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Public stepping up to adopt abandoned dogs

Public stepping up to adopt abandoned dogs

February 26th, 2014 9:15 pm by Tony Casey

With a wet kiss goodbye to Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter Director Debbie Dobbs, a temporarily unnamed mixed Shih Tzu was sent off for a last veterinarian check-up before leaving with her new owners.

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Developer pulls rezoning request for mill property

Developer pulls rezoning request for mill property

February 26th, 2014 9:08 pm by Gary B. Gray

North Carolina's Evolve Development has pulled from the City Commission's March 6 agenda its request for a third and final reading to rezone property off West Walnut Street for a $18.5 million apartment complex.

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Off the Wall News: Man wears 'Breaking Bad' T-shirt in mug shot after arrest on meth charge

Off the Wall News: Man wears 'Breaking Bad' T-shirt in mug shot after arrest on meth charge

February 26th, 2014 8:05 pm by Associated Press

Daniel Kowalski's mug shot shows him wearing a T-shirt for the fictional Los Pollos Hermanos chicken restaurant depicted in the AMC show about a methamphetamine manufacturer.

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Arizona governor vetoes bill that would have legalized discrimination against gays

Arizona governor vetoes bill that would have legalized discrimination against gays

February 26th, 2014 7:55 pm by Staff Report

Jan Brewer's decision defused a national furor over gay rights and religious freedom.

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Bucs' Harris going through emotional ordeal

Bucs' Harris going through emotional ordeal

February 26th, 2014 7:03 pm by Kelly Hodge

It's been a tough week for ETSU senior forward Hunter Harris, who learned at halftime of the Bucs' 88-85 win in Jacksonville that his father had died.

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Vacant house burns in Carter Co., grass fire blamed

Vacant house burns in Carter Co., grass fire blamed

February 26th, 2014 3:46 pm by Staff Report

The owner told a deputy he had been burning a small pile of brush about 10 feet from the house.

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Johnson County discusses matching funds for state road grants

Johnson County discusses matching funds for state road grants

February 26th, 2014 2:28 pm by Jonathan Pleasant, The Tomahawk

With budgets only getting tighter, county finances have increasingly taken the forefront when it comes to making tough decisions.

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Eastman Chemical Co. among 100 Fortune 500 companies that paid zero or less in federal income taxes

Eastman Chemical Co. among 100 Fortune 500 companies that paid zero or less in federal income taxes

February 26th, 2014 2:26 pm by Brian Tumulty, The Tennessean

Citizens for Tax Justice said its report is intended to highlight the use of tax breaks at a time when the congressional effort to overhaul the tax code reaches a crossroads.

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New Animal Control officers bring experience to job in Unicoi Co.

New Animal Control officers bring experience to job in Unicoi Co.

February 26th, 2014 1:55 pm by Thomas Knisley, Erwin Record

As the Unicoi County Animal Shelter continues to build its operations, the two new animal control officers have become a key part of not only helping build the shelter, but helping to educate those in the community with animal concerns.

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Update: Kingsport police say victim knew her 'brutal' killer

Update: Kingsport police say victim knew her 'brutal' killer

February 26th, 2014 1:55 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

"We're just overwhelmed with joy, but I know we're nowhere near the end of it" - Robin Caldwell, the daughter of Betty Sue Short.

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