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Local naturalist program coordinator aims to change attitudes toward slithering sidekicks

Local naturalist program coordinator aims to change attitudes toward slithering sidekicks

February 14th, 2015 10:26 pm by Jessica Fuller

Connie Deegan likes to carry friends with her sometimes, bound up in pillowcases and stashed in her backpack.Not many people like her friends, as a matter of fact. They don't have any legs, so a lot of people are downright terrified of them, but that does

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Local educators weigh in on Common Core standards, debate

Local educators weigh in on Common Core standards, debate

February 14th, 2015 10:18 pm by Max Hrenda

Although some government officials have already declared Common Core "dead" in Tennessee, over the past week, education officials and organizations from across the state gathered in an effort to breathe life back into it.

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Fishing tournament sponsor pulls from Boone Lake due to uncertain dam repair

Fishing tournament sponsor pulls from Boone Lake due to uncertain dam repair

February 14th, 2015 10:14 pm by Becky Campbell

With no firm answer about when Boone Lake might be back up to spring levels, at least one local bass tournament won't be happening there, and the economic impact on Johnson City could be significant if other recreational events follow suit.

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Local Rep shooting for new state symbol with new official firearm

Local Rep shooting for new state symbol with new official firearm

February 14th, 2015 10:07 pm by Nathan Baker

A new official Tennessee state symbol could be joining the raccoon as the official wild animal, the iris as the state cultivated flower, the mockingbird as the state bird and the tulip poplar as the state tree.

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High winds cause power outages, wintry weather to continue

High winds cause power outages, wintry weather to continue

February 14th, 2015 9:59 pm by Jessica Fuller

High winds have caused scattered power outages across the region as wind chills are expected to dip below zero degrees Saturday night and Sunday morning.

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Man sentenced for Tennessee cross burning

Man sentenced for Tennessee cross burning

February 14th, 2015 9:36 pm by Associated Press

Federal officials say a 33-year-old man has been sentenced to nine months in prison for his role in a cross burning in front of an interracial family's home in Minor Hill.

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Unicoi woman arrested after police say she evaded arrest at traffic stop

Unicoi woman arrested after police say she evaded arrest at traffic stop

February 14th, 2015 9:32 pm by Staff Report

A Unicoi woman was served with a warrant charging her with reckless endangerment and evading arrest Saturday after the Johnson City Police Department said she evaded a traffic stop Thursday in the Boones Creek area.

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Home sweet home and garden: 46th-annual home builder's show underway

Home sweet home and garden: 46th-annual home builder's show underway

February 14th, 2015 8:47 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Johnson City Area Home Builders Association's 46th annual Home & Garden Show kicked off Friday afternoon and will run through Sunday in the dome at East Tennessee State University.

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City woman charged after runaway teen found in her car

City woman charged after runaway teen found in her car

February 14th, 2015 4:37 pm by Staff Report

A city woman was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and false reporting Saturday after Johnson City Police Department officers said a teenage girl who had been reported as a runaway from the custody of the State Department of Children

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JCPD officers arrest man on felony charges after he turned himself in

JCPD officers arrest man on felony charges after he turned himself in

February 14th, 2015 4:32 pm by Staff Report

Officers of the Johnson City Police Department served a felony arrest warrant on a city man Thursday evening when he came to the department to turn himself in, police said in a news release.

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