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15 crashes convince TDOT to construct traffic signal

15 crashes convince TDOT to construct traffic signal

December 26th, 2014 9:52 pm by Gary B. Gray

A high number of crashes at the quirky State Route 36-North Roan Street/Mountain View Road intersection has convinced the Tennessee Department of Transportation it's time to construct traffic signals at the site.

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Flying high: Johnson City aircraft builders club to host airship competition

Flying high: Johnson City aircraft builders club to host airship competition

December 26th, 2014 9:43 pm by Tony Casey

A witch, an artificial Red-tailed hawk, a dirigible airship and the Starship Enterprise are just a few things you might see flying through the air if you visit the Johnson City Radio Controllers club off Eastern Star Road.

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Dustin Diamond charged in stabbing at Wisconsin bar

Dustin Diamond charged in stabbing at Wisconsin bar

December 26th, 2014 3:45 pm by Associated Press

Dustin Diamond, who played Screech on the 1990s TV show "Saved by the Bell," has been charged with stabbing a man at a Wisconsin bar.

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Sunset' not over for some state agencies, official says

Sunset' not over for some state agencies, official says

December 26th, 2014 1:03 pm by Tom Humphrey, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Seventeen state government entities were abolished during the 108th General Assembly, and the chairman of a committee overseeing the "sunset" process says that is part of a Republican supermajority trend that will continue in the 109th General Assembly th

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Principle, personal preference draw audience to watch 'The Interview'

Principle, personal preference draw audience to watch 'The Interview'

December 25th, 2014 9:26 pm by Max Hrenda

The controversy surrounding "The Interview" may have created an unusual situation in film history as many chose to see the movie on principle, rather than because of interest in the film itself.

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TWRA, city offer residents option to go green with tree removal

TWRA, city offer residents option to go green with tree removal

December 25th, 2014 9:19 pm by Tony Casey

Johnson City and the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency are giving locals a chance to give a late Christmas present to the fish in Boone Lake.

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Local gyms brace for membership spike after 'holiday haze' ends

Local gyms brace for membership spike after 'holiday haze' ends

December 25th, 2014 9:12 pm by Tony Casey

New Year's resolutions, cold weather and a little extra accumulated weight remain the main reasons for people joining up at local gyms as another calendar year passes.

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Strong showing of volunteers, victuals help create holiday Haven

Strong showing of volunteers, victuals help create holiday Haven

December 25th, 2014 9:06 pm by Max Hrenda

Although the community has witnessed and partaken in an annual holiday meal for years, this year, organizers said more of those people appeared to be happy about it.

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'The Interview' too risky for Northeast Tennessee theater owner

'The Interview' too risky for Northeast Tennessee theater owner

December 24th, 2014 1:39 pm by Nathan Baker

The owner of three Northeast Tennessee movie theaters said Wednesday that any chance for violence at a showing of a controversial comedy was too much of a risk for film patrons at his theaters.

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Tennessee nurse charged with abusing 96-year-old patient in Alabama nursing home

Tennessee nurse charged with abusing 96-year-old patient in Alabama nursing home

December 24th, 2014 1:29 pm by Staff Report

A report says the patient had a bruise on her arm and multiple knots on her head.

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