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ADA's 25th anniversary sparks celebration

ADA's 25th anniversary sparks celebration

July 24th, 2015 9:57 pm by Jessica Fuller

Twenty-five years ago, Americans with disabilities earned a significant win in a decades-long civil rights battle, pressing for the passage of laws against discrimination that would give them the same opportunities as every other citizen.And this week has

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The Latest: Authorities probe whether gun was legally bought

The Latest: Authorities probe whether gun was legally bought

July 24th, 2015 1:20 pm by The Associated Press

Authorities say the gunman in the movie theater slayings was armed with a semi-automatic .40-caliber handgun and had one additional magazine.

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Jonesborough's 3rd annual Relay for Life set Saturday

Jonesborough's 3rd annual Relay for Life set Saturday

July 24th, 2015 11:51 am by Becky Campbell

It's too late to form officials teams for the went, but it's not too late to register to walk or donate.

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Bombadil, this mountain, William Wild and more at Willow Tree this weekend

Bombadil, this mountain, William Wild and more at Willow Tree this weekend

July 24th, 2015 10:31 am by Contributed to the Press

A big weekend of music is coming to The Willow Tree Coffeehouse & Music Room.

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Acoustic Coffeehouse to host free shows

Acoustic Coffeehouse to host free shows

July 24th, 2015 10:19 am by Contributed to the Press

Pi Jacobs is the singer you've probably heard, even if you haven't heard of her. With more than 60 song placements in television and film, Jacob's music has been heard on MTV, Oxygen, ABC Family, Lufthansa Airlines In-flight Entertainment, Macy's commerci

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Carter County mayor voices opposition to new EPA rules

Carter County mayor voices opposition to new EPA rules

July 24th, 2015 9:43 am by John Thompson

Carter County Mayor Leon Humphrey has joined with the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and the Tennessee Manufacturers Association in opposing a proposal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to make the guidelines on ground-level ozone levels more str

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Crowe is unsure what to do if no clerks willing to serve gay couples

Crowe is unsure what to do if no clerks willing to serve gay couples

July 24th, 2015 9:35 am by Becky Campbell

Tennessee Sen. Rusty Crowe said the state needs a solution for public employees who don't want to serve gay married couples based on their religious beliefs, and his suggestion is to allow those workers to pass off the interaction to a coworker.

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Eldridge nominates Scheuerman as county's interim medical examiner

Eldridge nominates Scheuerman as county's interim medical examiner

July 24th, 2015 9:22 am by Gary B. Gray

County Mayor Dan Eldridge will recommend the appointment of E. Hunt Scheuerman Monday as the county's interim medical examiner after Karen Cline-Parhamovich's resignation.

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New amphitheater expands JC Public Library's kids zone

New amphitheater expands JC Public Library's kids zone

July 24th, 2015 9:14 am by David Floyd

Adults and kids visiting the Johnson City Public Library will now have a nice scenic area to sit in while they read their books about adolescent vampires and boy wizards.

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Unicoi County budget committee nixes proposed 7 cent property tax increase

Unicoi County budget committee nixes proposed 7 cent property tax increase

July 23rd, 2015 10:17 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The failure of the tax increase proposal unleashed a storm of raised voices.

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