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Police: Missouri officer killed man who pulled gun

Police: Missouri officer killed man who pulled gun

December 24th, 2014 8:42 am by Associated Press

Berkeley is just a few miles from Ferguson, where a white police officer fatally shot black 18-year-old Michael Brown in August.

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Local ministry helps homeless families through holidays

Local ministry helps homeless families through holidays

December 23rd, 2014 7:23 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

More than a dozen Johnson City families will remember this Christmas, but not for the decorations, the songs or the presents. They'll remember it as the Christmas they spent homeless.

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Elizabethton police seek help in identification of 2 suspects

Elizabethton police seek help in identification of 2 suspects

December 23rd, 2014 7:06 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton Wal-Mart filed a report with city police Dec. 2 about the theft of several items that occurred Dec. 1 at approximately 2:10 a.m.

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Sheriff: Deputy had no choice but to shoot dog during search for felon

Sheriff: Deputy had no choice but to shoot dog during search for felon

December 23rd, 2014 6:52 pm by Max Hrenda

Johnson County Sheriff Mike Reece said one of his deputies had "no other choice" but to shoot and kill a dog officers encountered during a search for an armed felon.

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New hotel to make Johnson City scene in 2016

New hotel to make Johnson City scene in 2016

December 23rd, 2014 6:46 pm by Nathan Baker

A new hotel is coming to Johnson City in 2016, bringing 90 more rooms to an area of renewed interest to developers lately.

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Salvation Army offers 3 Christmas meals to needy

Salvation Army offers 3 Christmas meals to needy

December 23rd, 2014 6:43 pm by Becky Campbell

Dozens of people walked through the doors at the Salvation Army dining hall Tuesday for a full, traditional Christmas lunch, the first of three being held through Thursday.

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Gay marriage cases teed up for justices' action

Gay marriage cases teed up for justices' action

December 23rd, 2014 5:56 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Gay marriage cases are on the Supreme Court's agenda with enough time for the issue to be argued and decided by late June.

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Abingdon theater to show 'The Interview' Christmas Day

Abingdon theater to show 'The Interview' Christmas Day

December 23rd, 2014 3:35 pm by Nathan Baker

A Southwest Virginia theater announced it will host Christmas Day viewings of "The Interview," a controversial comedy starring Seth Rogen and James Franco that may have precipitated a cyber attack on its producing studio and was briefly pulled from theate

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U.S. moves to end ban on blood donations by gay men

U.S. moves to end ban on blood donations by gay men

December 23rd, 2014 2:58 pm by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer

Activists questioned whether requiring a year of celibacy from gay men before a donation amounted to a significant policy shift.

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Police: Man pulls gun after wrong McDonald's order

Police: Man pulls gun after wrong McDonald's order

December 23rd, 2014 1:51 pm by Holly Meyer, The Tennessean

A Nashville man became so upset about a missing McDouble cheeseburger from his drive-thru McDonald's order he returned to the restaurant with a pistol, police said.

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