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Did the Carter Co. School Board violate the Sunshine Law?

Did the Carter Co. School Board violate the Sunshine Law?

June 5th, 2014 11:05 am by John Thompson

It's all about the board's called meeting to approve the filing of a lawsuit against Elizabethton over the disbursement of local liquor by the drink revenue since 1998.

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UT scientists warn of insect damage to local fruit crops

UT scientists warn of insect damage to local fruit crops

June 5th, 2014 10:36 am by Associated Press

The insect targets strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, cherries, grapes and other soft, thin-skinned fruit.

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Rock slide brings I-40 traffic through Johnson City on I-26

Rock slide brings I-40 traffic through Johnson City on I-26

June 5th, 2014 10:09 am by Contributed

The N.C. Department of Transportation has closed a portion of Interstate 40 in Haywood County near the Tennessee border.

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Downtown flooding: Johnson City turns to Army Corps of Engineers for possible fix

Downtown flooding: Johnson City turns to Army Corps of Engineers for possible fix

June 5th, 2014 9:15 am by Gary B. Gray

City commissioners will consider an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers tonight that would result in an evaluation of Brush and King creeks' water flow and be used to produce additional remedies for downtown flooding.

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Police arrest man in elevator stabbing death of boy, 6

Police arrest man in elevator stabbing death of boy, 6

June 5th, 2014 9:08 am by JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press

A 7-year-old girl also was critically injured in the knife attack in a public housing complex.

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Witnesses: Boko Haram militants slaughtered hundreds

Witnesses: Boko Haram militants slaughtered hundreds

June 5th, 2014 8:53 am by HARUNA UMAR, Associated Press

The military failed to intervene even though it was warned that an attack was imminent.

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Update: Eastman searching for cause of power outage that shut down plant, triggered emissions discharges

Update: Eastman searching for cause of power outage that shut down plant, triggered emissions discharges

June 5th, 2014 8:30 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

The company was "in the process of conducting a safe and orderly restart of operations and assessing the potential business and financial impacts of the shutdown."

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Suit challenges BZA's variance for complex

Suit challenges BZA's variance for complex

June 4th, 2014 8:58 pm by Nathan Baker

Plans to demolish a 100-year-old flour mill in Johnson City and build a five-building multifamily apartment complex in its place could be delayed again, this time from a legal challenge to a variance granted in April for the project.

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Beer likely to flow again at JC Cardinals games

Beer likely to flow again at JC Cardinals games

June 4th, 2014 8:52 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Johnson City Sports Foundation has applied for a beer permit, and should the City Commission grant that request in a few weeks, a handful of Anheuser-Busch products will be added to Cardinal Park's concessions menu.

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Tweetsie Trail Trek to open trail on August 30 - VIDEO

Tweetsie Trail Trek to open trail on August 30 - VIDEO

June 4th, 2014 8:40 pm by Tony Casey

Based on his 5,000-meter personal best time, 13 minutes and 19 seconds, it's possible that former East Tennessee State University "Irish Brigade" runner Ray Flynn could have completed a 4.3-mile stretch on the Tweetsie Trail from Lion's Field to the Alaba

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