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Day trip to Damascus was eventful 50 years ago

Day trip to Damascus was eventful 50 years ago

September 20th, 2013 9:02 am by Anne Sherrill

“There’s a cease fire in Damascus and the border’s open from eight to four tomorrow. Do you want to go?” It was Bob, our tour leader, calling my friend Barbara Woods and me to find out who among our group was a true adventurer.

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Opinion
Autumn brings pumpkins, fall foliage and romaing critters

Autumn brings pumpkins, fall foliage and romaing critters

September 20th, 2013 8:43 am by Staff Report

Autumn officially arrives Sunday, which is good news to Americans who worship the season as their favorite time of the year.

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Bluegrass Half Marathon ready to run

Bluegrass Half Marathon ready to run

September 20th, 2013 8:38 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The fourth annual Bluegrass Half Marathon, the music-laden 13.1-mile road race set to the tunes of East Tennessee State University’s Bluegrass, Old Time and Country Music Program, is set to run Sunday morning.

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Kingsport police sort through conflicting statements in fatal crash

Kingsport police sort through conflicting statements in fatal crash

September 20th, 2013 7:04 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

KPD Public Information Officer Tom Patton says confirmation of the driver's identity has yet to come from the medical examiner's office.

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Crime
Johnson City police: Man dodged wife's meat cleaver in apartment parking lot

Johnson City police: Man dodged wife's meat cleaver in apartment parking lot

September 20th, 2013 6:22 am by Staff Report

A woman heaved a meat cleaver at her husband Thursday night during an argument at a north Johnson City apartment complex, Johnson City police said.

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Noise ordinance doesn’t skip beat, City Commission approves measure on second reading

Noise ordinance doesn’t skip beat, City Commission approves measure on second reading

September 19th, 2013 10:02 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City is moving without hesitation to dampen booming and thumping bass-driven noises that are not necessarily dangerous to the eardrums but apparently are causing sleepless nights and mental discomfort.

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Motion likely next week on Larkin trial possibility

Motion likely next week on Larkin trial possibility

September 19th, 2013 9:56 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man whose murder conviction in his wife’s drowning death was overturned will be in court next week for a status update in his case.

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Carter board to dispose of Range school, property

Carter board to dispose of Range school, property

September 19th, 2013 9:54 pm by John Thompson

The old Range Elementary School may soon be on the auction block.

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Woman arrested after recanting story about Johnson City child rape; boyfriend released

Woman arrested after recanting story about Johnson City child rape; boyfriend released

September 19th, 2013 4:56 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City woman who told police earlier this month she witnessed her boyfriend sexually abuse a 3-year-old girl has been charged with filing a false report for recanting her story.

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Crime Regional & National
NE Tennesssee man accused of beating girlfriend because she was mourning her deceased daughter

NE Tennesssee man accused of beating girlfriend because she was mourning her deceased daughter

September 19th, 2013 4:51 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Rogersville woman told police her boyfriend beat her up Wednesday night because he was tired of her talk about the death of her 25-year-old daughter, who passed away Sept. 13 following a long illness.

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