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AirAsia plane carrying 162 lost; 3rd Malaysia airline shock

AirAsia plane carrying 162 lost; 3rd Malaysia airline shock

December 28th, 2014 2:36 pm by ALI KOTARUMALOS and MARGIE MASON, Associated Press

An astonishingly tragic year for air travel in Southeast Asia turned worse Sunday when an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people disappeared over stormy Indonesian waters, with no word on its fate despite several hours of searching by air and sea.

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Ahead for 2015: Downtown Johnson City to continue to evolve

Ahead for 2015: Downtown Johnson City to continue to evolve

December 27th, 2014 9:40 pm by Gary B. Gray

As the new year approaches, ongoing and upcoming projects in Johnson City will continue to change the downtown landscape.

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Proposed hotel-motel tax increase back on table

Proposed hotel-motel tax increase back on table

December 27th, 2014 9:34 pm by Gary B. Gray

An unsuccessful effort this spring to raise Johnson City's hotel-motel tax is back on the table, and the issue likely will be among those discussed Monday when city commissioners confer with state legislators.

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Year in review: 2014's top stories

Year in review: 2014's top stories

December 27th, 2014 9:25 pm by Johnson City Press Staff

Though 2014 offered no shortage of changes, events and stories for Northeast Tennessee residents, the most important story may be one that makes its way into 2015.

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Chattanooga police say woman in body armor drove around shooting at people

Chattanooga police say woman in body armor drove around shooting at people

December 27th, 2014 5:55 pm by Kendi Anderson, Times Free Press

A woman dressed in body armor fired shots at multiple people yesterday afternoon, resulting in a police chase on Hixson Pike, which ended in the woman's arrest.

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Police outside cop funeral turn backs on NYC mayor

Police outside cop funeral turn backs on NYC mayor

December 27th, 2014 1:18 pm by JONATHAN LEMIRE, and MIKE BALSAMO, Associated Press

Hundreds of officers outside the church where a funeral was held for a policeman killed along with his partner in an ambush shooting turned their backs on the mayor as he spoke during Saturday's service.

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Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014

Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014

December 27th, 2014 1:11 pm by BERNARD McGHEE, Associated Press

They each turned a moment of violence into a call to action. For James Brady, that moment came when he was shot and wounded by a would-be presidential assassin. For Chung Eun-yong, it was the killings of his two children during the Korean War.

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N. Korea uses racial slur against Obama in Sony hack row

N. Korea uses racial slur against Obama in Sony hack row

December 27th, 2014 1:07 pm by HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press

North Korea blamed its recent Internet outage on the United States on Saturday and hurled racially charged insults at President Barack Obama over the hacking row involving the movie "The Interview."

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Good's buzzer-beater lifts Crockett to thrilling win in Arby's Classic

Good's buzzer-beater lifts Crockett to thrilling win in Arby's Classic

December 27th, 2014 8:46 am by Trey Williams

Patrick Good dribbled left to the baseline and retreated out of an attempted trap before eventually launching from the left wing while fading to his right toward the center circle.

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Returns not trending for post-holiday shoppers

Returns not trending for post-holiday shoppers

December 26th, 2014 9:56 pm by Jessica Fuller

Just because shoppers aren't hustling for gifts doesn't mean they aren't swarming the retail front.

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