910 when Jason Snyder came into the world, the oldest of 10 children to a Valley Forge couple who would end up being honored this week as possibly the oldest surviving World War II veteran in Tennessee.

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NE Tennessee man killed in four-wheeler accident

NE Tennessee man killed in four-wheeler accident

August 4th, 2014 3:38 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Hawkins County man was killed Sunday in an four-wheeler accident after apparently hitting a stump and overturning while traveling down a hill.

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Former White House press secretary Jim Brady, wounded in 1981 Reagan shooting, dies at 73

Former White House press secretary Jim Brady, wounded in 1981 Reagan shooting, dies at 73

August 4th, 2014 2:19 pm by Associated Press

Brady undertook a personal crusade for gun control after suffering the devastating bullet wound to his head outside the Washington Hilton Hotel on March 30, 1981.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Outsiders, tea partiers all part of big tent

August 4th, 2014 1:53 pm by Robert Houk

"Do you think Lamar is in trouble?"

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Meet Your Neighbor: For 30 years, Todd Ambrose has made 'sound' decisions

Meet Your Neighbor: For 30 years, Todd Ambrose has made 'sound' decisions

August 4th, 2014 1:49 pm by Brad Hicks

While many long for a spot in the limelight and to hear the roar of the crowd, Todd Ambrose prefers to work in the background, making sure those who take the stage leave their audience with a memorable performance.

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3 kids, parents dead in Virginia murder-suicide

3 kids, parents dead in Virginia murder-suicide

August 4th, 2014 1:47 pm by Associated Press

A family member discovered the bodies of the two adults, both 35, and three school-aged children Sunday night, Detective Angela Deavers with the Culpeper County Sheriff's Office said.

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Opinion
Does the state's animal cruelty law lack teeth?

Does the state's animal cruelty law lack teeth?

August 4th, 2014 1:39 pm by Johnson City Press

Debbie Dobbs, director of the Johnson City Animal Shelter, told Press staff writer Tony Casey she believes Tennessee's cruelty and animal confinement laws need to carry the same weight as they do in Virginia.

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