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New downtown garage leads parking discussion

April 20th, 2015 9:28 pm by Gary B. Gray

The need to build a new downtown parking garage may strike some as more urgent than others, but that subject was at the top of the Johnson City Development Authority's Parking Committee meeting agenda early Monday.

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Organizers eye early June opening for animal shelter

Organizers eye early June opening for animal shelter

April 20th, 2015 9:34 pm by Tony Casey

Gingery, Gauntlet Gray, Sleepy Blue, Urban Putty and Tupelo Tree aren't the names of restaurants in the Tri-Cities, but the names of the colors used to cover the inside walls of the new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter at 3411 N. Roan St.

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Blighted Betty Gay building safe for now

Blighted Betty Gay building safe for now

April 20th, 2015 9:31 pm by Nathan Baker

Nearing the deadline on an order for its demolition, the 90-year-old Betty Gay building found a new owner and a new chance for renovations.

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Man's harassment of potential juror in Johnson City murder case included sexual threats, warrant says

Man's harassment of potential juror in Johnson City murder case included sexual threats, warrant says

April 20th, 2015 4:30 pm by Becky Campbell

Wayne A. Morris Jr. was arraigned Monday.

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Sink hole forces lane closure on I-26 west

Sink hole forces lane closure on I-26 west

April 20th, 2015 4:01 pm by Contributed to the Press

Traffic will be directed on the outside shoulder to allow the repair.

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Police seek information on 2 shoplifters possibly involved in organized retail crime

Police seek information on 2 shoplifters possibly involved in organized retail crime

April 20th, 2015 10:09 pm by Staff Report

The Johnson City Police Department is looking for two people believed to be part of an organized retail theft group, a news release said.

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Elizabethton School Board narrows director candidates to 4

Elizabethton School Board narrows director candidates to 4

April 20th, 2015 9:46 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton City School Board narrowed its list of director of schools candidates to four during a workshop sessions Monday.

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Proposal requiring racial profiling ban headed to governor.

Proposal requiring racial profiling ban headed to governor.

April 20th, 2015 9:16 pm by Associated Press

Legislation that would require all of Tennessee's law enforcement agencies to adopt written policies to ban racial profiling is headed to the governor for his consideration.

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Bill to replace Tennessee academic standards passes House

Bill to replace Tennessee academic standards passes House

April 20th, 2015 9:14 pm by Associated Press

A proposal that seeks to replace the state's current academic standards has unanimously passed the House.

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Tenn. House member seeks protection against Haslam vetoes

Tenn. House member seeks protection against Haslam vetoes

April 20th, 2015 9:11 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A state House member is seeking to delay votes on Gov. Bill Haslam's legislative proposals to insure against vetoes of embattled measures such as allowing people with handgun carry permits to be armed in city parks.

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Family spokesman: Alabama woman leaves to join ISIS in Syria

Family spokesman: Alabama woman leaves to join ISIS in Syria

April 20th, 2015 9:08 pm by MARTIN SWANT, Associated Press

A spokesman for a Muslim couple in Alabama says their 20-year-old daughter fled a Birmingham suburb to join ISIS militants in Syria after being recruited on the Internet.

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