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2 dozen riders stranded for hours on roller coaster

2 dozen riders stranded for hours on roller coaster

July 8th, 2014 10:48 am by Associated Press

The coaster hit a tree branch, dislodging the front car. Four people received minor injuries.

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News Local News Election 2014
Speropulos exits Washington Co. Commission

Speropulos exits Washington Co. Commission

July 8th, 2014 10:42 am by Gary B. Gray

Speropulos resigned July 3. His name will remain on the ballot, but he is for all intents and purposes no longer a commissioner.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: These guys really needed a bath

Off the Wall News: These guys really needed a bath

July 8th, 2014 10:29 am by Associated Press

Police are trying to figure out why a trio of hygiene-minded thieves walked into a CVS pharmacy in Atlanta's northern suburbs and stole $2,000 in soap and other personal care items.

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Crime
Man accused of choking girlfriend at Johnson City motel

Man accused of choking girlfriend at Johnson City motel

July 8th, 2014 9:12 am by Staff Report

Police were called to the Interstate Inn about 11:30 Monday night.

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Sports JC Cards Elizabethton Twins
Twins thump Cardinals

Twins thump Cardinals

July 8th, 2014 12:15 am by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton eventually worked its way to a 15-7 victory in an Appalachian League baseball game Monday night at Cardinal Park.

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Love at first bite?

Love at first bite?

July 8th, 2014 12:00 am by Staff Report

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News Local News Education
Weary city school board approves 2014-15 budget

Weary city school board approves 2014-15 budget

July 7th, 2014 10:57 pm by Nathan Baker

An enervated Johnson City Board of Education plowed through two-and-a-half hours and millions of dollars Monday evening to produce a final budget for the 2014-15 school year.

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News Crime Local News
DA: Accused Myrtle Ave. shooter should have been in jail

DA: Accused Myrtle Ave. shooter should have been in jail

July 7th, 2014 10:04 pm by Becky Campbell

Moses A. "Lucky" Ballard has been in and out of jail and prison since 1999, and it looks like he might be there a while if he's convicted of the current charges against him.

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News Crime Regional & National
Siblings arrested after chase in dad's stolen car

Siblings arrested after chase in dad's stolen car

July 7th, 2014 9:43 pm by NET News Service

A Hawkins County brother and sister are facing numerous charges related to the theft of their father's vehicle Sunday evening, and a subsequent high-speed chase with police that included gunfire and ended in a crash.

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Crime Regional & National
Officer: 'Preacher' said God would strike him dead

Officer: 'Preacher' said God would strike him dead

July 7th, 2014 9:29 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Hawkins County man who was found preaching in the middle of Main Street in Surgoinsville early Saturday morning claimed God was in him, but his arresting officer alleges that a large quantity of alcohol was in him as well.

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