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State Chamber president outlines legislative agenda

State Chamber president outlines legislative agenda

July 30th, 2013 9:42 pm by Nathan Baker

Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Catherine Glover said Tuesday that she expects a busy 10 weeks for the lobbying group when the state General Assembly reconvenes in January.

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Numerous domestic assault calls keep city, county officers busy

Numerous domestic assault calls keep city, county officers busy

July 30th, 2013 9:42 pm by Staff Reports

Local law enforcement agencies in Johnson City and Washington County have responded in the last week to numerous domestic assaults, which have included quarrels between family members and boyfriend and girlfriend disputes.

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It’s almost time for sales tax holiday

It’s almost time for sales tax holiday

July 30th, 2013 9:39 pm by Nathan Baker

Area parents are hoping to score back-to-school deals while some retailers are preparing for an onslaught of business rivaled only by Black Friday as Tennessee’s annual sales tax holiday weekend approaches.

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Bluegrass Half Marathon to benefit Niswonger Children's Hospital

Bluegrass Half Marathon to benefit Niswonger Children's Hospital

July 30th, 2013 9:35 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Johnson City’s popular Bluegrass Half Marathon is set to run Sept. 22 and, for the first time this year, all proceeds from the music laden road race will go to Niswonger Children’s Hospital.

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Johnson City Cardinals vs Princeton Rays at Cardinal Park

July 30th, 2013 9:06 pm by Lee Talbert

Johnson City Cardinals vs Princeton Rays at Cardinal Park

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The Buzz: Stories you should know about today

The Buzz: Stories you should know about today

July 30th, 2013 5:00 pm by Staff Report

In case you missed these posts, here are 10 local and regional items that will get you talking today.

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Long showers? Texan gets bogus water bill topping $66K ... again

Long showers? Texan gets bogus water bill topping $66K ... again

July 30th, 2013 4:20 pm by Associated Press

A Dallas man says he's shocked to have been swamped with a nearly $67,000 erroneous water bill a few months after a similar computer error.

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Spain investigators: Train driver was on phone

Spain investigators: Train driver was on phone

July 30th, 2013 3:50 pm by BARRY HATTON and JORGE SAINZ, Associated Press

The driver was on the phone with a colleague and apparently looking at a document as his train barreled ahead at 95 mph (153 kph) — almost twice the speed limit. Suddenly, a notorious curve was upon him.

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Vandals strike Milligan College picnic tables

Vandals strike Milligan College picnic tables

July 30th, 2013 2:15 pm by Staff report

ELIZABETHTON — Vandals threw picnic tables from the second level of the tennis court facility at Milligan College during the past weekend.

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WikiLeaks supplier Bradley Manning acquitted of aiding the enemy, convicted of espionage

WikiLeaks supplier Bradley Manning acquitted of aiding the enemy, convicted of espionage

July 30th, 2013 1:34 pm by DAVID DISHNEAU and PAULINE JELINEK, Associated Press

The judge deliberated for about 16 hours over three days before reaching her decision in a case that drew worldwide attention as supporters hailed Manning as a whistleblower.

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