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59 years later, Marine Corps ID card gets returned

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59 years later, Marine Corps ID card gets returned

April 15th, 2014 9:20 pm by Tony Casey

It was 1954 when native East Tennessean Herman Church was at a function at a park in Evansville, Ind., when his wallet slipped out of his back pocket.

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Two men charged in separate cases of sexual battery

Two men charged in separate cases of sexual battery

April 16th, 2014 9:45 pm by Becky Campbell

Washington County sheriff's officers arrested two men last week in separate and unrelated sexual battery cases involving children.

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Market Street lot to get new grocery store

Market Street lot to get new grocery store

April 16th, 2014 9:11 pm by Nathan Baker

A new grocery market in Johnson City aims to bring a European flavor to the area's food store offerings.

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3 seek 2 Washington County District 9 seats

3 seek 2 Washington County District 9 seats

April 16th, 2014 9:01 pm by Gary B. Gray

Three candidates are running for two available Washington County Commission, District 9 spots this year.

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Committee OKs release of $150K for new animal shelter

Committee OKs release of $150K for new animal shelter

April 16th, 2014 9:00 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Washington County Budget Committee on Wednesday approved a resolution which, once approved by the County Commission, will release $150,000 to the Washington County-Johnson City Animal Control Board.

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UPDATE: One arrested after Johnson City home invasion, stolen property found in Wilson Ave. residence

UPDATE: One arrested after Johnson City home invasion, stolen property found in Wilson Ave. residence

April 16th, 2014 7:40 pm by Staff Reports

A police report from the Johnson City Police Department says a Murfreesboro man is accused of joining two other suspects in forcing themselves into a victim's home, threatening the victim and ransacking her belongings Tuesday morning.

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Woman rescued from Laurel Fork falls

Woman rescued from Laurel Fork falls

April 16th, 2014 7:30 pm by Staff Reports

An approximately 60-year-old woman was rescued by the Carter County Rescue Squad's Tactical Rescue Team Wednesday afternoon.

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Updated: Convicted felon charged with attempted murder after standoff with deputies in Limestone

Updated: Convicted felon charged with attempted murder after standoff with deputies in Limestone

April 16th, 2014 4:32 pm by Staff Report

The victim told deputies her boyfriend had assaulted her and had a shotgun. She said he made threats to kill her, himself and anyone that tried to come into the home.

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Wood stove starts fire in Jonesborough home

Wood stove starts fire in Jonesborough home

April 16th, 2014 3:59 pm by Tony Casey

Seventy-eight-year-old Fannie Mae Gosnell, of 115 Frank Hilbert Road in Jonesborough, said she threw a stick into her wood stove after a chilly morning Wednesday before going to take a nap.

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TDOT closes I-26 again for construction

TDOT closes I-26 again for construction

April 16th, 2014 2:17 pm by Staff Report

According to the Tennessee Department of Transportation's website, Interstate 26 at the Gray exit will be shutdown by rolling roadblocks between 1 and 3 p.m. to allow workers to blast for the in progress upgrades to the on and off ramps.

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Future uncertain: Virginia Intermont merger talks with Fla. school end without deal

Future uncertain: Virginia Intermont merger talks with Fla. school end without deal

April 16th, 2014 10:23 am by Nathan Baker

VI is facing sanctions and a loss of accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges based on VI's bleak financial outlook.

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