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Chris Christie: GOP should 'show up' for minority votes

Chris Christie: GOP should 'show up' for minority votes

November 10th, 2013 2:30 pm by Associated Press

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Sunday offered his Republican Party a prescription to win: show up.

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Eagle Scout Project

November 10th, 2013 1:00 am by Dave Boyd

Scout Project Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press Sheldon Kappel undertakes an Eagle Scout project at the Erwin Linear Trail. He is building a linear scale model of the solar system by putting posts in at different distances along the trail to show a scale-m

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Gravel drug turns up in Washington County

Gravel drug turns up in Washington County

November 9th, 2013 9:21 pm by Becky Campbell

Washington County sheriff’s investigators seized what they thought was the first evidence of a new, more potent form of the synthetic drug bath salts this week, but as it turns out an officer had found it in another arrest months ago.

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Local Eagle Scout project is out of this world

Local Eagle Scout project is out of this world

November 9th, 2013 9:17 pm by Tony Casey

Did you know that Venus doesn’t have any moons? Did you know that Mars is 141,600,000 miles from the Sun?

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TWRA cites snake-handling East TN pastor Andrew Hamblin, seizes snakes

TWRA cites snake-handling East TN pastor Andrew Hamblin, seizes snakes

November 9th, 2013 5:34 pm by WBIR-Knoxville Gannett Tennessee

An East Tennessee pastor who handles snakes as part of his faith has been cited by TWRA, and his venomous snakes have been confiscated.

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Anti-Obama overpass protesters well within their rights

Anti-Obama overpass protesters well within their rights

November 9th, 2013 12:41 pm by Tony Casey

“Stop Him Now,” “Stop Obamacare,” “Impeach Obama” and “Wake Up America” are some of the signs displayed on the Princeton Road overpass over Interstate 26.

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Alexander says he won’t lean farther right

Alexander says he won’t lean farther right

November 9th, 2013 12:37 pm by Nathan Baker

Facing charges from his primary opponents that he’s not conservative enough to represent the Republican Party in the 2014 midterm elections, Sen. Lamar Alexander said he’s not going to try an end-run to the right to avoid an upset from a Tea Party movemen

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Salary increase bittersweet for Washington County Board of Education

Salary increase bittersweet for Washington County Board of Education

November 8th, 2013 9:02 pm by Nathan Baker

Washington County Board of Education members questioned the equity of hundreds of thousands of dollars from the state aimed at providing a salary increase for the district’s teachers.

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Vehicle lands on top on State of Franklin Road

Vehicle lands on top on State of Franklin Road

November 8th, 2013 6:00 pm by Lee Talbert

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Update: Former Johnson City Jail superintendent charged with stealing more than $60K, son charged with theft over $10K

Update: Former Johnson City Jail superintendent charged with stealing more than $60K, son charged with theft over $10K

November 8th, 2013 5:36 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City’s former jail superintendent was arrested Friday, accused of stealing more than $60,000 over an eight-year period from the Johnson City-Washington County Boys and Girls Club by billing for inmate supervision he performed as a paid city employ

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