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Wiffle World Series to benefit city schools

Wiffle World Series to benefit city schools

March 2nd, 2014 9:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Johnson City Schools Foundation is partnering with the Positive Approach Group to host the city's first Northeast Tennessee Wiffle World Series.

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Though part of Gap Creek construction concludes, TDOT says more work to be done

Though part of Gap Creek construction concludes, TDOT says more work to be done

March 2nd, 2014 9:17 pm by John Thompson

Work is continuing on the Gap Creek Highway project, which celebrated a milestone in January with one section, from Tenn. Highway 361 to Tester Road, opened on schedule. The project still has a year to go before it is completed, according to Mark Nagi, co

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Update: Jury selected in first-degree murder trial in 2011 shooting, judge admonishes jurors

Update: Jury selected in first-degree murder trial in 2011 shooting, judge admonishes jurors

March 2nd, 2014 9:12 pm by Becky Campbell

Jury selection is complete in a first-degree murder trial in Jonesborough, but not without some tongue lashing from the judge to potential jurors who already had an opinion about the case.

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Meet Your Neighbor: Mayoral recognitions aside, Dona Lewis cites group effort in community service

Meet Your Neighbor: Mayoral recognitions aside, Dona Lewis cites group effort in community service

March 2nd, 2014 9:08 pm by Max Hrenda

It might be safe to say that most people don't know how it feels to be honored by their mayors for service to their community. As of Feb. 10, Jonesborough resident Dona Lewis received that particular distinction for the second time - in the second state s

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Johnson City Power Board sends warning of potential scam

Johnson City Power Board sends warning of potential scam

March 2nd, 2014 8:09 pm by Staff Reports

After one of its customers reported receiving a fake call, the Johnson City Power Board is advising that customers exercise caution when fielding calls from people claiming to work for them.

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Bryan College takes stand on creation that has professors worried for their jobs

Bryan College takes stand on creation that has professors worried for their jobs

March 2nd, 2014 4:38 pm by Kevin Hardy, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Bryan College was founded on the back of the country's most famous debate over creation and evolution. But over the years, more diverse views on Genesis 1 and 2 crept in. Some professors, staff and students didn't just identify as young-Earth creationists

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Proposed bill would further limit cellphone use in cars

Proposed bill would further limit cellphone use in cars

March 2nd, 2014 4:27 pm by Katie Roach, Gannett Tennessee

Some Tennessee lawmakers are hoping to further restrict cellphone use while driving. A bill in the Tennessee House of Representatives would make it illegal to call someone or answer your phone while in the car.

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World scrambles as Russia tightens grip on Crimea

World scrambles as Russia tightens grip on Crimea

March 2nd, 2014 3:46 pm by DALTON BENNETT and DAVID McHUGH, Associated Press

Russian forces surrounded a Ukrainian army base Sunday just as the country began mobilizing in response to the surprise Russian takeover of Crimea. Outrage over Russia's tactics mounted in world capitals, with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry calling on

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The Buzz: 10 news and sports stories to get you up to speed

The Buzz: 10 news and sports stories to get you up to speed

March 2nd, 2014 3:10 pm by Staff Report

Have you fallen out of the loop? We've got you covered. The Buzz is here to catch you up on the top 10 stories that you may have missed:

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Girl Scout cookie fever grips Tri-Cities

Girl Scout cookie fever grips Tri-Cities

March 2nd, 2014 2:39 pm by Max Hrenda

Those of you who did some shopping this weekend may have noticed that Girl Scout cookie season is in full swing in Northeast Tennessee.

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