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Franklin hopes to talk education in state Legislature

Franklin hopes to talk education in state Legislature

March 28th, 2014 9:16 pm by Gary B. Gray

East Tennessee State University academic adviser Todd Franklin picked up qualifying papers this week and plans to become a candidate for the state's 7th House District, joining Republicans Matthew Hill and Phil Carriger in the Aug. 7 state primary.

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Crime Police Blotter
Police blotter: A bruising beggar, the case of the sticker-stalker, and more

Police blotter: A bruising beggar, the case of the sticker-stalker, and more

March 28th, 2014 5:55 pm by Staff Report

Also inside: A botched smuggling attempt, the great plastic owl theft, and more!

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Community Photos Local News
Pet of the week 3-28-14

Pet of the week 3-28-14

March 28th, 2014 4:03 pm by Ron Campbell

Woody is looking for a home.

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Crime Local News
Police: Sullivan County woman arrested after staging rape

Police: Sullivan County woman arrested after staging rape

March 28th, 2014 11:33 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police say the woman lied about being raped and took extraordinary measures to stage the fake crime, all in an attempt to win back her ex-boyfriend.

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ETSU parking garage to open Monday for students

ETSU parking garage to open Monday for students

March 28th, 2014 11:18 am by Staff Report

The 425,000-square-foot facility, located on the corner of State of Franklin Road and Jack Vest Drive, will provide over 1,200 spaces for students.

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Opinion
Would proposed annexation bill be a job killer?

Would proposed annexation bill be a job killer?

March 28th, 2014 11:17 am by BERNARD HANLEY

I support Johnson City Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin in his well-founded request to have state Sen. Rusty Crowe withdraw legislation to revise the annexation law. Why?

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Opinion
Is it time to end health care perk for commissioners?

Is it time to end health care perk for commissioners?

March 28th, 2014 11:15 am by Johnson City Press

Washington County commissioners voted down a motion Monday that would have redirected tax dollars now going to subsidize their own health care benefits.

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Crime Local News
Bluff City traffic stop turns into police chase, crash in Elizabethton

Bluff City traffic stop turns into police chase, crash in Elizabethton

March 28th, 2014 10:52 am by Staff Report

After being stopped by an officer in Bluff City, a man reportedly took off, leading authorities on a chase that ended in a crash on Hwy. 19E.

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Businesses honored for longevity

Businesses honored for longevity

March 28th, 2014 10:20 am by Nathan Baker

Nineteen Washington County businesses were honored Thursday for their decades of contributions to the local economy.

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Carriger to challenge Hill for 7th District seat

Carriger to challenge Hill for 7th District seat

March 28th, 2014 10:04 am by Gary B. Gray

Carriger: "My platform follows from my political philosophy. Simply put, I'm a committed constitutional conservative. I believe in We the People.' Let the people decide. Keep government limited and local."

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