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UT's state-owned land safe....for now

UT's state-owned land safe....for now

September 18th, 2013 9:28 am by Staff Report

There will be no “fracking” conducted by the University of Tennessee on state-owned land in Morgan and Scott counties — at least not in the immediate future.

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Roe lays out plan to replace 'Obamacare'

Roe lays out plan to replace 'Obamacare'

September 18th, 2013 9:26 am by Gary B. Gray

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-Tenn., submitted to Congress today an alternative health-care plan in direct opposition to President Barack Obama’s Affordable Health Care Act, which he says includes sensible coverage at lower costs without mandates and tax increase

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Navy Yard massacre gunman's path to DC emerges, but questions remain

Navy Yard massacre gunman's path to DC emerges, but questions remain

September 18th, 2013 9:15 am by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

"What caused this individual to kill so many innocent men and women? How did he carry out and plan this attack? How did he get access to the weapons? What could have been done to prevent this tragedy?" — Ron Machen, the U.S. Attorney for DC.

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Update: Corvette driver told police he swerved to miss dog before crashing into back yard off N. Broadway

September 18th, 2013 9:06 am by Becky Campbell

The crash at North Broadway Street and East Chilhowie Avenue was reported just before 8 p.m. Tuesday.

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Martin Luther King Jr.'s secretary to auction trove of his documents

Martin Luther King Jr.'s secretary to auction trove of his documents

September 18th, 2013 9:02 am by HOLBROOK MOHR, Associated Press

Items include handwritten notes by King, a page from his "I Have a Dream" speech and his NAACP volunteer card.

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Johnson City police: Man charged with reckless endangerment after nearly striking 3 officers with vehicle

Johnson City police: Man charged with reckless endangerment after nearly striking 3 officers with vehicle

September 18th, 2013 7:04 am by Staff Report

It was 21-year-old Justin Bookwalter's second arrest resulting from a traffic stop this summer. He also was arrested on drug charges in a Johnson City hotel raid in 2012.

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'Toppers battle Indians to 3-3 draw

'Toppers battle Indians to 3-3 draw

September 17th, 2013 9:55 pm by Joe Avento

Science Hill didn't have time to recover from three second-half goals by D-B's Shannon Stroud in Tuesday's 3-3 tie with the Indians in a Big Seven Conference match at Kermit Tipton Stadium.

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Woman accused of taking money from Walmart

Woman accused of taking money from Walmart

September 17th, 2013 9:27 pm by Staff Reports

A Johnson City woman was arrested by Johnson City Police Department officers Tuesday morning on a charge of theft of property over $1,000.

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Commissioners ready to try for $250,000 federal grant to help buy Kelly’s Foods

Commissioners ready to try for $250,000 federal grant to help buy Kelly’s Foods

September 17th, 2013 9:23 pm by Gary B. Gray

City commissioners are hustling to approve and deliver a completed, $250,000 federal grant application by Friday in hopes the money would help buy the Kelly’s Foods property at the corner of Sevier Street and West State of Franklin Road.

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Downtown businesses feel pain of progress

Downtown businesses feel pain of progress

September 17th, 2013 8:27 pm by Nathan Baker

Downtown merchants are keeping their eyes on the prize of an updated and beautified Johnson City while suffering the lost business and delays of construction.

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