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Report: Johnson City man charged after manufacturing methamphetamine, 5-year-old child inside home with lab

Report: Johnson City man charged after manufacturing methamphetamine, 5-year-old child inside home with lab

August 29th, 2013 4:46 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

A wanted Johnson City man was arrested Wednesday night after Johnson City police responded to a home where he was reportedly cooking methamphetamine while he, two females and a 5-year-old child were inside.

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Johnson City man gets additional auto burglary charge

Johnson City man gets additional auto burglary charge

August 29th, 2013 4:38 pm by Staff report

Johnson City police originally charged Marcus Stewart Wright, 18, 412 W. 9th Ave., with two counts of auto burglary on Aug. 4.

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'Kill or be killed': Agent says Jonesborough man claimed murder-for-hire plot was self-preservation

'Kill or be killed': Agent says Jonesborough man claimed murder-for-hire plot was self-preservation

August 29th, 2013 4:06 pm by Becky Campbell

A former news reporter and one-time U.S. Senate candidate hatched a murder-for-hire plot to have his uncle killed because he believed the man was trying to kill him, according to testimony in a preliminary hearing Thursday.

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Your turn — Do fast-food workers deserve higher wages?

Your turn — Do fast-food workers deserve higher wages?

August 29th, 2013 2:03 pm by Staff and wire reports

Fast-food protests are underway in cities including New York, Chicago and Detroit, with organizers expecting the biggest national walkouts yet in a demand for higher wages.

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Report: Tennessee improperly paid out $1.47M in health benefits

Report: Tennessee improperly paid out $1.47M in health benefits

August 29th, 2013 1:47 pm by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Tennessee unnecessarily paid out $1.47 million in health benefits during 2012 for 24 people whom state auditors say weren't eligible to be in the state's high-risk health insurance pool for the uninsurable.

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German Jewish group calls for Roger Waters boycott over inflatable pig

German Jewish group calls for Roger Waters boycott over inflatable pig

August 29th, 2013 1:42 pm by Associated Press

A Jewish group is urging a boycott of an upcoming concert by the former Pink Floyd band member for using an inflatable pig featuring a Star of David.

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Woman flees burning Jeep in Roan Mountain

Woman flees burning Jeep in Roan Mountain

August 29th, 2013 12:42 pm by John Thompson

The vehicle was engulfed in flames by the time firefighters arrived.

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Sex-related charges multiply for Jonesborough man accused of raping girl, 14

Sex-related charges multiply for Jonesborough man accused of raping girl, 14

August 29th, 2013 11:53 am by Becky Campbell

Michael Joseph Clay now faces 37 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor and two counts of sexual battery.

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Buzzworthy: Local news stories sure to get you talking today

Buzzworthy: Local news stories sure to get you talking today

August 29th, 2013 11:18 am by Staff Report

Miss something? Never fear, The Buzz is here to catch you up on local news worth knowing.

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Update: State Rep. Kent Williams to run for Carter Co. mayor

Update: State Rep. Kent Williams to run for Carter Co. mayor

August 29th, 2013 11:05 am by John Thompson

Williams announced his intentions this morning in a news conference.

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