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The big return begins

The big return begins

December 26th, 2013 9:17 am by Nathan Baker

Starting today, millions of Americans are expected to make a despondent walk of shame to return defective or unwanted items to retailers.

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Johnson City firefighters rescue woman from Christmas Day fire

Johnson City firefighters rescue woman from Christmas Day fire

December 25th, 2013 1:54 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City firefighters rescued a woman from a burning house in Towne Acres on Christmas morning. Firefighters were called to 2312 Rambling Road about 7:30 a.m., finding smoke billowing from the residence and learning that the woman was trapped in the

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All thousands want for Christmas is electricity

All thousands want for Christmas is electricity

December 25th, 2013 11:09 am by ALANNA DURKIN and COREY WILLIAMS, Associated Press

Ted and Angela Montgomery had planned to entertain family and friends this Christmas at their home in Lapeer, north of Detroit. But an ice storm knocked out their lights and heat on Sunday — and it hadn't been restored by Christmas Eve.

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Fire destroys century-old barn in Elizabethton

Fire destroys century-old barn in Elizabethton

December 24th, 2013 1:08 pm by John Thompson

The blaze happened on Lincoln Drive.

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Panel says Tennessee improved child abuse investigations

Panel says Tennessee improved child abuse investigations

December 24th, 2013 12:48 pm by Associated Press

An expert panel tasked with reviewing the Tennessee Department of Children's Services found that the state has taken steps in the past year to improve state investigations into severe child abuse.

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Powerful bombing at Egypt police station kills 13

Powerful bombing at Egypt police station kills 13

December 24th, 2013 12:32 pm by MAGGIE MICHAEL and MOHAMMED WAGDY, Associated Press

More than 100 people were wounded, as the blast left victims buried under rubble in the deadliest bombing yet in a months-long wave of violence blamed on Islamic militants.

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Holiday Decorations in Elizabethton, Erwin, Johnson City and Unicoi.

December 24th, 2013 10:36 am by Lee Talbert

Holiday Decorations in Elizabethton, Erwin, Johnson City and Unicoi.

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UPDATE: Wreck that closed eastbound lanes of I-26 claims a life

UPDATE: Wreck that closed eastbound lanes of I-26 claims a life

December 24th, 2013 8:20 am by NET News Service

A tractor trailer driver crashed nearly head-on with a sedan after blowing a tire and losing control.

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Resident donates pet oxygen masks to JC fire department

Resident donates pet oxygen masks to JC fire department

December 23rd, 2013 7:04 pm by Gary B. Gray

Dr. Becky Copeland donated nine pet oxygen mask kits to the city’s fire department Monday, citing inspiration from a story in the Johnson City Press in which firefighters resuscitated a small dog at a fire off the Bristol Highway.

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Local business brightens season for nursing home residents

Local business brightens season for nursing home residents

December 23rd, 2013 7:00 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

While multiple agencies and area churches focus on making sure kids have presents to open Christmas morning, one local business’ employees have taken it upon themselves to ensure that elderly people in need will also have gifts this holiday season.

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