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10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

June 25th, 2013 7:30 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Washington County courthouse renovations on pause

Washington County courthouse renovations on pause

June 24th, 2013 10:49 pm by Gary B. Gray

Work on long-awaited renovations at the Washington County Courthouse was shut down weeks ago when it was found the State Fire Marshal’s Office had not received construction plans from local architect Fred Ward.

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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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