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Haslam health plan Insure Tennessee is dead

Haslam health plan Insure Tennessee is dead

February 4th, 2015 4:16 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

Tennessee will not expand health benefits to hundreds of thousands of low-income residents, with state senators rebuking Gov. Bill Haslam's controversial health care proposal.

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Crime
SW Virginia man pleads guilty in Johnson City child porn case

SW Virginia man pleads guilty in Johnson City child porn case

February 4th, 2015 2:25 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Ten days after being released from state prison, a Big Stone Gap, Va., man did not inform law enforcement of his plans to move to Johnson City, but he did manage to start taking sexually explicit photographs of a three-year-old girl, federal prosecutors c

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First permanent piece of public art hits Founders Park - PHOTOS

February 4th, 2015 1:54 pm by Tony Casey

Artists Duke Oursler and Marc Moulton helped install the first permanent piece of public art at the entrance of Founders Park Wednesday.

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26 confirmed dead as crashed plane hoisted from river in Taiwan

26 confirmed dead as crashed plane hoisted from river in Taiwan - VIDEO

February 4th, 2015 11:37 am by RALPH JENNINGS, Associated Press

Rescuers used a crane to hoist the fuselage of a wrecked TransAsia Airways plane from a shallow river in Taiwan's capital late Wednesday as they searched into the night for 17 people missing in a crash that killed at least 26 others.

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Crime
Jonesborough woman tried to sell back $2,100 in books just off the shelves, Johnson City police say

Jonesborough woman tried to sell back $2,100 in books just off the shelves, Johnson City police say

February 4th, 2015 9:41 am by Staff Report

Sara N. Poole was charged with felony shoplifting.

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Tweetsie looks to close out trail projects with fundraising

Tweetsie looks to close out trail projects with fundraising

February 4th, 2015 9:19 am by Tony Casey

Another fundraising push by the Tweetsie Trail task force in the coming weeks is expected to help finish off several projects.

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Carter committee ponders ways to utilize buildings

Carter committee ponders ways to utilize buildings

February 4th, 2015 9:09 am by John Thompson

The Building and Grounds Committee of the Carter County Commission continued its efforts to efficiently utilize the county's many buildings during its monthly meeting on Tuesday.

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High school, library seeking lost yearbooks to fill collections

High school, library seeking lost yearbooks to fill collections

February 4th, 2015 9:03 am by John Thompson

High school yearbooks usually stand the test of time. The older they get, the more families cherish a chance to see a picture of grandma when she was a freshmen in high school. The annuals also can be used for doing more scholarly research.

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Crime
2 charged after Johnson City motel stabbing

2 charged after Johnson City motel stabbing

February 4th, 2015 8:56 am by Staff Report

A stabbing at a Johnson City motel led police to arrest two people on Tuesday - one for doing it and the other for lying about it, police said in a news release.

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Washington County samples food truck discussion

Washington County samples food truck discussion

February 3rd, 2015 10:18 pm by Jessica Fuller

The Washington County Planning Commission jumped into the food truck discussion Tuesday night in the wake of the discussion's drift through other area municipalities.

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