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USPS gets more bad press for book policy

USPS gets more bad press for book policy

January 23rd, 2014 8:42 am by Johnson City Press

News that the U.S. Postal Service is now shredding undeliverable books meant for children under a program aimed at instilling the love of reading into Tennessee’s youth is both sad and infuriating.

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Lazarus hits the big time with two-page spread in Modern Cat magazine

Lazarus hits the big time with two-page spread in Modern Cat magazine

January 22nd, 2014 9:31 pm by Kristen Swing

An area cat has earned a two-page photo spread in Modern Cat magazine after receiving more than 82,000 votes in a months-long contest.

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As temperatures fall, TVA raising Boone Lake water levels

As temperatures fall, TVA raising Boone Lake water levels

January 22nd, 2014 9:26 pm by Nathan Baker

With another cold snap expected tonight into Friday morning, the Tennessee Valley Authority has halted all non-emergency maintenance at its generation and transmission facilities — including Boone Dam — to reduce the risk to the valley’s power supply, age

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Lot 1 may be key to ETSU, Public Building Authority negotiations

Lot 1 may be key to ETSU, Public Building Authority negotiations

January 22nd, 2014 9:24 pm by Nathan Baker

Negotiations between East Tennessee State University and Johnson City for the land where the college hopes to build a performing and fine arts center are apparently hinging on parking access and floodwater plans, but the members of the Public Building Aut

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Craft distillery clears first hurdle in Jonesborough

Craft distillery clears first hurdle in Jonesborough

January 22nd, 2014 9:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A new craft distillery specializing in the production of corn mash liquor has cleared the first hurdle on the track to opening for business in downtown Jonesborough.

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Sander, Fulmer looking for added support

Sander, Fulmer looking for added support

January 22nd, 2014 7:44 pm by Kelly Hodge

With East Tennessee State just two weeks away from signing its first football recruiting class in more than a decade, there are plenty of things going on behind the scenes.

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Off the Wall News: Boones Creek Pal's drive-thru window gets naked visitor

Off the Wall News: Boones Creek Pal's drive-thru window gets naked visitor

January 22nd, 2014 5:25 pm by Staff Report

Tuesday was not the first time the man had been at the window. A worker told police he had done the same thing to her twice before and once to another female worker.

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Hero, 8, saves six relatives in trailer fire but dies trying to reach more

Hero, 8, saves six relatives in trailer fire but dies trying to reach more

January 22nd, 2014 4:45 pm by By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Tyler J. Doohan, of East Rochester, N.Y., didn't have school Monday because of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

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Update: Authorities say Elizabethton infant had been exposed to meth, but trauma was cause of death; parents charged

Update: Authorities say Elizabethton infant had been exposed to meth, but trauma was cause of death; parents charged

January 22nd, 2014 3:48 pm by John Thompson

Jeffery McLaughlin and Stephanie Bowman were arrested Friday following an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of the child on Nov. 20, 2012.

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Your Turn: Is ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell guilty of corruption or just bad judgment?

Your Turn: Is ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell guilty of corruption or just bad judgment?

January 22nd, 2014 2:45 pm by staff and wire reports

"We are broke and have an unconscionable amount in credit card debt already and this Inaugural is killing us" — McDonnell's wife, Maureen.

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