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Update: Jury finds Allen guilty on child abuse, neglect charges

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Update: Jury finds Allen guilty on child abuse, neglect charges

December 19th, 2014 4:58 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County jury has found Andrew Lorenze Allen guilty on charges of aggravated child abuse and aggravated child neglect.

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N. Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking

N. Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking

December 20th, 2014 1:24 pm by HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press

North Korea on Saturday proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of "serious" consequences if Washington rejects a probe that it believes would prove Pyongyang had nothing to do with

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Fee structure changing for Tennessee 911 phone calls

Fee structure changing for Tennessee 911 phone calls

December 19th, 2014 10:51 pm by Max Hrenda

According to a representative from Washington County 911, 70 percent of callers may see a rate increase when calling 911 after the new year.

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Local business owner offers slice of parking to food truck vendors

Local business owner offers slice of parking to food truck vendors

December 19th, 2014 10:44 pm by Tony Casey

Fresh off what could be considered a favorable decision for downtown Johnson City restaurant owners by the City Commission, Jamie Dove, the owner of The Main Street Pizza Company, is offering vendors a seat at the table.

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Christmas arrives for 900 Unicoi, Washington Co. families

Christmas arrives for 900 Unicoi, Washington Co. families

December 19th, 2014 10:29 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Appalachian Fairgrounds were awhirl with the giving spirit on Friday as volunteers trotted out Salvation Army Angel Tree gifts and food from the Johnson City Press Christmas Box to 900 Washington and Unicoi county families in need.

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Buyer announces big plans for local historic home

Buyer announces big plans for local historic home

December 19th, 2014 10:17 pm by Nathan Baker

Sorry ladies - like the world's formerly most eligible bachelor, George Clooney, the Oaks Castle is off the market.

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Lawsuit shows resistance to legalization of pot

Lawsuit shows resistance to legalization of pot

December 19th, 2014 9:45 pm by NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press

Despite growing public support for legalizing marijuana, a lawsuit filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma shows that at least two segments of American society are prepared to fight the idea before the nation's highest court - social conservatives and law enforcem

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Stolen items sold to scrap yard, police say

Stolen items sold to scrap yard, police say

December 19th, 2014 5:28 pm by Staff Report

A city man is being held at the Washington County Detention Center after police said he sold stolen items to a scrap yard.

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Johnson City wants you to recycle your Christmas wrap and boxes

Johnson City wants you to recycle your Christmas wrap and boxes

December 19th, 2014 4:19 pm by Contributed to the Press

Curbside recycling customers should place these items in recycling bins, which should be at the curb by 6 a.m. on collection day.

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No more Sullivan East? Committee calls for new Sullivan County high schools, mergers

No more Sullivan East? Committee calls for new Sullivan County high schools, mergers

December 19th, 2014 4:11 pm by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

The days of Sullivan County's Rebels and Raiders could be coming to a close, and the Cougars and Patriots could enter the history books, too.

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FBI blames North Korea for Sony hack; Obama says pulling movie from screens was mistake

FBI blames North Korea for Sony hack; Obama says pulling movie from screens was mistake

December 19th, 2014 2:52 pm by ERIC TUCKER and TED BRIDIS, Associated Press

President Barack Obama said Friday that Sony Pictures Entertainment "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader, and he vowed the United States will respond "in a place and manner and time that we choose"

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