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Updated with video: Crowns presented to Miss Johnson City, Miss Historic Jonesborough for 2014

Updated with video: Crowns presented to Miss Johnson City, Miss Historic Jonesborough for 2014 - VIDEO

November 22nd, 2014 10:49 pm by Jessica Fuller

Glitter, heels and big smiles dominated the stage at East Tennessee State University's D.P. Culp auditorium Saturday night as the winners of the 2014 Miss Johnson City and Miss Historic Jonesborough were crowned.

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Zoning out: Proposed bill would phase out Rutherford's zoning administrator title

Zoning out: Proposed bill would phase out Rutherford's zoning administrator title

November 22nd, 2014 10:18 pm by Gary B. Gray

A Washington County committee is moving a resolution to ax the private act that created the county's zoning administrator title, a position Mike Rutherford has held for nearly 27 years.

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JCP's 'News from Home' to offer free online edition to local active military

JCP's 'News from Home' to offer free online edition to local active military

November 22nd, 2014 10:03 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Johnson City Press is giving local members of the U.S. armed forces free access to the complete online edition of their hometown paper.

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Whoville to make 3rd appearance when Christmas in Olde Jonesborough kicks off

Whoville to make 3rd appearance when Christmas in Olde Jonesborough kicks off

November 22nd, 2014 9:43 pm by Max Hrenda

The holidays are here and there is so much to do, but in Tennessee's first town, you can be merry with a Who.

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Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration

Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration

November 22nd, 2014 8:09 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

President Barack Obama has the upper hand in the fierce struggle over immigration now taking shape, with a veto pen ready to kill any Republican move to reverse his executive order, Democrats united behind him and GOP congressional leaders desperate to sq

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Sullivan deputies arrest Kingsport man on rape charge

Sullivan deputies arrest Kingsport man on rape charge

November 22nd, 2014 3:36 pm by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

A Kingsport area man was arrested Friday night for the alleged rape of a woman visiting his Colonial Heights residence, as well as for resisting arrest.

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Advocates continue fight against Tenn. voter ID law

Advocates continue fight against Tenn. voter ID law

November 22nd, 2014 1:47 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A legendary Tennessee lawyer whose push for voting rights dated back to the civil rights movement died last summer, not long before a new federal report found evidence that he might have had a point about that state's voter identification law.

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Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy

Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy

November 22nd, 2014 9:51 am by JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

President Barack Obama's expansive executive action on immigration is good for the U.S. economy - just not as good as partnering with Congress on broader reforms.

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ETSU Blue and Gold track & field meet - PHOTOS

November 22nd, 2014 9:39 am by Tony Casey

Leading into the indoor track and field season, East Tennessee State University's Director of Track & Field George Watts and his Buccaneer athletes held a two-day intrasquad meet in the ETSU/Mountain States Health Alliance Athletics Center Friday and Satu

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Maryville demolishes Science Hill, 45-0, in state quarterfinals

Maryville demolishes Science Hill, 45-0, in state quarterfinals

November 21st, 2014 11:37 pm by Trey Williams

Top-ranked Maryville held Malik McGue to 82 yards rushing on 23 carries and 3-of-15 passing for 33 yards and two interceptions while rolling to a 45-0 Class 6A quarterfinal victory Friday night.

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