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Man accused of pulling gun in confrontation near downtown Johnson City restaurant

Man accused of pulling gun in confrontation near downtown Johnson City restaurant

June 17th, 2013 8:54 pm by Staff Report

A man was arrested after he allegedly pulled a gun on a woman who in return pulled a knife on him while he was walking back to a Johnson City bar around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, according to court documents.

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Military plans would put women in most combat jobs

Military plans would put women in most combat jobs

June 17th, 2013 8:36 pm by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

Women may be able to start training as Army Rangers by mid-2015 and as Navy SEALs a year later under plans set to be announced by the Pentagon that would slowly bring women into thousands of combat jobs, including those in elite special operations forces.

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Chaos as gunfire erupts at Utah Father's day Mass

Chaos as gunfire erupts at Utah Father's day Mass

June 17th, 2013 8:17 pm by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press

It was a quiet part of the Father's Day Mass as about 300 people stood up in preparation for communion. A parishioner, known by many at the church as Ricky Jennings, entered through the glass doors in back, holding his wife Cheryl's hand.

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Storm damages Nissan dealership in North Knoxville

Storm damages Nissan dealership in North Knoxville

June 17th, 2013 8:16 pm by Gage Arnold, Knoxville News Sentinel

A Clinton Highway Nissan dealership suffered storm damages late Sunday estimated to be upwards of $100,000, according to General Manager Jed Darby.

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Hockey, community center to open in Nashville

Hockey, community center to open in Nashville

June 17th, 2013 8:07 pm by Associated Press

A new hockey center managed by the Nashville Predators will be constructed at the city's new mixed-use complex in southeast Nashville.

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Citizen tip results in two arrested on cocaine charges

Citizen tip results in two arrested on cocaine charges

June 17th, 2013 4:25 pm by Kayla Carter

Two men were arrested on crack cocaine charges after a citizen tipped off police about a drug deal taking place in the parking lot of a Johnson City discount store Friday, according to court documents.

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NSA leaker Snowden won't return voluntarily to US

NSA leaker Snowden won't return voluntarily to US

June 17th, 2013 4:02 pm by KIMBERLY DOZIER, AP Intelligence Writer

NSA leaker Edward Snowden defended his disclosure of top-secret U.S. spying programs in an online chat Monday with The Guardian and attacked U.S. officials for calling him a traitor.

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Greene County sheriff’s deputies searching Nolichucky River for man’s body

Greene County sheriff’s deputies searching Nolichucky River for man’s body

June 17th, 2013 3:58 pm by Staff Report

Greene County Sheriff’s Office deputies are dragging the Nolichucky River to find a Greene County man’s body.

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SW Virginia man drowned on horseback identfied, witness describes scene

SW Virginia man drowned on horseback identfied, witness describes scene

June 17th, 2013 1:42 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

A pleasant day of horseback riding turned suddenly tragic when one of the riders, and his horse drowned in Bark Camp Lake on Saturday.

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Johnson City doctor accused in high-speed police chase reportedly hospitalized; hearing rescheduled

Johnson City doctor accused in high-speed police chase reportedly hospitalized; hearing rescheduled

June 17th, 2013 12:15 pm by Becky Campbell

A preliminary hearing for a local doctor charged with reckless driving, drug possession, a weapons violation and vandalism was rescheduled Monday because of several conflicts in the case.

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