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Update: 97-year-old woman killed in Scott County, Va. house fire

Update: 97-year-old woman killed in Scott County, Va. house fire

December 30th, 2013 1:35 pm by by WES BUNCH, NET News Service

The Scott County Sheriff's Office and Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal fire that occurred Monday morning in Hiltons.

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Police: burglar caught on video

Police: burglar caught on video

December 30th, 2013 1:28 pm by Staff Report

A sophisticated surveillance system caught a burglar at work last week at a Johnson City business, and the man was scheduled for a court appearance today, according to information from the city police department.

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Fake door-to-door salesman charged with assault

Fake door-to-door salesman charged with assault

December 30th, 2013 12:29 pm by by RAIN SMITH, NET News Service

A Kingsport man charged with aggravated assault after allegedly hitting his girlfriend on the head with an iron on Christmas Eve may also have scammed people by presenting himself as a door-to-door salesman, according to police.

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Update: Wisconsin man arrested on child rape charge, fondled 12-year-old girl

Update: Wisconsin man arrested on child rape charge, fondled 12-year-old girl

December 30th, 2013 9:01 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police arrested a Wisconsin man Sunday on rape of a child and incest, according to a police department press release.

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Tweetsie Trail work begins today

Tweetsie Trail work begins today

December 29th, 2013 9:14 pm by Tony Casey

When construction begins on the Tweetsie Trail today, Johnson City workers won’t stop until the project is complete, public works director Phil Pindzola said.

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Nonprofit that helps children needing specialized care holding fundraiser

Nonprofit that helps children needing specialized care holding fundraiser

December 29th, 2013 9:12 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Kari’s Heart Foundation, the Johnson City-based nonprofit group that helps families across the region with children in need of specialized care at hospitals far from home, will host its biggest fundraiser of the year New Year’s Eve at Carnegie Hotel.

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91-year-old Beda Dick ‘stays on the fly’

91-year-old Beda Dick ‘stays on the fly’

December 29th, 2013 9:04 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

At age 91-year-old Beda Addy Dick holds the distinction of being both the oldest member of the Johnson City Salvation Army Corps and its church piano player of the past 17 years.

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Region hit by several violent crimes in 2013

Region hit by several violent crimes in 2013

December 29th, 2013 8:59 pm by Becky Campbell

Crime across Northeast Tennessee in 2013 proved to be just as deadly as in years past, including murders, murder/suicides, shootings, stabbings, neglected children and more.

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Federal health market surpasses 1 million signups

Federal health market surpasses 1 million signups

December 29th, 2013 3:23 pm by Associated Press

A December surge propelled health care sign-ups through the government's rehabilitated website past the 1 million mark, the Obama administration said Sunday, reflecting new vigor for the problem-plagued federal insurance exchange.

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The Week in Review: Local Buzzworthy stories that made headlines

The Week in Review: Local Buzzworthy stories that made headlines

December 29th, 2013 2:25 pm by Staff Reports

A glance at the week's top local stories on JohnsonCityPress.com:

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