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Crime Elizabethton
Burglary, theft charges for Elizabethton woman

Burglary, theft charges for Elizabethton woman

March 10th, 2014 2:02 pm by John Thompson

Tamatha Blevins was arrested Monday in connection to a burglary that occurred late last year.

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Community Heritage
New book highlights murder, history of lost community

New book highlights murder, history of lost community

March 10th, 2014 9:33 am by Max Hrenda

It's a story about passion, pain, war, and murder. But it's also a story about a little-known community in Northeast Tennessee that time - and hundreds of thousands of gallons of water - have almost washed away.

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Community Columns Heritage Yesteryear
1908 Johnson City known as The Coming City of the South'

1908 Johnson City known as The Coming City of the South'

March 10th, 2014 9:29 am by Bob Cox

Johnson City's mayor in 1908 was Guy L. Smith, who also worked for the Armbrust-Smith Co., a furniture store at 204-06 E. Main (much later the site of Nettie Lee's Boy and Girl Shop).

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Opinion
Should pseudoephedrine be sold by prescription only?

Should pseudoephedrine be sold by prescription only?

March 10th, 2014 9:21 am by Johnson City Press

Law enforcement officials in the region say legislation proposed by Gov. Bill Haslam to limit the amount of pseudoephedrine Tennesseans can buy without a prescription is a good step in battling methamphetamine.

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Columns Community Voices
Dealing with ALS and some very hard choices

Dealing with ALS and some very hard choices

March 10th, 2014 9:17 am by Kenneth D. Gough

A terrible disease recently struck close to home. A neighbor, the 30-something nephew of one of my wife's best friends, was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Opinion
Unions corrupt

Unions corrupt

March 10th, 2014 9:11 am by HARVEY CRAIN

Much has been said about the failure of the union to organize the workers at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga. Many are decrying the loss and blaming it on the Republicans. If that be true, it sure raises my regard for them.

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Opinion
Representatives don't want to help workers

Representatives don't want to help workers

March 10th, 2014 9:09 am by LARRY PROFFIT

Tennesseans should remember that our representatives are not alone in their beliefs.

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Opinion
Camera bill has merit, deserves honest debate

Camera bill has merit, deserves honest debate

March 10th, 2014 9:08 am by Johnson City Press

Tennessee law requires all drivers to come to a complete stop for a stopped school bus and remain stopped until the bus retracts its stop arm and continues on its route.Tennessee law requires all drivers to come to a complete stop for a stopped school bus

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Columns Community Voices
Legislators aren't writing bills -ALEC is

Legislators aren't writing bills -ALEC is

March 10th, 2014 9:05 am by Jennie Young

Last year, our state legislature considered a bill familiarly called the "ag-gag" bill, which sought to prevent whistleblowers from exposing animal abuse, unsafe working conditions and environmental violations on industrial farms.

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Crime Local News
City resident charged with being habitual motor offender behind the wheel

City resident charged with being habitual motor offender behind the wheel

March 10th, 2014 9:02 am by Staff Report

Police initially pulled over a vehicle driven by Holly Hughes, 24, when it was spotted traveling down Milligan Highway on Sunday night without headlights on. They then discovered she was a habitual motor offender who was not supposed to be driving at all.

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