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Woman found shot in wrecked car in East Tennessee; police seek clues about shooting

Woman found shot in wrecked car in East Tennessee; police seek clues about shooting

December 18th, 2014 1:36 pm by Staff Report

Authorities are working to determine how a woman found in a wrecked car early Thursday morning in Sevierville was shot.

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Sheriff: 3-hour standoff near Johnson City ends with arrest; family escaped man with gun

Sheriff: 3-hour standoff near Johnson City ends with arrest; family escaped man with gun

December 18th, 2014 1:29 pm by Staff Report

A three-hour standoff with deputies at a residence near the Watauga River ended Wednesday with a man's arrest on charges that he assaulted his family at gunpoint, Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal said.

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Kingsport mayor says he'll quit at end of term

Kingsport mayor says he'll quit at end of term

December 18th, 2014 1:01 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

After 10 years in office, Mayor Dennis Phillips has made the "gut wrenching" decision not to seek a sixth term as mayor in next year's city election.

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Haslam appoints new economic development commissioner

Haslam appoints new economic development commissioner

December 18th, 2014 11:41 am by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam has named former higher education adviser Randy Boyd to become his new commissioner of economic development.

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The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

December 18th, 2014 11:32 am by Johnson City Press

Bad crash in JC, shaken baby in Kingsport, justice 70 years too late and more in today's trending stories.

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Kingsport man accused of shaking baby, causing severe brain damage

Kingsport man accused of shaking baby, causing severe brain damage

December 18th, 2014 11:02 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Police said the man is one of three potential men who may have fathered the child, depending on the outcome of paternity tests.

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One killed by I-40 crash early Thursday in Knoxville

One killed by I-40 crash early Thursday in Knoxville

December 18th, 2014 10:57 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

The crash was reported at 3:39 a.m. at mile marker 374, a Knox County E-911 dispatcher said.

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Local organization hands out $15K to county classrooms

Local organization hands out $15K to county classrooms

December 18th, 2014 10:51 am by Staff Report

Eight grants worth a total $15,000 were awarded to classrooms in Washington County schools through a nonprofit created to help bridge the funding gap between available public dollars and education needs.

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Progress on the new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter  - PHOTOS

Progress on the new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter - PHOTOS

December 18th, 2014 10:33 am by Tony Casey

Shelter director Debbie Dobbs recently said she expects to be in the new location by the spring of 2015.

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Update: Johnson City man remains critical after Cherokee Road crash

Update: Johnson City man remains critical after Cherokee Road crash

December 18th, 2014 10:30 am by Staff Report

Clinton Lady was taken to Johnson City Medical Center after the crash near the intersection with Brook Hollow Road.

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