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Big indoor track meet means big money in Johnson City

Big indoor track meet means big money in Johnson City

February 23rd, 2015 3:50 pm by Tony Casey

The Tennessee State High School Indoor Track and Field Championships, put on by Knoxville Youth Athletics, will start at 8:30 a.m. Saturday and feature more than 400 athletes from across the state.

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80 new jobs: Parkdale Mills announces Johnson County expansion plans

80 new jobs: Parkdale Mills announces Johnson County expansion plans

February 23rd, 2015 2:33 pm by Staff Report

Johnson County's largest manufacturer will grow larger this year, adding new equipment, square footage and jobs.

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Tobacco companies fighting over claims on smoking's effects

Tobacco companies fighting over claims on smoking's effects

February 23rd, 2015 2:16 pm by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, AP Tobacco Writer

In 2006, U.S. District Judge Gladys Kessler ordered the largest cigarette makers to publicly admit that they had lied for decades about the dangers of smoking.

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The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

February 23rd, 2015 1:28 pm by Johnson City Press

Just when you thought your day was doomed to boredom, The Buzz arrives with today's trending stories.

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Lady Hilltoppers' game postponed to Tuesday

Lady Hilltoppers' game postponed to Tuesday

February 23rd, 2015 1:09 pm by Douglas Fritz

Science Hill's girls won't be playing basketball tonight, and rescheduling for Tuesday might not help the issue.

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Appalachia report cites progress, challenges after 50 years

Appalachia report cites progress, challenges after 50 years

February 23rd, 2015 12:26 pm by Jonathan Drew, Associated Press

The agency created five decades ago to fight poverty in Appalachia has helped county economies grow with nearly $4 billion in spending, but the region still lags in key measures of educational, economic and physical well-being, according to a new study.

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Impasse in Senate on Homeland budget bill as shutdown looms

Impasse in Senate on Homeland budget bill as shutdown looms

February 23rd, 2015 12:15 pm by Erica Werner, Associated Press

A partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department loomed at week's end, but no solution was in sight as senators returned to the Capitol from a week-long recess Monday to confront an impasse over the issue.

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Opinion
Legislator benefits: Tennesseans are entitled to know the facts

Legislator benefits: Tennesseans are entitled to know the facts

February 23rd, 2015 12:12 pm by Johnson City Press

Records show 116 members out of 132 who serve in the state General Assembly are now covered under the state's health care plan.

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Should a sniper rifle be lauded in Tennessee?

Should a sniper rifle be lauded in Tennessee?

February 23rd, 2015 11:16 am by Johnson City Press

State Rep. Micah Van Huss, R-Jonesborough, is sponsoring a bill to include a sniper rifle in the same ranks as tomatoes, the "Tennessee Waltz" and the raccoon.

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Columns As I See It
Politicians now seeking to fill news void

Politicians now seeking to fill news void

February 23rd, 2015 11:05 am by Robert Houk

We don't like the idea of politicians masquerading their propaganda as true journalism.

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