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GOP blocks Senate bill curbing gender pay gap

GOP blocks Senate bill curbing gender pay gap

April 9th, 2014 3:39 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

For Democrats, the bill was the latest stressing income-fairness they are pushing this campaign season, a procession that includes proposals to extend jobless benefits, boost the minimum wage and help students and families afford college loans.

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Crime
Man faces reckless endangerment charge after gunfire at Kingsport residence

Man faces reckless endangerment charge after gunfire at Kingsport residence

April 9th, 2014 2:17 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A responding deputy reported the hole appeared to be caused by a firearm being shot into the side of the residence.

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Update: Victim tells police man threatened to decapitate her after he rammed Johnson City apartment building with vehicle

Update: Victim tells police man threatened to decapitate her after he rammed Johnson City apartment building with vehicle

April 9th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff Report

Bobby Hensley, 41, was arrested Tuesday and charged with aggravated assault, vandalism and aggravated trespassing.

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Downtown group scrambling to cover Blue Plum vacancy

Downtown group scrambling to cover Blue Plum vacancy

April 9th, 2014 11:52 am by Nathan Baker

Brandi Woodall, director of the annual Blue Plum Festival and the monthly First Friday events, handed in her resignation two weeks ago.

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Report: Man involved in 13-hour standoff with Johnson City police punched neighbor

Report: Man involved in 13-hour standoff with Johnson City police punched neighbor

April 9th, 2014 11:37 am by Becky Campbell

Woman told neighbor her live-in boyfriend choked her, dragged her on carpet.

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Blountville woman arrested on third theft over $1,000 charge

Blountville woman arrested on third theft over $1,000 charge

April 9th, 2014 11:11 am by Becky Campbell

Alleged thief targeted Wal-Mart three times this year

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4 students seriously hurt in Pa. school stabbings

4 students seriously hurt in Pa. school stabbings

April 9th, 2014 11:08 am by KEVIN BEGOS, Associated Press

A student armed with a knife went on a stabbing and slashing spree at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday morning, leaving as many as 20 people injured, including four students who suffered serious wounds, authorities said.

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ETSU asking counties to pay more for autopsies

ETSU asking counties to pay more for autopsies

April 9th, 2014 10:27 am by Staff Report

Eight Northeast Tennessee counties are facing higher costs for autopsies and forensic services from East Tennessee State University's James H. Quillen College of Medicine to help pay for more staff now required by state regulations.

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Opinion
End commission's perks

End commission's perks

April 9th, 2014 8:41 am by GEORGE R. BECKER

It's time to end health care perks for Washington County commissioners. There has been $407,376 spent since September 2011 for these benefits.

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Opinion
Can justice be served if staff is too small?

Can justice be served if staff is too small?

April 9th, 2014 8:40 am by Johnson City Press

It's been a problem for a number of years now, and it doesn't appear to be one that state lawmakers are eager to remedy anytime soon.

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