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Opinion
Gun owners must protect children

Gun owners must protect children

December 20th, 2013 9:01 am by Johnson City Press

Mother Jones magazine reports this month that 194 children under the age of 12 have died in the past year in the U.S. as a result of a gunshot wound.

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City commissioners nix land purchase near Winged Deer Park

City commissioners nix land purchase near Winged Deer Park

December 19th, 2013 9:54 pm by Gary B. Gray

City commissioners took a good hard look Thursday at what it would cost the city to buy 30 acres of land near Winged Deer Park, prepare the site, install retaining walls, build an access road and construct four new softball fields.

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Theft probe sidelines Hampton teacher, coach

Theft probe sidelines Hampton teacher, coach

December 19th, 2013 9:50 pm by Staff Reports

A teacher at Hampton Elementary School has been placed on suspension while the Carter County Sheriff’s Department conducts an investigation into alleged criminal activity.

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Judge dismisses rape charge filed against Johnson City man after alleged victim recants story

Judge dismisses rape charge filed against Johnson City man after alleged victim recants story

December 19th, 2013 9:44 pm by Becky Campbell

The aggravated rape charge against a man accused of raping a woman in his car was dismissed in court this week because the woman recanted her story.

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Local families to benefit from food, gifts from Salvation Army Angel Tree and Johnson City Press Christmas Box

Local families to benefit from food, gifts from Salvation Army Angel Tree and Johnson City Press Christmas Box

December 19th, 2013 9:41 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

With a generous show of support from the community, gifts from the Salvation Army Angel Tree and food from the Johnson City Press Christmas Box were distributed to the families of 912 children from Washington and Unicoi counties who live at or near the fe

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2 kids kidnapped, one's throat cut in south Miss.

2 kids kidnapped, one's throat cut in south Miss.

December 19th, 2013 4:53 pm by AP

A man lured two brothers, from their yard in south Mississippi and took them to his camper, where he sexually abused them and slashed the older boy's throat, authorities said Thursday.

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London theater partially collapses

London theater partially collapses

December 19th, 2013 4:34 pm by AP

Authorities say incident has resulted in "a number" of casualties.

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Columns Good Neighbor
Sue Guinn Legg

Good Samaritan outreach to go through Dec. 24

December 19th, 2013 4:08 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

If you’ve wondered why Christmas seems to have come so quickly this year, blame Thanksgiving.

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City man charged with 14 counts of forgery

City man charged with 14 counts of forgery

December 19th, 2013 4:08 pm by Staff Report

Police say Joshua Alan Fields stole checks from a woman and used them at an area business.

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Opinion
General Assembly should leave annexation laws alone

General Assembly should leave annexation laws alone

December 19th, 2013 3:20 pm by Johnson City Press

The Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations will ask the state General Assembly to extend a statewide moratorium on annexations initiated by cities and towns next year so the panel can formulate its recommendations for possible change

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