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Shelter's money adds up as groundbreaking nears

Shelter's money adds up as groundbreaking nears

June 4th, 2014 8:59 am by Max Hrenda

Two days away from the groundbreaking ceremony - scheduled for Thursday - governmental and fundraising efforts reportedly have paid off.

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Opinion
Half-truths help support radical political, economic agendas

Half-truths help support radical political, economic agendas

June 4th, 2014 8:53 am by ROBERT CLAY

Ron McCarley's letter on May 9 vilifying environmentalists of causing millions of deaths by opposing genetically engineered "golden rice" and spraying of DDT is typical of the right-wing's use of half-truths, simplistic treatment of complex issues and out

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Do you agree with board's decision on coaches?

Do you agree with board's decision on coaches?

June 4th, 2014 8:50 am by Johnson City Press

The city's Board of Education has voted down a controversial change to its conflict of interest policy that would have barred city school employees from coaching for school systems that Johnson City competes against.

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Police Blotter: Cheesesteak hero, a dirty crime, and more

Police Blotter: Cheesesteak hero, a dirty crime, and more

June 3rd, 2014 11:51 pm by Staff Report

Also inside: A case of instant regret, a world of problems, and more!

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Tennessee DCS back on track,' court monitors say

Tennessee DCS back on track,' court monitors say

June 3rd, 2014 11:11 pm by Tony Gonzalez, The Tennessean

Tennessee's child welfare system rebounded under new leadership in the past year - although challenges remain - experts say in a new 505-page report.

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City school board talks tax hike to make up shortfalls

City school board talks tax hike to make up shortfalls

June 3rd, 2014 11:08 pm by Nathan Baker

City government leaders appear to be bracing for the first property tax rate increase in 12 years for the municipality's residents.

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Pharmacy company, Boys & Girls hope to be happy as Lark St. expands

Pharmacy company, Boys & Girls hope to be happy as Lark St. expands

June 3rd, 2014 11:01 pm by Gary B. Gray

Construction of the Lark Street Extension Project will not consume the Boys and Girls Club of Johnson City/Washington County, though the club's recreational fields will be moved to accommodate the new two-lane road.

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Road work may yield fields of dreams for Boys & Girls Club

Road work may yield fields of dreams for Boys & Girls Club

June 3rd, 2014 10:54 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Boys & Girls Club of Johnson City Washington County is preparing to ride out the construction of the new Lark Street Extension in place and expecting to come out of the road work with its three sports fields significantly improved.

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Grocery stores look to become one-stop shop for wining, dining

Grocery stores look to become one-stop shop for wining, dining

June 3rd, 2014 10:50 pm by Nathan Baker

Petitions are already circulating in Northeast Tennessee to trigger referendum votes to allow wine in food stores, but the campaign is set to begin in earnest next week.

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Police: Man switched price tags to underpay for item

Police: Man switched price tags to underpay for item

June 3rd, 2014 10:40 pm by Staff Report

Police said a Rogersville man was arrested on theft charges after he switched price tags on items at a hardware store.

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