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UPDATE: Johnson City Power Board hikes electrical rates

UPDATE: Johnson City Power Board hikes electrical rates

September 24th, 2014 1:13 pm by Gary B. Gray

All Johnson City Power Board customers will be seeing a roughly 1.6-percent increase in their electric rates beginning Oct.1 - the equivalent of a roughly $2 per month increase on energy bills.

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Opinion
Sunshine Law doesn't allow private powwows

Sunshine Law doesn't allow private powwows

September 24th, 2014 11:48 am by Johnson City Press

The Carter County Commission needs a do-over.

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ETSU, Johnson City police to hold drug take-back events this week

ETSU, Johnson City police to hold drug take-back events this week

September 24th, 2014 11:38 am by For the Press

ETSU's event is Saturday. The JCPD's event is Saturday.

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News Entertainment Regional & National
Is rape joke on 'Family Guy,' 'Simpsons' crossover over the line?

Is rape joke on 'Family Guy,' 'Simpsons' crossover over the line?

September 24th, 2014 11:12 am by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer

The Fox network isn't responding to suggestions that it edit its upcoming crossover episode of "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy" to remove a joke where the punch line is "your sister's being raped."

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News Crime Local News
Updated: Murder trial set for mother of boy killed in 2012

Updated: Murder trial set for mother of boy killed in 2012

September 24th, 2014 11:09 am by Staff Report

Almost two years after a 4-year-old boy was killed, the trial dates were set for his mother - who prosecutors allege played a part in his death.

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News Crime Regional & National
3 surrender in Philadelphia gay beating case

3 surrender in Philadelphia gay beating case

September 24th, 2014 11:05 am by SEAN CARLIN, Associated Press

The case gained attention when police posted a video of the well-dressed suspects and online sleuths used social media sites to help identify them.

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News Regional & National
Obama at the UN: President calls for dismantling Islamic State 'network of death'

Obama at the UN: President calls for dismantling Islamic State 'network of death'

September 24th, 2014 10:56 am by JULIE PACE and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

The U.S. also opened another military front with airstrikes this week against a new al-Qaida cell that the Pentagon said was "nearing the execution phase" of a direct attack on the U.S. or Europe.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Cordell Hull doesn't get his due in Tennessee

September 24th, 2014 10:50 am by Robert Houk

Perhaps it's because the Democrat was the creator of the federal income tax, or maybe it's because he championed the formation of the United Nations.

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News Crime Local News
Carter County man sentenced to 210 months in federal prison for pill charge

Carter County man sentenced to 210 months in federal prison for pill charge

September 24th, 2014 9:24 am by Becky Campbell

Dennis Keith Gibbons Jr., 37, Elizabethton, pleaded guilty earlier this year to the conspiracy that centered in and around Carter County, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

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Crime
Owner of dog that toppled toddler allegedly told teen, 'I'll blow your brains out'

Owner of dog that toppled toddler allegedly told teen, 'I'll blow your brains out'

September 24th, 2014 9:15 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A woman whose dog knocked down and growled at a toddler last week is facing charges after she allegedly threatened to shoot one child in the head and nearly ran over another child while she was retrieving the dog.

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