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Ukraine crisis deepens as Russia scrambles jets

Ukraine crisis deepens as Russia scrambles jets

February 27th, 2014 2:15 pm by DALTON BENNETT and KARL RITTER, Associated Press

Russia scrambled fighter jets to patrol its border and reportedly gave shelter to Ukraine's fugitive president as gunmen stormed government buildings in the strategic Crimea region and raised a Russian flag over the regional parliament Thursday, deepening

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Two companies vying  to manage city facility

Two companies vying to manage city facility

February 27th, 2014 12:20 pm by Nathan Baker

With a lucrative contract on the line, two companies with very different philosophies vied for the Public Building Authority's favor Wednesday for the management of Johnson City's Millennium Centre.

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Hamilton County backs off plan to install speed cameras

Hamilton County backs off plan to install speed cameras

February 27th, 2014 11:56 am by Associated Press

The proposal, which was originally approved last week, would have allowed sheriff's deputies to send speeding tickets to drivers without pulling them over.

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Film director Spike Lee denounces gentrification of New York City neighborhood. He lives in a $32 million Manhattan town house.

Film director Spike Lee denounces gentrification of New York City neighborhood. He lives in a $32 million Manhattan town house.

February 27th, 2014 10:54 am by Associated Press

"Why did it take this great influx of white people" to make things better - Spike Lee.

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More trees to be planted  at Tree Streets Food Forest

More trees to be planted at Tree Streets Food Forest

February 27th, 2014 9:57 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The Tree Streets Food Forest is growing.

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Area's jobs outlook declines in quarter

Area's jobs outlook declines in quarter

February 27th, 2014 8:58 am by Nathan Baker

A fourth-quarter labor market report showed dismal employment figures for the Tri-Cities area to finish 2013.

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New food labels would highlight calories and sugar

New food labels would highlight calories and sugar

February 27th, 2014 8:48 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Those "Nutrition Facts" labels that are plastered on nearly every food package found in grocery stores are getting a new look.

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Be kind to honor memory of Taylor Scout Smith

Be kind to honor memory of Taylor Scout Smith

February 26th, 2014 9:25 pm by Becky Campbell

The plans Taylor Scout Smith had for her 13th birthday next week are all spelled out on her Pinterest board, and her family would love to give her everything she wished for.

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The little restaurant that could: Tupelo Honey still thinks it can open soon

The little restaurant that could: Tupelo Honey still thinks it can open soon

February 26th, 2014 9:20 pm by Nathan Baker

Renovations are chugging along at Johnson City's historic CC&O Railroad Depot in preparation for the arrival of Asheville, N.C.'s Tupelo Honey Cafe, but the opening of the restaurant has again been delayed at the station.

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Update: 4-year-old boy dies from injuries after I-26 crash

Update: 4-year-old boy dies from injuries after I-26 crash

February 26th, 2014 9:20 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A 30-year-old Kingsport woman was killed in the crash near West Stone Drive.

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