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Obama proposes publicly funded community college based on Tennessee Promise

Obama proposes publicly funded community college based on Tennessee Promise

January 9th, 2015 9:45 am by Nedra Pickler, Associated Press

President Barack Obama wants publicly funded community college available to all Americans, a sweeping proposal that would make higher education as accessible as a high school diploma to boost weak U.S. wages and skills for the modern workforce.

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Mystery Diner
Old South: An oasis of Southern hospitality

Old South: An oasis of Southern hospitality

January 9th, 2015 9:40 am by Mystery Diner

Change is a necessity. The old adage "adapt or die" is especially applicable in the restaurant business. A restaurant whose management cannot change to meet the needs of its clientele is doomed. The Tri-Cities has lost several eateries this past year beca

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Local Entertainment
5 Out & About things to do

5 Out & About things to do

January 9th, 2015 9:30 am by Contributed

An Evening with Dailey & Vincent will take place Saturday from 8-9:30 p.m. at the Paramount Center for the Arts, 518 State St., Bristol. Tickets are $28.25. daileyandvincent.bombplates.com and www.theparamountcenter.com or 274-8920

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Crime
Johnson City police charge wanted man amid Wilson Avenue disturbance

Johnson City police charge wanted man amid Wilson Avenue disturbance

January 9th, 2015 9:23 am by Staff Report

Police said Andrae Parker Tate gave them a false date of birth and Social Security number because he had a warrant out for his arrest from Washington County for failure to appear.

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Local Entertainment
January Jams @ the Barter Theatre

January Jams @ the Barter Theatre

January 9th, 2015 9:22 am by Contributed

Barter Theatre and the Abingdon Music Experience team up for the 3rd annual January Jams Series, tonight through Jan. 29.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
Down Home hosts Jonathan Byrd tonight

Down Home hosts Jonathan Byrd tonight

January 9th, 2015 9:13 am by Contributed

Renowned Folk/Americana songwriter Jonathan Byrd brings his show to Johnson City tonight when he performs at Down Home.

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Local Entertainment
Sam Quinn making dreams come true at the Willow Tree

Sam Quinn making dreams come true at the Willow Tree

January 9th, 2015 9:01 am by Contributed

There is a vision board hanging in The Willow Tree Coffeehouse and Music Room of people owner Teri Dosher dreams will play there one day. Sam Quinn was the very first name to go on that board.

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News Regional & National
Unemployment rate falls to 5.6 pct. as US gains 252,000 jobs in best hiring year since 1999

Unemployment rate falls to 5.6 pct. as US gains 252,000 jobs in best hiring year since 1999

January 9th, 2015 8:35 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, Associated Press

The U.S. capped its best year for hiring in 15 years with a healthy job gain in December and the unemployment rate falling to a six-year low. The data adds to signs of strength that contrast with sputtering global growth.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Bucs hang on to beat Bears

Bucs hang on to beat Bears

January 8th, 2015 10:50 pm by Joe Avento

For the second game in a row, ETSU's victory wasn't certain until an opponent's shot bounced off the rim at the buzzer. This time, it was against Mercer. And the Bucs held on for a 71-70 victory.

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Sports High schools
Happy Valley wears down University High

Happy Valley wears down University High

January 8th, 2015 10:49 pm by Ivan Sanders

It was a non-conference tilt, but at this point in the season it really didn't matter to either as both teams wanted to get some momentum heading into the brunt of conference play. Happy Valley wore down UH late and took a needed 60-53 win.

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