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'Heroes' helped stop gunman at Seattle university

'Heroes' helped stop gunman at Seattle university

June 6th, 2014 9:59 am by MANUEL VALDES and PHUONG LE, Associated Press

"There are a number of heroes in this" - Assistant Police Chief Paul McDonagh.

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School board, director at odds over incident at Jonesborough Elementary

School board, director at odds over incident at Jonesborough Elementary

June 6th, 2014 9:33 am by Nathan Baker

A tense meeting Thursday night of the Washington County Board of Education revealed a divide between some of its members and Director of Schools Ron Dykes, allegations of misconduct against district staff and the threat of legal action.

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Familiar, new on the menu for Blue Plum

Familiar, new on the menu for Blue Plum

June 5th, 2014 9:02 pm by Tony Casey and David Floyd, Press Staff Writers

Hot dogs, popcorn, soda, pretzels and funnel cakes can be found at just about any fair or street festival, but the food made available by the painstaking efforts of the Blue Plum Festival's organizers is evident with just about every bite.

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Remembering D-Day: Medic who was there commemorates 70th anniversary

Remembering D-Day: Medic who was there commemorates 70th anniversary

June 5th, 2014 8:53 pm by Max Hrenda

Seventy years ago today, Allied Forces landed on the beaches of Normandy, France, and beat back Nazi forces to gain a foothold on the European front during World War II in what has become known as the D-Day Invasion.

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Mill goes back to Johnson City Board of Zoning Appeals

Mill goes back to Johnson City Board of Zoning Appeals

June 5th, 2014 8:44 pm by Nathan Baker

The proposed Walnut Street apartment complex already repeating its rezoning process because of improper public notice earlier this year will now return to the Johnson City Board of Zoning Appeals to answer procedural challenges posed in a lawsuit filed ea

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Should retail stores be like the Wild West?

Should retail stores be like the Wild West?

June 5th, 2014 5:12 pm by By Kavita Kumarm Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT)

Target has become the OK Corral of the open carry debate.

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Update: 2 identified from Greene Co. murder-suicide

Update: 2 identified from Greene Co. murder-suicide

June 5th, 2014 4:26 pm by Staff Report

The couple were found dead at 785 Doc Hawkins Road after a 911 caller reported a shooting just after 8 a.m.

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Sunday's Omnium great way to cap Blue Plum

Sunday's Omnium great way to cap Blue Plum

June 5th, 2014 1:37 pm by Tony Casey

The Blue Plum Festival's main Sunday event - the Johnson City Omnium - continues to grow in popularity with both the fans and the participants.

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Erwin's Autorama ready for 54th run

Erwin's Autorama ready for 54th run

June 5th, 2014 1:27 pm by Brad Hicks

For more than half a century, Erwin has been a destination for automobile enthusiasts wanting to show off or take a look at vintage and custom cars, and that tradition will continue this weekend.

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Eastman coming back online, 'systems are stable'

Eastman coming back online, 'systems are stable'

June 5th, 2014 1:24 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

The power outage caused a methanol release into the air and a wastewater discharge into the Holston River, according to Eastman.

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