Johnson City Press Monday, October 20, 2014
Opinion
EPA regulations also will bring cleaner air, new jobs

EPA regulations also will bring cleaner air, new jobs

June 10th, 2014 8:41 am by J. CHRIS HENRY

The uproar over new Environmental Protection Agency regulations focused on reducing carbon emission pollutants inevitably provoked indignation and predictions of thousands of jobs lost in the coal industry. Yet neither opponents nor supporters of tougher

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Tennessee Democrats hire staffer to work against abortion regulation amendment

Tennessee Democrats hire staffer to work against abortion regulation amendment

June 10th, 2014 7:44 am by Staff Report

Party Chairman Roy Herron cited a recent Vanderbilt poll that showed wide opposition to granting state lawmakers more power over abortion laws in the state.

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Wine-in-grocery-stores backers start petition drive in Tennessee

Wine-in-grocery-stores backers start petition drive in Tennessee

June 10th, 2014 7:24 am by Chas Sisk, The Tennessean

Red White and Food kicked off an effort to collect hundreds of thousands of signatures in the 156 communities where wine could be sold in grocery stores, if voters approve.

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5 Americans killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

5 Americans killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

June 10th, 2014 7:23 am by RAHIM FAIEZ, Associated Press

If confirmed, it would be one of the most serious cases involving coalition-on-coalition friendly fire during the war.

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Crime Local News
Police: Man arrested after wife claims he choked her

Police: Man arrested after wife claims he choked her

June 9th, 2014 11:10 pm by Staff Report

Police arrested a city man on domestic assault charges after his wife accused him of choking her.

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Mayor: 33-cent tax hike would go toward schools, expenses

Mayor: 33-cent tax hike would go toward schools, expenses

June 9th, 2014 10:55 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin has proposed, at minimum, a 33-cent property tax rate increase for city residents.

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Architect selected to set stage for Jackson Theatre renovations

Architect selected to set stage for Jackson Theatre renovations

June 9th, 2014 10:44 pm by Max Hrenda

Less than one month after announcing the purchase of the Jackson Theatre, the town of Jonesborough continued its work toward re-establishing the building in its historic downtown.

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MSHA to close mall's Health Resources Center

MSHA to close mall's Health Resources Center

June 9th, 2014 10:38 pm by Max Hrenda

One of the region's largest health care providers announced that one of its community outreach centers will close at the end of this month.

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Man arrested after woman hospitalized with apparent stab wound

Man arrested after woman hospitalized with apparent stab wound

June 9th, 2014 10:33 pm by Max Hrenda

Police arrested a city man after a woman was taken to the hospital with what appeared to be a stab wound to her chest.

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Sports Douglas Fritz High schools
Colleges noticing local football talent

Colleges noticing local football talent

June 9th, 2014 7:05 pm by Douglas Fritz

Could 2014 be a banner year for high school football in Northeast Tennessee? If the college recruiting trail is any indication, the answer is a resounding yes.

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