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Proposal made to bring back indoor soccer

Proposal made to bring back indoor soccer

August 14th, 2013 9:22 pm by Gary B. Gray

A relatively new sports organization is making a bid to bring soccer back to the Johnson City-owned indoor complex in Unicoi.

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TVA crisscrosses region during aerial inspection of transmission lines

TVA crisscrosses region during aerial inspection of transmission lines

August 14th, 2013 9:01 pm by Gary B. Gray

Doing about 60 knots more than 150 feet above the ground as a Tennessee Valley Authority helicopter pilot and line inspector scour high-voltage transmission lines brings a visual perspective to the term “power grid.”

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Roan Mountain woman indicted on nine meth charges

Roan Mountain woman indicted on nine meth charges

August 14th, 2013 4:00 pm by John Thompson

Amanda Rene Fleenor was arrested at her residence by agents of the First Judicial District Drug Task Force.

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The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

August 14th, 2013 3:35 pm by Staff Report

Bus stabbing defendant makes plea, nonprofits lose funding, girlfriend slugged with golf club, shots fired at a Johnson City business, radio station goes all sports and more news your need to know today.

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Notice to boil water in Bluff City lifted, TDEC says water is safe to drink

Notice to boil water in Bluff City lifted, TDEC says water is safe to drink

August 14th, 2013 2:56 pm by Staff Reports

Bluff City residents can now go back to drinking their water from the tap, after a drinking water warning was lifted Wednesday afternoon, according to a Bluff City news release.

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New York Times website back up after lengthy outage

August 14th, 2013 2:07 pm by Staff Report

The newspaper said on Twitter early Wednesday afternoon that it believes the outage stemmed from an internal issue.

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Local group takes aim at virtual schools

Local group takes aim at virtual schools

August 14th, 2013 1:40 pm by Nathan Baker

Members of a local organization claim millions of dollars intended for Tennessee’s students is going to an out-of-state education company in return for substandard testing results, but corporate and school representatives say the performance measures gath

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Safety Commissioner: NE Tennessee traffic fatalities down 16 percent

Safety Commissioner: NE Tennessee traffic fatalities down 16 percent

August 14th, 2013 1:15 pm by Becky Campbell

He attributed the drop to seatbelt usage and enforcement.

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Gov. Haslam appoints Northeast Tennessee Media Group's Wilson, others to higher education boards

Gov. Haslam appoints Northeast Tennessee Media Group's Wilson, others to higher education boards

August 14th, 2013 10:04 am by Staff report

Northeast Tennessee Media Group President Keith Wilson has been appointed to the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. NTMG includes the Johnson City Press, the Kingsport Times-News and other regional newspapers.

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FAA: UPS cargo jet crashes in Birmingham, Ala.

FAA: UPS cargo jet crashes in Birmingham, Ala.

August 14th, 2013 9:28 am by JAY REEVES — Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A UPS cargo plane crashed Wednesday morning in an open field just outside an airport in Birmingham, Ala.

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