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City schools bracing for $3M shortfall in 14-15

City schools bracing for $3M shortfall in 14-15

June 21st, 2014 9:47 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City Board of Education Chair Kathy Hall warned that the upcoming school year will be noticeably different from the last if city commissioners enact the citywide spending plan approved on the second reading Friday morning.

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Community key concept in RM's Rhododendron Festival

Community key concept in RM's Rhododendron Festival - VIDEO

June 21st, 2014 9:35 pm by Max Hrenda

For 68 years, one word has been the driving force behind a Carter County citizens club's efforts in conducting one of the region's longest-running festivals - community.

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Beyond "Brady," Barter colleague says Ann B. Davis displayed devotion, dedication to craft

Beyond "Brady," Barter colleague says Ann B. Davis displayed devotion, dedication to craft

June 21st, 2014 9:28 pm by Elizabeth Saulsbury

One of Barter Theatre's resident actors was once a colleague of the late Ann B. Davis, who gained fame in the role of Alice on TV's "The Brady Bunch."

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What is a slur? Redskins case forces us to decide

What is a slur? Redskins case forces us to decide

June 21st, 2014 8:26 pm by JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer

Something is happening just beneath the fight over the name of a certain Washington, D.C., pro football team: America is working through the process of determining what is - or is not - racially offensive.

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Without fanfare, Obama advances transgender rights

Without fanfare, Obama advances transgender rights

June 21st, 2014 8:20 pm by LISA LEFF, Associated Press

President Barack Obama, who established his bona fides as a gay and lesbian rights champion when he endorsed same-sex marriage, has steadily extended his administration's advocacy to the smallest and least accepted band of the LGBT rainbow: transgender Am

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After fire quelled, firefighters pull 8 animals from smoking home

After fire quelled, firefighters pull 8 animals from smoking home

June 21st, 2014 8:06 pm by Staff Report

Firefighters quelled a house fire and removed eight animals from the resultant smoke earlier this week.

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Belfast man wrongly convicted of IRA bombings dies

Belfast man wrongly convicted of IRA bombings dies

June 21st, 2014 6:25 pm by SHAWN POGATCHNIK, Associated Press

Gerry Conlon, who was imprisoned unjustly for an Irish Republican Army bombing and inspired an Oscar-nominated film, has died at age 60 following a long battle with cancer.

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Robbery, burglary case transferred to adult court

Robbery, burglary case transferred to adult court

June 21st, 2014 8:10 am by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City teenager charged as a juvenile in a robbery at East Tennessee State University last year is now in adult court after his case was transferred from juvenile court.

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Police: Woman arrested after ex finds her in house

Police: Woman arrested after ex finds her in house

June 20th, 2014 10:16 pm by Staff Report

An Erwin woman was arrested after police said her ex-boyfriend told them he found her intruding into his house.

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Police arrest 8 after coal-mining protest

Police arrest 8 after coal-mining protest

June 20th, 2014 10:06 pm by Staff Report

Bristol police said eight people were arrested for trespassing after locking themselves together in front of a building to protest a company's mining operations.

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