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Pregnant Pakistani woman stoned to death by family

Pregnant Pakistani woman stoned to death by family

May 27th, 2014 3:53 pm by K.M. CHAUDHRY and ZAHEER BABAR, Associated Press

The woman was killed while on her way to court to contest an abduction case her family had filed against her husband.

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The CEO got a huge raise. You didn't. Here's why.

The CEO got a huge raise. You didn't. Here's why.

May 27th, 2014 3:51 pm by JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

Pay for globe-trotting CEOs has soared to new heights, even as most workers remain grounded by paychecks that are barely budging.

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Minister files racial harassment suit against Bluff City, alderman

Minister files racial harassment suit against Bluff City, alderman

May 27th, 2014 3:38 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The lawsuit was filed by Carol Keith, a black minister in Bluff City.

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One ACRE Cafe plans new work training co-op

One ACRE Cafe plans new work training co-op

May 27th, 2014 2:50 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

One ACRE Cafe, the restaurant on West Walnut Street where everyone eats regardless of their ability to pay and works for their meals if they need to, is launching a new jobs cooperative to be conducted in partnership with other local nonprofit organizatio

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Methodists want state to reconsider electric chair law

Methodists want state to reconsider electric chair law

May 27th, 2014 2:27 pm by Getahn Ward, The Tennessean

A group of United Methodist leaders is urging Gov. Bill Haslam and state lawmakers to reconsider a bill that starting July 1 would allow Tennessee to execute death row inmates via the electric chair in the event the state is unable to obtain drugs used fo

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Fire causes slight damage at church built on site believed to be Jesus' birthplace

Fire causes slight damage at church built on site believed to be Jesus' birthplace

May 27th, 2014 9:39 am by Associated Press

The church is built over the grotto where tradition says Jesus was born.

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Veterans Memorial Ceremony celebrates 352 Washington Co. vets

Veterans Memorial Ceremony celebrates 352 Washington Co. vets - VIDEO

May 26th, 2014 11:03 pm by Max Hrenda

Retired Maj. Gen. Gary Harrell, a Johnson City native and resident, said he thinks the meaning of Memorial Day may, at times, be overlooked.

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Erwin railroad project poised to pick up steam

Erwin railroad project poised to pick up steam

May 26th, 2014 10:21 pm by Brad Hicks

The railroad overpass project in Erwin should begin to take further shape within the coming weeks, as the steel needed to construct a portion of the bridge has arrived.

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Pope to meet sex abuse victims at Vatican

Pope to meet sex abuse victims at Vatican

May 26th, 2014 10:02 pm by NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

Pope Francis announced Monday he would meet soon with a group of sex abuse victims at the Vatican and declared "zero tolerance" for any member of the clergy who would violate a child.

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Memorial Day Ceremony

May 26th, 2014 6:55 pm by Dave Boyd

Memorial Day Ceremony Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press

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