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Slaughterhouse 4: Animal activists pay ETSU students to watch 4-minute presentation on industrial farm practices

Slaughterhouse 4: Animal activists pay ETSU students to watch 4-minute presentation on industrial farm practices

December 3rd, 2014 9:46 pm by Max Hrenda

For any East Tennessee State University students who are curious as to how meat makes its way from the farm to their faces, the Farm Animal Rights Movement is offering them a chance to find out, while earning a quick buck in the process.

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The taxman cometh: City property taxes due Dec. 31

The taxman cometh: City property taxes due Dec. 31

December 3rd, 2014 9:41 pm by Gary B. Gray

If you live within the municipal confines of Johnson City, your 2014 property taxes are due by Dec. 31.

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Hunger gains: Shoplifter nabs feast from Kingsport store, police say

Hunger gains: Shoplifter nabs feast from Kingsport store, police say

December 3rd, 2014 9:22 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Kingsport police are searching for a woman who allegedly stole more than $500 in seafood, chicken and red meat from Walmart, including eight to 10 cuts of steak priced at $30 a piece.

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More Bill Cosby accusers expected to speak out

More Bill Cosby accusers expected to speak out

December 3rd, 2014 4:29 pm by Associated Press

Three women who claim they were victimized by Bill Cosby are scheduled to appear at a Wednesday afternoon press conference called by attorney Gloria Allred.

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Dogs rescued as fire guts animal shelter in SW Virginia

Dogs rescued as fire guts animal shelter in SW Virginia

December 3rd, 2014 3:52 pm by Marci Gore, NET News Service

"Pretty much everything that could burn, did burn."

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Shoplifting charges lead to contraband charge

Shoplifting charges lead to contraband charge

December 3rd, 2014 2:58 pm by Becky Campbell

Edward Alan Aills, 36, 1201 Division St., Apt. 1, was arrested Tuesday on three shoplifting cases, and after Johnson City police got him to the Washington County Detention Center, jailers found cigarettes and marijuana on him.

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Lawyer: No indictment for officer in NYC chokehold death

Lawyer: No indictment for officer in NYC chokehold death

December 3rd, 2014 2:48 pm by Associated Press

A lawyer says a grand jury in New York City has declined to indict a white police officer on criminal charges in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in July.

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Public meetings set on Smoky Mountain firewood restrictions

Public meetings set on Smoky Mountain firewood restrictions

December 3rd, 2014 2:09 pm by Associated Press

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has planned two public meetings to provide information and get feedback about a proposal to allow only heat-treated wood to be brought in for campground fires.

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Knoxville school bus crash: 'Everyone just started crying'

Knoxville school bus crash: 'Everyone just started crying'

December 3rd, 2014 12:50 pm by Associated Press

A preliminary investigation found that the buses were traveling in opposite directions when the driver of a bus carrying children from an intermediate school made a sudden left turn across the concrete median.

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