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Opinion
Underage drinking can ruin a prom night, life

Underage drinking can ruin a prom night, life

April 18th, 2014 8:42 am by Johnson City Press

This is a time of the year when many high school students are renting limousines, tuxedos and evening dresses. Prom season is also a time of the year when law enforcement agencies all across the region step up their efforts to warn teenagers of the danger

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'WOW': Pieces picked for Corridor

'WOW': Pieces picked for Corridor

April 17th, 2014 9:31 pm by Gary B. Gray

In about two months, artistic metal works with names such as, "Cosmos," "Horse and the Hound," "Granite Gator" and "The Truth in Barbies DNA" will grace West State of Franklin Road and Buffalo Street, bringing to life the "Corridor Project," the first run

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FAA puts brakes on new air ambulance safety rules

FAA puts brakes on new air ambulance safety rules - VIDEO

April 17th, 2014 9:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday delayed for one year the implementation of a broad new set of stricter air ambulance safety regulations previously set to take effect next week.

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ETSU facing budget reductions

ETSU facing budget reductions

April 17th, 2014 9:16 pm by Nathan Baker

Flat higher-education funding in Gov. Bill Haslam's $32.4 billion budget approved by state lawmakers last week could mean more belt-tightening for East Tennessee State University and increased tuition and fees to students next year.

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Good Samaritan spares no expense to help injured dog

Good Samaritan spares no expense to help injured dog

April 17th, 2014 9:13 pm by Kristen Swing

When Mike and Wanda Phillips found an obviously injured dog lying in their front yard late last week, the Bluff City residents were unsure what to do.

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10-year sentence given for enticement charge

10-year sentence given for enticement charge

April 17th, 2014 9:04 pm by Staff Reports

A Blountville man was sentenced Thursday to serve 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to a December federal charge that he had used interstate commerce to entice a child for sexual activity.

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Time is of essence for retail development deal in Boones Creek

Time is of essence for retail development deal in Boones Creek

April 17th, 2014 9:01 pm by Tony Casey

Thursday afternoon's Washington County Economic Development Council meeting at the King Centre concluded with more questions than answers in regards to a possible Tax Increment Financing district around Boones Creek.

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Winners and losers in Tennessee legislative session

Winners and losers in Tennessee legislative session

April 17th, 2014 4:42 pm by Associated Press

Bills that passed or failed.

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Common Core on partial hold as Tennessee General Assembly adjourns for the year

Common Core on partial hold as Tennessee General Assembly adjourns for the year

April 17th, 2014 4:36 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

State lawmakers concluded a session Thursday in which they approved measures to allow folks to buy wine in grocery stores, fight methamphetamine production and give high school graduates free tuition at community colleges.

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Crime
Pregnant woman allegedly assaults 7 Sullivan Co. deputies

Pregnant woman allegedly assaults 7 Sullivan Co. deputies

April 17th, 2014 3:57 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

An arrest report states the woman also buckled a police cruiser's door with multiple kicks from the inside, and repeatedly banged her head against the vehicle.

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