Johnson City Press Tuesday, January 27, 2015
'Everyone's felt the loss of Luke': Friends, coworkers remember Luke Story as community hero

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'Everyone's felt the loss of Luke': Friends, coworkers remember Luke Story as community hero

January 25th, 2015 9:56 pm by Jessica Fuller

One day in August, Luke Story went to the doctor to get a pain in his side checked, anticipating gallstones.The next day, he was diagnosed with terminal cancer.

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Teen charged with tire-slashing sprees in Gray; women accused of contributing to deliquency

Teen charged with tire-slashing sprees in Gray; women accused of contributing to deliquency

January 27th, 2015 10:26 am by Johnson City Press

On Thanksgiving, 53 vehicles at Unique Auto Brokers were cut with a knife.

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Commission foregoes MedicOne renewal, puts ambulance contract out for bid in Unicoi Co.

Commission foregoes MedicOne renewal, puts ambulance contract out for bid in Unicoi Co.

January 26th, 2015 10:29 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County resident Tia Hensley became emotional when describing what she called the "exceptional" service MedicOne Medical Response has provided to her and her family over the past few years. Unicoi County Sheriff Administrative Assistant Craig Master

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County approves $1 million for 'Project X'

County approves $1 million for 'Project X'

January 26th, 2015 10:08 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Commissioners on Monday made a $1 million commitment to retain an unnamed Johnson City manufacturer in a deal that, when finalized, will keep its 150 employees and estimated $8 million payroll here to support the local economy.

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Ex-special ed teacher's assault case on hold

Ex-special ed teacher's assault case on hold

January 26th, 2015 9:47 pm by Becky Campbell

A Criminal Court case charging a former special education teacher with assault is on hold while two other similar cases make their way through a lower court, according to statements made in court Monday.

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Attorney General says Tennessee would have right to cancel Medicaid expansion

Attorney General says Tennessee would have right to cancel Medicaid expansion

January 27th, 2015 2:03 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Tennessee would be able to cancel Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to extend health coverage to 200,000 low-income people if costs exceed expectations, Attorney General Herbert Slatery said in a legal opinion released Tuesday.

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Update: Deliberations start in rape trial for ex-Vanderbilt players

Update: Deliberations start in rape trial for ex-Vanderbilt players

January 27th, 2015 1:53 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey are each charged with five counts of aggravated rape and two counts of aggravated sexual battery.

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Northeast U.S. residents digging out, moving on from snowstorm

Northeast U.S. residents digging out, moving on from snowstorm

January 27th, 2015 11:18 am by Associated Press

Areas of the busy Northeast corridor were left to deal with a storm that packed a winter wallop of heavy snow and high winds for some and left others with more typical snow accumulations.

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Newer charge to take back seat for Johnson City man

Newer charge to take back seat for Johnson City man

January 27th, 2015 9:08 am by Becky Campbell

A second-degree murder charge against a Johnson City man will take a back seat to older charges involving allegations he sold cocaine to an undercover police officer.

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Carter County Tomorrow looks to find renter

Carter County Tomorrow looks to find renter

January 27th, 2015 8:59 am by John Thompson

One of the main jobs of the Carter County Tomorrow economic development organization is to find suitable businesses and industries to locate in the county, but during Monday's quarterly meeting, the board of directors discussed the need to find a suitable

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Mike Huckabee hints at presidential run, promotes 'God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy' in Johnson City

Mike Huckabee hints at presidential run, promotes 'God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy' in Johnson City - VIDEO

January 26th, 2015 9:54 pm by Max Hrenda

Although he neither confirmed nor denied rumors that he was considering a run at the presidency, author and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said he received a lot of encouragement to do so from area residents ... and that their encouragement might not

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