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Reactions to Internet sales tax mixed

Reactions to Internet sales tax mixed

July 26th, 2013 8:56 am by Nathan Baker

Local business owners banded together Thursday in support of a national bill to require online retailers to collect sales taxes, a move that they said would make business more equitable and spur economic growth.

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Judge denies diversion in murder-for-hire plot

Judge denies diversion in murder-for-hire plot

July 26th, 2013 8:55 am by Brad Hicks

Criminal Court Judge Robert Cupp denied granting diversion to a Unicoi County man charged nearly two years ago for his involvement in a murder-for-hire plot.

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Trial postponed in child sex case

Trial postponed in child sex case

July 26th, 2013 8:38 am by Brad Hicks

The federal trial of a Johnson City man charged in late May with attempting to solicit sex from an underage boy has been postponed until October.

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Liaison committee fails to meet again

Liaison committee fails to meet again premium content

July 26th, 2013 8:00 am by Gary B. Gray

The plug was pulled on Thursday’s Johnson City-Washington County Liaison Committee meeting without notice just when it appeared communication within the group was needed more than ever.

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Plan could bring changes to Washington County schools

Plan could bring changes to Washington County schools

July 25th, 2013 9:59 pm by Nathan Baker

In the next 10 years, Washington County schools could see major changes if Board of Education members approve a plan proposed Thursday evening by hired consultants.

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Man accused of stealing U-Haul truck

Man accused of stealing U-Haul truck

July 25th, 2013 9:31 pm by Staff Report

A city man was charged Thursday with stealing a U-Haul truck, Johnson City police said in a news release.

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WCEDC trading in Summit for annual meeting

WCEDC trading in Summit for annual meeting

July 25th, 2013 8:38 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

In lieu of an Economic Summit normally held in the fall, the Washington County Economic Development Council announced Thursday that it plans to hold its first annual meeting in June and use the meeting to release the final version of a strategic economic

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Infant avoids serious injury as car hits bedroom

Infant avoids serious injury as car hits bedroom

July 25th, 2013 7:52 pm by Kayla Carter

An 8-month-old child’s life was narrowly spared when a vehicle crashed into a family’s bedroom at 510 Hamilton St. around 1:45 a.m. Thursday.

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Gray woman charged with helping son elude Carter Co.  deputies in chase

Gray woman charged with helping son elude Carter Co. deputies in chase

July 25th, 2013 2:30 pm by John Thompson

Bobbie Jo Axelrod was charged with accessory after the fact.

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Update: Seats on sale for new arts center at ETSU

Update: Seats on sale for new arts center at ETSU

July 25th, 2013 12:20 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Seats part of East Tennessee State University's "Now Seating" campaign are now on sale, according to an ETSU news release.

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