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Crime Local News
Two Johnson City women charged following alleged assault

Two Johnson City women charged following alleged assault

May 7th, 2014 4:17 pm by Staff Report

Amber Williford and Jessica Griffith allegedly went to an apartment twice and, during one of those visits, got into an argument with the resident.

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Kingsport man gets 15 years in federal prison for leadership role in oxycodone and money laundering conspiracies

Kingsport man gets 15 years in federal prison for leadership role in oxycodone and money laundering conspiracies

May 7th, 2014 1:37 pm by Staff Report

Many of the pills obtained and sold within this conspiracy were obtained from Michigan, Florida and Georgia and transported back to the Eastern District of Tennessee for resale.

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News Regional & National Education
Nation's report card: No gains for 12th-graders

Nation's report card: No gains for 12th-graders

May 7th, 2014 12:27 pm by AP

According to report, Tennessee seniors are below the national levels of proficiency in both math and reading.

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Local News Election 2014
Carter County election roundup

Carter County election roundup

May 7th, 2014 11:34 am by John Thompson

The year 2014 will be remembered as a year of major changes in Carter County government, with many new faces elected to represent the Republican Party in the August General elections.

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Local News Election 2014
Humphrey defeats challenger in Carter mayoral race

Humphrey defeats challenger in Carter mayoral race

May 7th, 2014 11:27 am by John Thompson

Humphrey now takes the Republican nomination into an August general election challenge from Rep. Kent Williams.

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Election 2014
UPDATE: Foster in, Ferguson out in 6th Commission District

UPDATE: Foster in, Ferguson out in 6th Commission District

May 7th, 2014 11:01 am by Gary B. Gray

One forgotten computer keystroke left the order and vote tallies of Washington County's 6th Commission District candidates scrambled until about 1 a.m. Wednesday, when a correction showed Republican newcomer Tom Foster had topped the field and incumbent M

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News Local News Election 2014
Lisa Nidiffer Rice grabs decisive win over Dennis Brooks for Criminal Court judge

Lisa Nidiffer Rice grabs decisive win over Dennis Brooks for Criminal Court judge

May 7th, 2014 10:56 am by Becky Campbell

Rice is first female Criminal Court judge in First Judicial District

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Election 2014
Ford wants recount in county sheriff's race

Ford wants recount in county sheriff's race

May 7th, 2014 10:46 am by Becky Campbell

"Given that the vote spread is only .001 percent, I will be exploring that possibility with the Washington County Election Commission today," Ford said in the prepared statement.

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Local News Election 2014
Storey wins heated county clerk race

Storey wins heated county clerk race

May 7th, 2014 9:58 am by Tony Casey

Treadway wins trustee contest; Guinn holds on to clerk spot; Arnold one step closer to keeping judgeship

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Opinion
Environmentalists oppose comforts; global populations will decline

Environmentalists oppose comforts; global populations will decline

May 7th, 2014 8:46 am by RON McCARLEY

Environmental organizations and climate alarmists are constantly saying we need to protect the environment and fight global warming for our children's and grandchildren's sakes, but their actions paint a disturbing picture of disregard for human life.

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