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Johnson City man threatens ex-girlfriend, unborn child with knife, JCPD officers say

Johnson City man threatens ex-girlfriend, unborn child with knife, JCPD officers say

February 1st, 2015 5:15 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City Police Department officers arrested a city man Saturday night after he reportedly threatened his pregnant ex-girlfriend and unborn child with a knife, according to a news release.

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Toddler wounds both parents with 1 shot from handgun

Toddler wounds both parents with 1 shot from handgun

February 1st, 2015 1:44 pm by Associated Press

A 3-year-old boy found a handgun in his mother's purse and fired just one shot that wounded both his parents at an Albuquerque motel on Saturday, police said.

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High hopes: ETSU student group hopes to lift off

High hopes: ETSU student group hopes to lift off

January 31st, 2015 10:52 pm by Jessica Fuller

After a few years under the radar, East Tennessee State University's South Asian Culture Exchange has been revived and has big plans for the semester.

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Local restaurants, bars gearing up for Super Bowl crowds

Local restaurants, bars gearing up for Super Bowl crowds

January 31st, 2015 10:43 pm by Jessica Fuller

As the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots gear up for The Game today, local bars and restaurants are stocked, staffed and ready to go for the rush of football fans Super Bowl XLIX is soon to draw in.

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Local pharmacies find Eastman agreement with CVS one tough pill to swallow

Local pharmacies find Eastman agreement with CVS one tough pill to swallow

January 31st, 2015 10:39 pm by Max Hrenda

Although one of the region's largest employers said its insurance plan was altered to benefit its employees, some area businesses are concerned the change could have some negative effect on them.

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Tri-Cities ranks third in most Bible-minded U.S. cities

Tri-Cities ranks third in most Bible-minded U.S. cities

January 31st, 2015 10:27 pm by Tony Casey

Have you heard the good news? Well, the news is good, depending on who you speak with in regards to the Tri-Cities being named the third most Bible-minded city in the United States by the American Bible Society and Barna Group.

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Homeowner returns to find uninvited guest, city police say

Homeowner returns to find uninvited guest, city police say

January 31st, 2015 8:09 pm by Staff Report

A homeowner returned home after several days to find someone in their home, city police said in a news release.

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Islamic State group beheads Japanese journalist

Islamic State group beheads Japanese journalist

January 31st, 2015 6:17 pm by ELAINE KURTENBACH, Associated Press

An online video released Saturday night purported to show an Islamic State group militant beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ending days of negotiations to save the man and heightening fears for the life a Jordanian fighter pilot also held hostage.

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Anger, mourning in Pakistan after mosque bombing kills 59

Anger, mourning in Pakistan after mosque bombing kills 59

January 31st, 2015 1:38 pm by ZARAR KHAN, Associated Press

Thousands of Shiites across Pakistan mourned and protested Saturday after a bombing at a Shiite mosque in the country killed at least 59 people.

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AP Interview: NYC mayor says he has moved past police crisis

AP Interview: NYC mayor says he has moved past police crisis

January 31st, 2015 1:35 pm by JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press

Weeks removed from an open revolt from his own police force that had officers turning their backs on him, Mayor Bill de Blasio now declares he has moved past the rift, striking a tenuous truce with a strategy to stay above the fray and public opinion that

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