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School officials consider Johnson City expansion

School officials consider Johnson City expansion

October 15th, 2013 9:26 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City will expand. School leaders know it, county officials expect it — and say it might not be all bad for the county — but they’re looking to the city in hopes of getting a peek at the specifics of future annexation plans.

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Football at BMS? Let the whining begin

Football at BMS? Let the whining begin

October 15th, 2013 7:55 pm by Jeff Birchfield

As soon as the news of a UT-Virginia Tech football game at BMS leaked last Wednesday, some fans of other schools took to the internet to lampoon the idea.

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Pigeon abatement system on trial at Washington County Courthouse

Pigeon abatement system on trial at Washington County Courthouse

October 15th, 2013 7:55 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Tuesday was the first day of a test run for a new environmentally friendly pigeon abatement system at the Washington County Courthouse in Jonesborough.

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Vote on GOP plan delayed as debt deadline nears

Vote on GOP plan delayed as debt deadline nears

October 15th, 2013 7:34 pm by Associated Press

Time growing desperately short, House Republican efforts to pass legislation averting a Treasury default and ending a partial government shutdown collapsed Tuesday night, and one of the country's top ratings firms warned of a possible downgrade in the nat

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Johnson City Power Board warns of latest phone scam

Johnson City Power Board warns of latest phone scam

October 15th, 2013 6:08 pm by Tony Casey

The Johnson City Power Board is alerting all of its 76,000-plus customers of a phone scam that targets credit card information.

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Peyton Manning plays football with a chess master's mind

Peyton Manning plays football with a chess master's mind

October 15th, 2013 4:47 pm by ARNIE STAPLETON, AP Pro Football Writer

Just two years removed from the neck troubles that weakened his right arm but strengthened his resolve, Peyton Manning is off to the best start by any quarterback in NFL history.

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Update: Call about threats leads police to weapons, drugs in Johnson City apartment

Update: Call about threats leads police to weapons, drugs in Johnson City apartment

October 15th, 2013 4:14 pm by Staff Report

After responding to a call about a disturbance at a Johnson City apartment early Tuesday morning, Johnson City police arrested two men on weapons and drug charges.

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AP: House to vote to halt shutdown, avoid default

AP: House to vote to halt shutdown, avoid default

October 15th, 2013 4:07 pm by Associated Press

The report comes from a breaking news alert from the Associated Press.

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Jealous husband accused of threatening wife with bat

Jealous husband accused of threatening wife with bat

October 15th, 2013 3:52 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A Sullivan County man was arrested on aggravated assault charges after he accused his wife of having an affair and said he had beat up her lover with a baseball bat, according to a police report.

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18-foot sea creature found off California coast

18-foot sea creature found off California coast

October 15th, 2013 2:16 pm by Associated Press

A marine science instructor snorkeling off the Southern California coast spotted something out of a fantasy novel: the silvery carcass of an 18-foot-long, serpent-like oarfish.

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