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TVA recognizes community for thinking, acting green

TVA recognizes community for thinking, acting green

September 12th, 2013 9:25 pm by Nathan Baker

Washington County’s emphasis on green initiatives and responsible growth has earned the community recognition from the Tennessee Valley Authority that may help foster economic development.

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Local News Business & Technology
MSHA: Long-term outlook uncertain

MSHA: Long-term outlook uncertain

September 12th, 2013 9:15 pm by Nathan Baker

Mountain States Health Alliance CEO Dennis Vonderfecht said Thursday that there are no plans to close any of the system’s soon-to-be 14 hospitals in the immediate future, but said uncertainty in the health care industry leaves the long-term outlook uncert

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Crime Local News
Johnson City man arrested for possession of crack cocaine, MDMA and firearm during traffic stop

Johnson City man arrested for possession of crack cocaine, MDMA and firearm during traffic stop

September 12th, 2013 9:04 pm by Staff Reports

A Johnson City man was arrested Tuesday after police reportedly located crack cocaine in his possession during a traffic stop, a Johnson City police news release said.

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Elizabethton up next for Crockett

Elizabethton up next for Crockett

September 12th, 2013 8:58 pm by Douglas Fritz

The Pioneers return to action a week after giving up 90 points to Science Hill.

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Crime Police Blotter
Man tells police 'just forget' 13 calls to 911

Man tells police 'just forget' 13 calls to 911

September 12th, 2013 4:27 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

In one hour's time, dispatch received thirteen 911 hang ups from a residence on Kingsport's Skyland Drive.

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Local News Business & Technology
Runway resurfacing to shut down flight operations at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

Runway resurfacing to shut down flight operations at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

September 12th, 2013 4:20 pm by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

A resurfacing project for the 8,000-foot main runway at Tri-Cities Regional Airport will take place this weekend and next weekend.

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Crime
Johnson City pizza delivery driver charged with forging receipts

Johnson City pizza delivery driver charged with forging receipts

September 12th, 2013 3:57 pm by Staff Report

Police said the deliveries took place in March 2011.

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News Regional & National Business & Technology
Ladies and gentlemen, Voyager has left the solar system

Ladies and gentlemen, Voyager has left the solar system

September 12th, 2013 2:36 pm by Associated Press

NASA says the probe launched in 1977 has become the first spacecraft (manmade anyway) to reach the vast, cold emptiness between the stars.

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News Regional & National
Updated: 4 found shot to death in vehicle at East Tennessee resort community

Updated: 4 found shot to death in vehicle at East Tennessee resort community

September 12th, 2013 11:39 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says four people have been found shot to death in a car in Cumberland County.

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Local News
Wash. Co. officials join campaign against texting, driving

Wash. Co. officials join campaign against texting, driving

September 12th, 2013 10:25 am by Becky Campbell

“The message we want all drivers to hear is ‘No text is worth dying for,’ ” said Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge.

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