Johnson City Press Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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'It Can Wait' campaign at ETSU targets issue of texting and driving

'It Can Wait' campaign at ETSU targets issue of texting and driving

September 16th, 2014 9:01 am by Becky Campbell

Texting and social media through the use of cell phones are one of the biggest forms of communication now, but there are certain times when one phone company says messages should never be sent when you are driving.

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Erwin railroad overpass project delayed

Erwin railroad overpass project delayed

September 16th, 2014 8:55 am by Brad Hicks

Construction on the long-awaited railroad overpass project in Erwin, originally scheduled for completion this Halloween, has been delayed several months.

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Football touches down at ETSU with first practice

Football touches down at ETSU with first practice

September 15th, 2014 10:00 pm by Joe Avento

Carl Torbush was in his element on Monday afternoon. That's because, for the first time in 11 years, there was a football practice at East Tennessee State University.

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Jonesborough celebrates upper-tier bond status

Jonesborough celebrates upper-tier bond status

September 15th, 2014 9:41 pm by Max Hrenda

A nationally recognized credit rating firm cited Jonesborough's budgetary flexibility, liquidity, wealth and income in its decision to grant the town one of its higher bond ratings.

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Commissioners address specifics of '15 budget

Commissioners address specifics of '15 budget

September 15th, 2014 9:34 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Commissioners on Monday rifled through the proposed 2015, $123 million budget in a workshop designed make plain what the Budget Committee has formulated to this point: a budget that will be recommended for approval Sept. 29.

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Retired Chattanooga cop shoots, wounds stepson

Retired Chattanooga cop shoots, wounds stepson

September 15th, 2014 9:09 pm by Shelly Bradbury, Chattanooga Times Free Press

A retired Chattanooga police assistant chief shot his 18-year-old stepson in the leg during a scuffle Sunday at the family's North Chattanooga home.

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Elizabethton car dealer gets 14 years on theft, other charges

Elizabethton car dealer gets 14 years on theft, other charges

September 15th, 2014 9:00 pm by Becky Campbell

A former used car dealer whose shady sales left customers with repossessed vehicles will serve 14 years in prison on several counts of theft and failure to produce a car title.

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Morgan County couple indicted in baby boy's death

Morgan County couple indicted in baby boy's death

September 15th, 2014 8:55 pm by Knoxville News Sentinel Staff

A Morgan County mother and her boyfriend were indicted Monday in the June 1 death of the woman's 17-month-old son, according to prosecutors.

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Megasausage invades Illinois

Megasausage invades Illinois

September 15th, 2014 3:38 pm by Associated Press

About 50 people volunteered to carefully grill a 100-foot bratwurst without burning or breaking it at a bar in Illinois.

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Update: Despite new faces, division still present in Carter Co. Commission

Update: Despite new faces, division still present in Carter Co. Commission

September 15th, 2014 2:09 pm by John Thompson

The new Carter County Commission held its first meeting on Monday morning and revealed it is deeply divided, but several commissioners expressed the desire to do the people's will and become more united.

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