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Low gas prices to stay put in new year

Low gas prices to stay put in new year

December 29th, 2014 4:58 pm by Tony Casey

Many people look to the new year as an opportunity for change, but one that won't change at the gas pumps is the low prices.

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No live animal for North Carolina Possum Drop this year

No live animal for North Carolina Possum Drop this year

December 29th, 2014 1:51 pm by Associated Press

For most of the past 20 years, a live animal has been used in a small North Carolina town's annual New Year's Eve Possum Drop. But this year, following challenges from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, the organizer says he'll no longer use a l

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Update: Deputy says meth numbers down after 4-year investigation that convicted 57

Update: Deputy says meth numbers down after 4-year investigation that convicted 57

December 29th, 2014 12:20 pm by Becky Campbell

Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal announced Monday that officers and agents from local, state and federal agencies have finished a four-year methamphetamine conspiracy investigation that led to 57 people being convicted and sentenced in federal court.

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Grand Ole Opry's Little Jimmy Dickens hospitalized

Grand Ole Opry's Little Jimmy Dickens hospitalized

December 29th, 2014 10:08 am by Associated Press

Grand Ole Opry legend Little Jimmy Dickens has been hospitalized with an undisclosed illness.

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Young generation no slouches at volunteering

Young generation no slouches at volunteering

December 29th, 2014 9:08 am by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

Tired of hearing people grouse about a tuned-out, apathetic younger generation?

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Tennessee lawmakers seek extension of hospital funds

Tennessee lawmakers seek extension of hospital funds

December 29th, 2014 8:54 am by Associated Press

Members of Tennessee's congressional delegation are requesting an extension of federal funds to help hospitals care for tens of thousands of low-income patients while they seek a permanent solution to a problem that is unique to the state.

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Downtown Johnson City safety concerns grow, crime rate shrinks

Downtown Johnson City safety concerns grow, crime rate shrinks

December 28th, 2014 9:35 pm by Whitney Palmeter, Press Contributor

Wherever people gather, there will be safety concerns.And in Johnson City, people are again gathering downtown.

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City woman charged in reported chase with knife

City woman charged in reported chase with knife

December 28th, 2014 7:56 pm by Staff Report

A city woman was jailed after Johnson City police say she chased a man around a house with a knife.

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Chattanooga police say woman shoots up Hixson neighborhood

Chattanooga police say woman shoots up Hixson neighborhood

December 28th, 2014 2:40 pm by Staff Report

Jennifer Clouse was standing in her yard Friday in her quiet Hixson neighborhood when she saw a woman quickly drive past her house holding a gun out of the window as if it were a cigarette.

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AirAsia plane carrying 162 lost; 3rd Malaysia airline shock

AirAsia plane carrying 162 lost; 3rd Malaysia airline shock

December 28th, 2014 2:36 pm by ALI KOTARUMALOS and MARGIE MASON, Associated Press

An astonishingly tragic year for air travel in Southeast Asia turned worse Sunday when an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people disappeared over stormy Indonesian waters, with no word on its fate despite several hours of searching by air and sea.

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