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THP to be out in full force for checkpoints

THP to be out in full force for checkpoints

December 28th, 2013 9:11 am by Tony Casey

In an effort to cut down on statewide drinking and driving, the Tennessee Highway Patrol is conducting “no refusal” enforcement in the days surrounding the New Year’s holiday.

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New committee aims to bring city, county together on annexation

New committee aims to bring city, county together on annexation

December 28th, 2013 9:08 am by Gary B. Gray

When the City-County Liaison Committee formally was revived in August, its members elected officers, set meeting dates and prioritized these issues as matters to be discussed: education, infrastructure, legislation, animal shelter, annexation, economic de

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Johnson City property taxes due on Tuesday

Johnson City property taxes due on Tuesday

December 27th, 2013 9:51 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City property taxes for 2013 are due Tuesday.

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Fire investigators probe Christmas Day house fire

Fire investigators probe Christmas Day house fire

December 27th, 2013 9:48 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City fire investigators are continuing to probe a Christmas Day house fire that sent a city woman to a Nashville hospital for smoke inhalation.

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Johnson City man's tree quite the conversation piece

Johnson City man's tree quite the conversation piece

December 27th, 2013 9:15 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City resident Lawrence Ford had a surprise earlier this month when his nephew pointed out an offshoot growing on a tree outside his home.

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Local nurse provides aid in danger zone

Local nurse provides aid in danger zone

December 27th, 2013 9:10 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Nathan Hitchcock still finds it hard to believe that he’s back in the United States, following his rather quick exit from South Sudan just a few days ago.

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Woman arrested in undercover drug buy near school zone

Woman arrested in undercover drug buy near school zone

December 27th, 2013 7:56 pm by Staff Reports

A woman was charged Dec. 19 with sale of a schedule II drug, violation of the drug-free school zone act, possession of schedule II drugs and possession of legend drugs after a undercover investigation, the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office said in a news re

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Police file on Newtown yields chilling portrait

Police file on Newtown yields chilling portrait

December 27th, 2013 4:52 pm by John Christoffersen, Associated Press

The most detailed picture yet of the rampage and the 20-year-old gunman's chilling fascination with guns and violence.

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Military sex assault reports jump by 50 percent

Military sex assault reports jump by 50 percent

December 27th, 2013 4:42 pm by Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press

The number of reported sexual assaults across the military shot up by more than 50 percent this year, an increase defense officials say may suggest victims are becoming more willing to come forward.

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Federal judge rules NSA phone surveillance is legal

Federal judge rules NSA phone surveillance is legal

December 27th, 2013 3:36 pm by By LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press

The decision contrasts with a ruling earlier this month by U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon, who granted a preliminary injunction against the collecting of phone records of two men who had challenged the program.

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