Johnson City Press Monday, October 20, 2014
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Changes may be coming to TN teacher licensing

Changes may be coming to TN teacher licensing

June 29th, 2014 9:55 pm by Joey Garrison, The Tennessean

Changes could be coming to the process teachers navigate to renew their work licenses in Tennessee, including easier routes for those who perform well on annual evaluations.

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Meet your neighbor: Lynda Vaughn crunches last number at Carter finance dept.

Meet your neighbor: Lynda Vaughn crunches last number at Carter finance dept.

June 29th, 2014 9:40 pm by John Thompson

Today marks the final day of service for Lynda Vaughn. For 24 years she has been an integral part of the Finance Department of the Carter County government.

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Police say man drove drunk with children in car

Police say man drove drunk with children in car

June 29th, 2014 9:34 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city man was arrested on several charges after he tried to flee from a traffic stop while he was under the influence of alcohol and transporting children in his car.

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Pay it forward: Former Jayhawk, ETSU prof donates $370K to KU scholarship funds

Pay it forward: Former Jayhawk, ETSU prof donates $370K to KU scholarship funds

June 29th, 2014 9:31 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Had it not been for a Summerfield scholarship, Dr. Frank Newby would never have attended the University of Kansas, where he earned the degrees in chemistry that brought him to teach at East Tennessee State College more than 50 years ago.

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Unicoi developers look at expanding historical designations

Unicoi developers look at expanding historical designations

June 29th, 2014 9:20 pm by Brad Hicks

The A.R. Brown House on South Main Avenue was once occupied by Albert Rosecrans Brown, an influential figure in the town's early days.

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Hands On! readies for newest exhibition

Hands On! readies for newest exhibition

June 29th, 2014 9:09 pm by David Floyd

Hands On! Regional Museum's latest attraction, "The Tesla Experience," provides visitors with the opportunity to see the world's largest bipolar musical Tesla coil.

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2 killed when hit by train on bridge, boy survives

2 killed when hit by train on bridge, boy survives

June 29th, 2014 9:00 pm by Associated Press

A railroad spokesman says a man and a girl were killed when they were hit by a train while fishing from a bridge in southwestern Virginia. A boy who was with them survived.

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Police: 9 shot on Bourbon Street in New Orleans

Police: 9 shot on Bourbon Street in New Orleans

June 29th, 2014 8:15 pm by STACEY PLAISANCE, Associated Press

Two men exchanged gunfire early Sunday on the city's always-crowded Bourbon Street in the celebrated French Quarter and nine people were shot in the crossfire, including two who were critically wounded, police said.

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Man arrested after girlfriend alleges assault

Man arrested after girlfriend alleges assault

June 29th, 2014 7:56 pm by Staff Report

A city man was arrested, police said, after his girlfriend told them he assaulted her.

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Update: Police say man held knife to wife's throat before setting her on fire

Update: Police say man held knife to wife's throat before setting her on fire

June 29th, 2014 5:49 pm by Max Hrenda

Johnson City police arrested a man accused of setting his wife on fire during an argument that occurred this weekend.

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