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Tennessee tornado leaves 2 dead, 6 injured

Tennessee tornado leaves 2 dead, 6 injured

April 29th, 2014 1:10 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee Emergency Management Agency spokesman Jeremy Heidt said state officials are sending aid on Tuesday, including 20 National Guardsmen, to help local officials as they search for more possible victims.

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TBI: New development in Holly Bobo case

TBI: New development in Holly Bobo case

April 29th, 2014 12:48 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says there has been a new and significant development in the case of missing 20-year-old nursing student Holly Bobo.

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Update: Police say 2 victims critical in Georgia FedEx shootings

Update: Police say 2 victims critical in Georgia FedEx shootings

April 29th, 2014 11:40 am by KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press

A package handler with an assault rifle and bullets strapped across his chest "like Rambo" opened fire Tuesday morning at a FedEx station outside Atlanta.

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Trial avoided as Parker pleads guilty to attempted murder

Trial avoided as Parker pleads guilty to attempted murder

April 29th, 2014 11:26 am by Becky Campbell

Judge Robert Cupp accepted Eric Parker's best interest plea in Washington County Criminal Court.

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Tornadoes tear through South, add to US death toll

Tornadoes tear through South, add to US death toll

April 29th, 2014 8:27 am by ADRIAN SAINZ and JEFF AMY, Associated Press

As the storm hopscotched across a large swath of the U.S., the overall death toll was at least 28, with 11 killed Monday and 17 Sunday in a band stretching from Oklahoma to Alabama.

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Commission shows animal passion as project payment passes unanimously

Commission shows animal passion as project payment passes unanimously

April 28th, 2014 9:59 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Washington County Commission on Monday unanimously approved a $150,000 payment to the Washington County-Johnson City Animal Control Board to help with construction of the new $2.3 million animal shelter on a 6.6-acre tract off North Roan Street.

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After 2 attorneys, 1 plea, 0 results in murder trial

April 28th, 2014 9:41 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man ordered to represent himself in an attempted murder case after dismissing two court-appointed attorneys decided to plead guilty to the charge Monday, then decided against it.

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Public notice issue derails Model Mill vote

Public notice issue derails Model Mill vote

April 28th, 2014 9:26 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City Commissioners will have to reconsider their recent decision to rezone the former Model Mill property to allow for an apartment complex.

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Land sakes: UCED options over 20-acre parcel in Dry Creek

Land sakes: UCED options over 20-acre parcel in Dry Creek

April 28th, 2014 9:22 pm by Brad Hicks

Time is of the essence when it comes to industrial recruitment, Unicoi County Economic Development Director Tish Oldham said, and it is crucial for governments to have property in hand when potential industries call.

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Texas HS student found with AK-47, handguns at school

Texas HS student found with AK-47, handguns at school

April 28th, 2014 7:44 pm by Associated Press

A 17-year-old boy who hid a loaded AK-47 assault rifle in a school bathroom and two loaded handguns in his backpack intended to "commit a violent act," a school official said, but the plan was foiled when his parents discovered the weapons missing at home

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