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Employee raises cut from Johnson City school budget proposal

Employee raises cut from Johnson City school budget proposal

April 15th, 2014 12:13 pm by Nathan Baker

The unanimous decision Monday night to trim the salary increases and the resulting rise in insurance costs from the tentative budget document saved the district nearly $900,000, but still left the schools with a $3.6-million deficit.

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Tennessee bill to force local governments to allow guns in parks fails

Tennessee bill to force local governments to allow guns in parks fails

April 15th, 2014 12:03 pm by Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam was among the bill's opponents.

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Where's BooBoo? Bear trap placed in city to be removed, for now, due to inactivity

Where's BooBoo? Bear trap placed in city to be removed, for now, due to inactivity

April 15th, 2014 11:14 am by Staff Reports

For the past several days, TWRA officials have been attempting to trap a black bear that has reportedly been causing problems around the North North Street and Sherwood Forest area of Johnson City.

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Bat-killing fungus spreads

Bat-killing fungus spreads

April 15th, 2014 11:13 am by Associated Press

As the bats hibernate, the fungus grows on their skin and fur. The fungus is itchy, so the bats wake up in the middle of winter when they're supposed to be sleeping.

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The Greening of Founders

April 15th, 2014 11:07 am by Ron Campbell

Workers with Johnson City's Terry Henderson Landscaping on Monday lay sod and plant the last shrubs and trees to be inserted at Founders Park.

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Opinion
Washington County residents can do more to improve health

Washington County residents can do more to improve health

April 15th, 2014 11:00 am by JENNIFER M. SCHALLER-AYERS

While the recent Washington County health rankings in the top 20 of 95 Tennessee counties are to be commended, the county is lagging far behind other counties in the United States and other countries.

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Off the Wall News: Brothers accused of eating corpses from graveyard

Off the Wall News: Brothers accused of eating corpses from graveyard

April 15th, 2014 10:34 am by Associated Press

Police recovered a pan they believe was used to cook the body parts.

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Strong beer sales bill headed to Tennessee governor's desk

Strong beer sales bill headed to Tennessee governor's desk

April 15th, 2014 10:30 am by Associated Press

Current law allows any beer stronger than 5 percent by weight - or about 6.3 percent by the more common measure of alcohol by volume - to only to be sold in liquor stores.

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Haslam's school vouchers plan dies again

Haslam's school vouchers plan dies again

April 15th, 2014 10:17 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The measure was withdrawn from the House Finance Committee on Tuesday because it didn't have the votes.

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The Buzz: Local news that will get you talking today

The Buzz: Local news that will get you talking today

April 15th, 2014 10:03 am by Staff Reports

Miss something? The Buzz is here to fill you in on eight essential news and sports stories that might have slipped past you.

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