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18-month old tested positive for THC, father charged

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18-month old tested positive for THC, father charged

July 28th, 2015 9:53 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man admitted to police that he used marijuana in the presence of his 18-month-old child, who tested positive for cannabinoids, according to a court document filed last week.

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Cards run past Twins

Cards run past Twins

July 28th, 2015 10:31 pm by Douglas Fritz

Eliezer Alvrarez hit a two-run double in the sixth, Chris Rivera slugged a two-run bomb in the seventh, and Allen Staton produced a little yard work in the eighth, as the Cardinals ran away from Elizabethton, winning 8-4 Tuesday night.

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JCPB installs new officers, welcomes new board member

JCPB installs new officers, welcomes new board member

July 28th, 2015 9:55 pm by Becky Campbell

The Johnson City Power Board gavel changed hands Tuesday night as the board elected new officers for the upcoming fiscal year and later discussed reorganizing committees to better serve the organization.

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Historic Zoning Commission sets stage for new guideline discussion

Historic Zoning Commission sets stage for new guideline discussion

July 28th, 2015 9:50 pm by Jessica Fuller

A board typically immersed in history had a double dose of "new" Tuesday.

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World's fastest fan: Wallace to experience Bristol in a different way

World's fastest fan: Wallace to experience Bristol in a different way

July 28th, 2015 9:35 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Rusty Wallace isn't opposed to trying something new and the nine-time winner at Bristol Motor Speedway and NASCAR Hall of Famer is going to experience this year's IRWIN Tools Night Race in a way different than ever before.

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BMS Fan Day set for today

BMS Fan Day set for today

July 28th, 2015 9:34 pm by Jeff Birchfield

There are 12 different race teams from 12 organizations scheduled to be at today's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series test at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Man arrested after demanding cash from bank for 'taking down terrorists'

Man arrested after demanding cash from bank for 'taking down terrorists'

July 28th, 2015 9:32 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Hawkins County man who allegedly demanded cash from tellers at a Rogersville bank Tuesday for "money owed to him for taking down terrorists" was charged with attempted robbery.

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Authorities: California teen accused of killing 8-year-old

Authorities: California teen accused of killing 8-year-old

July 28th, 2015 7:02 pm by MARTHA MENDOZA and JANIE HAR, Associated Press

A 15-year-old boy lured an 8-year-old girl into his apartment and killed her before hiding her body in a recycling bin at the housing complex for artists where they lived, authorities said Tuesday.

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How will Deflate-Gate affect Tom Brady's legacy?

How will Deflate-Gate affect Tom Brady's legacy?

July 28th, 2015 6:50 pm by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer

Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game has been upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

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Zimbabwe: American dentist sought for poaching protected lion

Zimbabwe: American dentist sought for poaching protected lion

July 28th, 2015 6:41 pm by FARAI MUTSAKA, Associated Press

The American allegedly paid $50,000 to hunt the lion, Zimbabwean conservationists said, though the hunter and is local partners maintain they didn't know the lion they killed was protected.

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