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Garbage, recycling pickup to be business as usual over 4th

Garbage, recycling pickup to be business as usual over 4th

July 1st, 2014 2:12 pm by For the Press

The only days of the year that garbage/recycling schedules are altered are Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

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Judge strikes down Kentucky's gay marriage ban

Judge strikes down Kentucky's gay marriage ban

July 1st, 2014 2:00 pm by BRETT BARROUQUERE, Associated Press

A federal judge in Kentucky struck down the state's ban on gay marriage on Tuesday, though the ruling was temporarily put on hold and it was not immediately clear when same-sex couples could be issued marriage licenses.

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Should Congress increase the federal gasoline tax?

Should Congress increase the federal gasoline tax?

July 1st, 2014 12:38 pm by Johnson City Press

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker thinks it is time to raise the federal gas tax.

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Referee dies after being punched at soccer match; man arrested

Referee dies after being punched at soccer match; man arrested

July 1st, 2014 12:34 pm by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press

A man who was punched in the head over the weekend while refereeing an adult-league soccer match died Tuesday, authorities and a longtime friend of the referee said.

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NYC cop's conviction in cannibalism case overturned

NYC cop's conviction in cannibalism case overturned

July 1st, 2014 12:29 pm by TOM HAYS, Associated Press

A former New York Police Department officer was set to leave jail on Tuesday after a judge overturned his conviction in a bizarre case accusing him of plotting to kidnap, kill and eat young women.

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World Cup fever catching

World Cup fever catching

July 1st, 2014 10:53 am by Elizabeth Saulsbury

Johnson City Parks and Rec begins youth soccer registration today

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Alas, we may never see another like Howard Baker

July 1st, 2014 10:44 am by Robert Houk

Baker truly believed in statesmanship, bipartisanship and civility. Those weren't just words to Baker - he practiced what he preached.

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SoCon officially welcomes ETSU aboard

SoCon officially welcomes ETSU aboard

July 1st, 2014 9:46 am by Joe Avento

Mercer and VMI were also officially welcomed to the SoCon on Tuesday. The conference was forced to replace schools leaving for other leagues.

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Update: Friends, colleagues, players remember Smallwood

Update: Friends, colleagues, players remember Smallwood

July 1st, 2014 7:43 am by Trey Williams

Sidney Smallwood was a coach and athletic director at Science Hill for parts of four decades. He died overnight at age 98.

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2014 Niswonger Children's Hospital Classic

2014 Niswonger Children's Hospital Classic

July 1st, 2014 12:00 am by Contributed

Celebrity golf tournament raises $700,000 for children's hospital

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