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At least 6 dead in France train crash near Paris

At least 6 dead in France train crash near Paris

July 12th, 2013 3:53 pm by GREG KELLER, Associated Press

A train carrying hundreds of passengers derailed and crashed into a station outside Paris on Friday on the eve of a major holiday weekend.

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Murder charge to be filed against half brother in death of California boy

Murder charge to be filed against half brother in death of California boy

July 12th, 2013 3:49 pm by Associated Press

The disappearance Sunday of 11-year-old Terry Dewayne Smith Jr. led hundreds of volunteers to search for four days in triple-digit heat. His body was found Wednesday.

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Police confirm report that teen in Asiana crash hit by fire truck

Police confirm report that teen in Asiana crash hit by fire truck

July 12th, 2013 3:45 pm by JOAN LOWY and TERRY COLLINS, Associated Press

One of the two Chinese teenagers killed in the Asiana Airlines disaster was hit by a fire truck while covered with firefighting foam, authorities said Friday, revealing a startling detail that suggested she could have survived the crash only to die in its

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Grand jury indicts 2 in Johnson City 'Tree Streets' home invasions

Grand jury indicts 2 in Johnson City 'Tree Streets' home invasions

July 12th, 2013 12:40 pm by Becky Campbell

The alleged robberies occurred May 10 at a Southwest Avenue residence and May 15 at a home on West Maple Street, according to court documents.

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Erwin mayor says Animal Shelter deal could happen, calls for 'concessions'

Erwin mayor says Animal Shelter deal could happen, calls for 'concessions'

July 12th, 2013 12:17 pm by Brad Hicks

Erwin backed out of the Unicoi County Animal Shelter cooperative in June.

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Jurors start deliberating George Zimmerman case

Jurors start deliberating George Zimmerman case

July 12th, 2013 12:07 pm by KYLE HIGHTOWER and MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press

A jury is starting deliberations in the murder trial of neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, who fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last year.

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Buzzworthy: 10 local news stories that will get you talking today

Buzzworthy: 10 local news stories that will get you talking today

July 12th, 2013 10:59 am by Staff Report

Wrong-way driver gets 4th DUI, child abuse case, Freedom Hall hoops for Bucs, big budget cuts for county schools and more from Johnson City Press.

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Johnson City middle school science teacher finalist for state Teacher of the Year Award

Johnson City middle school science teacher finalist for state Teacher of the Year Award

July 11th, 2013 10:02 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Christopher Bowen, an eighth-grade science teacher at Liberty Bell Middle School, was recently named one of nine statewide finalists for the 2013-14 Tennessee Teacher of the Year Award.

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State suspends Castle Clinic internist Robert Allen

State suspends Castle Clinic internist Robert Allen

July 11th, 2013 9:56 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City internist Robert Allen, who was practicing at the Castle Clinic until charged in Washington County Sessions Court with felony evading arrest, reckless driving, felony schedule VI drug charges, prohibited weapons violation and vandalism, has h

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Rep. Matthew Hill temporarily taken off Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

Rep. Matthew Hill temporarily taken off Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

July 11th, 2013 9:46 pm by Gary B. Gray

House Speaker Beth Harwell has replaced Rep. Matthew Hill, R-Jonesborough, on the powerful Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations after appointing him to the position in April.

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