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States move to blunt Obama carbon reduction plan

States move to blunt Obama carbon reduction plan

June 1st, 2014 10:27 pm by DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

As President Barack Obama prepares to announce tougher new air quality standards, lawmakers in several states already are trying to blunt the impact on aging coal-fired power plants that feed electricity to millions of consumers.

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Plum job: Friends putting finishing touches on Blue Plum Festival

Plum job: Friends putting finishing touches on Blue Plum Festival

June 1st, 2014 9:57 pm by Tony Casey

Three cheers for a three-day event in downtown Johnson City that focuses on providing the Tri-Cities a large-scale free event.

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WCEDC announces photograph contest winners

WCEDC announces photograph contest winners

May 31st, 2014 4:18 pm by Nathan Baker

A call to see the picturesque side of the region resulted in hundreds of photographs sent to the Washington County Economic Development Council and several winning shots.

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Freedom Hall closed for electrical upgrades; ticket office will move

Freedom Hall closed for electrical upgrades; ticket office will move

May 31st, 2014 9:50 am by Gary B. Gray

Renovations on the Science Hill Campus have reached the Freedom Hall Civic Center, which will need to relocate its administrative and ticket offices due to electrical upgrades at the facility.

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EMS wins award for heart attack treatment

EMS wins award for heart attack treatment

May 31st, 2014 9:42 am by Becky Campbell

Fred Sanford may not have heard of the term ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction - known as STEMI in the medical field - but he knew exactly what it meant.

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New home just fine for ETSU Public Safety

New home just fine for ETSU Public Safety

May 31st, 2014 9:38 am by Nathan Baker

After months of anticipation, the boys in blue (and gold) at East Tennessee State University now have a newer, brighter place to call home.

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Wellmont, UnitedHealthcare extend negotiations on new deal

Wellmont, UnitedHealthcare extend negotiations on new deal

May 31st, 2014 9:35 am by Nathan Baker

Wellmont Health System and UnitedHealthcare now have three more weeks to publicly shame one another into reaching a deal for medical reimbursements, while tens of thousands of people in the region wait to find out if they will have to pay out-of-network c

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UPDATE: Johnson City fire captain suspended over firefighter's haircut

UPDATE: Johnson City fire captain suspended over firefighter's haircut

May 31st, 2014 9:32 am by Becky Campbell

The Johnson City Fire Department captain at the center of a haircutting incident involving a firefighter said the investigation is over and it's time to move on.

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Farmers market funds lacking

Farmers market funds lacking

May 31st, 2014 9:25 am by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City does not have the $350,000 budgeted this year for site preparation of the new farmers market - a project set to be bid out in about one week.

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Candlelight Vigil

May 31st, 2014 1:00 am by Dave Boyd

Candlelight Vigil Dave Boyd/Johnson City PressA Candlelight Vigil was held Friday night in Elizabethton for three young people who died this week.

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