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Johnson City moves closer to moving municipal elections to November ballots

Johnson City moves closer to moving municipal elections to November ballots

August 8th, 2014 12:08 pm by Max Hrenda

City elections are held in April of every odd-numbered year. If passed by voters, the referendum would move those municipal elections to the same date as the general election, the first Tuesday in November.

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GM issues third recall on SUVs that can catch fire

GM issues third recall on SUVs that can catch fire

August 8th, 2014 11:55 am by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

The problem, revealed in documents posted by federal safety regulators this week, is so serious that GM is telling customers to park the SUVs outdoors until they are repaired because they could catch fire when left unattended.

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59 complaints filed over Greene Co. meeting about U.S. Nitrogen

59 complaints filed over Greene Co. meeting about U.S. Nitrogen

August 8th, 2014 11:49 am by Associated Press

Several complaints focused on not being able to hear board discussions and the arrest of a resident who asked the board to speak up.

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Shipley out: Big shakeup in Kingsport politics

Shipley out: Big shakeup in Kingsport politics

August 8th, 2014 11:25 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Challenger Bud Hulsey easily upset incumbent state Rep. Tony Shipley in the Tennessee 2nd House District GOP Primary on Thursday.

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U.S .makes good on Obama's promise to bomb targets in Iraq

U.S .makes good on Obama's promise to bomb targets in Iraq

August 8th, 2014 11:20 am by JULIE PACE and ROBERT BURNS, Associated Press

"America is coming to help" - President Barack Obama.

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Hometown Heroes: General Shale, Johnson City Cardinals honor 9 at game

Hometown Heroes: General Shale, Johnson City Cardinals honor 9 at game

August 8th, 2014 10:35 am by Carter Giegerich, Press Staff Writer

A great community is built one brick at a time, and General Shale has teamed up with the Johnson City Cardinals to honor some of the most influential contributors to the Johnson City community.

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Unicoi roundup: 5 new faces on County Commission

Unicoi roundup: 5 new faces on County Commission

August 8th, 2014 12:13 am by Brad Hicks

It was already known that big changes were in store for the Unicoi County Commission with Thursday's general election, and five new members will join the nine-member panel.

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Harris ousts Wolfe on state GOP committee

Harris ousts Wolfe on state GOP committee

August 8th, 2014 12:08 am by Max Hrenda

Tennessee's Republican Executive Committee received a new member after District 3's challenger earned a strong showing of support from Carter County.

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Lunceford defeats incumbent Carter Co. Sheriff Mathes in rematch

Lunceford defeats incumbent Carter Co. Sheriff Mathes in rematch

August 8th, 2014 12:05 am by Nathan Baker

Retired State Trooper Dexter Lunceford again fended Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes to take the incumbent's seat in Thursday night's General Election.

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Lightning rod state Sen. Stacey Campfield blasted out in primary

Lightning rod state Sen. Stacey Campfield blasted out in primary

August 7th, 2014 11:56 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Controversial lawmaker who often drew the ire of his own GOP colleagues

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