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University High grad to study origin of cosmos at Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland

University High grad to study origin of cosmos at Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland

April 17th, 2015 9:58 pm by Tony Casey

University High graduate Meg Stuart, now a junior at the University of Tennessee, gave up her pursuit of an art degree because she said it was too hard.

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News Crime Local News
TBI: Johnson City man charged with extortion, stalking of juror

TBI: Johnson City man charged with extortion, stalking of juror

April 17th, 2015 9:54 pm by Staff Report

An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in a Johnson City man being charged with extortion and trying to influence a juror, a news release said.

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Tennessee lawmaker arrested on drunken driving charge

Tennessee lawmaker arrested on drunken driving charge

April 17th, 2015 9:46 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A freshman state lawmaker from Nashville was charged with drunken driving and violation of the implied consent law after a traffic stop early Friday morning.

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News Local News Erwin Town of Unicoi
Can Unicoi County attract retiring Baby Boomers?

Can Unicoi County attract retiring Baby Boomers?

April 17th, 2015 9:28 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Report says Unicoi County's assets fall in line with Boomer travel, spending and retirement trends.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Harvick a favorite in both weekend races

Harvick a favorite in both weekend races

April 17th, 2015 6:36 pm by Jeff Birchfield

With a streak of 11 straight top-10 finishes dating back to last season, defending NASCAR champion Kevin Harvick seems to be the driver to beat heading into this weekend's Food City 500 in support of Steve Byrnes at BMS.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Bayne sees some light at end of tunnel

Bayne sees some light at end of tunnel

April 17th, 2015 6:34 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It has been a couple of tough seasons for Trevor Bayne and Roush-Fenway Racing, but the Knoxville driver say a ray of sunshine last weekend.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Jarrett celebrates 50th anniversary of Bristol win

Jarrett celebrates 50th anniversary of Bristol win

April 17th, 2015 6:33 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Now 82, Ned Jarrett said it sure doesn't seem like 50 years ago when his No. 11 Ford finished nearly a lap ahead of runner-up Dick Hutcherson to win the 1965 Volunteer 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Photos

Bye-Bye U-Haul

April 17th, 2015 1:14 pm by Gary B. Gray

U-Haul is being hauled away to make room for a a project that will tie together new and old storm water improvements and incorporate new amenities at the the King Street site.

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Crime Opinion
Cooling off period needed in domestic violence cases

Cooling off period needed in domestic violence cases

April 17th, 2015 10:22 am by Johnson City Press

Last year, Tennessee was ranked the 10th highest in the nation for the rate of women killed by men.

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News Local News Downtown JC
Business owners to weigh in on downtown Johnson City parking meters

Business owners to weigh in on downtown Johnson City parking meters

April 17th, 2015 9:48 am by Gary B. Gray

A January study revealed that the highest demand for parking is between East Main and East Market streets from Buffalo Street to Colonial Way. It was suggested at the time parking meters in this area could facilitate a higher, and faster, turnover.

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