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Authorities identify man killed in weekend apartment fire

Authorities identify man killed in weekend apartment fire

May 19th, 2014 11:36 am by Staff Report

After putting out the fire at 408 E. Watauga Ave., No. 7, firefighters discovered the body of Gilbert King in a back bedroom of the two-story apartment.

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Community Heritage
Tall tales, factual info spring from request concerning old photo

Tall tales, factual info spring from request concerning old photo

May 19th, 2014 10:24 am by Nathan Baker

A 100-year-old photo of a town official and a little person piqued the interest of readers and led to some tall tales about the pictured characters.

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News Regional & National
Cubs error: Mural oops shows Lindbergh at Wrigley

Cubs error: Mural oops shows Lindbergh at Wrigley

May 19th, 2014 10:16 am by AP

A closer look at the mural also revealed that a photograph of President Franklin D. Roosevelt was taken at Wrigley but before he was actually elected, despite what the caption reads.

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Community Photos Local News
Trail creator does tip-top job, even at 87 years old

Trail creator does tip-top job, even at 87 years old

May 19th, 2014 10:15 am by Tony Casey

Connie Deegan, park naturalist with Johnson City, perhaps should have known better when recently phoning over to the Dosser residence on such a clear, warm day, trying to reach 87-year-old Tom Dosser."Honey, it's a nice day. He's out on his trail," Dosser

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Opinion
Shining the light on Johnson City Power Board's donation

Shining the light on Johnson City Power Board's donation

May 19th, 2014 10:14 am by Johnson City Press

Do you believe the Power Board's decision to donate $500,000 to ETSU's performing arts center is proper and will it indeed help generate economic development?

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Opinion
Obamacare not such a great deal for 80 percent

Obamacare not such a great deal for 80 percent

May 19th, 2014 9:41 am by TIM ELSEA

I keep reading commentary about how great Obamacare is for the 20 percent of people who did not have health insurance for whatever reason.

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Columns Community Voices
New baseball season a time for redemption

New baseball season a time for redemption

May 19th, 2014 9:35 am by Charles Moore

Baseball season is here, and this season might be a good time for many teams and maybe for the sport to redeem itself. Last year was kind of a bummer (particularly with my St. Louis Cardinals folding at the finish) because of the drug scandal and a genera

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News Regional & National
What the DirecTV/AT&T deal means for you

What the DirecTV/AT&T deal means for you

May 19th, 2014 9:24 am by Lance Williams, The Tennessean

Until the transaction is approved, the companies will operate separately. AT&T and DirecTV expect to close the deal within 12 months.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

Moving city election date will save needed tax dollars

May 19th, 2014 9:22 am by Robert Houk

The last time I columnized on the idea of Johnson City moving its city elections from April to November, one of my favorite local curmudgeons contacted me and asked me why I continued to "beat that dead horse."

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News Crime Regional & National
Heroin is back in East Tennessee

Heroin is back in East Tennessee

May 19th, 2014 8:48 am by Lance Coleman, Knoxville News Sentinel

With pain pill crackdown, users switching

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