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General Assembly joins fight to end hunger in Tennessee

January 15th, 2015 1:10 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Second Harvest of Northeast Tennessee and the 200 local feeding agencies it assist are struggling to restock after the holidays.

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The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

January 15th, 2015 11:38 am by Johnson City Press

Miss something? No need to fret. The Buzz has today's hottest stories trending on JohnsonCityPress.com. Check 'em out.

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ALDI brings new grocery zeitgeist to Tri-Cities

ALDI brings new grocery zeitgeist to Tri-Cities

January 15th, 2015 11:23 am by Nathan Baker

Hundreds waited in below-freezing temperatures Thursday morning to shop at Johnson City's newest grocery store offering, ALDI.

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Sports High schools
Boone's Adam Barnard earns top spot in state cross country recognition

Boone's Adam Barnard earns top spot in state cross country recognition

January 15th, 2015 10:40 am by Staff Report

The award - which recognizes outstanding athletic excellence, high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character on and off the racecourse - designates Barnard as Tennessee's best high school boys cross country runner.

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News Business & Technology
Lundberg distances himself from push underway to speed up wine in food stores

Lundberg distances himself from push underway to speed up wine in food stores

January 15th, 2015 10:04 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

State Rep. Jon Lundberg insists he will not be an insider in an anticipated legislative power play to move up the July 1, 2016 date allowing retail food stores to sell wine for the first time.

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County competing with outside state to keep 150 jobs local

County competing with outside state to keep 150 jobs local

January 15th, 2015 9:46 am by Nathan Baker

Competing to keep more than 150 high-value jobs local, Washington County Economic Development Council CEO Mitch Miller said Johnson City and Washington County are at a disadvantage.

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Entertainment
'Birdman,' 'Budapest' top Oscar nominations with 9 nods each

'Birdman,' 'Budapest' top Oscar nominations with 9 nods each

January 15th, 2015 8:51 am by JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

They were joined in best-picture nominations by "Boyhood," ''Whiplash," ''The Theory of Everything," ''The Imitation Game," ''American Sniper" and "Selma."

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News Regional & National
Missing SW Virginia woman found dead in quarry; no foul play suspected

Missing SW Virginia woman found dead in quarry; no foul play suspected

January 15th, 2015 8:39 am by Marci Gore, NET News Service

Authorities with several different agencies spent much of Wednesday searching for 65-year-old Vivian Gilbert after a friend reported her missing.

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News Crime Local News
Family members testify on day 2 of Gergish trial

Family members testify on day 2 of Gergish trial

January 14th, 2015 9:57 pm by Becky Campbell

A Criminal Court judge was on the verge Wednesday of barring the families of the victim and the defendant from the remainder of a Johnson City man's murder trial fraught with drama, but stopped short of that action unless there is another disruption.

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News Local News Education
Getting schooled: Washington Co. begins planning for Boones Creek Middle School

Getting schooled: Washington Co. begins planning for Boones Creek Middle School

January 14th, 2015 9:46 pm by Gary B. Gray

Plans for a new $30.5 million, 1,100-student K-8 that would replace Washington County's Boones Creek Middle School are now officially in motion.

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