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28 percent water rate hike in Unicoi brings controversy

28 percent water rate hike in Unicoi brings controversy

May 15th, 2014 10:19 am by Brad Hicks

A notice was recently sent to Unicoi Water Utility District customers advising them of an upcoming rate increase, but two former district commissioners contend this letter is misleading, and the stated reason for the increase is inaccurate.

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2 fired professors sue Tennessee's Bryan College over belief statement excluding evolution possibility

2 fired professors sue Tennessee's Bryan College over belief statement excluding evolution possibility

May 15th, 2014 9:47 am by Associated Press

The dispute began in February when trustees clarified the school's statement of belief to exclude the possibility that God may have used evolution as part of creation.

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Segregation making comeback 60 years after Brown decision

Segregation making comeback 60 years after Brown decision

May 15th, 2014 9:24 am by JESSE J. HOLLAND and KIMBERLY HEFLING, Associated Press

Blacks are now seeing more school segregation than they have in decades, and more than half of Latino students are now attending schools that are majority Latino.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Teen scoops 3-foot carp from flooded street

Off the Wall News: Teen scoops 3-foot carp from flooded street

May 15th, 2014 9:20 am by Associated Press

Jake Sawyer, 16, waded through more than ankle-deep water as he stalked the big fish in the dark Monday night and eventually trapped it.

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Crime
Johnson City police: Couple caught with patio set stolen from neighborhood clubhouse

Johnson City police: Couple caught with patio set stolen from neighborhood clubhouse

May 15th, 2014 9:14 am by Staff Report

Chad Green and Crystal Gail Green were arrested after police stopped them in the Walmart parking lot at 3111 Browns Mill Road.

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Programs to fight child hunger gear up for busy summer

May 15th, 2014 8:51 am by Sue Guinn Legg

At a time when a record number of Northeast Tennessee residents are seeking food assistance from community pantries across the region, Good Samaritan Ministries has set out to repeat its annual Summer Food outreach.

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Opinion
Slow down in road construction zones

Slow down in road construction zones

May 15th, 2014 8:46 am by Johnson City Press

Officials with the Tennessee Department of Transportation are calling attention to the danger speeding or distracted drivers pose to highway construction workers.

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Off the Wall News
Homeless man turns in lost cash he found on street ... again

Homeless man turns in lost cash he found on street ... again

May 15th, 2014 8:39 am by Associated Press

The money was found on the same street where Hassell Barber discovered a wallet containing $485 in cash last July.

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Founders Park does its job during season's first big storm

Founders Park does its job during season's first big storm

May 14th, 2014 9:15 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City's stormwater improvements appear to be working after Founders Park and the detention basin system successfully weathered the spring's first series of substantial rainfall Tuesday.

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NCAA gives ETSU track team postseason ban

NCAA gives ETSU track team postseason ban

May 14th, 2014 9:13 pm by Joe Avento

The East Tennessee State men's indoor track and field team will not be allowed to participate in the postseason next year after it came up short on the NCAA's Academic Progress Rate, released Wednesday.

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