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Police shoot, kill driver after Capitol Hill chase

Police shoot, kill driver after Capitol Hill chase

October 3rd, 2013 2:08 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER and LAURIE KELLMAN- Associated Press

A woman with a 1-year-old girl led Secret Service and police on a harrowing car chase from the White House past the Capitol Thursday, attempting to penetrate the security barriers at both national landmarks before she was shot to death, police said. The c

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JC police charge man with abuse in death of infant

JC police charge man with abuse in death of infant

October 3rd, 2013 11:35 am by Staff report

A Johnson City man has been charged in connection with the August death of an infant.

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ETSU Army ROTC slated to close

ETSU Army ROTC slated to close

October 3rd, 2013 11:02 am by Staff report

East Tennessee State University's Army ROTC program is one of 13 scheduled for closure, according to a news release from the Army.

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At least 94 migrants dead in shipwreck off Italy

At least 94 migrants dead in shipwreck off Italy

October 3rd, 2013 9:20 am by NICOLE WINFIELD — Associated Press

ROME — A ship carrying African migrants to Europe caught fire and capsized off the Italian island of Lampedusa on Thursday, killing at least 94 people as it spilled hundreds of passengers into the sea, officials said. Over 150 people were rescued but some

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Felony bribery charge reduced in plea bargain

Felony bribery charge reduced in plea bargain

October 2nd, 2013 9:35 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A Jonesborough man charged with solicitation of bribery for telling a woman he would have a Criminal Court judge reduce her jail sentence in exchange for $500 pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Wednesday in Washington County Criminal Court.

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City Commissioners take on traffic study key to $20M development off North State of Franklin Road

City Commissioners take on traffic study key to $20M development off North State of Franklin Road

October 2nd, 2013 9:30 pm by Gary B. Gray

Nashville’s GBT Realty’s proposal to develop a $20 million retail complex off North State of Franklin Road will be on the front burner tonight when the City Commission reviews a traffic study that could determine whether the project moves forward.

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Health care goes ‘viral,’ local health workers not ready to sign up residents for Obamacare plans

Health care goes ‘viral,’ local health workers not ready to sign up residents for Obamacare plans

October 2nd, 2013 9:07 pm by Nathan Baker

Like the government’s overtaxed health care marketplace website, some local health workers aren’t quite ready to begin serving residents hoping to sign up for the insurance plans offered by the rollout of the Affordable Care Act.

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Man convicted in fatal 2005 Johnson City North Roan drag racing crash released from prison

Man convicted in fatal 2005 Johnson City North Roan drag racing crash released from prison

October 2nd, 2013 5:41 pm by Rex Barber

David Phillips, convicted for his role in a drag race that ended in a fiery crash that killed a local high school homecoming queen and seriously burned her friend in late September 2005, was released from prison Monday.

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Jonesborough man wanted by Washington County deputies for outstanding violation of probation

Jonesborough man wanted by Washington County deputies for outstanding violation of probation

October 2nd, 2013 3:32 pm by Staff Reports

Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies are looking for a Jonesborough man wanted for an outstanding felony violation of probation.

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Update: 8 dead after fiery bus crash shuts I-40; Johnson City helicopter picking up victims

Update: 8 dead after fiery bus crash shuts I-40; Johnson City helicopter picking up victims

October 2nd, 2013 2:26 pm by Staff report — Knoxville News Sentinel

A fiery crash involving an overturned passenger bus has shut down traffic in both directions on Interstate 40 in Jefferson County. Traffic is being rerouted on Interstate 81 to Interstate 26 and back to Interstate 40 out of Asheville.

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