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Roe: Defunding Obamacare won't work

Roe: Defunding Obamacare won't work

August 15th, 2013 12:54 pm by Nathan Baker

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-1st, said Wednesday that threats from fellow legislators to defund the Affordable Care Act are “nigh on impossible” to carry out.

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Judge halts Washington County vehicular homicide hearing to wait for DA's explanation on case differences

Judge halts Washington County vehicular homicide hearing to wait for DA's explanation on case differences

August 15th, 2013 12:16 pm by Becky Campbell

Criminal Court Judge Robert Cupp's directive came during a hearing for Rachel M. Proffitt, who is charged with vehicular homicide in the July 27, 2009, death of Misty M. Briggs, 22, of Jonesborough.

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Johnson City middle school principal makes short list for state's top honor

Johnson City middle school principal makes short list for state's top honor

August 15th, 2013 11:07 am by Staff Report

Tammy Pearce has been named a finalist for for 2013–2014 Tennessee Principal of the Year.

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Area schools get good marks for test scores

Area schools get good marks for test scores

August 15th, 2013 10:58 am by Jennifer Sprouse

As area schools have just started diving into the 2013-14 school year curriculum, test scores for the 2012-13 school year are back in for review and evaluation.

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Tractor-trailer crashes on I-26

Tractor-trailer crashes on I-26

August 15th, 2013 10:05 am by Staff report

A tractor-trailer has wrecked on Interstate 26 near mile marker 15.

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Police: Johnson City man found at McDonald's with stolen merchandise

Police: Johnson City man found at McDonald's with stolen merchandise

August 15th, 2013 9:42 am by Staff report

A Johnson City man was charged Sunday by police with shoplifting from a local department store.

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Johnson City Power Board warns of scam attempts

Johnson City Power Board warns of scam attempts

August 15th, 2013 9:09 am by Jennifer Sprouse

After receiving phone calls from concerned customers about threats of power disconnection and meter issues from people claiming to be Power Board employees, Johnson City Power Board officials are warning all consumers about a scam and caution everyone to

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Update: Two Johnson City men charged with murder in Kingsport shooting death

Update: Two Johnson City men charged with murder in Kingsport shooting death

August 15th, 2013 8:05 am by From Press and NET News Service Reports

Jarrod Logan Anderson had been released from the Washington County Detention Center

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Kingsport police shooting headed to grand jury

Kingsport police shooting headed to grand jury

August 15th, 2013 7:32 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Findings of an investigation into June's shooting of a wanted man by Kingsport police will soon be presented to a grand jury, leaving the placement of any charges to their discretion.

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Johnson City church vandalized ahead of grand opening; four charged in rash of burglaries

Johnson City church vandalized ahead of grand opening; four charged in rash of burglaries

August 14th, 2013 11:14 pm by Rex Barber

Police had been investigating a rash of burglaries at churches throughout Johnson City and had increased patrols at churches as a result.

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