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More than $15,000 worth of guns, ammunition, cash stolen from gun shop in Elizabethton

More than $15,000 worth of guns, ammunition, cash stolen from gun shop in Elizabethton

December 4th, 2013 9:40 pm by John Thompson

Burglars broke into the Blue Springs Gun Shop while owner Melvin Gary Oliver and his wife went to church Sunday morning, stealing more than $15,000 worth of guns, ammunition and cash.

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Dish, WCYB in negotiations as Dec. 8 deadline looms

Dish, WCYB in negotiations as Dec. 8 deadline looms

December 4th, 2013 9:32 pm by Hank Hayes - NET News Service

The parent company of NBC-affiliate WCYB TV-5 and Fox Tri-Cities Channel 39 WEMT announced Wednesday it is in “good-faith negotiations” with DISH Network to ensure continued service of its local programming.

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Deal would designate WCEDC as area’s sole ‘economic arm’

Deal would designate WCEDC as area’s sole ‘economic arm’

December 4th, 2013 9:29 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City commissioners tonight will consider an intergovernmental agreement that, if signed by each entity, would designate the Washington County Economic Development Council the area’s sole economic development arm.

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DA calls 5 Washington Co. inmate deaths in year 'tragic coincidence'

DA calls 5 Washington Co. inmate deaths in year 'tragic coincidence'

December 4th, 2013 9:24 pm by Becky Campbell

The Johnson City woman who died Tuesday while housed at the Washington County Detention Center was just minutes away from being transported to Sumner County on a probation violation, Sheriff Ed Graybeal said Wednesday.

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10 whales dead, dozens stranded in Florida Everglades

10 whales dead, dozens stranded in Florida Everglades

December 4th, 2013 4:02 pm by Associated Press

Four of the pilot whales were euthanized Wednesday. Six others had already died.

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Fire displaces residents of nine Kingsport apartments

Fire displaces residents of nine Kingsport apartments

December 4th, 2013 4:00 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Wednesday afternoon fire has caused extensive damage to a pair of Kingsport apartments, displacing both those residents and the tenants of seven other units in the complex.

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SW Virginia couple bound over on charges of wounding a child, abuse and neglect

SW Virginia couple bound over on charges of wounding a child, abuse and neglect

December 4th, 2013 2:06 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

A 14-month-old child was hospitalized with skull fractures.

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Your Turn: What do you think of Bristol's decision to allow guns in parks?

Your Turn: What do you think of Bristol's decision to allow guns in parks?

December 4th, 2013 12:01 pm by Staff and wire reports

Share your comments at the end of this article.

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2 Johnson City policemen promoted

2 Johnson City policemen promoted

December 4th, 2013 12:00 pm by Contributed

Chief Mark Sirois announced the promotions of Lt. Mitchual Perry and Sgt. Shaun Miller.

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November employment: U.S. businesses added most jobs in year

November employment: U.S. businesses added most jobs in year

December 4th, 2013 11:35 am by Associated Press

Stocks edged higher on Wednesday as investors weighed a pair of economic reports and the outlook for the Federal Reserve's economic stimulus program.

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