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Update: One injured in pickup's foggy crash with tractor-trailer on I-26 near North Carolina line

Update: One injured in pickup's foggy crash with tractor-trailer on I-26 near North Carolina line

October 7th, 2013 11:07 am by Staff Reports

A tanker truck carrying the hazardous chemical methoxy propanol on Interstate 26 was struck by a Chevrolet pickup truck Monday morning in Unicoi County, leaving one man injured, authorities said.

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FBI stats say Tennessee is most dangerous state in US

FBI stats say Tennessee is most dangerous state in US

October 7th, 2013 10:56 am by Charley Blaine and Michael B. Sauter, 24/7 Wall St./USAToday

You might think that going to California, Texas or New York exposes you to a lot of crime. But in fact it was Tennessee that had the nation’s highest violent crime rate last year.

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Police: 2 Pennsylvania men passed fake $100 bills in Johnson City

Police: 2 Pennsylvania men passed fake $100 bills in Johnson City

October 7th, 2013 10:23 am by Staff Report

Two Pennsylvania men were arrested Friday on charges that they passed counterfeit bills at four Johnson City businesses, allegedly buying breakfast, liquor and donuts with the fake cash.

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Police say teen gave sister's ID, had marijuana when questioned at Johnson City convenience store

Police say teen gave sister's ID, had marijuana when questioned at Johnson City convenience store

October 7th, 2013 9:19 am by Staff Report

A shoplifting complaint at a Johnson City convenience market prompted police Sunday to arrest a woman on drug and identity theft charges.

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ETSU oursourcing and property rezoning in Sunday's Forum

ETSU oursourcing and property rezoning in Sunday's Forum

October 7th, 2013 9:17 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on outsourcing at ETSU and property rezoning.

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Corporal punishment: Area schools’ policies mixed

Corporal punishment: Area schools’ policies mixed

October 7th, 2013 8:46 am by Nathan Baker

The official policies of local schools are split on the question of allowing corporal punishment of students, but in practice, many school administrators say spanking and paddling are on the decline

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Do you remember when Dollywood was Silver Dollar City?

Do you remember when Dollywood was Silver Dollar City?

October 7th, 2013 8:45 am by Bob Cox

The recent announcement by Dolly Parton that a $300 million expansion was coming to Dollywood prompted today’s column. Dolly’s dream park evolved over a duration of 25 years.

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Parents: Know your local history, teach your children

Parents: Know your local history, teach your children

October 7th, 2013 8:13 am by Staff Report

Monday marks the 233th anniversary of the Battle of Kings Mountain, which was a monumental win for patriots that couldn’t have been achieved without the help of militiamen from this area

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Should Rep. Hill change his vote on wine bill?

Should Rep. Hill change his vote on wine bill?

October 7th, 2013 8:09 am by Staff Report

Here we go again. Last month, Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey said he expects a long debated bill to allow wine to be sold in Tennessee grocery stores finally will be approved when the state General Assembly reconvenes next year.

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Storytelling Showcase

October 7th, 2013 1:00 am by Dave Boyd

Storytellers Showcase Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press The 41st Annual National Storytellers Festival concluded Sunday afternoon with a bang as the tellers put on a Showcase special.

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