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Johnson City police: Man waved to engineer, conductor before being killed by train

Johnson City police: Man waved to engineer, conductor before being killed by train

June 24th, 2013 10:28 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Lavern Alan Wampler was known to police as a homeless man who lived or slept near the tracks in the area where he was killed.

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Washington County’s $9.2M plan for schools, other projects shot down

Washington County’s $9.2M plan for schools, other projects shot down

June 24th, 2013 10:26 pm by Gary B. Gray

A $9.2 million spending plan based on Washington County’s immediate needs was shot down Monday in a 13-12 vote, sending the matter back to the Budget Committee.

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Bear wanders around Jonesborough

Bear wanders around Jonesborough

June 24th, 2013 8:14 pm by Staff Report

A bear was sighted first along South Cherokee Street then along North Lincoln Avenue in the Foster Signs parking lot around 5:30 p.m. Monday, according to Jonesborough Department of Public Safety.

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Treyvon Martin murder case: Zimmerman's jury done for 1st day; heard openings

Treyvon Martin murder case: Zimmerman's jury done for 1st day; heard openings

June 24th, 2013 5:20 pm by KYLE HIGHTOWER and MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press

Jurors in the George Zimmerman murder trial have been dismissed for the day after listening to opening statements from the prosecution and the defense.

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Drug reaction results in child endangerment, meth charges for Stoney Creek woman

Drug reaction results in child endangerment, meth charges for Stoney Creek woman

June 24th, 2013 5:20 pm by John Thompson

The charges stem from an investigation that began Thursday when Carter County deputies responded to an apparent fight between two women at 189 Old Stoney Creek Road.

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Washington County jail officials looking into carbon monoxide detection system

Washington County jail officials looking into carbon monoxide detection system

June 24th, 2013 5:00 pm by Rex Barber

A local security firm will examine the Washington County Detention Center this morning to determine what kind of carbon monoxide detection system is needed after nearly two dozen inmates were sickened by the invisible gas this past weekend.

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Update: No injuries reported in auto repair business fire

Update: No injuries reported in auto repair business fire

June 24th, 2013 4:36 pm by Lee Talbert

The fire at Loyd's Garage, 2235 Old State Route 34, was reported just after 3:30 p.m. on Monday.

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Accident at University Parkway and Cherokee Road

June 24th, 2013 3:15 pm by Ron Campbell

A two vehicle accident at the intersection of Cherokee Rd. and University Parkway sent one vehicle onto Pine Oaks Golf Course

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Smithfield drops Paula Deen as spokeswoman; QVC reviewing merchandise deal, too

Smithfield drops Paula Deen as spokeswoman; QVC reviewing merchandise deal, too

June 24th, 2013 2:42 pm by Associated Press

Paula Deen lost another part of her empire on Monday: Smithfield Foods said it was dropping her as a spokeswoman.

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Arrest warrant filed for man accused in Johnson City bomb incident

Arrest warrant filed for man accused in Johnson City bomb incident

June 24th, 2013 11:08 am by Staff Report

Court documents indicate the man called 911 the night of June 14 telling dispatchers he had a homemade bomb and intended to kill his ex-wife's boyfriend.

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