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Blind Pennsylvania man dies after warming dry towel in microwave, accidentally setting himself on fire

Blind Pennsylvania man dies after warming dry towel in microwave, accidentally setting himself on fire

January 15th, 2015 2:27 pm by Associated Press

Sixty-eight-year-old James Shaffer told investigators he was warming the towel to put it on his sore leg Tuesday evening in Stonycreek Township.

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Mom, live-in boyfriend jailed as deputies investigate 'extremely disturbing' child abuse case

Mom, live-in boyfriend jailed as deputies investigate 'extremely disturbing' child abuse case

January 15th, 2015 2:24 pm by CARY ASHBY, Norwalk Reflector

"The child endured an immense amount of pain. Your heart can't help but go out to the child for what she suffered" - Huron County, Ohio, Chief Deputy Ted Patrick.

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Photo Gallery: In the Pantry at Good Samaritan Ministries

January 15th, 2015 2:15 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Canned meats, soups, stews and pasta are always at the top of the most needed list.

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General Assembly joins fight to end hunger in Tennessee

January 15th, 2015 1:10 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Second Harvest of Northeast Tennessee and the 200 local feeding agencies it assist are struggling to restock after the holidays.

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ALDI brings new grocery zeitgeist to Tri-Cities

ALDI brings new grocery zeitgeist to Tri-Cities

January 15th, 2015 11:23 am by Nathan Baker

Hundreds waited in below-freezing temperatures Thursday morning to shop at Johnson City's newest grocery store offering, ALDI.

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Lundberg distances himself from push underway to speed up wine in food stores

Lundberg distances himself from push underway to speed up wine in food stores

January 15th, 2015 10:04 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

State Rep. Jon Lundberg insists he will not be an insider in an anticipated legislative power play to move up the July 1, 2016 date allowing retail food stores to sell wine for the first time.

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County competing with outside state to keep 150 jobs local

County competing with outside state to keep 150 jobs local

January 15th, 2015 9:46 am by Nathan Baker

Competing to keep more than 150 high-value jobs local, Washington County Economic Development Council CEO Mitch Miller said Johnson City and Washington County are at a disadvantage.

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Missing SW Virginia woman found dead in quarry; no foul play suspected

Missing SW Virginia woman found dead in quarry; no foul play suspected

January 15th, 2015 8:39 am by Marci Gore, NET News Service

Authorities with several different agencies spent much of Wednesday searching for 65-year-old Vivian Gilbert after a friend reported her missing.

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Family members testify on day 2 of Gergish trial

Family members testify on day 2 of Gergish trial

January 14th, 2015 9:57 pm by Becky Campbell

A Criminal Court judge was on the verge Wednesday of barring the families of the victim and the defendant from the remainder of a Johnson City man's murder trial fraught with drama, but stopped short of that action unless there is another disruption.

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Getting schooled: Washington Co. begins planning for Boones Creek Middle School

Getting schooled: Washington Co. begins planning for Boones Creek Middle School

January 14th, 2015 9:46 pm by Gary B. Gray

Plans for a new $30.5 million, 1,100-student K-8 that would replace Washington County's Boones Creek Middle School are now officially in motion.

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