Johnson City Press Friday, October 31, 2014
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Prosecutor: Multimillionaire mom forced fatal toxic cocktail down autistic son's throat

Prosecutor: Multimillionaire mom forced fatal toxic cocktail down autistic son's throat

September 10th, 2014 8:35 pm by Associated Press

Prosecutors portray Gigi Jordan as a calm and calculating killer who poisoned her only child and then balanced her checkbook and transferred money out of his trust fund as he lay dead.

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Update: Obama orders launch of airstrikes in Syria for first time

Update: Obama orders launch of airstrikes in Syria for first time

September 10th, 2014 8:10 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

In an address to the nation, Obama also announced he was dispatching nearly 500 more U.S. troops to Iraq to assist that country's besieged security forces.

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13 years later: Flight 93 site toured on 9/11 anniversary eve

13 years later: Flight 93 site toured on 9/11 anniversary eve

September 10th, 2014 8:07 pm by JOE MANDAK, Associated Press

The memorial marks the spot where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed 13 years ago in a reclaimed strip mine some 75 miles southeast of Pittsburgh after passengers fought back against hijackers.

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Kingsport man pleads guilty in stalking spree

Kingsport man pleads guilty in stalking spree

September 10th, 2014 7:57 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport man will serve three years behind bars - followed by a two-year suspended sentence that includes mental evaluations and treatment - after pleading guilty to a systematic stalking spree of local women.

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Four injured in Hawkins County crash, one charged

Four injured in Hawkins County crash, one charged

September 10th, 2014 7:50 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Tuesday afternoon traffic collision on Highway 11-W in Church Hill sent four people to the hospital, with two remaining hospitalized on Wednesday evening.

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Wellmont's CEO DeNarvaez is out

Wellmont's CEO DeNarvaez is out

September 10th, 2014 5:00 pm by Contributed

Wellmont Health System has announced the departure of CEO Denny DeNarvaez.

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Dad: Man accused of killing his own 5 kids not an 'animal'

Dad: Man accused of killing his own 5 kids not an 'animal'

September 10th, 2014 3:39 pm by Staff Report

The father of 32-year-old Timothy Ray Jones Jr. made a brief statement outside his Amory home Wednesday.

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Dad to be charged with murder in death of 5 kids

Dad to be charged with murder in death of 5 kids

September 10th, 2014 12:34 pm by JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press

A South Carolina man killed his five children, ages 1 to 8, then dumped their bodies wrapped in trash bags in a secluded clearing along a rural road in Alabama, authorities said Wednesday.

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Building an elephant, one spoonful at a time

September 10th, 2014 11:29 am by Nathan Baker

Through this week, printmaker Dennis McNett and professors and students of the university's art department are constructing a paper mache elephant to be used in a ceremony honoring Big Mary, the circus elephant executed in an Erwin rail yard in 1916.

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Elizabethton council to consider flea market regulations, purchase of warehouse

Elizabethton council to consider flea market regulations, purchase of warehouse

September 10th, 2014 9:16 am by John Thompson

City staff began working on the new ordinance when concern was raised over a "flea market" that was temorarily located at the American Legion building on East G Street.

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