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State economic official praises Tennessee performance

State economic official praises Tennessee performance

March 12th, 2014 9:07 pm by John Thompson

Local government leaders and economic development officials got to hear the state's good economic news during a business roundtable meeting at the Elizabethton Airport on Wednesday.

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Tennessee trying to upgrade dormant pass rush

Tennessee trying to upgrade dormant pass rush

March 12th, 2014 7:01 pm by AP

Tennessee has posted the fewest sacks in the Southeastern Conference each of the last two years and has averaged only 17 sacks over the last three seasons. Now the Volunteers must replace all four starting defensive linemen from last year's team.

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Obama: Russia could face 'costs' over Ukraine

Obama: Russia could face 'costs' over Ukraine

March 12th, 2014 4:20 pm by JULIE PACE, Associated Press

President Barack Obama says that if Russia continues an aggressive path in Ukraine, the United States and other countries will, in his words, be "forced to apply costs" to Moscow.

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JC police find cocaine, ecstasy during traffic stop

JC police find cocaine, ecstasy during traffic stop

March 12th, 2014 1:16 pm by Staff Report

A traffic stop early Tuesday led to a drug arrest by the Johnson City Police Department's Special Investigation Squad, according to a department press release.

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Jonesborough to be first stop of Smithsonian art tour

Jonesborough to be first stop of Smithsonian art tour

March 12th, 2014 8:50 am by Max Hrenda

In 2015, the Jonesborough/Washington County History Museum and Archives will serve as the launching point for the Smithsonian's traveling art show, "Jacob Lawrence Interprets Aesop's Fables."

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Opinion
Comcast monopoly and lack of service

Comcast monopoly and lack of service

March 12th, 2014 8:43 am by ANTHONY W. NORTON

I am writing to see if something can be done about the county's choice of cable provider (i.e. Comcast) which essentially provides a monopoly on cable services for Washington County.

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Congratulations to state champion Lady Cyclones

Congratulations to state champion Lady Cyclones

March 12th, 2014 8:41 am by Johnson City Press

Congratulations go to the Lady Cyclones for winning the Class AA state basketball tournament Saturday night in Murfreesboro. With the 66-52 victory over Knox Fulton, Elizabethton High School secured the first-ever girls state basketball title for a team f

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Fast cars equal big business for Johnson City

Fast cars equal big business for Johnson City

March 11th, 2014 10:17 pm by Nathan Baker

As the high-banked oval of Bristol Motor Speedway churns to life, hundreds of thousands of fans, drivers and support staff will flock to the Tri-Cities this week, bringing millions of dollars rolling into the local economy from race-related tourism.

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Johnson City spring break camp popular with counselors, kids and parents

Johnson City spring break camp popular with counselors, kids and parents

March 11th, 2014 10:11 pm by Tony Casey

Contrary to popular belief, it's the boys at Johnson City's Spring Break Camp who take much longer to get ready for the swimming portion of their day than the girls.

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Crowe won't pull annexation bill

Crowe won't pull annexation bill

March 11th, 2014 9:59 pm by Gary B. Gray

State Sen. Rusty Crowe, R-Johnson City, said Tuesday he will not withdraw legislation that would let voters decide for themselves whether they want to be annexed into municipalities, regardless of Johnson City Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin's plea last week for

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