Johnson City Press Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Winners and losers in Tennessee legislative session

Winners and losers in Tennessee legislative session

April 17th, 2014 4:42 pm by Associated Press

Bills that passed or failed.

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News Regional & National Education
Common Core on partial hold as Tennessee General Assembly adjourns for the year

Common Core on partial hold as Tennessee General Assembly adjourns for the year

April 17th, 2014 4:36 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

State lawmakers concluded a session Thursday in which they approved measures to allow folks to buy wine in grocery stores, fight methamphetamine production and give high school graduates free tuition at community colleges.

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Crime
Pregnant woman allegedly assaults 7 Sullivan Co. deputies

Pregnant woman allegedly assaults 7 Sullivan Co. deputies

April 17th, 2014 3:57 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

An arrest report states the woman also buckled a police cruiser's door with multiple kicks from the inside, and repeatedly banged her head against the vehicle.

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News Crime Local News
Trial date set for adults in Unicoi Co. girls' Facebook video fight

Trial date set for adults in Unicoi Co. girls' Facebook video fight

April 17th, 2014 2:53 pm by Brad Hicks

A trial date has been set for the three adults who were allegedly present at a recorded fight between two juveniles, the video of which police said was previously posted on the Facebook page of one of the minors.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Standing room only! Bucs-Vols baseball game seats sold out

Standing room only! Bucs-Vols baseball game seats sold out

April 17th, 2014 2:41 pm by Contributed - ETSU

The ETSU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Thursday afternoon that reserved tickets for the ETSU-Tennessee baseball game on April 22 are sold out.

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Regional & National Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: East Tennessee man shoots self in leg after reaching for cup of coffee

Off the Wall News: East Tennessee man shoots self in leg after reaching for cup of coffee

April 17th, 2014 2:18 pm by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

His action jostled a .22-caliber rifle leaning against a wall and the weapon fell over.

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News Crime Sports Local News High schools
Ex-Boone coach subject of TBI, DCS probe about alleged relationship with student

Ex-Boone coach subject of TBI, DCS probe about alleged relationship with student

April 17th, 2014 2:08 pm by Becky Campbell

Ryan Arnold's sudden resignation in February surprised the high school sports community, and he offered no direct confirmation about his reason.

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News Local News Downtown JC
Public art plan: Johnson City Commission to decide sculptures, locations

Public art plan: Johnson City Commission to decide sculptures, locations

April 17th, 2014 11:10 am by Gary B. Gray

The Johnson City Public Art Committee and the curator have narrowed the selections and will be recommending those to commissioners. The art is expected to be installed in time for the Blue Plum Festival.

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Gov. Bill Haslam signs bill ending 'forced' annexations

Gov. Bill Haslam signs bill ending 'forced' annexations

April 17th, 2014 11:00 am by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Legislative records show Haslam signed the bill with little fanfare on Tuesday.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Portland dumping 38M gallons from water supply after teen spotted urinating in reservoir

Off the Wall News: Portland dumping 38M gallons from water supply after teen spotted urinating in reservoir

April 17th, 2014 10:54 am by Associated Press

The open reservoirs hold water that has already been treated and goes directly into mains for distribution to customers.

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