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Dam safety expert says Boone repair plan will overestimate time needed

Dam safety expert says Boone repair plan will overestimate time needed

June 19th, 2015 9:22 am by Nathan Baker

A Tennessee Valley Authority dam safety expert told Washington County business and government leaders Thursday that the schedule to be proposed for repairs to the Boone Dam, expected to come next month, will be a "worst-case scenario," likely overestimati

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Kingsport Farmers Market ready for 3rd Brinley Addington Hometown Throwdown

Kingsport Farmers Market ready for 3rd Brinley Addington Hometown Throwdown

June 19th, 2015 9:19 am by Contributed to the Press

Children receiving high-quality care at Wellmont Health System hospitals will benefit from the benevolence of a locally grown country music artist who is again hosting a concert to raise funds for these facilities.

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Greeneville's Casa Nostra means great food and exceptional service

Greeneville's Casa Nostra means great food and exceptional service

June 19th, 2015 9:15 am by Mystery Diner

The dine-around bunch and I had spent the day car-shopping with the Retiree in Greeneville, and a thoroughly pooped and over-heated bunch we were. The Retiree was looking for a hybrid vehicle of some sort. Her mentioning this to the sales force of several

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House bill aims for less e-cigarette regulation

House bill aims for less e-cigarette regulation

June 19th, 2015 8:58 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

House Republicans are pushing to ease proposed government regulations for companies that sell e-cigarettes and other new tobacco products, a move that Democrats charge could lead to unsafe products on the market.

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Shooting suspect feared 'blacks were taking over the world'

Shooting suspect feared 'blacks were taking over the world'

June 19th, 2015 8:53 am by JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press and RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press

A former friend who had reconnected with the man accused of a shooting massacre inside a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, said Dylann Storm Roof had become an avowed racist.

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Budget compromise results in 25-cent property tax rate hike

Budget compromise results in 25-cent property tax rate hike

June 19th, 2015 8:44 am by Gary B. Gray

It was over in an hour. Johnson City Commissioners passed its $227 million budget Thursday, which includes a 25-cent property tax increase.

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Cannabis oil advocate mom wants to help others - VIDEO

Cannabis oil advocate mom wants to help others - VIDEO

June 18th, 2015 8:47 pm by Tony Casey

Tri-Cities Community Church wasn't packed tightly with people Thursday evening, but it was packed with passion.

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Rivera trying to catch on with Cards

Rivera trying to catch on with Cards

June 18th, 2015 7:43 pm by Douglas Fritz

Chris Rivera is back with the Johnson City Cardinals, but the California native will look quite a bit different on the field this season. The former third baseman has traded his infield duties for catcher's gear.

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Science Hill's Knack headed to Walters State

Science Hill's Knack headed to Walters State

June 18th, 2015 7:42 pm by Dave Ongie

Science Hill baseball standout Landon Knack put pen to paper on Thursday afternoon at Science Hill, taking his first step down a well-worn path from Johnson City to Walters State Community College.

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Funny Car feud dominates pre-race talk

Funny Car feud dominates pre-race talk

June 18th, 2015 7:40 pm by Jeff Birchfield

As it is so often the case, the major storyline in drag racing revolves around John Force coming into this weekend's NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

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