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Rep. Matthew Hill temporarily taken off Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

Rep. Matthew Hill temporarily taken off Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

July 11th, 2013 9:46 pm by Gary B. Gray

House Speaker Beth Harwell has replaced Rep. Matthew Hill, R-Jonesborough, on the powerful Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations after appointing him to the position in April.

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Freedom Hall hoops? Discussions under way to play ETSU basketball at city facility

Freedom Hall hoops? Discussions under way to play ETSU basketball at city facility

July 11th, 2013 7:00 pm by Rex Barber

Discussions are being held right now to determine whether East Tennessee State University basketball games should continue to be held on campus or if those games should be played at Freedom Hall Civic Center.

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Washington County Board of Education trims system's deficit by $1M

Washington County Board of Education trims system's deficit by $1M

July 11th, 2013 4:30 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

The Washington County Board of Education announced at Tuesday night’s meeting that they had trimmed down the $3.4 million the school system is out of balance by $1 million, according to Director of Schools Ron Dykes.

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West Virginia man dies in Johnson County crash

West Virginia man dies in Johnson County crash

July 11th, 2013 4:06 pm by Staff report

A West Virginia man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Johnson County Wednesday night.

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Update: New ETSU football stadium concept approved by State Building Commission

Update: New ETSU football stadium concept approved by State Building Commission

July 11th, 2013 11:46 am by Rex Barber

An $18 million football stadium for East Tennessee State University has been approved by the Tennessee State Building Commission, according to Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey.

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Boston bombing suspect's hearing frustrates some

Boston bombing suspect's hearing frustrates some

July 11th, 2013 10:31 am by DENISE LAVOIE and JAY LINDSAY — Associated Press

BOSTON — Survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings got little satisfaction from surviving suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's first public appearance since the deadly attacks. "Not guilty," was all he said, over and over.

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The Buzz: Today's top stories on JohnsonCityPress.com

The Buzz: Today's top stories on JohnsonCityPress.com

July 11th, 2013 10:10 am by Staff report

Three shots of vodka and a political disagreement preceded a bedroom altercation that turned deadly between a boyfriend and girlfriend, according to court documents filed that charges the woman with murder.

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Those were the days: Old copy of Johnson City Press-Chronicle brings back memories

Those were the days: Old copy of Johnson City Press-Chronicle brings back memories

July 11th, 2013 9:44 am by Gary B. Gray

A copy of the Johnson City Press-Chronicle circa July 10, 1963, was delivered to the front desk Tuesday. The wrinkled pages, which were passed around the newsroom, caused quite a buzz and revealed first and foremost that life was much simpler in 1963.

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Drugs found in cavities of Johnson City woman

Drugs found in cavities of Johnson City woman

July 11th, 2013 9:31 am by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City woman arrested on a driving charge following a traffic stop this week ended up hospitalized for an overdose of cocaine, Xanax and Lortab, then medical staff found other drugs hidden in two of her body cavities.

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Police: Johnson City man used family member's identity in traffic stop

Police: Johnson City man used family member's identity in traffic stop

July 11th, 2013 9:26 am by Staff report

A man who had an active warrant tried concealing his identity from police after officers noticed he was not wearing a seatbelt.

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