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Opinion
Gas tax hike would restore the Highway Trust Fund

Gas tax hike would restore the Highway Trust Fund

October 13th, 2014 10:08 am by Johnson City Press

The idea of raising the federal gas tax, which has not increased since 1993, is welcomed by state and local officials, highway builders and transportation advocates who say the move is needed to improve this nation's aging and overburdened infrastructure.

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Opinion
Moving Johnson City's election date makes really good sense

Moving Johnson City's election date makes really good sense

October 13th, 2014 10:03 am by Johnson City Press

As we've noted in this space many times before, going it alone has simply become too expensive for city leaders to justify.

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Education ETSU
New ETSU psychiatry chairman to bring HIV/AIDS expertise

New ETSU psychiatry chairman to bring HIV/AIDS expertise

October 13th, 2014 9:25 am by Contributed - ETSU

Dr. Karl Goodkin comes to ETSU from Los Angeles, where he served as the director of mental health at the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.

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Crime
Police: Johnson City man burglarized vehicle in downtown

Police: Johnson City man burglarized vehicle in downtown

October 13th, 2014 9:08 am by Staff Report

Ernest Johns was arrested after police investigated reports that a suspicious man was entering vehicles in the downtown area.

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Crime
Johnson City police say man robbed market in Gray

Johnson City police say man robbed market in Gray

October 13th, 2014 9:01 am by Staff Report

About 1:30 a.m., police were called to the Scotchman at 526 Suncrest Drive, where a clerk reported that a man had stolen cash after showing a weapon.

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News Local News
Sullivan Co. jail inmate dies

Sullivan Co. jail inmate dies

October 13th, 2014 7:34 am by Staff Report

An inmate from the Sullivan County jail died in an area hospital after he stopped breathing in jail, the Sheriff's Office reported in a news release.

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Alert: Severe weather with high winds, flooding expected across East Tennessee

Alert: Severe weather with high winds, flooding expected across East Tennessee

October 13th, 2014 7:22 am by Staff Report

The National Weather Service in Morristown has issued a severe weather alert in East Tennessee for this week beginning tonight, including the possibility of tornadoes and flooding.

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News Crime Regional & National
KPD searching for alleged convenience store robber

KPD searching for alleged convenience store robber

October 12th, 2014 9:59 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police officers are asking for the public's help in tracking down a man accused of robbing a convenience store over the weekend.

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News Local News Jonesborough Elections
Wolfe, Fitzgerald offer cases for mayor's seat

Wolfe, Fitzgerald offer cases for mayor's seat

October 12th, 2014 9:45 pm by Max Hrenda

In a repeat of the 2010 Jonesborough mayor's race, two former opponents and colleagues are vying for the position.

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Q&A with Jonesborough alderman hopefuls

Q&A with Jonesborough alderman hopefuls

October 12th, 2014 9:41 pm by Max Hrenda

Although three people are each hoping to win one of two available seats on the Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen, all candidates agreed that the town is moving in the right direction.

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