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Johnson City commissioners to consider next move with intersection cameras

Johnson City commissioners to consider next move with intersection cameras

November 20th, 2014 12:01 am by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City's five-year agreement with Redflex to supply digital cameras at intersections ended last week, and tonight commissioners will discuss whether it's in the city's best interest to re-up, amend or drop the Traffic Safety Camera Program.

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United Way drive at 76 percent of goal

United Way drive at 76 percent of goal

November 19th, 2014 9:43 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The United Way of Washington County's fall fundraising campaign has pulled within 24 percent of its $1.725 million goal.

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Legislators, parents to meet in discussion on education

Legislators, parents to meet in discussion on education

November 19th, 2014 9:21 pm by Tony Casey

Fresh off a discussion of Tennessee's adoption of Common Core State Standards at Fountain of Life Church on Tuesday night, Johnson City Council of PTA's president Theresa Shaw can guess which education topic will lead an upcoming Educational Forum.

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Fine arts center effort to take City Hall stage

Fine arts center effort to take City Hall stage

November 19th, 2014 9:14 pm by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University will next pass the hat to Johnson City, seeking contributions for a planned fine and performing arts center to help reach its expected fundraising goal.

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Two Daniel Boone girls arrested after bomb threats

Two Daniel Boone girls arrested after bomb threats

November 19th, 2014 4:54 pm by Staff Report

Two Daniel Boone High School students have been charged by Washington County authorities in connection to three separate bomb threats made this year at the school.

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Greeneville man accused of striking dependent adult's head against van window

Greeneville man accused of striking dependent adult's head against van window

November 19th, 2014 4:50 pm by Staff Reports

According to a news release from TBI, Dominique Godbout, 23, of Poplar Springs Road, who was working for Sunrise Community Services in Afton, allegedly pushed a patient's head against a glass window of a van several times with force on March 24.

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Update: 4 adults, 4 kids displaced by Elizabethton fire

Update: 4 adults, 4 kids displaced by Elizabethton fire

November 19th, 2014 4:46 pm by John Thompson

Elizabethton firefighters were called to 1205 Thomas Blvd. about 8:20 a.m. and needed about 45 minutes to bring the fire under control.

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No charges for Washington County deputy in off-duty crash

No charges for Washington County deputy in off-duty crash

November 19th, 2014 4:34 pm by Becky Campbell

Toxicology tests on Louis Cunningham were completely clear and there will be no charges against him, District Attorney General Tony Clark said Wednesday.

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How to teach self-driving cars ethics of the road

How to teach self-driving cars ethics of the road

November 19th, 2014 1:50 pm by Justin Pritchard, Associated Press

Drivers make split-second decisions based on instinct and a limited view of the dangers around them. The cars of the future - those that can drive themselves thanks to an array of sensors and computing power - will have near-perfect perception and react b

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Senate blocks debate on NSA phone records measure

Senate blocks debate on NSA phone records measure

November 19th, 2014 12:14 pm by Ken Dilanian, AP Intelligence Writer

Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked a bill to end bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency, dealing a blow to President Barack Obama's primary proposal to rein in domestic surveillance.

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