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Local group takes aim at virtual schools

Local group takes aim at virtual schools

August 14th, 2013 1:40 pm by Nathan Baker

Members of a local organization claim millions of dollars intended for Tennessee’s students is going to an out-of-state education company in return for substandard testing results, but corporate and school representatives say the performance measures gath

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Safety Commissioner: NE Tennessee traffic fatalities down 16 percent

Safety Commissioner: NE Tennessee traffic fatalities down 16 percent

August 14th, 2013 1:15 pm by Becky Campbell

He attributed the drop to seatbelt usage and enforcement.

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Gov. Haslam appoints Northeast Tennessee Media Group's Wilson, others to higher education boards

Gov. Haslam appoints Northeast Tennessee Media Group's Wilson, others to higher education boards

August 14th, 2013 10:04 am by Staff report

Northeast Tennessee Media Group President Keith Wilson has been appointed to the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. NTMG includes the Johnson City Press, the Kingsport Times-News and other regional newspapers.

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Unicoi finance committee makes cuts to nonprofit groups

Unicoi finance committee makes cuts to nonprofit groups

August 14th, 2013 9:15 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — The Unicoi County Commission’s Finance Committee continues to chip away at the county’s projected shortfall, and the prospect of the county not having to raise the property tax rate in the 2013-14 fiscal year is still a possibility.

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Study shows upswing in state housing market

Study shows upswing in state housing market

August 14th, 2013 8:53 am by Nathan Baker

Tennessee’s housing market gained ground in the second quarter of 2013, outpacing the South as a region and the rest of the country in terms of new construction even as employment and other economic indicators cooled.

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Tri-Cities seniors put on thinking caps for district Brain Games

Tri-Cities seniors put on thinking caps for district Brain Games

August 14th, 2013 8:50 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Area seniors are exercising their minds, expanding their trivia knowledge and brushing up their game-show savvy in preparation for the First Tennessee Area Agency on Aging and Disability district-wide Brain Games.

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Johnson City Community Theatre's Jerry's Girls

August 13th, 2013 9:44 pm by Lee Talbert

Johnson City Community Theatre's Jerry's Girls

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Police say woman found passed out in vehicle

Police say woman found passed out in vehicle

August 13th, 2013 9:27 pm by Staff Reports

A Kingsport woman was arrested Sunday after police found her passed out in her vehicle in downtown Johnson City, according to a JCPD report.

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Man allegedly hits girlfriend with golf club

Man allegedly hits girlfriend with golf club

August 13th, 2013 9:25 pm by Staff Reports

A Johnson City man was arrested Monday for hitting his girlfriend with a golf putter during an argument over his movie collection, according to a JCPD police report.

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Police investigate shots fired at business

Police investigate shots fired at business

August 13th, 2013 9:24 pm by Staff Reports

Johnson City police responded after a business reportedly had shots fired in a window Tuesday, according to a police reports.

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