Johnson City Press Thursday, April 24, 2014
UPDATE: JCPD says more than $1.5M in unpaid fines

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UPDATE: JCPD says more than $1.5M in unpaid fines

April 24th, 2014 4:34 pm by Max Hrenda

Before resigning more than 13,000 unpaid traffic citations to collection agencies, police offered members of the public a chance to ensure their accounts are settled.

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JCPB says $4K needed to make donation list public

JCPB says $4K needed to make donation list public

April 24th, 2014 10:02 pm by Gary B. Gray

A group of Johnson City Power Board customers are not pleased a request for a list of organizations receiving donations from the utility since 2010 will cost them $4,000.

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Local vendors welcome some e-cigarette regulation

Local vendors welcome some e-cigarette regulation

April 24th, 2014 9:54 pm by Tony Casey

It might be strange to imagine local small businesses welcoming regulation from the federal government, but that's exactly the case with two e-cigarette stores, at least to a certain extent.

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Activities, whether outdoors, otherwise, abound this weekend

Activities, whether outdoors, otherwise, abound this weekend

April 24th, 2014 9:50 pm by Tony Casey

If sunshine on your shoulders makes you want to get out of the house this weekend to do something, many groups are holding functions that benefit and clean up the region.

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Jonesborough grown: Online option helps sustain, promote local farmers

Jonesborough grown: Online option helps sustain, promote local farmers

April 24th, 2014 1:51 pm by Max Hrenda

Although it's still early in the year for some of the area's farmer's markets, thanks to the efforts of a local nonprofit, some of the area's residents haven't had to wait to get their hands on fresh, locally grown foods.

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Both dead: 7-year-old child calls 911 after finding parents shot

Both dead: 7-year-old child calls 911 after finding parents shot

April 24th, 2014 1:28 pm by Associated Press

Memphis police say a child called 911 after waking up to find her parents had been shot.

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FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes

April 24th, 2014 9:36 am by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, AP Tobacco Writer

While the proposal being issued Thursday won't immediately mean changes for the popular devices, the move is aimed at eventually taming the fast-growing e-cigarette industry.

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Man allegedly shoots neighbor's cat, then throws it back

Man allegedly shoots neighbor's cat, then throws it back

April 24th, 2014 3:00 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Bluff City woman called police to report that her cat had accidentally been let out of her home, at which point a neighbor shot it in the head, "in front of her children."

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Vols signee Philip Cofer plans to request release from LOI, but has not completely ruled out UT

Vols signee Philip Cofer plans to request release from LOI, but has not completely ruled out UT

April 24th, 2014 2:35 pm by Ben Frederickson, Knoxville News-Sentinel

"A big surprise for me, my wife, and all the issues that are going about in regards to the new coach" - Cofer's father, Michael.

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U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander and former hospital president to speak at ETSU Commencement ceremonies

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander and former hospital president to speak at ETSU Commencement ceremonies

April 24th, 2014 12:11 pm by Contributed - ETSU

Graduation is slated for two ceremonies on May 10.

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Time to make donuts in Kingsport ... well almost

Time to make donuts in Kingsport ... well almost

April 24th, 2014 11:52 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Krispy Kreme is coming back

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