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Update: Federal charges possible after human trafficking complaint

Update: Federal charges possible after human trafficking complaint

June 25th, 2013 12:01 pm by Becky Campbell

A Bristol, Va. woman was arrested over the weekend after Johnson City police responded to a complaint about human trafficking at a local motel.

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Collision claims life of bicyclist in Kingsport

Collision claims life of bicyclist in Kingsport

June 25th, 2013 9:06 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

A bicyclist was killed in Kingsport on Monday evening after he rode into the path of an oncoming vehicle, Sullivan County authorities said.

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Buzzworthy: 10 local news stories that will get you talking today

Buzzworthy: 10 local news stories that will get you talking today

June 25th, 2013 7:59 am by Staff Report

A wandering bear in Jonesborough. JC Cards' first loss. Child endangerment charges. Bomb warrant. All this and more from Johnson City Press.

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Washington County courthouse renovations on pause

Washington County courthouse renovations on pause

June 24th, 2013 10:49 pm by Gary B. Gray

Work on long-awaited renovations at the Washington County Courthouse was shut down weeks ago when it was found the State Fire Marshal’s Office had not received construction plans from local architect Fred Ward.

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Johnson City police: Man waved to engineer, conductor before being killed by train

Johnson City police: Man waved to engineer, conductor before being killed by train

June 24th, 2013 10:28 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Lavern Alan Wampler was known to police as a homeless man who lived or slept near the tracks in the area where he was killed.

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Washington County’s $9.2M plan for schools, other projects shot down

Washington County’s $9.2M plan for schools, other projects shot down

June 24th, 2013 10:26 pm by Gary B. Gray

A $9.2 million spending plan based on Washington County’s immediate needs was shot down Monday in a 13-12 vote, sending the matter back to the Budget Committee.

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Bear wanders around Jonesborough

Bear wanders around Jonesborough

June 24th, 2013 8:14 pm by Staff Report

A bear was sighted first along South Cherokee Street then along North Lincoln Avenue in the Foster Signs parking lot around 5:30 p.m. Monday, according to Jonesborough Department of Public Safety.

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Drug reaction results in child endangerment, meth charges for Stoney Creek woman

Drug reaction results in child endangerment, meth charges for Stoney Creek woman

June 24th, 2013 5:20 pm by John Thompson

The charges stem from an investigation that began Thursday when Carter County deputies responded to an apparent fight between two women at 189 Old Stoney Creek Road.

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Washington County jail officials looking into carbon monoxide detection system

Washington County jail officials looking into carbon monoxide detection system

June 24th, 2013 5:00 pm by Rex Barber

A local security firm will examine the Washington County Detention Center this morning to determine what kind of carbon monoxide detection system is needed after nearly two dozen inmates were sickened by the invisible gas this past weekend.

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Update: No injuries reported in auto repair business fire

Update: No injuries reported in auto repair business fire

June 24th, 2013 4:36 pm by Lee Talbert

The fire at Loyd's Garage, 2235 Old State Route 34, was reported just after 3:30 p.m. on Monday.

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