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Police: Pickup's driver had revoked license when crashed on East Oakland

Police: Pickup's driver had revoked license when crashed on East Oakland

June 17th, 2013 2:23 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City man was driving on a revoked license Sunday when he ran a red light in east Johnson City and struck a minivan, injuring him and the other driver and forcing road closings, police said in a report.

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News Regional & National
SW Virginia man drowned on horseback identfied, witness describes scene

SW Virginia man drowned on horseback identfied, witness describes scene

June 17th, 2013 1:42 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

A pleasant day of horseback riding turned suddenly tragic when one of the riders, and his horse drowned in Bark Camp Lake on Saturday.

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News Crime Local News
Johnson City doctor accused in high-speed police chase reportedly hospitalized; hearing rescheduled

Johnson City doctor accused in high-speed police chase reportedly hospitalized; hearing rescheduled

June 17th, 2013 12:15 pm by Becky Campbell

A preliminary hearing for a local doctor charged with reckless driving, drug possession, a weapons violation and vandalism was rescheduled Monday because of several conflicts in the case.

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Local News
Completion of Kingsport's I-26 Tennessee Welcome Center project pushed back

Completion of Kingsport's I-26 Tennessee Welcome Center project pushed back

June 17th, 2013 12:08 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

KINGSPORT — The timeline for the welcome center project has changed again and will likely mean construction of the actual building will not take place until later this summer, pushing the completion date into early 2014.

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Opinion
Spring elections just aren’t worth expense

Spring elections just aren’t worth expense

June 17th, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff Report

The figures speak loudly for themselves. Johnson City taxpayers are simply not getting their money’s worth.

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News Regional & National
Supreme Court says Arizona citizenship proof law illegal

Supreme Court says Arizona citizenship proof law illegal

June 17th, 2013 11:26 am by Staff Report

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states cannot require would-be voters to prove they are U.S. citizens before using a federal registration system designed to make signing up easier.

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Community Columns Mystery Diner
Mystery Diner

Discover classic small-town dining at the Telford Diner

June 17th, 2013 10:11 am by Mystery Diner

On the recent advice of a deputy sheriff, my dining partner and I showed up one Saturday morning at the Telford Diner, looking for a comfortable seat, some breakfast and some talk.

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Columns As I See It
Legislators could mess things up for sick, poor

Legislators could mess things up for sick, poor

June 17th, 2013 9:00 am by Robert Houk

I once heard the Rev. Will Campbell — the civil rights activist and colorful Baptist preacher, who died June 3 in Nashville — say the prayer before a floor session of the Tennessee House of Representatives.

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Columns Community Voices
Big Brother is watching

Big Brother is watching

June 17th, 2013 9:00 am by Kenneth D. Gough

A little thought experiment: You’ve gone to the big game in Knoxville along with, oh, 100,000 other fans.

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News Regional & National
Did the Russian president steal Patriots owner's Super Bowl ring?

Did the Russian president steal Patriots owner's Super Bowl ring?

June 17th, 2013 7:13 am by VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press

Russian President Vladimir Putin is denying insinuations that he stole New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft's Super Bowl ring that's on display in the Kremlin, but says he's ready to buy him another ring as a gift.

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