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The Buzz: Winging in today's top stories

The Buzz: Winging in today's top stories

January 13th, 2015 1:05 pm by Johnson City Press

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TennCare ends contract with computer vendor

TennCare ends contract with computer vendor

January 13th, 2015 12:16 pm by Associated Press

TennCare says it is ending its contract with computer vendor Northrop Grumman Corp. and will find another company to develop a computer system to determine Medicaid eligibility.

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News Regional & National
Obama sits down with leaders of new GOP-run Congress

Obama sits down with leaders of new GOP-run Congress

January 13th, 2015 12:10 pm by Josh Lederman, Julie Pace; Associated Press

President Barack Obama, huddling with House and Senate leaders for the first time this year, urged lawmakers Tuesday to stake out areas of compromise, including on trade, tax reform and cybersecurity.

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Crime Sports Regional & National
Ohio State football revelers set fires, tear down goal post

Ohio State football revelers set fires, tear down goal post

January 13th, 2015 11:59 am by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press

Police made a handful of arrests after using tear gas and pepper spray to disperse crowds of Ohio State students and other fans following the Buckeyes' win.

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Entertainment Community Local Entertainment
Curtain call 2015: Barter gears up for diverse season

Curtain call 2015: Barter gears up for diverse season

January 13th, 2015 11:44 am by Jessica Fuller

Here this year's lineup.

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Opinion
Help the United Way achieve its worthy goals

Help the United Way achieve its worthy goals

January 13th, 2015 11:26 am by Johnson City Press

The 17 local health and human service agencies served by the United Way of Washington County could certainly benefit now from some Tennessee generosity.

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'Crushing' - Air Force JROTC instructor calls Kingsport murder victim a leader

'Crushing' - Air Force JROTC instructor calls Kingsport murder victim a leader

January 13th, 2015 10:59 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

Already accepted into a delayed entry program of the U.S. Marine Corps and set to graduate from Sullivan South in the spring, Dylan Wayne Ferguson seemed to have everything going to him.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Brace yourselves for the return of the state General Assembly

January 13th, 2015 10:53 am by Robert Houk

Political columnists relish the return of state lawmakers. Their antics often make for great fodder. Unfortunately, a lot of what legislators do in our good names is really nothing to laugh about.

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Opinion
Have the college football playoffs been a winner?

Have the college football playoffs been a winner?

January 13th, 2015 9:20 am by Johnson City Press

The Oregon Ducks and the Ohio State Buckeyes met last night in the first College Football Playoff championship game. It was the culmination of a four-team playoff system that began this season to determine the champion of I-A college football.

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Crime Local News Police Blotter
The Police Blotter is back with a possible ninja turtle campsite, a local art heist and more

The Police Blotter is back with a possible ninja turtle campsite, a local art heist and more

January 13th, 2015 9:01 am by Max Hrenda

A search of the car resulted in the discovery of Subutex strips, two Klonopin pills, a syringe filled with an unidentified clear substance and a crystalline substance that the driver identified as bath salts. After failing field sobriety tests, the driver

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