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Witness: Space tourism rocket explodes in desert

Witness: Space tourism rocket explodes in desert

October 31st, 2014 2:52 pm by Associated Press

A Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded Friday after taking off on a test flight, killing one person aboard and seriously injuring another while scattering wreckage in Southern California's Mojave Desert, witnesses and officials said.

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More than $4 million spent this month on Tennessee abortion control amendment

More than $4 million spent this month on Tennessee abortion control amendment

October 31st, 2014 1:30 pm by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Opponents of the proposed Tennessee constitutional amendment on abortion have outspent supporters this month by more than 3-to-1, according to new financial disclosures.

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Bench trial set for Johnson City neglect case that followed toddler's death

Bench trial set for Johnson City neglect case that followed toddler's death

October 31st, 2014 1:17 pm by Becky Campbell

A man accused of leaving his former girlfriend's toddler alone last year while he went to have a pair of glasses repaired asked a judge for a bench trial in the child neglect case against him.

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The Buzz: 10 stories that will get you talking today

The Buzz: 10 stories that will get you talking today

October 31st, 2014 12:32 pm by Johnson City Press

Just in case you missed something, here are today's top stories on JohnsonCityPress.com.

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Halloween party raid: 3 arrested as Elizabethton police find drugs, sawed-off shotgun

Halloween party raid: 3 arrested as Elizabethton police find drugs, sawed-off shotgun

October 31st, 2014 12:10 pm by Staff Report

Police raided a Halloween party at an apartment here late Thursday night, finding drugs, cash and a sawed-off shot gun and arresting three people, police said.

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Teen charged with killing bobcat found hanging at high school football field

Teen charged with killing bobcat found hanging at high school football field

October 31st, 2014 11:33 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency says they have charged a juvenile with killing a bobcat out of season after the animal was found hanging from the goalpost of the Tullahoma High School practice football field.

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Johnson City's Model Mill on endangered list

Johnson City's Model Mill on endangered list

October 30th, 2014 9:16 pm by Nathan Baker

Less than a week before Johnson City's Model Mill gets its first day in court, the aging structure was listed with other properties and cities across the state considered to be endangered and in need of protection.

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Seepage at bottom of dam causes early lowering of Boone Lake - PHOTOS

Seepage at bottom of dam causes early lowering of Boone Lake - PHOTOS

October 30th, 2014 9:10 pm by Tony Casey

A chink in the Boone Dam's armor has Tennessee Valley Authority officials starting the annual depth drawdown of Boone Lake about five weeks ahead of schedule.

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Southwest Va. man arrested after meth warrants issued

Southwest Va. man arrested after meth warrants issued

October 30th, 2014 6:21 pm by Staff Reports

A Damascus, Va. man was arrested after two federal search warrants were executed in Washington County, Va., this past week.

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Johnson City man charged with illegally wining and dining at local restaurant

Johnson City man charged with illegally wining and dining at local restaurant

October 30th, 2014 6:17 pm by Staff Reports

Police say a Johnson City man wined and dined when Jack's City Grill was closed before fleeing when an employee reported to work Thursday morning.

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