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NRC returns Nuclear Fuels Services to normal level of oversight for 1st time since 2004

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NRC returns Nuclear Fuels Services to normal level of oversight for 1st time since 2004

March 5th, 2015 2:03 pm by Staff Report

The nuclear processing plant was placed on increased level of scrutiny in 2004, as the NRC added a second resident inspector.

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In the zone: Johnson City Commission approves 11 recommendations for change in annexation law

In the zone: Johnson City Commission approves 11 recommendations for change in annexation law

March 5th, 2015 9:27 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City commissioners on Thursday approved 11 recommendations they hope state legislators will use to amend Public Chapter 707, annexation legislation passed last year that left both the city and Washington County officials calling for changes.

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Washington County school board OKs 2 measures geared toward acquiring liquor-by-the-drink funds

Washington County school board OKs 2 measures geared toward acquiring liquor-by-the-drink funds

March 5th, 2015 9:23 pm by Max Hrenda

In its pursuit of monies that may be owed from liquor-by-the-drink sales in Johnson City and Jonesborough, the county school board agreed to seek aid in dealing with those entities while offering a settlement to one of them.

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Update: Family, friends, colleagues mourn loss of Pamela Roe, wife of U.S. Rep. Phil Roe

Update: Family, friends, colleagues mourn loss of Pamela Roe, wife of U.S. Rep. Phil Roe

March 5th, 2015 2:56 pm by Max Hrenda

Pamela Roe, wife of U.S. Rep. Phil Roe of Johnson City, died Thursday, according to a press release from his office.

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Erwin mayor, alderman join Unicoi County health care board

Erwin mayor, alderman join Unicoi County health care board

March 5th, 2015 9:15 pm by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County Foundation for Healthcare picked up two additional members on Thursday.

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18-year-old arrested in connection with Chattanooga slaying

18-year-old arrested in connection with Chattanooga slaying

March 5th, 2015 9:05 pm by Shelly Bradbury, Times Free Press

An 18-year-old man who is now in jail in Catoosa County is suspected of killing a 19-year-old Charles Holsey in Chattanooga on Monday, sources say.

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Sevier Co. man indicted on 34 counts of child rape

Sevier Co. man indicted on 34 counts of child rape

March 5th, 2015 8:57 pm by News Sentinel Staff

A Sevier County man already indicted on charges of child pornography now is charged with dozens of counts of child rape, authorities said.

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Harrison Ford hospitalized after crash-landing plane on golf course

Harrison Ford hospitalized after crash-landing plane on golf course

March 5th, 2015 8:40 pm by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

The 72-year-old "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones" actor is an aviation enthusiast who often flies out of the Santa Monica Airport.

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Prosecutors say Busch won't face any criminal charges

Prosecutors say Busch won't face any criminal charges

March 5th, 2015 7:50 pm by AP

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch will not face criminal charges over claims by his ex-girlfriend that he smashed her head into a bedroom wall and choked her, Delaware prosecutors said Thursday.

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Lady Bucs surge in second half to win SoCon opener

Lady Bucs surge in second half to win SoCon opener

March 5th, 2015 7:48 pm by Joe Avento

ETSU used a fierce second-half rally to beat the Catamounts, 73-53, in the Southern Conference women's basketball tournament quarterfinals Thursday at Kimmel Arena.

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