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Palestinians accept new 72-hour cease-fire offer

Palestinians accept new 72-hour cease-fire offer

August 10th, 2014 9:01 am by MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH and KARIN LAUB, Associated Press

Israel had walked away from cease-fire talks over the weekend, after militants resumed their rocket fire on southern Israel with the expiration of an earlier three-day truce.

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'Kill the police': Missouri crowd shouts after teen's fatal shooting

'Kill the police': Missouri crowd shouts after teen's fatal shooting

August 10th, 2014 8:13 am by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

A St. Louis County chapter of the NAACP called for the FBI to look into the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, a predominantly black suburb a few miles north of downtown St. Louis.

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'The Waiting Game': Expecting mother of twins deals with rare, potentially fatal condition

'The Waiting Game': Expecting mother of twins deals with rare, potentially fatal condition

August 9th, 2014 10:59 pm by Max Hrenda

After spending most of her adult life yearning for motherhood, earlier this year, April Helton's wish came true, twofold, when she learned she was pregnant with identical twin boys.

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King of the Hill: SHHS training facility heralded as 'one of the best' in US

King of the Hill: SHHS training facility heralded as 'one of the best' in US

August 9th, 2014 10:46 pm by Tony Casey

Saturday's athletic facility groundbreaking that occurred next to Kermit Tipton Stadium sets the bar high for Science Hill football teams and athletic programs.

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Hold your horses: Though Tweetsie rules set, horse debate continues

Hold your horses: Though Tweetsie rules set, horse debate continues

August 9th, 2014 10:25 pm by Tony Casey

A lively and drawn-out online debate over whether horses should be allowed on the Tweetsie Trail shows the issue has not yet been resolved, though things are unlikely to change for the time being.

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Umoja Parade through Downtown Johnson City - VIDEO

August 9th, 2014 12:03 pm by Sam Watson

The annual Umoja festival continued Saturday morning with parade down West Main Street.

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State primary, local general election saw 9-percent boost in turnout

State primary, local general election saw 9-percent boost in turnout

August 8th, 2014 10:43 pm by Gary B. Gray

The total number of votes cast in Washington County Thursday for the state primary and county general election topped the 2010 total by 1,649 votes, or 9.2 percent.

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Buchanan 'excited' for chance to serve county school system

Buchanan 'excited' for chance to serve county school system

August 8th, 2014 10:32 pm by Nathan Baker

Most of the incumbent candidates for the Washington County Board of Education retained their seats in Thursday's election, but a 16-vote gap between newcomer Annette Buchanan and the board's current chairman, Chad Williams, appears to have delivered the u

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City's 18th Umoja Festival opens strong, despite daytime drizzles

City's 18th Umoja Festival opens strong, despite daytime drizzles - VIDEO

August 8th, 2014 10:26 pm by Max Hrenda

Despite early, persistent rain showers, hundreds of people turned out for the opening day of Johnson City's annual celebration of unity.

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With new commissioner in, Elk Mills Convenience Center out

With new commissioner in, Elk Mills Convenience Center out

August 8th, 2014 10:19 pm by John Thompson

One impact of Thursday's election will be on the Carter County Landfill, which rents land in Elk Mills for a convenience station for people to drop off their household garbage. The election results mean that site will close and be moved to a new location

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