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AP: Former U.S. Sen. Howard Baker Jr. dead at 88

AP: Former U.S. Sen. Howard Baker Jr. dead at 88

June 26th, 2014 1:48 pm by Associated Press

Former Sen. Howard H. Baker Jr., a moderate Republican known as the politician who inquired what President Richard Nixon knew during the 1973 Senate Watergate hearings, has died. He was 88.

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Melungeon gathering to take place in Southwest Virginia

Melungeon gathering to take place in Southwest Virginia

June 26th, 2014 1:44 pm by Elizabeth Saulsbury

Perhaps no group of people in the Appalachia have sparked as many stories, legends and folk tales as the Melungeons.

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They'll be talkin' about the railroad all the livelong day

They'll be talkin' about the railroad all the livelong day

June 26th, 2014 1:32 pm by Elizabeth Saulsbury

East Tennessee State University will be hosting the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad Historical Society at the George L. Carter Railroad Museum on Saturday.

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'Immediate danger': Knoxville College dorm will remain closed

'Immediate danger': Knoxville College dorm will remain closed

June 26th, 2014 11:14 am by Megan Boehnke, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Students at Knoxville College lived in a deteriorating dormitory with exposed asbestos, no heat, and broken sprinkler and fire systems until city officials forced the school to close the building in December, public records show.

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Glock swaps: Tri-Cities Facebook gun exchanges fall in gray area for authorities

Glock swaps: Tri-Cities Facebook gun exchanges fall in gray area for authorities

June 26th, 2014 11:08 am by Tony Casey

Neither the open "Tri Cities Gun Swap" group, with its 163 members nor the closed 1,574-member "Johnson City, Buy, Sell, Trade" group have background check requirements listed in their respective description sections.

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Good Neighbor

Good Neighbor

June 26th, 2014 12:00 am by Sue Guinn Legg

AT through hiker on the trail to end Alzheimer's disease

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Dispute cools center's relationship with contractor

Dispute cools center's relationship with contractor

June 25th, 2014 9:12 pm by Nathan Baker

Metering woes and a missing 22-year contract have left members of the Public Building Authority feeling as if they are "at the mercy" of the supplier of chilled water for the Millennium Centre's air conditioning system.

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JCPB to hold line on rates at current level

JCPB to hold line on rates at current level

June 25th, 2014 9:02 pm by Tony Casey

Through cost-saving strategies, the Johnson City Power Board's board of directors voted on Tuesday to move forward with no rate increase for its more than 76,000 customers.

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Delta Dental gives clinic reason to smile

Delta Dental gives clinic reason to smile

June 25th, 2014 8:54 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Delta Dental on Wednesday announced its award of $60,935 to Johnson City's nonprofit, all-volunteer Keystone Dental Care clinic for low-income adults without access to dental care.

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Shoplifting call leads to numerous drug charges for Chuckey woman

Shoplifting call leads to numerous drug charges for Chuckey woman

June 25th, 2014 8:49 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City police arrested a Chuckey woman last week after she was caught with numerous pills, a white substance believed to be methamphetamine and all the makings of a meth lab in her car.

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