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Methodists want state to reconsider electric chair law

Methodists want state to reconsider electric chair law

May 27th, 2014 2:27 pm by Getahn Ward, The Tennessean

A group of United Methodist leaders is urging Gov. Bill Haslam and state lawmakers to reconsider a bill that starting July 1 would allow Tennessee to execute death row inmates via the electric chair in the event the state is unable to obtain drugs used fo

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Fire causes slight damage at church built on site believed to be Jesus' birthplace

Fire causes slight damage at church built on site believed to be Jesus' birthplace

May 27th, 2014 9:39 am by Associated Press

The church is built over the grotto where tradition says Jesus was born.

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Veterans Memorial Ceremony celebrates 352 Washington Co. vets

Veterans Memorial Ceremony celebrates 352 Washington Co. vets - VIDEO

May 26th, 2014 11:03 pm by Max Hrenda

Retired Maj. Gen. Gary Harrell, a Johnson City native and resident, said he thinks the meaning of Memorial Day may, at times, be overlooked.

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Erwin railroad project poised to pick up steam

Erwin railroad project poised to pick up steam

May 26th, 2014 10:21 pm by Brad Hicks

The railroad overpass project in Erwin should begin to take further shape within the coming weeks, as the steel needed to construct a portion of the bridge has arrived.

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Pope to meet sex abuse victims at Vatican

Pope to meet sex abuse victims at Vatican

May 26th, 2014 10:02 pm by NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

Pope Francis announced Monday he would meet soon with a group of sex abuse victims at the Vatican and declared "zero tolerance" for any member of the clergy who would violate a child.

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Memorial Day Ceremony

May 26th, 2014 6:55 pm by Dave Boyd

Memorial Day Ceremony Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press

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Memorial Day keep you busy? The Buzz is here with the weekend's top 10 stories

Memorial Day keep you busy? The Buzz is here with the weekend's top 10 stories

May 26th, 2014 2:25 pm by Staff Report

We hope everyone had a great holiday! Just in case you were too busy to keep up with the weekend's top stories, The Buzz is here to bring you up to speed on the weekend's top 10 news and sports stories.

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Veterans Musical Memorial

May 26th, 2014 12:00 am by Dave Boyd

Vets Memorial Musical Tribute Dave Boyd/Johnson City PressThe 30th Annual Memorial Day Musical Tribute at the Jonesborough Visitors Center took place Sunday afternoon. The Johnson City Community Concert Band, directed by Roxanne Haskill, U.S. Marine Cor

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Scouts at Mountain Home Cemetery

May 25th, 2014 11:55 pm by Dave Boyd

Scouts at Mountain Home Dave Boyd/Johnson City PressScouts made their annual sweep through the Mountain Home Cemetery Saturday afternoon leaving a flag and a salute at each veterans grave.

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Jonesborough honors living, dead veterans with musical tribute

Jonesborough honors living, dead veterans with musical tribute - VIDEO

May 25th, 2014 10:11 pm by Max Hrenda

Though Memorial Day might be considered by some to be a solemn occasion, during its annual celebration, the town of Jonesborough paid homage not only to deceased veterans but to living ones as well.

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