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City man jailed after JCPD officers say he choked, threatened woman with knife

City man jailed after JCPD officers say he choked, threatened woman with knife

February 14th, 2015 4:30 pm by Staff Report

A city man was charged with aggravated domestic assault Saturday morning after police said he choked a woman and threatened her with a knife after destroying various items in his household.

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Bisexuals hopeful as 1 of their own becomes a governor

Bisexuals hopeful as 1 of their own becomes a governor

February 14th, 2015 3:12 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

"LGBT" has become a household term amid sweeping advances for gay rights, and yet the "B'' sometimes seems like an awkward fit. The sudden advent of America's first openly bisexual governor may provide a chance to ease the awkwardness and broaden understa

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Performers play with fire, nails at local vaudeville show

Performers play with fire, nails at local vaudeville show - VIDEO

February 13th, 2015 11:05 pm by Jessica Fuller

Johnson City took a step back in time more than 100 years with flame eaters, acrobatics, beds of nails and magic Friday night.

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Pit stop: Humane Society offers free spay/neuter service for adopted pit bulls in Feb.

Pit stop: Humane Society offers free spay/neuter service for adopted pit bulls in Feb.

February 13th, 2015 11:04 pm by Max Hrenda

A local animal advocacy group is hoping to make one of the local animal shelter's most abundant dog breeds a little less abundant. Oh, and help adopting families save some money at the same time.

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Budgeting bill hopes to eliminate exception for Washington County

Budgeting bill hopes to eliminate exception for Washington County

February 13th, 2015 10:57 pm by Nathan Baker

An enigmatic exception to a state budgeting law singling out Washington County could be changed this legislative session in one of several bills originating locally.

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High court upholds mom's conviction in faith-healing case

High court upholds mom's conviction in faith-healing case

February 13th, 2015 10:47 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

Using a Loudon County case as a backdrop, the Tennessee Supreme Court on Friday upheld for the first time a parent's right to choose faith over medicine - even if a child dies as a result.

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Tenn. Supreme Court to hear challenge of electric chair law

Tenn. Supreme Court to hear challenge of electric chair law

February 13th, 2015 10:40 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Supreme Court has agreed to hear a legal challenge over a law allowing the state to electrocute death row prisoners if lethal injection drugs are unavailable.

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Suspect in shooting of 3 students had 13 guns, stash of ammo

Suspect in shooting of 3 students had 13 guns, stash of ammo

February 13th, 2015 10:37 pm by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press and JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press

The suspect in the deaths of three Muslim college students in North Carolina had at least a dozen firearms stashed in his home, according to search warrants released Friday as world leaders decried the shootings.

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Johnson City man punches wife in face, threatens her with gun, city police say

Johnson City man punches wife in face, threatens her with gun, city police say

February 13th, 2015 4:28 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City police arrested a man on a domestic aggravated assault charge after his wife reported being punched in the face, then threatened with a weapon after an argument.

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Great horned owlet found in East Tennessee taken to wildlife rehabilitator

Great horned owlet found in East Tennessee taken to wildlife rehabilitator

February 13th, 2015 3:49 pm by Liv McConnell, Knoxville News-Sentinel

TWRA and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agents determined the owlet's parents had not visited the nest since its return.

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