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Fire destroys outbuilding in Lamar - PHOTOS

Fire destroys outbuilding in Lamar - PHOTOS

March 18th, 2015 6:10 pm by Tony Casey

When all was said and done, more than 5,000 gallons of water were used to put out a blaze that sparked in an outbuilding Wednesday afternoon behind the residence at 250 Ralph Hoss Road near Lamar.

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Crime
Elizabethton woman accused of credit card fraud

Elizabethton woman accused of credit card fraud

March 18th, 2015 3:36 pm by Staff Report

Heather K. Richardson also faced drug and assault charges in 2014.

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Johnson City woman sentenced to 2 years for involvement in prostitution scheme

Johnson City woman sentenced to 2 years for involvement in prostitution scheme

March 18th, 2015 2:29 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Underage girls were driven across state lines to have sex with construction workers.

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Opinion
Sunshine is needed for open government

Sunshine is needed for open government

March 18th, 2015 2:18 pm by Johnson City Press

Sadly, there are some in our government who still seek to block the illuminating rays of public scrutiny.

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Opinion
Is it time for 'death with dignity' in Tennessee?

Is it time for 'death with dignity' in Tennessee?

March 18th, 2015 2:14 pm by Johnson City Press

Tennessee is currently one of 40 states with laws that expressly prohibits assisted suicide.

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Crime
Johnson City man charged with forgery on account purchases

Johnson City man charged with forgery on account purchases

March 18th, 2015 1:47 pm by Staff Report

A 22-year-old Johnson City man was arrested Wednesday on accusations that he used a company account to make unauthorized purchases while forging a coworker's name.

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Columns As I See It
New attacks on open government in Tennessee

New attacks on open government in Tennessee

March 18th, 2015 1:32 pm by Robert Houk

Tennessee's Open Records Act is very direct. It says every Tennessean has a right to obtain certain information under the law - no questions asked.

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Sports Regional & National
Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim to retire in 3 years; athletic director is out

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim to retire in 3 years; athletic director is out

March 18th, 2015 1:24 pm by JOHN KEKIS, AP Sports Writer

Longtime assistant coach Mike Hopkins, a former star for the Orange, is in line to succeed Boeheim.

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Snack food maker bringing 273 jobs to Sullivan County

Snack food maker bringing 273 jobs to Sullivan County

March 18th, 2015 10:56 am by NET News Service

On Wednesday morning, city and economic development officials announced plans for a $22 million investment, saying it will create 273 jobs within the next 48 months at Gateway Commerce Park in Sullivan County.

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UPDATE: At least 21 dead in attack on Tunisia museum, some gunmen may have escaped

UPDATE: At least 21 dead in attack on Tunisia museum, some gunmen may have escaped

March 18th, 2015 10:47 am by Bouazza Ben Bouazza, Associated Press

Gunmen opened fire Wednesday at a leading museum in Tunisia's capital, killing at least eight people and wounding six, including foreign tourists, authorities said.

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