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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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Updated: Charges dismissed against Johnson City man accused of killing mother, having sex with corpse

Updated: Charges dismissed against Johnson City man accused of killing mother, having sex with corpse

June 24th, 2013 9:24 am by Becky Campbell

Codey Miller was charged with first-degree murder and abuse of a corpse for the May 2009 strangulation death of his mother, 36-year-old Sherry Cooper.

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$1.5 million pushes pace of Johnson City/ Washington County Animal Shelter move

$1.5 million pushes pace of Johnson City/ Washington County Animal Shelter move

June 24th, 2013 9:03 am by Gary B. Gray

A last-minute move by Johnson City commissioners this week to include $1.5 million in the city’s budget to fund construction of the new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter marked the most decisive and deliberate step taken in this quest so far,

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The Buzz: Today's look at local and regional news worth knowing

The Buzz: Today's look at local and regional news worth knowing

June 24th, 2013 7:54 am by Staff Report

Ten stories that will get you talking today.

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Tenn. trooper hurt when car hit by truck

Tenn. trooper hurt when car hit by truck

June 24th, 2013 7:14 am by Associated Press

The tractor-trailer truck struck the trooper's car and a wrecker at the scene of a vehicle fire on Interstate 75 in Campbell County.

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Dozens of Washington County inmates sickened by carbon monoxide leak

Dozens of Washington County inmates sickened by carbon monoxide leak

June 23rd, 2013 7:26 pm by Becky Campbell

A malfunctioning gas-powered water heater sent carbon monoxide through the ventilation into two cell blocks,

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Ohio air crash shows risks, thrill of wing walking

Ohio air crash shows risks, thrill of wing walking

June 23rd, 2013 3:25 pm by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press

Risking death every time they go to work, wing walkers need courage, poise, a healthy craving for adrenaline and, most importantly, they need to be meticulously exacting with every step they take on the small planes that carry them past dazzled crowds at

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Hostess: Twinkies to return to shelves July 15

Hostess: Twinkies to return to shelves July 15

June 23rd, 2013 3:22 pm by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

Hostess is betting on a sweet comeback for Twinkies when they return to shelves next month.

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Supreme Court has range of options on gay marriage

Supreme Court has range of options on gay marriage

June 23rd, 2013 3:12 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Sometime in the next week or so, the Supreme Court will announce the outcomes in cases on California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage and the federal Defense of Marriage Act.

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