Johnson City Press Sunday, April 26, 2015
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Licensing-restriction abortion bill headed to governor

Licensing-restriction abortion bill headed to governor

April 21st, 2015 1:15 pm by Associated Press

Legislation that would place licensing restrictions on abortion clinics is headed to the governor for his consideration.

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Nissan launches redesigned flagship sedan at Tenn. plant

Nissan launches redesigned flagship sedan at Tenn. plant

April 21st, 2015 1:05 pm by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press

Nissan launched production Tuesday of the redesigned Maxima sedan at a ceremony at the Japanese automaker's sprawling Tennessee plant.

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Tennessee breaks tourism record in 2014

Tennessee breaks tourism record in 2014

April 21st, 2015 11:19 am by Staff Report

Tennessee passed an important tourism milestone in 2014, according to a consulting firm whose study shows more than 100 million visits to the Volunteers State last year.

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House easily passes bill to allow Johnson City to hike hotel-motel tax

House easily passes bill to allow Johnson City to hike hotel-motel tax

April 21st, 2015 9:35 am by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City Commissioners likely will impose a 2-percent tax increase on hotel and motel rates within the municipal limits following passage of a bill late Monday in the state House which allows that step.

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Professional football player delivers anti-bullying message to Carter County students

Professional football player delivers anti-bullying message to Carter County students

April 21st, 2015 9:22 am by John Thompson

After 24 years of delivering his anti-bullying message to students all over the country, Duane West remains passionate in trying to reach individual students.

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Police seek information on 2 shoplifters possibly involved in organized retail crime

Police seek information on 2 shoplifters possibly involved in organized retail crime

April 20th, 2015 10:09 pm by Staff Report

The Johnson City Police Department is looking for two people believed to be part of an organized retail theft group, a news release said.

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Elizabethton School Board narrows director candidates to 4

Elizabethton School Board narrows director candidates to 4

April 20th, 2015 9:46 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton City School Board narrowed its list of director of schools candidates to four during a workshop sessions Monday.

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Organizers eye early June opening for animal shelter

Organizers eye early June opening for animal shelter

April 20th, 2015 9:34 pm by Tony Casey

Gingery, Gauntlet Gray, Sleepy Blue, Urban Putty and Tupelo Tree aren't the names of restaurants in the Tri-Cities, but the names of the colors used to cover the inside walls of the new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter at 3411 N. Roan St.

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Blighted Betty Gay building safe for now

Blighted Betty Gay building safe for now

April 20th, 2015 9:31 pm by Nathan Baker

Nearing the deadline on an order for its demolition, the 90-year-old Betty Gay building found a new owner and a new chance for renovations.

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New downtown Johnson City garage proposal leads parking discussion

New downtown Johnson City garage proposal leads parking discussion

April 20th, 2015 9:28 pm by Gary B. Gray

The need to build a new downtown parking garage may strike some as more urgent than others, but that subject was at the top of the Johnson City Development Authority's Parking Committee meeting agenda early Monday.

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