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Iraq crisis: Is Afghanistan next?

Iraq crisis: Is Afghanistan next?

June 19th, 2014 10:47 am by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

Senior Obama administration officials insist Afghanistan is not Iraq.

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2 from Tennessee killed in wreck in Utah national park

2 from Tennessee killed in wreck in Utah national park

June 19th, 2014 10:09 am by Associated Press

The Utah Highway Patrol says 43-year-old Stephen Foster and 41-year-old Kristina Foster of Knoxville were pronounced dead at the scene Wednesday morning.

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Update: Unconscious man freed from crash on East Unaka, road back open

Update: Unconscious man freed from crash on East Unaka, road back open

June 19th, 2014 9:26 am by Staff Report

The crash between a Dodge Ram 1500 pickup and an Acura Legend was reported just before 9 a.m. in the area of East Unaka and Pine Grove Avenue.

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Corker proposes higher fuel tax to pay for repairs to highway infrastructure

Corker proposes higher fuel tax to pay for repairs to highway infrastructure

June 19th, 2014 8:32 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

In a conference call with reporters, the Tennessee Republican insisted the move would cover a shortfall in the federal Highway Trust Fund, which funnels money to state transportation budgets but is expected to run out of cash this summer to pay for projec

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Failure to stop vehicle leads to charges

Failure to stop vehicle leads to charges

June 18th, 2014 9:49 pm by Staff Reports

A Johnson City woman was arrested on several driving-related charges Tuesday after police attempted to pull her over.

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Johnson City Salvation Army welcomes new leadership

Johnson City Salvation Army welcomes new leadership

June 18th, 2014 9:39 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Johnson City Salvation Army is changing command.

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New Unicoi County hospital expected to open in early 2018

New Unicoi County hospital expected to open in early 2018

June 18th, 2014 9:26 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County Memorial Hospital has a new vision statement and a projected construction and opening timeline due to the efforts of a recently-formed UCMH Visioning Committee.

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Audit of district drug task force finds improprieties

Audit of district drug task force finds improprieties

June 18th, 2014 9:18 pm by Becky Campbell

An annual audit of Judicial Drug Task Force organizations throughout the state shows this district had a second year of missing funds and improper paperwork.

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Budget, beer, rezoning on full commission agenda

Budget, beer, rezoning on full commission agenda

June 18th, 2014 9:10 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City commissioners will consider a first reading of the proposed fiscal 2015 budget tonight - emphasis on "proposed."

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Elizabethton pair arrested for meth charges

Elizabethton pair arrested for meth charges

June 18th, 2014 7:05 pm by Staff Reports

Out-of-state authorities say they've arrested two people from Elizabethton and charged them with felonious conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine and felonious possession of precursor chemicals.

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