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The day after: Shoppers pile into stores for returns, deals

The day after: Shoppers pile into stores for returns, deals

December 26th, 2013 9:18 pm by Nathan Baker

Stores were hoping for many happy returns the day after Christmas as thousands headed out to exchange unwanted gifts or to take advantage of year-end discounts.

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Christmas trees recycled for fish habitats in local TreeCycle program

Christmas trees recycled for fish habitats in local TreeCycle program

December 26th, 2013 9:17 pm by Gary B. Gray

You selected it. You somehow got it through your front door. You placed it. You decorated and admired it. But at some point, you’ll have to get rid of it.

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Science Hill students, school participating in statewide seat belt campaign

Science Hill students, school participating in statewide seat belt campaign

December 26th, 2013 9:05 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

High schoolers don’t always have the best reputation when it comes to driving, but Science Hill High School students are making an effort to change that.

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Obama signs bipartisan budget deal, defense bill

Obama signs bipartisan budget deal, defense bill

December 26th, 2013 4:40 pm by Josh Lederman, Associated Press

President Barack Obama signed a bipartisan budget deal Thursday easing spending cuts and a defense bill cracking down on sexual assault in the military.

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Police arrest two on Christmas Eve following separate theft investigations

Police arrest two on Christmas Eve following separate theft investigations

December 26th, 2013 10:40 am by Staff Report

A Jonesborough woman and a Johnson City man spent part of Christmas Eve behind bars after police say they solved two standing investigations that afternoon.

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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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