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AP Exclusive: Obama offers new gun control steps

AP Exclusive: Obama offers new gun control steps

August 29th, 2013 9:13 am by JOSH LEDERMAN — Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Striving to take action where Congress would not, the Obama administration announced new steps Thursday on gun control, curbing the import of military surplus weapons and proposing to close a little-known loophole that lets felons and others

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Sue Guinn Legg

Elizabethton’s United Way golf tournament set for today

August 29th, 2013 8:38 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Last fall the United Way of Elizabethton/Carter County hit its campaign fundraising goal for the first time in 12 years.

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Crime Local News
Johnson City man faces fifth DUI, intent to resell drugs charges

Johnson City man faces fifth DUI, intent to resell drugs charges

August 29th, 2013 8:38 am by Staff report

Johnson City police stopped Jeffrey Dalton, 49, 313 Hamilton St., around 10:30 p.m. Monday and noticed him try to hide a glass pipe by throwing it on the floorboard, according to police.

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Opinion
Government should punish illegal telemarketers

Government should punish illegal telemarketers

August 29th, 2013 1:00 am by Staff Report

Prepare yourself — 2014 is going to be a real humdinger of a political year.

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Parking lot may be in Lot 8’s future

Parking lot may be in Lot 8’s future

August 28th, 2013 9:35 pm by Nathan Baker

Millennium Park’s ill-fated Lot 8 has little chance of commercial development, but officials think it could make a nice parking lot for a performing arts center planned by East Tennessee State University.

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Johnson City’s flooding problems unite state, local officials

Johnson City’s flooding problems unite state, local officials

August 28th, 2013 9:32 pm by Gary B. Gray

The General Assembly was not in session Wednesday, but serious plans of action were drawn following an hourlong meeting at which legislators quizzed state and local officials about where money could be found, how red tape could be eliminated and what info

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Johnson City Sessions box sets release, weekend celebration scheduled for October

Johnson City Sessions box sets release, weekend celebration scheduled for October

August 28th, 2013 9:28 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Holding on to the only CD box set of the 1928 and 1929 Johnson City Sessions currently in the United States, Ted Olson, said the historic collection of recordings — some of which are rumored to have inspired a folk revival generation with the unique sound

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Alexander in Erwin to promote hatchery

Alexander in Erwin to promote hatchery

August 28th, 2013 9:22 pm by Brad Hicks

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander said some have asked him why a U.S. senator would spend time on an issue like fishing.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
‘Duck Dynasty’ star to appear in Bristol

‘Duck Dynasty’ star to appear in Bristol

August 28th, 2013 8:54 pm by Staff Reports

One of the stars of A&E’s hit TV show “Duck Dynasty” will be stopping in at Viking Hall Civic Center for a fundraising event in October.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Bucs' Giplaye out following open-heart surgery

Bucs' Giplaye out following open-heart surgery

August 28th, 2013 4:59 pm by Kelly Hodge

Ron Giplaye had hoped to become an impact player for the East Tennessee State basketball team this season. He’s now hoping he’ll simply be able to play basketball again.

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