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Update: Manhunt for second shooting suspect ends

Update: Manhunt for second shooting suspect ends

November 1st, 2013 9:25 am by John Thompson

The Carter County Sheriff’s Department has arrested the second suspect in Monday’s drive-by shootings in the Dry Creek community.

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Johnson City Juvenile Court judge says new DCS policy will endanger kids

Johnson City Juvenile Court judge says new DCS policy will endanger kids

November 1st, 2013 8:57 am by Becky Campbell

The new policy came as a result of two U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals opinions that say caseworkers have to follow the Constitution regarding a person’s right against searches and seizures without a warrant.

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Halloween and Christmas to be celebrated at First Friday

Halloween and Christmas to be celebrated at First Friday

October 31st, 2013 9:48 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

While most places have already started taking down their spider webs, flying witches and other spooky decorations, tonight’s First Friday events in downtown Johnson City will give residents one last chance to get in the Halloween spirit before next year.

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Storefront Art Project gives local teens place to shine

Storefront Art Project gives local teens place to shine

October 31st, 2013 9:44 pm by Becky Campbell

Nearly a dozen local teenagers have accomplished something this week all artists dream of — having their work on public display.

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New place to rest, more while enjoying Fire Tower trail opens

New place to rest, more while enjoying Fire Tower trail opens

October 31st, 2013 9:39 pm by Brad Hicks

Since it opened a couple of years ago, the Pinnacle Fire Tower Trail has remained one of the most popular hiking and biking destinations in Northeast Tennessee.

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Officials hope to have Drug Court operational in 2014

Officials hope to have Drug Court operational in 2014

October 31st, 2013 9:35 pm by Becky Campbell

Drug offenders with cases in Washington County Sessions Court will soon have a new avenue to handle their cases while learning how to pull out of addiction and lead a productive life — Drug Court.

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Search still on for shooting suspect; sheriff says aiding could be felony

Search still on for shooting suspect; sheriff says aiding could be felony

October 31st, 2013 6:54 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Sheriff’s Department continues to search for the second suspect in Monday’s drive-by shooting in the Dry Creek Road section of the county.

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Tennessee DCS no longer removing children without court hearings

Tennessee DCS no longer removing children without court hearings

October 31st, 2013 3:45 pm by Associated Press

The practice comes on the heels of a pair of U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals opinions that said case workers have to abide by a constitutional amendment that guarantees people the right against searches and seizures without a warrant.

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Off the Wall News: Woman who donated kidney weds organ recipient

Off the Wall News: Woman who donated kidney weds organ recipient

October 31st, 2013 2:50 pm by Associated Press

A central Indiana woman who promised to donate one of her kidneys to a man she barely knew has married him three years after his successful transplant surgery.

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Your Turn: Should the tobacco-buying age be raised to 21?

Your Turn: Should the tobacco-buying age be raised to 21?

October 31st, 2013 2:37 pm by Associated Press

The New York City Council voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to raise the age for purchasing cigarettes from 18 to 21.

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