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Combatting meth: Four-year operation ends

Combatting meth: Four-year operation ends

January 17th, 2014 5:24 pm by Becky Campbell

A methamphetamine-production ring investigation started more than four years ago by local authorities, then later taken over by federal officials, closed out last week with the final sentencing in U.S. District Court.

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Central Ballet to celebrate 10th anniversary with production

Central Ballet to celebrate 10th anniversary with production

January 17th, 2014 4:28 pm by Contributed to the Press

Central Ballet Theatre of Greeneville is celebrating its 10th anniversary with the production of “Prince Caspian: Return to Narnia” today through Sunday at Tusculum College.

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Korean Children's Choir plays tonight

Korean Children's Choir plays tonight

January 17th, 2014 4:18 pm by Contributed to the Press

The Korean Children’s Choir will present the 2014 CCA KIDZ TEAM — Suwon, Korea, Carl Powers Memorial Tour at the Paramount Center for The Arts tonight from 7-9.

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Update: Police capture boy accused of shooting 2 classmates at Philadelphia high school

Update: Police capture boy accused of shooting 2 classmates at Philadelphia high school

January 17th, 2014 4:16 pm by Associated Press

They say the shooting happened late Friday afternoon at the Delaware Valley Charter School in north Philadelphia.

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Johnson City woman accused of stealing car, cashing title in for a loan

Johnson City woman accused of stealing car, cashing title in for a loan

January 17th, 2014 4:10 pm by Staff Reports

Police say on Friday, Jan. 17, they arrested a Johnson City woman, and charged her with theft of property over $1,000.

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Five men suspected in Alabama State dorm gang rape

Five men suspected in Alabama State dorm gang rape

January 17th, 2014 4:06 pm by Associated Press

The men were taken into custody but never formally charged with any crimes.

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Police spot wanted Johnson City man in parked car, take him in

Police spot wanted Johnson City man in parked car, take him in

January 17th, 2014 4:05 pm by Staff Reports

Police say they took into custody a man who was wanted for two charges.

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Pie Wars 4: ‘Live Free or Pie Hard’ set for Sunday

Pie Wars 4: ‘Live Free or Pie Hard’ set for Sunday

January 17th, 2014 4:04 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Pie Wars 4, the Young Professionals of the Tri-Cities’ fourth annual pizza bake-off bash, is Sunday evening at The Charles.

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Relay for Life season starts with open house featuring cancer survivors

Relay for Life season starts with open house featuring cancer survivors

January 17th, 2014 3:53 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Held in communities around the world, Relay for Life is the ACS’s largest volunteer led fundraising event and last year raised more than $5 million for the fight against cancer, including more than $860,000 in the Tri-Cities region.

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Pope Benedict defrocked 400 priests in 2 years for child molestation

Pope Benedict defrocked 400 priests in 2 years for child molestation

January 17th, 2014 2:15 pm by JOHN HEILPRIN and NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

The statistics for 2011-12 represent the first time that the Vatican has provided details on the number of priests who have been defrocked. Prior to that, it had only revealed the number of alleged cases of sexual abuse it had received.

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