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Walmart gift to meet needs for meals

Walmart gift to meet needs for meals

January 31st, 2014 9:16 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A gift of $50,000 from the Walmart Foundation to the First Tennessee Human Resource Agency Nutrition Program is providing home delivered meals 30 of 1,500 seniors and disabled adults in the eight-county region on FTHRA’s Meals on Wheels waiting list.

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Update: FBI says powder near Super Bowl appears harmless

Update: FBI says powder near Super Bowl appears harmless

January 31st, 2014 4:55 pm by Associated Press

The agency said further testing was being conducted on the substance, but it is "within normal values."

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Chase ends in arrest after Washington County deputy narrowly escapes serious injury

Chase ends in arrest after Washington County deputy narrowly escapes serious injury

January 31st, 2014 4:35 pm by Becky Campbell

A patch of ice helped the deputy avoid a car speeding away.

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Update: Text message allegedly prompted Fall Branch man to stick pistol in wife's mouth; kids were there

Update: Text message allegedly prompted Fall Branch man to stick pistol in wife's mouth; kids were there

January 31st, 2014 4:20 pm by Becky Campbell

Jackie Wexler was arrested after the incident was reported about 9 p.m. Thursday.

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Catholic diocese files bankruptcy in wake of lawsuits claiming 362 cases of child abuse

January 31st, 2014 10:38 am by Associated Press

The two lawsuits filed in 2011 claim clergy members abused the children from the 1930s to the 1970s. They claim the diocese shielded the offenders and knew or should have known the threat they posed.

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NFL player arrested in Kingsport

NFL player arrested in Kingsport

January 31st, 2014 10:37 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

San Francisco 49ers player Daniel Kilgore, an alumnus of Dobyns-Bennett High School, was charged with public intoxication on Jan. 26.

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Low temps, high power bills: cold heats up system’s demand

Low temps, high power bills: cold heats up system’s demand

January 31st, 2014 9:13 am by Brad Hicks

While some relief from frigid temperatures is in sight, January’s cold is expected to have a big impact on the bills of Johnson City Power Board customers.

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Watching for gold

Watching for gold

January 31st, 2014 8:36 am by Becky Campbell

ETSU professor to be looking for his Olympic trainees when the Winter Olympics get under way next week.

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Amanda Knox found guilty of murder, again

Amanda Knox found guilty of murder, again

January 30th, 2014 4:35 pm by AP

An appeals court in Florence has upheld the guilty verdict against U.S. student Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend for the 2007 murder of her British roommate.

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Update: Police find largest meth lab in Johnson City history, including "urine" pots

Update: Police find largest meth lab in Johnson City history, including "urine" pots

January 30th, 2014 3:48 pm by Staff Report

A 9-year-old boy found at the residence was exposed to the meth-making process, police said, resulting in an aggravated child abuse charge against Hylmon.

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