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Face of JCPD, WCSO gets younger, retaining veteran officers becomes more difficult

Face of JCPD, WCSO gets younger, retaining veteran officers becomes more difficult

July 4th, 2015 10:32 pm by Becky Campbell

The face of the Johnson City Police Department - like many law enforcement agencies - is getting younger and younger.That also means the experience on the force is, to some degree, dwindling.

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New Right to Try Law named in honor of 'Silver Linings' speaker

New Right to Try Law named in honor of 'Silver Linings' speaker

July 4th, 2015 10:26 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

In the final two years of his life, Bristol marketing executive Phil Timp led his friends and supporters in raising more than $125,000 for research for a treatment and cure for ALS.

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Churches, legislators discuss policies on same-sex marriage

Churches, legislators discuss policies on same-sex marriage

July 4th, 2015 10:24 pm by David Floyd

The question of same-sex marriage has moved from the courtroom to the church, where local religious leaders from various denominations continue to grapple with the issue of officiating same-sex unions.

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Child dead, four others injured in I-81 crash

Child dead, four others injured in I-81 crash

July 4th, 2015 9:43 pm by NET NEWS SERVICE

A child was killed and four other people, including two who were airlifted to local hospitals, were injured as the result of a two-vehicle crash in Washington County, Va., Saturday afternoon.

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Couple accused of forcing teen into sex trade

Couple accused of forcing teen into sex trade

July 4th, 2015 2:55 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

These travelers insisted they were vacationers who happened to meet a Texas runaway on a Greyhound bus to Knoxville.

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66 riders safely evacuated after 400-foot Ferris wheel stops

66 riders safely evacuated after 400-foot Ferris wheel stops

July 4th, 2015 2:44 pm by Associated Press

A technical crew with The Orlando Eye safely evacuated all 66 stranded riders from the largest Ferris wheel on East Coast, an incident that shut down the attraction that towers 400 feet over central Florida, authorities said.

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A year on, children caught on border struggle to stay, adapt

A year on, children caught on border struggle to stay, adapt

July 4th, 2015 2:33 pm by AMY TAXIN, Associated Press

At 1-year-old, a wide-eyed, restless Joshua Tinoco faces the prospect of deportation to his native Honduras, one of tens of thousands of children - many unaccompanied - who arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border last year.

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Warrior's Canvas allows Johnson City veterans to discover love of art

Warrior's Canvas allows Johnson City veterans to discover love of art

July 3rd, 2015 10:09 pm by Dylan Chesser

In the heart of downtown Johnson City, an organization is working to improve the lives of veterans through art.

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Fines for uninsured drivers tripled under new law

Fines for uninsured drivers tripled under new law

July 3rd, 2015 10:00 pm by Becky Campbell

Uninsured drivers, beware.

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Jonesborough Days plunges on despite showers

Jonesborough Days plunges on despite showers

July 3rd, 2015 9:50 pm by Jessica Fuller

It's a busy weekend for Jonesborough, and even rain couldn't keep Jonesborough Days from plunging onward Friday afternoon.

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