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Police release name of motorized bike rider who fell to death from bridge onto railroad bed

Police release name of motorized bike rider who fell to death from bridge onto railroad bed

July 1st, 2013 12:39 pm by Staff Report

Officer Joe Holsclaw saw the bike leaning on the guardrail of the Tenn. 67 bridge near West G Street about 12:45 p.m. Saturday.

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Fire damages trailer in Washington College area

Fire damages trailer in Washington College area

July 1st, 2013 10:39 am by Lee Talbert

The fire at 447 Bill West Road, Limestone, was reported after 10 a.m., and crews arrived to find heavy smoke in the area

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More elite fire crews go to Ariz. after 19 killed

More elite fire crews go to Ariz. after 19 killed

July 1st, 2013 9:40 am by JACQUES BILLEAUD and JOHN MARSHALL, Associated Press

An out-of-control blaze overtook an elite group of firefighters trained to battle the nation's fiercest wildfires, killing 19 members as they tried to protect themselves from the flames under fire-resistant shields.

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The Buzz: Local news and commentary worth talking about

The Buzz: Local news and commentary worth talking about

July 1st, 2013 9:30 am by Staff Report

Jan Hearne's take on the Paula Deen controversy, Robert Houk's thoughts on DOMA, a cancer survivor's perspective on Relay for Life and more recent articles from Johnson City Press.

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Jan Hearne

Flap over Paula Deen obscures significant anniversary

July 1st, 2013 9:09 am by Jan Hearne

On June 21, the hoopla over Paula Deen’s termination by the Food Network obscured the anniversary of a national tragedy.

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Robert Houk

DOMA vote one step in long journey

July 1st, 2013 9:06 am by Robert Houk

Much has been written and spoken in the last few days regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down a major portion of the Defense of Marriage Act.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

July 1st, 2013 6:41 am by Staff Report

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Update: 19 Firefighters die battling Arizona blaze

Update: 19 Firefighters die battling Arizona blaze

June 30th, 2013 11:15 pm by Associated Press

Forestry spokesman Art Morrison says the firefighters were caught by the fire Sunday afternoon near the central Arizona town of Yarnell. He says they were forced to deploy their fire shelters.

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Habitat family gains a sense of pride with new home

Habitat family gains a sense of pride with new home - VIDEO

June 30th, 2013 8:56 pm by Kayla Carter

Planning for the project began in March and the foundation laid April 24, but as of Sunday, Simone Andrist and her two children, 14-year-old Austin and 13-year-old Amber, received the keys to their new East Holston Avenue home.

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Locals mining for stories in Africa

Locals mining for stories in Africa

June 30th, 2013 8:42 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Jimmy Neil Smith, president emeritus of the International Storytelling Center, and Jules Corriere, outreach director for the McKinney Cultural Arts Center, are just back from a nine-day “story mining” trip to Comoros, East Africa, a tiny island nation nea

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