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"The goal is to be who you are": Transgender teens describe their journeys

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"The goal is to be who you are": Transgender teens describe their journeys

August 1st, 2015 10:52 pm by Jessica Fuller

"The beauty of life is we get to dictate who we are, what we do and how we live in the world, and it should be the same for gender as for anything else."

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Bedbugs plaguing residents in Kingsport public housing

Bedbugs plaguing residents in Kingsport public housing

August 2nd, 2015 3:59 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET NEWS SERVICE

Some of the public housing in Kingsport is infested with bedbugs and residents believe the Kingsport Housing and Redevelopment Authority isn't doing enough to address the issue.

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After July 16, tragedy became politics

After July 16, tragedy became politics

August 2nd, 2015 3:55 pm by Joan Garrett McClane, Times Free Press staff

Even before the dead servicemen were buried, there was a cognitive rush for reason.

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Police say person of interest in custody in officer killing

Police say person of interest in custody in officer killing

August 2nd, 2015 3:53 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

A person of "interest" has been taken into custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a police officer during a traffic stop in Memphis, police said Sunday.

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Biden for president? Allies mulling Clinton challenge

Biden for president? Allies mulling Clinton challenge

August 2nd, 2015 3:50 pm by JULIE PACE, Associated Press and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Vice President Joe Biden's associates have resumed discussions about a 2016 presidential run after largely shelving such deliberations while his son was sick and dying earlier this year.

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Johnson City man threatened girlfriend with rifle, police say

Johnson City man threatened girlfriend with rifle, police say

August 2nd, 2015 10:58 am by Staff Report

Police were called to the 1100 block of Henry Street about a man armed with a rifle early Saturday morning.

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Rob-Con, assemble! 30th-annual Bristol convention draws crowds

Rob-Con, assemble! 30th-annual Bristol convention draws crowds

August 1st, 2015 10:48 pm by Jessica Fuller

Saturday was the first day to suit up for Rob-Con's 30th-annual show, and this year's bigger-than-ever crowds grew to match the expanding convention.

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Cards score season-high in win over Jays

Cards score season-high in win over Jays

August 1st, 2015 10:46 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City belted out 15 hits and had a season-high run production in a 15-1 win over Bluefield on Saturday night at Cardinal Park.

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Back 2 School Bash gears students up for start of classes next week

Back 2 School Bash gears students up for start of classes next week

August 1st, 2015 10:43 pm by Jessica Fuller

With summer vacation winding down and area schools gearing up for classes next week, Saturday's Back 2 School Bash made sure area students were well informed, well ready and well supplied.

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Area residents, property owners want answers from TVA

Area residents, property owners want answers from TVA

August 1st, 2015 10:34 pm by Tony Casey and Gary B. Gray

The "question and answer" period of a Tennessee Valley Authority presentation lasted nearly two hours Thursday night, with members of an approximately 200-person audience in The Millennium Centre asking for responses related to a five-to-seven-year Boone

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Washington County proactively plans tax base

Washington County proactively plans tax base

August 1st, 2015 10:26 pm by Gary B. Gray

In less than 2 years, Washington County has eliminated its zoning administrator, created a building commissioner position, folded its Zoning Administrator Oversight Committee and made way for its first-ever full-time planner.Why?

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