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News Regional & National
Theater shooter's parents plead for his life

Theater shooter's parents plead for his life

December 19th, 2014 2:06 pm by Theater shooter's parents plead for his life

The parents of James Holmes pleaded Friday for his life to be spared if he is convicted of killing 12 people and injuring 70 others after opening fire in a Colorado movie theater.

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The Buzz
The Buzz: Trending stories today from Johnson City Press

The Buzz: Trending stories today from Johnson City Press

December 19th, 2014 1:28 pm by Johnson City Press

Here's your water cooler conversation for the day: Nine trending stories on JohnsonCityPress.com.

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Crime
'Helping the FBI' nets NE Tennessee man felony charges in Sullivan Co.

'Helping the FBI' nets NE Tennessee man felony charges in Sullivan Co.

December 19th, 2014 12:45 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A frightened female motorist's 911 call has landed a man in the Sullivan County jail, as he allegedly attempted to run the woman off the road multiple times in a high-speed chase - then explained his actions as "helping the FBI in a manhunt."

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Opinion
Exercise caution at all railroad crossings

Exercise caution at all railroad crossings

December 19th, 2014 11:44 am by Johnson City Press

Tennessee has 25 railroads with 2,651 miles of track and 4,600 highway railroad crossings.

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News Regional & National
Is the U.S. fully prepared for nuclear terrorist attack? Apparently not.

Is the U.S. fully prepared for nuclear terrorist attack? Apparently not.

December 19th, 2014 11:23 am by HOPE YEN, Associated Press

The Government Accountability Office said it would still take one to five years to develop a strategy to determine whether people were exposed to unsafe levels of radiation and five to 10 years to plan for a full medical response.

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News Regional & National
Tennessee deputies investigate after burned body found in truck

Tennessee deputies investigate after burned body found in truck

December 19th, 2014 9:59 am by Associated Press

Authorities were working to determine the identity of the person and the cause of the fire.

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Business & Technology Mystery Diner
Choo Choo Cafe is definitely on the right track

Choo Choo Cafe is definitely on the right track

December 19th, 2014 9:33 am by Mystery Diner

Antiques fascinate me. I myself am fast becoming one, so this may be a case of like attracting like. Housewares of any kind are my area of interest.

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Local News Local Entertainment
5 Out & About things to do

5 Out & About things to do

December 19th, 2014 9:25 am by Contributed

The Hideaway in downtown Johnson City will host an Ugly Sweater Party tonight. Southern roots infused rock 'n' soul group Amythyst Kiah & Her Chest of Glass are scheduled to headline. Chelsea Kinser will start the night off with an acoustic set of melodic

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
The Francesca Battistelli Christmas Tour @ NPAC

The Francesca Battistelli Christmas Tour @ NPAC

December 19th, 2014 9:19 am by Contributed

The Francesca Battistelli Christmas Tour is coming to Niswonger Performing Arts Center on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

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Local Entertainment
Acoustic Coffeehouse welcomes Maimone to the stage

Acoustic Coffeehouse welcomes Maimone to the stage

December 19th, 2014 9:10 am by Contributed

Maimone brings his passionate piano, vocal and kick drum act back to Johnson City tonight for a free show at Acoustic Coffeehouse at 10 p.m.

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