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SW Virginia manhunt for passenger accused of assaulting deputy ends with capture

SW Virginia manhunt for passenger accused of assaulting deputy ends with capture

December 5th, 2013 2:14 pm by Staff Report

A man accused of assaulting a Washington County, Va., Sheriff's Office deputy during a traffic stop was caught this morning near Glade Spring after an overnight manhunt.

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Tenn. makes push to execute 10 killers

Tenn. makes push to execute 10 killers

December 5th, 2013 12:27 pm by Associated Press

With a new execution protocol in place, Tennessee officials have asked the state Supreme Court to set death dates for 10 condemned killers.

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Fatz Cafe closes in Johnson City shopping center

Fatz Cafe closes in Johnson City shopping center

December 5th, 2013 10:19 am by Nathan Baker

Two years after opening in a strip mall between Johnson City and Jonesborough, chain restaurant Fatz Cafe has closed its doors permanently.

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Paragon Diner opens on Johnson City's north end

Paragon Diner opens on Johnson City's north end

December 5th, 2013 10:14 am by Nathan Baker

Paragon Diner opened Nov. 19 in the building formerly occupied by Atlanta Bread Company on Franklin Terrace Court, in view of the well-trafficked State of Franklin Road corridor, and has slowly rolled out business to perfect operations, the restaurant's o

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Will Florida State's QB be charged with sexual assault? 1 of 10 things to know today at a glance

Will Florida State's QB be charged with sexual assault? 1 of 10 things to know today at a glance

December 5th, 2013 7:50 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at national and world news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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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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