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Fly High

Fly High

March 17th, 2014 10:23 am by Tony Casey

There's an airfield off Eastern Star Road where several high-skilled men use their love of airplanes to build their own machines, practice flight patterns and prepare for national and international competition.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Sunshine Law still relevant after 40 years

March 17th, 2014 10:18 am by Robert Houk

Last week, I noted a number of important events that transpired in the year 1974. However, I inadvertently left out one item that still benefits Tennesseans on a daily basis.

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Opinion
Leaving animals at shelter shouldn't be criminal

Leaving animals at shelter shouldn't be criminal

March 17th, 2014 10:09 am by KATHRYN M. BERRY

There was a recent story about 20 dogs in poor condition being placed in drop-off boxes outside the Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter.

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Opinion
Sunshine week: Government transparence is crucial

Sunshine week: Government transparence is crucial

March 17th, 2014 10:07 am by Johnson City Press

Tennesseans have two powerful tools for insuring our governments are open and accessible. One is the state's Sunshine Law.

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News Regional & National Business & Technology
Jack Daniel's opposes changing Tennessee whiskey law

Jack Daniel's opposes changing Tennessee whiskey law

March 17th, 2014 10:05 am by BRUCE SCHREINER and ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

State lawmakers are considering dialing back some of those requirements that they say make it too difficult for craft distilleries to market their spirits as Tennessee whiskey, a distinctive and popular draw in the booming American liquor business.

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News Regional & National
4.4 quake shakes LA, no damage reported

4.4 quake shakes LA, no damage reported

March 17th, 2014 9:58 am by Associated Press

A pre-dawn earthquake rolled across the Los Angeles basin on Monday, rattling residents from the San Fernando Valley to Long Beach.

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Photos Reader Photos

Reader photo: St. Patrick's Day cuteness

March 17th, 2014 9:45 am by Lindsie Depew

Happy St. Patrick's Day! From the Depew Family.

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Crime
Man accused of burglarizing Johnson City apartment while residents slept

Man accused of burglarizing Johnson City apartment while residents slept

March 17th, 2014 9:06 am by Staff Report

Some Austin Springs Road residents awoke early Sunday morning to find a man they knew burglarizing their apartment, resulting in his arrest, Johnson City police said.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Weather takes toll on attendance at BMS

Weather takes toll on attendance at BMS

March 16th, 2014 10:57 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Wet weather hurt the crowds for Sunday's race with the stands less than a quarter-full for most of the day, and around 10 percent capacity as the race went into the night.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Edwards get third Sprint Cup win at BMS

Edwards get third Sprint Cup win at BMS

March 16th, 2014 10:55 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Carl Edwards jumped out quickly on a lap 460 restart as he saw fellow Ford drivers Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Aric Almirola battle side-by-side behind him. It allowed Edwards to pull out to a big lead and cruise to victory in the Food City 500.

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