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Search resumes for mountain lion that attacked 6-year-old boy

Search resumes for mountain lion that attacked 6-year-old boy

September 8th, 2014 10:06 pm by TERRY COLLINS, Associated Press

Officials said the boy was released from the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center on Monday, a day after suffering bite wounds and scratches on his head and neck.

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Trial set for January in Johnson City slaying

Trial set for January in Johnson City slaying

September 8th, 2014 4:44 pm by Becky Campbell

Marcus Gergish, 35; Joshua Gergish, 31; and Chavez Hunter, 22, all of Johnson City, are charged with first-degree murder in the April 3, 2013, shooting death of Timothy Peregoy Sr.

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Update: Police say Johnson City Jail escapees had help from man at motel

Update: Police say Johnson City Jail escapees had help from man at motel

September 8th, 2014 4:11 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City Police Major Garry Younger said the women ran into a man they didn't know when they walked to a motel on Mountcastle Drive and were able to convince him to give them a ride to Warren County.

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DA's office yanks back plea deal in vehicular homicide case

DA's office yanks back plea deal in vehicular homicide case

September 8th, 2014 4:01 pm by Becky Campbell

A Telford man charged with vehicular homicide by intoxication for the 2012 traffic crash death of his fiance expected to plead to a lesser charge Monday in Washington County Criminal Court.

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Cleared for takeoff: Region's aviation jobs initiative being used to entice aerospace employers to Tennessee

Cleared for takeoff: Region's aviation jobs initiative being used to entice aerospace employers to Tennessee

September 8th, 2014 3:53 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Back in late June, Northeast State Community College and Bell Helicopter's Piney Flats operation rolled out an education collaboration with the intent of helping Bell and other potential aviation employers attract and develop local talent.

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Update: Niswonger CEO says staff 'well-prepared' for viral strain

Update: Niswonger CEO says staff 'well-prepared' for viral strain

September 8th, 2014 3:31 pm by Max Hrenda

After hundreds of children across the nation fell victim to an uncommon virus, local health care officials passed on information about the ailment - including treatment plans - to the public.

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Mountain City man sentenced to 20 years for shootout, police chase

Mountain City man sentenced to 20 years for shootout, police chase

September 8th, 2014 3:03 pm by Staff Report

Richard Shane Mabe will be 55 years old after serving the 240-month sentence handed down by U.S. District Judge Ronnie Greer.

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Ravens cut Ray Rice after latest video release

Ravens cut Ray Rice after latest video release

September 8th, 2014 2:31 pm by Staff Report

Hours after the release of a video that appears to show Rice striking his then-fiancee in February, the team terminated his contract Monday.

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Police say couple held Indiana woman captive in cage

Police say couple held Indiana woman captive in cage

September 8th, 2014 2:13 pm by RICK CALLAHAN, Associated Press

One officer likened it to "modernized slavery."

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Obama to outline strategy to defeat Islamic State

Obama to outline strategy to defeat Islamic State

September 8th, 2014 12:23 pm by LARA JAKES and JULIE PACE, Associated Press

Obama will launch an aggressive effort to build support for his strategy on Capitol Hill and with the American public.

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