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Jonesborough's 3rd Relay for Life walk raises spirits

Jonesborough's 3rd Relay for Life walk raises spirits - VIDEO

July 25th, 2015 10:59 pm by Jessica Fuller

In its third year, Relay for Life drew community members out for a silent auction, music, food and celebrating life. In one day, Relay for Life raised $22,000 for the American Cancer Society, all while bringing family and friends together in good spirits.

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Crumley House set for expansion

Crumley House set for expansion

July 25th, 2015 10:53 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The footers are poured. And just $100,000 of the $800,000 cost remains to be raised.

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Eldridge, Peterson dispel consolidation; examine finer points of school funding

Eldridge, Peterson dispel consolidation; examine finer points of school funding

July 25th, 2015 10:44 pm by Gary B. Gray

Both Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge and Johnson City's City Manager Pete Peterson agree the study of consolidating city and county schools, not to mention an actual merger, are expensive tasks - and might not be worth the investment.

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The Mall at Johnson City will soon be at full capacity despite tough shopping landscape

The Mall at Johnson City will soon be at full capacity despite tough shopping landscape

July 25th, 2015 10:31 pm by Nathan Baker

Though the ownership of Johnson City's paragon of indoor retail, the Mall at Johnson City, has changed, the new boss says operations will carry on much as they did before, and the local mall continues continues to perform well in a tough shopping landscap

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Movie theater shooter's mental problems didn't stop gun buy

Movie theater shooter's mental problems didn't stop gun buy

July 25th, 2015 10:13 pm by RAY HENRY, Associated Press, JAY REEVES, Associated Press and REBECCA SANTANA, Associated Press

John Russell Houser was deeply troubled long before he shot 11 people in a movie theater in Louisiana, but decades of mental problems didn't keep him from buying the handgun he used.

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Baptists show support by visiting Chattanooga mosque for Friday prayers

Baptists show support by visiting Chattanooga mosque for Friday prayers

July 25th, 2015 2:28 pm by Joy Lukachick Smith and Evan Hoopfer, Time Free Press

"We just want to show them that we love them," said a Baptist man who asked not to be named.

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Pentagon asks armed volunteers to stop guarding U.S. military recruiting centers

Pentagon asks armed volunteers to stop guarding U.S. military recruiting centers

July 25th, 2015 2:24 pm by Andy Sher, Times Free Press staff

The U.S. Defense Department wants armed volunteers who are showing up across the country to guard military recruiting centers following the July 16 shooting rampage at two facilities in Chattanooga to stop, citing potential "security risks."

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Wisconsin town says goodbye to Marine slain in Tennessee

Wisconsin town says goodbye to Marine slain in Tennessee

July 25th, 2015 2:20 pm by STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press

A small Wisconsin town said goodbye on Saturday to a Marine killed in the recent attack on a Navy-Marine reserve center in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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California to review video targeting Planned Parenthood

California to review video targeting Planned Parenthood

July 25th, 2015 2:15 pm by Associated Press

California Attorney General Kamala Harris said Friday that she plans to review two undercover videos released by anti-abortion activists aimed at discrediting Planned Parenthood's procedures for providing fetal tissue to researchers, to see if any laws we

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It's working: No "kills" since animal shelter's opening

It's working: No "kills" since animal shelter's opening

July 24th, 2015 10:05 pm by Tony Casey

You can't argue with the numbers.Especially when those numbers include a zero.

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