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Tennessee lawmakers pass guns-in-parking-lots update

Tennessee lawmakers pass guns-in-parking-lots update

March 23rd, 2015 9:36 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The state Legislature on Monday passed a bill allowing workers to sue their employers if they are fired for storing guns in cars parked on company lots.

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ETSU chief points to new rape reporting procedure to explain crime increase

ETSU chief points to new rape reporting procedure to explain crime increase

March 23rd, 2015 4:42 pm by Nathan Baker

Overall crime at East Tennessee State University took an upswing in 2014 compared to the previous year, driven largely by an increase in the number of incidents of rape reported on the Johnson City campus.

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Ex-WJHL reporter's marijuana club raided in Alaska

Ex-WJHL reporter's marijuana club raided in Alaska

March 23rd, 2015 11:05 am by Staff Report

Charlo Greene gained notoriety when she quit her job on live TV in September with an expletive.

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Trial reset in Washington County vehicular homicide case

Trial reset in Washington County vehicular homicide case

March 23rd, 2015 10:43 am by Staff Report

Brandon Pickering was set to go on trial today on a vehicular homicide by intoxication charge for the May 10, 2012, crash that killed Britany Hankal.

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'Tis the season for sneezin'

'Tis the season for sneezin'

March 22nd, 2015 9:25 pm by Jessica Fuller

Friday was the long-awaited first day of spring as residents begin to replace scarves for shorts.But for many, it's time to break out the allergy medication.

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Meet your neighbor: FBI agent retires to Johnson City, writes book

Meet your neighbor: FBI agent retires to Johnson City, writes book

March 22nd, 2015 9:22 pm by Trey Williams

It doesn't bug Al Hamlett that he's no longer conducting the interviews, although he occasionally gets wired up enough while sharing memories to request the recorder be paused.

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New nonprofit program to educate, empower people with intellectual disabilities

New nonprofit program to educate, empower people with intellectual disabilities

March 22nd, 2015 9:17 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A new faith-based nonprofit program to provide individualized educational opportunities beyond high school for people in the Tri-Cities area with intellectual disabilities is conducting an online fundraising campaign to hire its first teacher.

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Police: Shoplifting leads to multiple charges for 2 Virgina women

Police: Shoplifting leads to multiple charges for 2 Virgina women

March 22nd, 2015 8:57 pm by Staff Report

Two Virginia women found themselves arrested on shoplifting and drug charges at JCPenney, 2011 N. Roan St., according to a Johnson City Police Department news release.

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Rally draws hundreds to support medical use of marijuana

Rally draws hundreds to support medical use of marijuana - VIDEO

March 21st, 2015 9:48 pm by Jessica Fuller

The intersection of University Parkway and State of Franklin Road was alive with cheers and neon signs decorated with phrases - and five-pointed leaves - Saturday afternoon as passersby honked and waved in support.

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