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Yes! Let's Play!

Yes! Let's Play!

October 15th, 2014 11:02 am by Gary B. Gray

The Boys and Girls Club of Washington County-Johnson City decided to use these white Styrofoam cups as an inexpensive promotional tool for its new KaBOOM! playground.

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Photos Reader Photos

Reader photo: Sunrise in Piney Flats

October 15th, 2014 10:52 am by Arpana G. Khan

Arpana G. Khan submitted this photo of sunrise in Piney Flats on Tuesday.

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Reader photo: Double rainbow

October 15th, 2014 10:48 am by Jennifer Leigh Dearstone

Reader Jennifer Leigh Dearstone sent us this pic of a double rainbow over the mountains on Tuesday.

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Crime Mountain City
Former Mountain City man convicted in Sullivan Co. serial child rape case arrested again

Former Mountain City man convicted in Sullivan Co. serial child rape case arrested again

October 15th, 2014 9:23 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A man who a decade ago was a co-defendant in a Sullivan County serial child rape case that made national headlines was arrested Sunday in Hawkins County for violating the terms of his community supervision for life.

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News Regional & National
2nd Dallas hospital worker infected with Ebola

2nd Dallas hospital worker infected with Ebola

October 15th, 2014 8:56 am by EMILY SCHMALL and NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press

Health officials said the worker was among those who took care of Thomas Eric Duncan, who was diagnosed with Ebola after coming to the U.S. from Liberia. Duncan died Oct. 8.

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Crime
Police: Jonesborough man lied about checks cashed at Johnson City Kroger

Police: Jonesborough man lied about checks cashed at Johnson City Kroger

October 15th, 2014 8:52 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police arrested a Jonesborough man Tuesday charges that he lied when he claimed that two of his checks had been forged.

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Outdoors
Four Tennessee wildlife management areas selected as northern bobwhite quail anchor locations

Four Tennessee wildlife management areas selected as northern bobwhite quail anchor locations

October 15th, 2014 8:38 am by Contributed

The northern bobwhite quail is Tennessee's state game bird and historically was a prominent game bird across the southeastern United States.

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Crime
Inmate who escaped Washington Co. work crew recaptured

Inmate who escaped Washington Co. work crew recaptured

October 15th, 2014 12:05 am by Staff Report

He was found Wednesday night on East Eighth Avenue in Johnson City.

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Opinion
Wine in grocery stores: You still have to vote

Wine in grocery stores: You still have to vote

October 15th, 2014 12:00 am by Johnson City Press

Early voting for the Nov. 4 election begins today. This election includes four state Constitutional referendums, votes in Johnson City and Jonesborough to allow wine sales in grocery stores and a liquor-by-the-drink referendum in Erwin.

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Sports High schools
Science Hill's volleyball season comes to abrupt end

Science Hill's volleyball season comes to abrupt end

October 14th, 2014 10:28 pm by Trey Williams

The Lady Hilltoppers were down 2-0 and match point to Morristown West in the Region 1-AAA semifinals, but rallied to tie the match at two games and had match point before running out of gas in 17-15 fifth-game loss.

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