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Crime
UPDATE: Jonesborough man tells deputies he was robbed by four, one of them armed

UPDATE: Jonesborough man tells deputies he was robbed by four, one of them armed

March 24th, 2014 2:49 pm by Staff Report

Washington County Sheriff's deputies arrested four people this weekend after a Jonesborough man said they broke into his house and robbed him while brandishing a gun.

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News Regional & National
Train derails, climbs escalator at Chicago airport

Train derails, climbs escalator at Chicago airport

March 24th, 2014 2:32 pm by CARLA K. JOHNSON and PRIYA SRIDHAR, Associated Press

Authorities say they're looking into whether faulty brakes, signals or human error may have caused a Chicago public-transit train to jump the tracks and scale an escalator at O'Hare International Airport.

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Crime Local News
Woman in court after police say she drove drunk with children in car

Woman in court after police say she drove drunk with children in car

March 24th, 2014 2:18 pm by Staff Report

A Jonesborough woman who was arrested for drunken driving - while, police said, she had children in her car - will appear in Sessions Court this week to face her charges.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Accused burglar left alone makes off with cop's car

Off the Wall News: Accused burglar left alone makes off with cop's car

March 24th, 2014 1:51 pm by Loretta Park, Standard-Examiner

"The officer is beating himself up over this and knows he shouldn't have stepped away from the car. It was a bad judgement call on his part" - Police Chief Ken Eborn.

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Regional & National
Off the Wall News: Police seek killer who beheaded flamingos in zoo

Off the Wall News: Police seek killer who beheaded flamingos in zoo

March 24th, 2014 1:49 pm by Associated Press

The culprit, or culprits, struck twice, both times at night.

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News Regional & National
Update: Official says 108 names on list of missing in Washington state mudslide

Update: Official says 108 names on list of missing in Washington state mudslide

March 24th, 2014 12:13 pm by DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press

Snohomish County emergency management director John Pennington says that doesn't mean there are 108 injuries or fatalities. But he says it's the consolidated list of reported missing from various sources that authorities are working from.

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Reader Photos

Reader photo: Spring bee

March 24th, 2014 11:47 am by Betty Pond

Can you see the bee?

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News Regional & National
Malaysia's prime minister says missing plane plunged into Indian Ocean

Malaysia's prime minister says missing plane plunged into Indian Ocean

March 24th, 2014 10:06 am by Associated Press

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says a new analysis of satellite data shows that the missing Malaysia Airlines plane plunged into the southern Indian Ocean.

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Opinion
What are your thoughts on standardized student testing and educator accountability?

What are your thoughts on standardized student testing and educator accountability?

March 24th, 2014 9:36 am by Johnson City Press

Legislation to prevent the results of standardized student test scores from being used in making decisions on renewing a teacher's license is currently being debated in Tennessee.

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Community
Fluttering beauties

Fluttering beauties

March 24th, 2014 9:30 am by Tony Casey

If you love butterflies, the best way to ensure a healthy existence for them is to consider their entire life cycle.

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