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New committee aims to bring city, county together on annexation

New committee aims to bring city, county together on annexation

December 28th, 2013 9:08 am by Gary B. Gray

When the City-County Liaison Committee formally was revived in August, its members elected officers, set meeting dates and prioritized these issues as matters to be discussed: education, infrastructure, legislation, animal shelter, annexation, economic de

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Johnson City property taxes due on Tuesday

Johnson City property taxes due on Tuesday

December 27th, 2013 9:51 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City property taxes for 2013 are due Tuesday.

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Fire investigators probe Christmas Day house fire

Fire investigators probe Christmas Day house fire

December 27th, 2013 9:48 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City fire investigators are continuing to probe a Christmas Day house fire that sent a city woman to a Nashville hospital for smoke inhalation.

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Johnson City man's tree quite the conversation piece

Johnson City man's tree quite the conversation piece

December 27th, 2013 9:15 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City resident Lawrence Ford had a surprise earlier this month when his nephew pointed out an offshoot growing on a tree outside his home.

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Local nurse provides aid in danger zone

Local nurse provides aid in danger zone

December 27th, 2013 9:10 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Nathan Hitchcock still finds it hard to believe that he’s back in the United States, following his rather quick exit from South Sudan just a few days ago.

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Federal judge rules NSA phone surveillance is legal

Federal judge rules NSA phone surveillance is legal

December 27th, 2013 3:36 pm by By LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press

The decision contrasts with a ruling earlier this month by U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon, who granted a preliminary injunction against the collecting of phone records of two men who had challenged the program.

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1.3 million losing unemployment benefits Saturday

1.3 million losing unemployment benefits Saturday

December 27th, 2013 2:53 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

Jobless rates could drop, but analysts say the economy may suffer with less money for consumers to spend on everything from clothes to cars.

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Norfolk Southern train derails in West Virginia, sends tanker into creek

Norfolk Southern train derails in West Virginia, sends tanker into creek

December 27th, 2013 1:47 pm by Associated Press

Norfolk Southern officials say that tanker car may contain asphalt and may be leaking into the creek.

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Target: Customers' encrypted PINs were obtained

Target: Customers' encrypted PINs were obtained

December 27th, 2013 1:23 pm by AP

Previously Target had said that encrypted data was stolen but stopped short of identifying it as PIN numbers.

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TVA expected to offer incentives to cut staff, expenses in 2014

TVA expected to offer incentives to cut staff, expenses in 2014

December 27th, 2013 12:03 pm by Dave Flessner, Times Free Press

In a meeting with TVA employees earlier this month, TVA President Bill Johnson hinted that the agency will ask for voluntary resignations and retirements, probably in January, in selected organizations at TVA.

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