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Bluff City fined for multiple water violations

Bluff City fined for multiple water violations

October 3rd, 2014 1:50 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Bluff City was ordered to pay $11,960 to the Division of Water Resources after the city failed to monitor for certain chemicals in the last quarter of 2013 and the first quarter of 2014.

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Bully? Gate City, Va., high school students file lawsuit against assistant principal

Bully? Gate City, Va., high school students file lawsuit against assistant principal

October 3rd, 2014 1:38 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The students are seeking a combined $98,000 in damages.

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Erwin woman who urinated on tombstone to serve 10 days in jail

Erwin woman who urinated on tombstone to serve 10 days in jail

October 3rd, 2014 12:53 pm by Brad Hicks

Per Sarah Jane Marsh's plea, charges of resisting arrest and criminal trespassing were dismissed.

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Opinion
A spay/neuter program is  essential for a no-kill shelter

A spay/neuter program is essential for a no-kill shelter

October 3rd, 2014 12:44 pm by Johnson City Press

A no-kill shelter is truly a worthwhile goal, but until this area's out-of-control animal overpopulation is dealt with, space makes it a difficult one to achieve.

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East Tennessee professors to spend 73 days in undersea lab

East Tennessee professors to spend 73 days in undersea lab

October 3rd, 2014 11:44 am by Associated Press

Two professors at an East Tennessee community college plan to spend 73 days in an underwater laboratory in a unique educational endeavor that will also attempt to break a world record.

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White Ohio woman sues over sperm from black donor

White Ohio woman sues over sperm from black donor

October 3rd, 2014 11:31 am by Mark Gillispie, Associated Press

An Ohio woman has sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she'd intended.

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Crime
Accused killer from East Myrtle shootings arraigned in Criminal Court

Accused killer from East Myrtle shootings arraigned in Criminal Court

October 3rd, 2014 10:41 am by Becky Campbell

Moses Alfonso Ballard Jr. is accused of shooting Michael Alexis Rowe, 30, also of Johnson City, after an apparent argument.

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Storytelling Festival picking up

October 3rd, 2014 10:09 am by Staff Report

The 42nd annual National Storytelling Festival gets into full swing today. At 9 a.m., cars were already streaming into a parking lot for the shuttle station at Jonesborough Elementary School.

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Man who got plea deal from Johnson City slaying back in jail

Man who got plea deal from Johnson City slaying back in jail

October 3rd, 2014 10:05 am by Becky Campbell

Christopher Johnson, 41, grabbed up the plea deal in 2012 that dismissed the murder charge, got him out of jury trial for the 2009 death of Sherry Cooper.

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County teacher, union rep advocates open communication

County teacher, union rep advocates open communication

October 3rd, 2014 10:00 am by Nathan Baker

A Washington County teacher visited the district's board of education Thursday to stress the need for openness between administrators and teachers.

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